by Nyota's Heart Disclaimer: Borrowing the characters from Roddenberry but especially from JJ Abrams with his off-the-chain self. These will be reposts and/or revamps from earlier, truncated threads. Tags available upon request. ~~~~~~ Taking a Leap ... Spock senses her joy, her warmth, and her vibrancy, and her growing affection for him. He can feel Nyota at the brink of his consciousness, growing stronger and more interwoven. She is a radiant and captivating presence. Their intellectual discussions and shared avocations are invigorating to them both. It is only natural, therefore, that he give her a kiss in the rain, and the way she responds with instant elation and eager embracing ... Yet, he ponders, will she regret it in the morning, in the calmer light of day? He poses the question, feeling confident that whatever her answer, their professional relationship and their friendship, will continue. Her beaming smile and eager kisses and delirious nibbles speak for her. As they make their way back to their work stations, hands tightly clasped, her thought sings across their ever growing bond. "Nothing is more wonderful than love that is reciprocated and courageously embarked upon." ++++ Squggles!