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FIC: Damn!
Title: Damn!
Author: Jalabert
Email: jalabert@hotitudinosity.com
Website: www.hotitudinosity.com
Rating: PG
Pairings: Ford/McKay
Category: Friendship, pre-slash
Spoilers: None
Warnings: None
Summary: Slow and steady wins the race.


"Are you going to say that every single time I kiss you?"

Aiden smiled brilliantly.

"I'm still very impressed."

"It's been more than a week since we first kissed."

"But this is just the third time we've done this."

"That's because you're an elusive little bugger."

"Look at it this way; this isn't getting old, is it?"

"It's not getting anything, so far."

Rodney released his hold on Aiden and sat down on a bench.

"Oh, here we go again."

"I never expected a Marine to play so hard to get."

"You must have mistaken me for an Air Force pilot."

"I always heard you guys were gung ho."

"Is that why you want me? You thought I'd be easy?"

Aiden took a seat on the bench beside him.

"Actually, I laid awake one night thinking about all the possible ways I could die out here in the Pegasus Galaxy. And when I'd calculated the odds of reaching my fortieth birthday--."

"You mean you're not forty?"

"Very funny. Once I realized how fragile life out here might be, I began to think about all the things I wanted to see and do before I died."

"And seeing me naked topped your list..."

"Seeing and doing, Aiden."

"...That was...blunt."

"I'm just being honest," Rodney said earnestly. "And no, you weren't at the top of my list."

"What was?"

"That's irrelevant, since we'll probably never see Earth again."

"Whoa! What do you mean we'll probably never see Earth again? I thought you were going to get us all home!"

"I will, I will--if we find a fully-charged ZPM and the Wraith don't kill us first. Or if the Genii don't come back and slaughter us all in our beds, or I don't contract some alien disease or get shot..."

"Geez, Rodney, where do you get this stuff?"

"From our mission reports! You saw everything I did. You know what we're up against."

"Yeah, I guess I have."

"Oh, don't pout. I didn't mean to depress you. I'm just trying to get you to put out."

"Thanks, Rodney. I feel so much better."

Rodney cupped Aiden's cheek and pulled him in for a kiss.

"You're welcome. You know, you taste better when you smile, too."

"Do I... Damn."

"You know, I think I like hearing you say that..."

"Wait a minute! What was at the top of your list?"

"I already told you—irrelevant."

"Why should I believe you?"

"I'm such a good kisser."

"That doesn't make any sense, Rodney."

"Trust me."

"That makes even less sense."

"Tell you what; get naked for me and I'll tell you anything you want to know."

"Nice try... Damn."

The next time Rodney pulled away, Aiden pulled him back.


"Told you so," Aiden said with a wink.

The End

On to Naked Isn't Everything


5 comments or leave a comment
noctuabunda From: noctuabunda Date: June 3rd, 2006 03:18 pm (UTC) (Link)
ooh, nice! Not at all a usual pairing, but it kinda works for me, especially since it's so nicely written. Do we get a sequel? I wanna know the first thing on Rodney's list! :)
jalabert From: jalabert Date: June 3rd, 2006 04:17 pm (UTC) (Link)
Thanks! I'm very glad you enjoyed this.

This IS a sequel--actually the third in a series of related Aiden/Rodney fics. There are several Aiden/Rodney stories on my LJ, but link to the first story in this series is here:

The Naked Truth

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jalabert From: jalabert Date: June 3rd, 2006 07:49 pm (UTC) (Link)
Rodney's clearly Aiden's first male partner and he's a little shy. He's into Rodney, just a little gun shy about the physical aspects.

But leave it to you to get deep when this was supposed to be all about the smoochies...
From: c_montgomery Date: June 3rd, 2006 11:19 pm (UTC) (Link)
Yay! I was hoping there'd be something more in this line of fics! (I'm assuming it's continuing from the others?) I'm also hoping that this isn't the last!

I rewatched Hot Zone yesterday and noticed the Rodney/Ford hug! I squealed, and that's all your fault!

jalabert From: jalabert Date: June 4th, 2006 01:15 pm (UTC) (Link)
Woot! My insidious plan must be working! Soon the whole world will see the Aiden/Rodney love all over season one.

This story is a continuation and there will be more. Stay tuned.
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