Who: River Tam and Kaylee When: Early morning Where: Near where the shuttle crashed What: River arrives. Rating/status: g/Incomplete
She was being rescued, she and Simon and the Captain had come and the Soldier and Jayne-the-Traitor.
And then she was whirling, swirling, in a vortex of light and mist and she smiled as she saw a lady of pure golden light, and a man who was many men in the same box, with many women and many faces, and Shiny-Kaylee, and Simon was here and then he wasn't and then she landed.
It was green, around her, green and fresh and it smelled of Earth and rain. Petrichor. She rolled in the grass and the rain for a moment, not worrying. Simon would come and get her before the ship took off. She rolled onto her back and looked up at the sky, a beautiful grey, with rain pouring down, and smiled to herself, reveling in the silence.
She jerked up. Silence. Too silent. Too quiet. Not right. Where were the ships? She searched the sky, unhappy and anxious.