Fandom: Star Wars
Characters: Jaina Solo
charloft prompt: omission
Date Written: August 2009
Word Count: 100
Disclaimer: Jaina Solo and the rest of the SW galaxy do not belong to me. They belong to Lucas, Del Rey, respected authors, etc.
She lies flat on the roof of the Millennium Falcon, biting her lower lip in concentration as she makes the last alterations to the deflector-shield projector. After thirty hours of revamping the ship, there are only a handful of parts left to check. Her eyes glance down to her chronometer – can’t get caught doing this; Dad still hasn’t forgiven her– when some scratchings on the hull catch her eye.
Heartache hurts. She traces familiar letters spelling out the names of three children wanting to make a mark on their home to last forever. Seconds later, she covers them with tape.