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Always Had Faith
Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Faith in a higher power? That was always Mal's thing, the Captain, back in the war.


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Title: Always Had Faith
Written for Round 4 Challenge 2 of "big_damn_quests" on LJ as Zoe
Word Count: 103

Challenge 2
Do you have faith in a higher power that guides your life? Fate, Karma, God, anything?

Faith in a higher power? That was always Mal's thing, the Captain, back in the war.

Back before the surrender.

That day broke him. But before then, oh yeah, he was full of holy piss and vinegar. Kept us going through the worst of it, his faith that we would win, that our cause was just and God would see to it. Almost made you believe too, he was so fervent about it.

Never did put too much stock in the higher powers myself though. Just didn't seem likely, in the face of it all. Mal though; always had faith in the Captain.

COMMENTS

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 5:04 PM

BYTEMITE


I like how you frame it here, the Captain as a religious term, again maybe in keeping with the family Zoe knew and her life experience growing up on a ship.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 6:04 PM

2X2


Hmm, interesting idea. I wasn't really thinking of it in those terms, but I could see it! THanks :)


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