Drabble challenge from Trek100. The challenge theme was "water". This is set during the episode "Timeless".
Water. The most essential life-giving element know to humanity. Water. In its present form, the most heartbreaking. From the moment they’d beamed down, the two men had feared finding the image that lay before them. In life, Kathryn Janeway had been an imposing figure. In death, she remained the same. No matter his current rank or station in life, she once was and always would be, his captain. His confidant. His savior.
He brushes the snow from her face, serene and peaceful, as if death had claimed her in the midst of a sweet dream. His tears freeze, he grieves.
~ The End ~
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