7. KIRA, MAKING SUPERFICIAL CONVERSATION WITH DAX, WATCHES
SISKO’S OFFICE CLOSELY
UNTIL JAREN ENTERS OPS AND WALKS
TOWARD O’BRIAN WHO
IS WORKING AT HIS CONSOLE.
at computer screen) Kira, could you access the
four manifest for me on the other terminal?
around her) Ah, sure Dax.
a seat beside Dax, keeping her back turned toward Jaren. She punches some keys
on the console. Dax turns to look at Kira, puzzled. Dax reaches over and punches one key. Kira looks up and
gives and embarrassed smile. Dax returns the smile.
ready, chief, we can go down, now, and get
at another console) Alright. I
your ship’s engineering log. Maybe it’ll
give us something
more to go on. (pause) Major,
looks up and over at Dax while Dax turns to look beside her. Kira is gone. The turbo lift door closes.
(shrugs shoulders) Why, she was just here a second
ago. I . . .
alright. (smiles at Dax and Jaren) Dax,
copy of the log to Sisko and let him know I’ll
be in docking
got it, chief.
and Jaren EXIT on the turbo lift.