11. DAX AND JULIAN ARE IN MEDICAL FINISHING A FEW TESTS. DAX IS
CONSUMES IN HER WORK,
BUT JULIAN IS SMILING, PONDERING
WHAT TOOK PLACE EARLIER IN QUARK'S BAR.
takes care of that. I'll run these figures through
in Ops and obtain their anti-derivatives for
suddenly, as though awakened form his thoughts.
Dax? Don't you think it's the least bit odd what occurred
on the Promenade?
Dax peers inquisitively
I mean, those
two men. They were both members of Dr.
Jaren's crew. I treated them.
just made a mistake. Haven't you ever seen
thought you knew but were mistaken?
Yes . . .
but usually when I was as certain as they were, I
was right. (moving around the table assisting with materials)
the fact that Dr. Jaren knew her. Do you
had anything to do together in the Bajoran
Dax sighs heavily,
but Julian takes no notice.
can't say, Julian.
wider) Or, maybe they were secret lovers,
during the war, each harboring some deep, dark
gossip doesn't become you.
self-consciously) Well now, a little harmless
never 'harmless,' Julian, and it always ends up
whether it's true or not. (turning to fully face
him) For example, what if people had believed some of
about you . . .
stunned) What gossip?
(smiles patronizingly) No, I'm not going to repeat it. It'll
No Dax, really. Ah . . . I can take it. (furrows brow) What
they say about me?
ly and proceeds to the door, turning her head briefly to look at Julian before departing.
(cheerfully) It isn't nice to gossip!