Title: Luck of the Irish
Author contact: email@example.comRating: PG-13
Summary: McCoy teaches Spock about a Terran custom
Authors Notes: I couldn't help it.
I was attacked by vauguely Irish
plot bunnies last night. This is for Sarah, who besides being my
best friend, loves
the boys in blue.
Luck of the Irish
Mr. Spock was walking in the hall on his way to his quarters when he
someone pinch him from behind. Surprised, he turned around to
find Dr. McCoy standing there grinning at him.
St. Patrick's Day," said the Doctor in a mischievous tone.
As if to explain himself he said, "You aren't wearing any green."
quirked an eyebrow.
"I fail to see the logic in that. Why should the lack in green in
my attire result in you pinching
"It's an old Terran custom." McCoy explained. "When someone isn't
wearing green on St. Patrick's Day, you pinch
Spock took in the Doctor from head to toe.
"You aren't wearing any green."
The Doctor leaned in.
Spock's eyes became round. He looked down.
"Indeed; they would not be regulation."
McCoy leaned in to
whisper in his ear.
"You bet your pointed ears their not. To hell with regulation."
Spock's voice clouded a bit as he
"But we shouldn't ignore regulation, Doctor. We should go somewhere
where we can take off that underwear."
laid his head on Spock's shoulder.
As they made their way down the hall, McCoy nudged Spock in the
guess the luck of the Irish was with me today."
Spock raised an eyebrow.