LOVE SPELL by cooljess6

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The ship was being attacked, as far as B'Elanna Torres could tell. They'd lost communication with the bridge very quickly. She was on the top story of engineering, working on getting the most they could out of the shields. Beside her was Lt. Jen Franklin, who was monitering the ship's status, and reporting whenever something went wrong, usually every few seconds.

"Lieutenant!" she yelled to Torres, "There's a plasma leak behind your console!"

B'Elanna tried to work a few more seconds before it burst, but she was too late. The console burst, throwing B'Elanna against the railing behind her, and flying over the edge to the ground below.

"Lieutenant, are you alright?" Carey asked her as he leaned down over her.

She tried to get up, but found it impossible. She took a few deep breaths, and looked up at him.

"I can't move." she told him quietly.

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The attack had ended, in victory for Voyager. B'Elanna had lost consciousness just after revealing the frightening news to Carey, and was now sleeping in sickbay.

Tom Paris had raced to sickbay the second he heard that something had happened to B'Elanna. They had been dating for a few months, and was planning on proposing to her the next day. He made it to the doctor, who calmly explained the devastating occurences. Tom sat down in the chair in the office, and took some deep breaths, seeming to be on the verge of tears. The doctor left the office, and walked to B'Elanna's bed, hypospray in hand. He pressed it into her neck, and she woke up. She tried to sit up, but barely even move her head.

"What happened?" she asked, fearing the worst.

"You took a rather nasty fall in engineering." the doctor explained, "You sustained a very serious spinal cord injury, beyond my abilities to repair. I'm afraid that you are paralyzed." he told the panicked woman.

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TO BE CONTINUED
Don't worry, this is only a 2 or 3 part story :~)