In “Home” (S4E03) the Enterprise crew takes some time for R&R after the events of the Xindi arc and the finale of the Temporal Cold War. Trip and T’Pol take advantage of that time to visit T’Pol’s family on Vulcan. So take some time and plan a vacation to visit Vulcan yourself!
Jim’s fingers swept over his cheekbone, caressing rhythmically, and his voice
was barely above a whisper when it reached him, drawing him up and away from
the unbecoming swirl of his fears. “I’m still here.” The careful reminder had
him swallow and shiver, and the Vulcan leaned into the human’s touch for a
brief second, drawing his strength from him. Their eyes met, gazes held for
several minutes -he was not certain how many, but found the notion irrelevant
anyway- and finally Spock shook his head slowly.
frowned. “Don’t be like that,” he said gently, no hint of anger or irritation
in his tone; his palm never left his skin, the contact offering an endless
source of comfort and affection which the telepath soaked up greedily, a
trembling breath leaving his lips as he felt his tension ease in spite of
everything. “You must tell me if I wanna help. And you know I always do, don’t
Vulcan nodded immediately. “I am aware.” He pressed a gentle kiss to his
forehead: “But my issue is nothing that can be dealt with in a matter of…
twelve point fifty-nine minutes.”
embraced him for a moment, then let go as he went to retrieve the silvery IDIC
pin that meant so much to him before placing it on his chest. “Later, then.
After the mission.”
watched his Captain in silence, the rosy hue of his cheeks, the golden tan of
his skin, the rich green of his command shirt, the mercurial brightness of his
irises. It was absurd how important he was to him, how irreplaceable -he wanted
to tell him, to call him t’hy’la, to say the word to his face and explain it in
all its fullness, to paint the picture of a soulmate and a haven, an oasis and
a refuge, safe and unchanging. Instead he leaned forward minutely, subtly
requesting to be held again, and his k’diwa did so without hesitation, drawing
him within the protective circle of his arms.