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“Hey, if and when we get a chance to talk, I promise, I’ll tell you everything over drinks in my quarters, okay?” Ashley narrowed her eyes slightly, but he could see that old familiar smile tugging at her lips. “All right, Skipper.” she grinned and Shepard’s shoulders relaxed in relief. “Good. Great. I mean. Um.” he shook his head. “Sorry. It’s good to have you back, Ash.” he finally managed. Ash smiled. “Good to be back, Commander.” she straightened her back and saluted him, a gesture he returned without a second thought. It was like she never even left. Almost.