Sorry it's so short, but I have another story idea in my head, and I'll probably write more to this chapter later.
She sontinued to stare, as Skipper jumped, ever so gracefully, out of the water with a perfect landing. Marlene had never seen his feathers so shiny and, well, just beautiful....it filled her with indescribable feelings at the very look at him. He was turned around, so he didn't see her, but Skipper could feel her presence....it was too blissful to miss. Marlene watched as he shook his feathers dry, but for her, everything went in slow mode. It took Skipper's wonderful voice saying her name to snap her out of the trance. "Marlene, you OK?" She heard him say, meanwhile turning away, so he couldn't see the big blush on her face. "Yea-yea I'm fine, just....fine! Why wouldn't I be?" said Marlene, trying to hide the blush that creeped up on her face once again. Skipper just smiled as he wrapped his flipper around her shoulder, knowing this would drive her crazy. She grew tense, feeling his flipper around her. "So, I gave the boys the day off, what do you want to do, Marlene?" said Skipper, a bit nervously, but managing to hide it. "Oh,...