On the way out, Luka bumps into a pretty brunette nurse. "Sorry," he says distractedly. "Yeah," she says uncomfortably, which is Work Fling speak for, "Yeah, you totally wore my bra on your head last night." Luka broods his way past Gallant, who's asking Chem Glass if she's been taking oral contraceptives. "Wanna give me a reason to?" she asks, with a hopeful twitch of the lips. Aw. Yeah, we love him, too. Luka stops at reception, where Nursie appears again to hand him something. "Thank you," he says. She blinks. "That's it?" she spits bitterly. "'Sorry' and 'thanks'?" Luka rolls his eyes and stares at her. "What do you want from me, Kathy?" he sighs. I can tell you what I'd like: a fling for Luka with a nurse I've actually seen before. Abby, approaching, overhears this and backs away awkwardly, lingering in the distance just close enough to eavesdrop but far enough to look innocent. "Nothing," Kathy seethes. "I don't want anything." She turns and leaves in a dumped huff. Luka returns to his work, not lavishing any more attention on Kathy because he can spot an extra at first bang.
Abby sidles up under the pretense of asking Luka a question about the menstrual extraction, which is pretty much the most fantastic segue ever. "You okay?" she asks lightly. "Yeah, that was just, uh..." Luka begins, then shoots Abby a knowing, slightly rueful smile. "You know," he shrugs. Abby nods with a smirk. They doodle on their charts. "But, are you okay?" Abby persists. Luka blithely answers that he's busy, and that he drank too much last night. "Other than that..." he trails off. "Other than that?" she prompts him. "I'm happy for you, Abby," Luka says softly. She looks up at him and stares with a twinkle as Luka walks away. 'Shippers, take flight.