Fandom: Star Trek: AOS (movies)
Characters/Pairings: James T. Kirk & Leonard McCoy, Pavel Chekov
Genre: Gen, Hurt/Comfort
Word Count: ~4500
Additional Tags: Friendship, self-esteem issues, personal growth, bar room brawl, alcohol, hurt Jim, caring Bones, POV Jim.
There's more to being a captain than just following your gut; at some point, you have to start setting an example, and that's exactly what Jim is afraid he might not be able to pull off. A Jim and Bones friendship piece (with bonus Chekov), set at the start of the five-year mission.
Story link @ AO3