“Don’t worry.” Zak leans up to kiss Kara’s cheek, then stands. “He’ll love you, too.” He heads toward the door. “Come on or we’ll be late.”
In spite of his warning, Kara slips down into his seat and stares into space for a minute. Her mind is blank except for that one word: too.
Source: Prologue – Chapter 1, by embolalia – Battlestar Galactica (2003) [Archive of Our Own] | https://archiveofourown.org/
As much as I dislike cheating in real life, the chemistry between Kara and Lee right from the start can’t be denied, and this fic shows a plausible (and still mostly canon-compliant) way it might have gone.