Bad Copy (4534 words) by DivineVarod
Fandom: Red Dwarf
Rating: Not Rated
Warnings: Creator Chose Not To Use Archive Warnings
Relationships: Dave Lister/Arnold Rimmer
Characters: Arnold Rimmer, Dave Lister, Kristine Kochanski, Original Male Character(s), Kryten (Red Dwarf), Cat - Character, Captain Hollister
Additional Tags: Angst, Unrequited Love, Misunderstandings, Closeted Character, Pre-Slash, Slash, Mild Hurt/Comfort, Poetry, Cyrano references, Red Dwarf 8, Post-Episode: s08e03 Back in the Red Part 3, Cassandra - Freeform, Pete part 2, Depression, Anxiety Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - PTSD, Flashbacks, Creativity, Self-Sacrifice
Rimmer bit his nail. How could this have happened to him? He? He had to woo the man he loved more than anything in the universe for someone else? For a man he'd resented from the moment he met him?
But if he did ... maybe Lister would be happy.
What did he have to lose ... except the love of his life.