Then I found out that Ikon was feeling much the same way.
Since, as it turns out, we are totally unable to resist the siren call of working together, we began work on the story almost immediately. The story is called "Promises" and the prologue is posted here.
I have barely been able to contain my glee about this, so I'm really excited about going public. :) This is the story that cleared the brush of my writer's block, by the way. With a vengeance.