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05 November 2013 @ 12:48 am
Just To See Her  
Title: Just To See Her
Author: Kat Lee
Characters/Pairing: Could be considered Giles/Buffy or just Giles + Buffy, depending on your chosen POV. Me, I go Giles/Buffy.
Rating: G/K
Challenge: Glasses
Word Count: 100
Disclaimer: All characters belong to their rightful owners, not the author.

He thinks of her with every breath. He thinks of her as he makes his way to his destination and again as he pulls off his glasses. As he cleans them as carefully as always, he remembers a time when she caught him cleaning his spectacles and pointedly asked him if he sometimes did so so that he did not have to see them.

He stops immediately, pushes them back onto his reddened nose, and sinks to his knees before her. His trembling hand touches her headstone. "Ah, Buffy." He would do anything just to get to see her again.

The End
Flippancy provided by: sofail_mio_capitano on November 5th, 2013 07:56 pm (UTC)
Ouch. That one carries a punch. Nicely done.
Kat Leekatleept on November 13th, 2013 11:52 pm (UTC)
gilescandy: Giles wingsgilescandy on November 5th, 2013 08:48 pm (UTC)
I think I have something in my eye. Oh, my sweet man. Wow, that ended up being more powerful than I ever expected.
Kat Leekatleept on November 13th, 2013 11:26 pm (UTC)
Thanks! I was quite pleased with the way this one turned out. Love Angel!Giles!
tld8of9tld8of9 on November 6th, 2013 04:49 am (UTC)
Very moving.
Kat Leekatleept on November 14th, 2013 01:15 am (UTC)
Thank you.
littleotter73littleotter73 on November 6th, 2013 06:14 pm (UTC)
Wow. That was a punch to the feels. My poor Watcher. Very well done. So much emotion in the last paragraph. Well done!
Kat Leekatleept on November 14th, 2013 12:10 am (UTC)
Thank you! Glad it hit home!

Edited at 2013-11-14 12:10 am (UTC)
red_satin_dollred_satin_doll on November 7th, 2013 06:37 am (UTC)
OH...oh...(Paging Tara here) I have to let that one sink in because I did NOT see that coming, at all. That is the gentlest gut-punch imaginable.
Kat Leekatleept on November 14th, 2013 12:42 am (UTC)
Thank you.