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21 January 2014 @ 01:40 pm
Drabble - En Guarde  

Title: En Guarde

Author: littleotter73

Characters: Giles, Wesley

Prompt: Sword

Word Count: 100

Setting: Season 3

Disclaimer: Not for profit, just fun.

Wesley brought out the worst in him. Giles didn’t know why he couldn’t just ignore the new Watcher. Buffy turned only to him, had reaffirmed her trust in him, and they were closer than ever before.

Sitting in his office unconsciously twirling the rapier in his hand, it rankled that the Council felt that this unprepared, cowardly, arrogant little know-it-all was a suitable replacement.

Yet, this…  was his successor.

It didn’t sit well.

“I placed first in my division,” Wesley boasted smugly, entering the office.

Time to take the bastard down a notch. “Care for a round, Wesley?”

LJS: Giles Ripper t-shirt by Kathy Hljs on January 22nd, 2014 01:38 am (UTC)
Perfect. :)
littleotter73littleotter73 on January 22nd, 2014 05:34 pm (UTC)
:) Thanks!
tld8of9tld8of9 on January 22nd, 2014 02:04 am (UTC)
I love it when Giles puts Wesley in his place.
littleotter73littleotter73 on January 22nd, 2014 05:36 pm (UTC)
It's so, so satisfying! LOL
lynnylou: Sword Fightlynnylou on January 22nd, 2014 05:04 am (UTC)
I love how Giles just keeps showing up Wesley.
littleotter73littleotter73 on January 22nd, 2014 05:37 pm (UTC)
Some of my favourite parts of season 3!
JaniceOcomlodge on January 22nd, 2014 10:12 am (UTC)
Sick him Giles. :D
littleotter73littleotter73 on January 22nd, 2014 05:38 pm (UTC)
Go get him! LOL
Flippancy provided by: axemanil_mio_capitano on January 23rd, 2014 08:38 pm (UTC)
Oh Wesley, this is going to smart!

Lovely work.
littleotter73littleotter73 on January 23rd, 2014 09:39 pm (UTC)
Yes, yes it is. Something tells me that his "controlled environments" training is not going to help him here, either.

Thank you.