Fandom: Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Characters/Pairing: Rupert Giles, Buffy Summers
Word Count: 100
Summary: Buffy has to face her destiny.
A/N: written for giles_shorts for the last line She turned and looked at him so sadly.
She turned and looked at him so sadly. “I’m sorry, I didn’t mean to say that...” The tears in her eyes began to cascade slowly down her cheeks.
Buffy held up her hand to stop him. “I’m the Slayer and I don’t have a choice.” Her voice was small as she whispered, “I wish I did.”
“I wish that I could...” Giles’ voice trailed off into nothingness. No matter how much he might wish otherwise his Slayer was going to die tonight and there was nothing he could do to stop it.
After all, it was her destiny.