October 5th, 2013

Sexy G

Drabble: 10/27/98

If all goes well, my four weekly drabbles for this month will lead up to my Halloween fic on the 31st. Crossing my fingers.

Title: 10/27/98  (Halloween set 1/4)
Author: Gilescandy
Rating: FRC
Characters: Core Four
Prompt: Pumpkin


Xander grinned, snagging another pumpkin spice cookie courtesy of Buffy’s mom. The three friends turned to watch their librarian hurry through the student lounge.

“Let’s show Giles the meaning of Halloween this year,” Xander suddenly laughed.

“You wanna prank my Watcher?”

“I don’t know if that’s a good idea, guys,” Willow frowned. “They don’t even celebrate Halloween in England.”

“He’s been here for three years. About time he was initiated.” Xander’s eyes twinkled. “Come on… Two Slayers around. No Big Bad in sight. What better time!”

“This is not good,” Willow muttered as her friends leaned forward to whisper plans…


Drabble: Above All, Dignity

Title: Above All, Dignity
Author: il_mio_capitano
Prompt: Pumpkin
Setting: Season 5. Giles

There were a great number of heavy boxes, but then Mrs Hilderhurst was a great and heavy spender at the Magic Box and Giles had been compelled to carry her purchases to her Cadillac.

“My,” he exclaimed as a dachshund wearing an orange suit with green cuffs and a jaunty green cap, cast forlorn eyes at him from the back seat. “Why is your dog dressed as a…” He’d wanted to say carrot but stopped in time.

“Sweetie makes a delightful pumpkin doesn’t she?” she gushed before snapping, “Don’t drop those, you clumsy oaf.”

Dog and man exchanged sympathetic looks.