January 30th, 2014

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Drabble: Moving

Title: Moving
Author: Gilescandy
Rating: FRC
Timeline: Pre-series
Prompt: Records


What do you pack when your life’s about to change? Giles glanced around his flat. The Council had already procured him a furnished apartment. They also had strict guidelines on what would be accommodated. His, mostly professional, wardrobe. The weapons were essential, also a great many boxes of books. His personal belongings were low in priority. Not needed for his new focus on training the Slayer, therefore not permitted by the Council movers.

Giles tossed a few files into the top of a large, full box and sealed it. In block letters he wrote: RECORDS. It was, technically, the truth.

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Drabble: A New Start

Title: A New Start

Author: littleotter73

Characters: Giles, Buffy

Prompt: Records

Word Count: 100

Disclaimer: Not for profit, just fun.

After Sunnydale, she’d followed him home to Bath, to gather her bearings and eventually find her new place in the world.

One morning she’d perused his study, finding fifteen volumes sitting on a bookshelf chronicling her life on the Hellmouth, the last one recording the defeat of Glory in heartbreaking detail, shocked to learn that's where he'd ended them.

Days later, she surprised him with a leather notebook.

“What’s this?” he asked.

“I thought… I’m not dead anymore.”

His eyes searched hers, finally seeing the spark within. Smiling broadly, he retrieved his pen.

The first entry read:

She’s returned.