May 19th, 2014

giles back

Drabble: Alternate Methods (Or Why Buffy Never Read the Slayers Handbook)

Title: Alternate Methods (Or Why Buffy Never Read the Slayers Handbook)

Author: littleotter73

Characters: Giles with a mention of Buffy

Rating: G/FRC

Word Count: 100

Prompt: Book

Disclaimer: Not for profit, just fun.

The diaries he’d read over the years had educated him on different types of Slayers - great ones, the not so great, obedient ones, recalcitrant ones, and ones who’d gone rogue. All providing lessons to prepare an Active Watcher in his duty to train the Slayer and serve the Council.

Yet not two minutes into meeting his Slayer, she’d frustratingly had him on the ropes. Looking grimly at the books on his shelves, Giles knew he’d need to find a different way. In a fit of exasperation, he grabbed his copy of the Slayers Handbook and tossed it into the bin.