September 4th, 2014

giles back

Drabble - What's in a Name?

Title: What's in a Name?

Author: littleotter73

Rating: FRT

Characters: Giles, Ethan

Setting: Pre-series

Prompt: Magic

Word Count: 100

Disclaimer: Just for fun, not profit

Lying on the ground gripping his ribs, face swollen with blood streaming into his eyes and out his nose, Rupert knew his situation was dire. He shouldn’t have been out without weapons, but he’d been living on the streets and had hawked most of his belongings including his grandmother’s sword.

Desperation set in as the demons descended. Without hesitation, Rupert muttered something in Latin, falling back on the pavement as a shockwave tore the beasts apart.

A figure emerged from the shadows. “Quite a talent you’ve got, mate. Name’s Ethan.”

“Rupert,” he gasped, feeling lightheaded.

“Oh, I think Ripper’s better.”