March 9th, 2015

giles back

Drabble: The Lecture

Title: The Lecture
Author: littleotter73
Characters: Mention of Giles, Buffy, Kennedy, Faith, Rona
Setting: Season 7
Rating: FRC
Word Count: 100

“Vampires love a good party,” Buffy supplied. “Hence their love for the Bronze.”

The proto slayers sat before her, a mixture of rapt attention and impatient boredom.

She looked around the room. “So… yeah. Dark, loud, dancing, hooking up, whatever. Every patrol should include a trip to the Bronze.”

That piqued the interest of the older crowd.

“But it’s not an excuse to shirk your duty,” she reminded sternly.

“God, anyone would think that she was the stuffy Watcher,” Kennedy grumbled.

Faith grimaced. “Oh, Giles is a lot more fun.”

Rona rolled her eyes. “God, just start the apocalypse already!”


Drabble: A Rare Moment Indeed

Title: A Rare Moment Indeed.
Author: il-mio-Capitano
Length: 100
Characters: Giles, Buffy, Xander
Rating: FRC

It was so bloody rare on the Hellmouth. 

“An entire month with no student or faculty deaths,” Buffy beamed. “We rock.” 

“We should have a parade or something,” suggested Xander. 

“We could,” Giles agreed. “Except large gatherings tend to attract the more opportunistic hunters and it would be beyond ironic if such an event precipitated the sort of incident, which, by definition, was what we were seeking to celebrate.” 

Buffy and Xander were so beautifully, refreshingly speechless that Giles had to remove and clean his glasses a full two minutes before relenting with a translation. “Vampires love a good party.”