Thu, Feb. 19th, 2004, 05:14 pm
I don’t like this initiative place that Erin has been staying at, it seems so dangerous for someone so young to be going to but that wasn’t what freaked me out the most. When we walked in all of the demons started freaking out yelling slayer and trying to get at us, but Buffy wasn’t there.
The woman Maggie assumed that I was the slayer but that is impossible, couldn’t tell her why but me being a demon I cant be a slayer…and Buffy cant be dead.
When Erin and I left we headed home, I talked to her about getting back to school and she told me how she met a guy, Oz’s cousin Jordy actually. He’s a pretty cool kid, met him a few times.
After Erin fell asleep during our movie I left and went for a walk when I head “Slayer” being growled from behind me then got jumped and thrown to the ground, in response fire shot out my hands and dusted him. I sat there in shock a moment then hurried off to Buff’s needing answer’s but no one answered so I just went home and sat on the couch all night just thinking.
After dropping Erin off at school the next morning I walked into the library looking for Mr. Giles but found a lady there instead “Where’s Mr. Giles???”
“he doesn’t work here any longer, may I he-”
I cut her off “address…do you have his??”
“I’m sorry miss but that is confidential”
I growled at her annoyed then hurried off back to my car and back home where I sat on my computer and broke into the schools system.
“What’s his name…um.. Robert? No.. Rudolf? No… Rup...Rupert! Ha! Bingo” I said to myself as I typed it in and it all came up.
I wrote it down then hurried off to his house, parked and went to the door knocking.
“Mr. Giles?? Its Ariel Morgan…you know me from the school. I really need to talk to you” I called through the door almost begging.
Fri, Feb. 20th, 2004 11:07 am (UTC)
"Ariel" i replied to his question
i wasnt sure about any of this, i didnt want to be a slayer, i wanted to be the same demon i have been all my life, nothing more
Fri, Feb. 20th, 2004 04:25 pm (UTC)
'I say "yes,"' I replied, shoving the letter back at Ethan, hoping it would get him out of my flat that much faster. 'What do you say, Ariel, do you want a proper Watcher?'
Ethan snorted when I said the word "proper." I didn't appreciate that in the least.
Fri, Feb. 20th, 2004 08:24 pm (UTC)
I nodded softly
"Yeah..i guess..." i didnt even wanna be a slayer!
Fri, Feb. 20th, 2004 08:27 pm (UTC)
'Who would?' I asked, and Rupert simply glared
'But... if you do have
to be one -- and I'm afraid you don't have any choice in the matter -- you couldn't ask for a better Watcher, even if no one else was willing to take the job. I think Rupert was a bit gobsmacked that I actually complimented
him in front of his new Slayer. I think I'd be willing to say something nice to anyone who replaced that bitch, Buffy Summers.
Fri, Feb. 20th, 2004 08:34 pm (UTC)
i didnt actually know what any of this intitled,
"so..what do i have to do then?"
Fri, Feb. 20th, 2004 08:39 pm (UTC)
I ignored Ethan's last remark about no one else wanting the job -- I had a very good idea why
already. A demon as a Slayer? Unheard of -- heresy. Which is quite probably also why the Council chose a... freelancer... to notify me about it.
'We need to start training, as soon as possible. I see you do have some control over fire from your demon nature, already. That will be an enormous
help to you, but I don't want you depending upon it too much. You'll have to learn how to fight, hand to hand, and with weapons.'
I turned to Ethan. 'You've delivered your message. You can go
'But I'm afraid I can't, old man,' Ethan said. 'You may be the new Slayer's Watcher, but you're
on Probation from the last stunt you pulled. The Council wanted me to stay around for a bit, report to them on what sort of job you're doing with this
Ethan smiled. I didn't.
'Be seeing you,' Ethan told me, with a wave, as he walked out the door.
Fri, Feb. 20th, 2004 08:44 pm (UTC)
I watched him leave then looked to giles
"No, sorry. i dont fight with my hands, wont happen" would screw up my manicure and make my hands all rough and gross
"But i can use a sword very well"
Fri, Feb. 20th, 2004 08:49 pm (UTC)
My ears perked up at the sound of that. 'A sword, eh?' I asked. I wasn't a bad had with a blade myself -- or hadn't been, back in the day. 'But, I'm afraid even if you don't do it out in the field, you're still going to have to learn hand-to-hand combat -- and you're not going to be able to carry a sword all the time.'
'There's a whole range of weapons you can try. Maybe you'll find something else you enjoy, as well,' I suggested.
Fri, Feb. 20th, 2004 08:54 pm (UTC)
"I can tell ya now i wont be using my hands, do you know how much that tares up the skin?? makes your hands look that much older that much faster"
i shook my head.
"so, what kinda weapons?" i was interested
Fri, Feb. 20th, 2004 09:44 pm (UTC)
"I can tell ya now i wont be using my hands, do you know how much that tears up the skin?? makes your hands look that much older that much faster"
I sighed. 'I'm going to have to teach you, at least,' I said. 'You could wear gloves?' I suggested. 'If Ethan gives me a bad evaluation -- and there's no reason for me to think he won't, given the slightest excuse -- you could wind up with someone who's even more demanding, or less reasonable than I am.'"so, what kinda weapons?"
'Oh, there are many of them,' I told Ariel enthusiastically, 'Quarterstaff, crossbow, axe, shuriken... and of course, the old reliable stake
, for killing vampires.'
Sat, Feb. 21st, 2004 02:02 am (UTC)
I sighed "Alright fine"
i better not hurt my skin : (, stupid slayerness.
"so when do we get to use these weapons then?"
Sat, Feb. 21st, 2004 02:12 am (UTC)
'We could start right now, if you'd like,' I suggested. 'Otherwise, how does tomorrow morning sound? I have my good weapons in a trunk, upstairs. The everyday weapons are down here. '
Sat, Feb. 21st, 2004 02:16 am (UTC)
"now is good, but i cant stay all day, have to pick up my sister from the high school when they get out before she wonders off some place"
Sat, Feb. 21st, 2004 02:33 am (UTC)
'No, no, mustn't have that,' I agreed when Ariel spoke about her sister, walking over to the trunk that I hadn't moved from beside my bookcase in quite some time (since I decided that the library wasn't the safest place for any of them).
'This is a crossbow,' I told Ariel. 'It has a harder draw than etiher a simple or a compound bow, which is why it has a footstrap. You drop the bolt in like so...' I demonstrated. 'Put your foot through the strap, and arm it. Then when you sight the target you simply pull the trigger and...'
I'd forgotten that
one had a hair trigger. 'Hopefully kill something more dangerous than a table lamp with it,' I concluded.
'If we're going to practise archery, I'll have to find a venue for us to do it. This apartment is clearly not
it. I believe there might be a firing range at one of the gun shops just outside town.'
Sat, Feb. 21st, 2004 02:38 am (UTC)
I opened the door and faced out it, armed it without using the foot strap and shot hitting the tree dead on, its a far away tree so i did good
"i do it right?" i turned to him