Gamiila (gamiila) wrote,
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Oh what the hell -- here's my entry for kallysten's 2005 Drabbles for 2005 challenge:

Anya/Tara(-ish), PG, S4 around the time of New Moon Rising

She views the newcomer with a keen interest. The girl's been on the Scoobie periphery for some time, but now that she's here she can be observed more closely. There's a wistfulness to her that she picks up on -- once, wishes were her raison d'être.

She knows their colours: blood red or pitch black for vengeance -- but this girl's wishing is more like mother-of-pearl, softly shimmering. What could her desire be? A kitten? Or...

"Orgasms!"

Pleased with her deduction, she doesn't notice the sudden hush.

"Ahn", comes Xander's voice at last, "You remember that thing we talked about?"

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I'm not completely happy with it, but I've decided to stop tinkering and post the damn thing already. I've been wanting to write a real 100 word-drabble since reading someone's rant recently that these days, the word 'drabble' has come to mean any story that's shorter than average. I too, have committed the sin of describing my earlier attempts at writing a BtVS-inspired story as drabbles, simply because I didn't know any better; but I'll not make that mistake again!
Tags: btvs, drabble
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