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(Fic) Everything Changes

11th January 2008 (13:54)

This drabble was inspired by a theory described in elisi's LJ that was originally thought up by scarlettgirl. Captain Jack Harkness from 'Torchwood' and 'Doctor Who': alternately broody and manic, charismatic, omnisexual, unkillable, immortal... Immortal? Hmm.

AU (Girl-in-Questionverse) crossover, Buffy/The Immortal, 100 words.


Everything Changes

Rome lay stretched out below, modern brick and ancient marble. He breathed deeply, stepped forward--

"Hey!"

Shocked surprise. "Buffy? What are you doing here?"

"Really not liking it. Heights: hate them. But I need to know what you think you're doing."

"It doesn't concern you."

"Like hell. Standing on top of a tall building, all billowy coat and brooding? Been there, seen someone else do that. Frequently. Either you've got a superiority complex, or you're suicidal. Which?"

The Immortal smiled bitterly. "I can't be suicidal. Watch."

And as Buffy screamed in horror he stepped off the edge of the roof…

Comments

Posted by: woman_of_ (woman_of_)
Posted at: 11th January 2008 14:13 (UTC)

*sigh* perfect!

Posted by: StephenT (stormwreath)
Posted at: 11th January 2008 14:21 (UTC)

Thanks. :-)

Posted by: lilachigh (lilachigh)
Posted at: 11th January 2008 15:17 (UTC)

Oh my God! That makes so much sense of - well, everything really! Need more fic of Cpt Jack being the Immortal immediately!

Posted by: StephenT (stormwreath)
Posted at: 11th January 2008 18:26 (UTC)

It was a neat idea, wasn't it? (Credit for it, obviously, goes to scarlettgirl)

Thanks!

Posted by: Herself_nyc (herself_nyc)
Posted at: 11th January 2008 17:32 (UTC)

Hahahahahaha.
I love the idea of Buffy having had an affair with Capt Jack.

Posted by: StephenT (stormwreath)
Posted at: 11th January 2008 18:30 (UTC)

He's her type, isn't he? Thanks!

Posted by: mr_waterproof (mr_waterproof)
Posted at: 11th January 2008 20:38 (UTC)

what about Willow and Tosh?

Posted by: StephenT (stormwreath)
Posted at: 11th January 2008 22:34 (UTC)
willow-snake

Willow's already spoken for. (see icon)

Posted by: curiouswombat (curiouswombat)
Posted at: 11th January 2008 23:27 (UTC)
Hmm

Hmm - works for me....

Posted by: StephenT (stormwreath)
Posted at: 12th January 2008 01:11 (UTC)

Thanks!

(And is 'Hmm... works for me' what Spike is saying in your icon, too? :-) )

Posted by: curiouswombat (curiouswombat)
Posted at: 12th January 2008 12:25 (UTC)
Hmm

Could well be - I made it from a base that someone else made, and it is one of my favourites because it covers many possibilities.

And, hmmm, even that sentence could be misconstrued with a certain mind-set....

Posted by: zanthinegirl (zanthinegirl)
Posted at: 12th January 2008 09:53 (UTC)
OMG

Gah! Never made that connection, but I like it!

Posted by: StephenT (stormwreath)
Posted at: 12th January 2008 20:26 (UTC)

It does fit, doesn't it? Thanks!

Posted by: sueworld2003 (sueworld2003)
Posted at: 12th January 2008 12:00 (UTC)

Ha, wonderful!!

Posted by: StephenT (stormwreath)
Posted at: 12th January 2008 20:27 (UTC)

Thanks! :-)

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