February 14th, 2007

Scattypaws

Drabble: Counting...

I couldn't survive Valentine's Day without the antidote. This years anti-Valentine is...


Counting… A drabble by Bogwitch


23:55

Five minutes to go. Twenty-three hours of waiting.

She isn’t coming. Spike knows that he should have guessed, but his stupid heart always hopes anyway.

23:56

Even if she does turn up now, it’s too late – some romantic she was.

23:57

He wonders if she’s been delayed. Perhaps something nasty decided tonight was good for a little mayhem.

23:58

It was more than sex, wasn’t it? He thought he’d meant something to her. Bloody women.

23:59

One minute and he’ll know.

00:00

Fine. Angel was right again; he was too optimistic to hope that Illyria would understand Valentine’s Day.


ETA: I forgot to say The canteen at work went all out today. We all had heart-shaped shortbread and all the women got a flower. I repressed my queasyness and partook of the free stuff. :)

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