"Had a run in with something nasty, pet."
"I know." She let the lie slide, knowing full well that the something nasty was her sister. Dawn wasn't stupid, she knew Buffy's handiwork when she saw it.
This wasn't the first time she had patched up her bleeding and Slayer-battered friend. Dawn just wished it would be the last, before Spike did something stupid in return.
open_on_sunday — challenge #53: bleeding in an alley
Part of the Alley!verse