June 16th, 2005

tank girl

Free As In Beer

Free As In BeerDawn's first thought on waking was that she was dead. It took her shattered synapses several seconds to realise that she was very much alive and horribly hungover. She fell out of bed, almost literally, and stumbled into the bathroom.

Pouring herself a glass of water, Dawn noticed that a packet of painkillers and a tube of Berocca had been set out on the counter. She dutifully swallowed the painkillers and watched the Berocca fizz into a lurid red-orange concoction, which she drank with a grimace. She'd have to remember to ask Spike where he got the stuff from, but didn't think her higher brain functions would be firing on all cylinders for a while yet.

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Many thanks to the luscious moonbeamsfanfic for volunteering as beta and for suggesting things that pointed me in the direction of the title.