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ExposureSpike woke to the sound of people hitting things. It took him a moment to realise that he wasn't being pummelled and relaxed slightly, looking up from his bed to see his basement had been taken over by Potentials. Again.

Five of the infernal creatures; two brunettes, a whiny Eastender, a Chinese girl and a blonde with a bad dye job. All hammering away at each other or the punching bags. It was very annoying.

He put the pillow over his head and tried to go back to sleep, idly wondering if he could get away with killing the monsters.

open_on_sundaychallenge #81: slayers who aren't buffy


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12th Oct, 2004 12:07 (UTC)
I don't think you were alone in that thought. They were all so annoying and Kennedy was an awful plot device.
12th Oct, 2004 13:06 (UTC)

Yay! Death to the potentials! Very amusing!
12th Oct, 2004 23:06 (UTC)
And there's just the decision of a fast or slow death for them.
12th Oct, 2004 16:08 (UTC)
Very nice - particularly like the last line, there!
12th Oct, 2004 23:07 (UTC)
Many thanks! Comments always appreciated.
12th Oct, 2004 22:38 (UTC)
I feel like I'm a bit out of my depth here.

Meaning, I have no idea who all these chicks are. When I read 'blonde with a bad dye job,' I immediately assumed it was Buffy.
12th Oct, 2004 23:10 (UTC)
I quite like that you thought it was Buffy. After all, she was a blonde with a bad dye job and horribly annoying.

The Potentials, or Slayers in Training, were a bunch of girls who got sent to Sunnydale because they were getting killed in season seven. When the Slayer dies, one of them will become the new Slayer, but the first evil (the big bad of season seven) was sending its minions off to kill off the Slayer line. As you do.
12th Oct, 2004 22:41 (UTC)
Poor Spike...

How much of this is just general irritated man faced with teenage girls, and how much is vampire wanting to kill Slayers?
12th Oct, 2004 23:11 (UTC)
Possibly both, but I think general irritation would rule the day here.
20th Nov, 2004 02:30 (UTC)
I love. Very cute! I'm startin' to like this guy.
20th Nov, 2004 02:35 (UTC)
I find him likeable, but then I also have a thing for Billy Idol.
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