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Cacophony

CacophonySpike was surprised to find the office empty. Well, almost empty. Andrew was sitting at Rachel's desk nursing a black eye.

"Where is everyone? What happened to you? And why does it sound like someone is strangling cats in the kitchen?"

Andrew moaned theatrically. "The Retjulls haven't forgiven me. Dawn is sweeping up the broken coffee cup and Rachel is singing to the demons to calm them."

"Ah." Spike shuddered, remembering the incident with the Vrykolp demon. It had taken some fast-talking to keep her as a client. "Lovely girl, but I fear for the eardrums of Rachel's future children."

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open_on_sundaychallenge #125: lullabies
Part of the London!verse and the Wolf&Declán!verse

Comments

( 10 howls — talk to the wolf )
jans_intentions
15th Aug, 2005 00:35 (UTC)
Wonderful as always!
redwolf
15th Aug, 2005 00:44 (UTC)
Many thanks!
moonbeamsfanfic
15th Aug, 2005 00:47 (UTC)
Well, you said dogs only picked up howling as a learned behavior... evidently, Levi learned to sing from Rachel.

Or possibly the other way around. ;P
redwolf
15th Aug, 2005 00:50 (UTC)
Well, the Retjulls like her singing. Andrew should be happy about that, if she wasn't placating them, he could have a matching set of black eyes.
chessie_reeves
15th Aug, 2005 05:50 (UTC)
Wow, that was great! I love your characterization of Andrew, and reading about his black eye and Rachel's singing had me laughing. Wonderful job!
redwolf
15th Aug, 2005 06:01 (UTC)
Many thanks! I enjoy prodding this lot about. I don't think Andrew is too pleased with my prodding at the moment, I may have to ease up on the poor guy.
elen_ancalima
15th Aug, 2005 11:03 (UTC)
*sniggers*

Well done. Poor Spike with his enhanced vampire hearing ...
redwolf
15th Aug, 2005 22:24 (UTC)
Looks like there is a downside to enhanced hearing. Bummer!
edenfalling
15th Aug, 2005 21:36 (UTC)
This !verse does make for some lovely humor, doesn't it? *giggles quietly*
redwolf
15th Aug, 2005 22:25 (UTC)
It does tend to lean to the silly.
( 10 howls — talk to the wolf )