Why I Stay (1/1)
Disclaimer: I don't own Buffy the Vampire Slayer in any way shape or form. The narrator is an orginal character of mine. If I did own Buffy, there would be more dancing!
Summary: The older brother of one of the activated Slayers reflects on why he stays around.
Author's Note: My first attempt at the art of the drabble. The idea came from a character from the BtVS RPG I made: the Slayer's Older Brother. The effects of the spell to activate the Slayers would change a multitude of families. I wanted to explore this. As for the drabble, it was much harder to craft this with 100 words than I thought it would be. It's set Post-Chosen. I hope you enjoy my little experiment.
You asked me why I stay.
Why I do odd jobs, help with research, sharpen weapons.
The monsters came after my sister first. Killing mom and dad. Almost killing me. She slew them all.
I went with her to Cleveland to meet Buffy and her friends.
The Eldest Slayer. The one responsible for saving my sister and killing my parents.
I offered to help, to stay close.
I watch her train, knowing this night could be her last.
“You protect your little sister,” Dad always said.
Her life has changed, become far darker.
I protect her by helping the rest.
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