Buffy the Vampire Slayer is the property of Joss Whedon and Exalted is the property of CCP and White-WolfAutors Note:
This is an idea I've had for a while now, but I can't seem to make go anywhere. Any constructive suggestions are welcome.
What had only been minutes seemed like hours as she lay there and death slowly approached. She was only dimly aware of what was happening, but she knew one thing. She wasn’t ready to let it end here and she fought with what little will she had left to hold on to try and get up but her body simply wouldn’t respond.No it doesn’t end here. Not like this. You have places to be. Promises to keep.
A new voice rang in her mind. Take my hand. Get up and fight. Do as you were meant to. Defy fate! Defy Prophecy!
The cave flared with light as she fought to accept the aid of this new found ally. She rose to her knees and expelled the water from her lungs as she once more fought for her breath. She shook her head trying to rid herself of the fog that cluttered he mind. As things became clear she realized the new found light was coming from her own skin.My power runs now though your veins! Behold the power of the Radiant Dawn! Behold the Might of the Unconquered Sun! Rise and be Exalted!
She was vaguely aware of a scream as she rose. When she turned to see where the sound came from she sees two figures obscured by the blinding light emanating from her. One seemed to be running away the other simply shielding his eyes. After a moment the light fades and she sees Xander standing there looking at her with awe filled eyes. “Buffy?”
“Xander, what are you doing here?”
“Well the idea was to come save the day… but you know me late for my own funeral and all…”
“He's gone up.”
Buffy turns to leave.
“No. You're still weak.”
Buffy stops. “No. No, I feel different. I feel strong.” She looks back at him, “Let's go!” she only pauses a moment as she sees the ashes of the unfortunate vampire that had been caught within the earlier burst of light. To be Continued...