Disclaimer: I do not own Buffy or the Avengers.
Just a little one off I had after seeing the midnight showing last night. Nothing much in the way of spoilers for the movie unless you didn't know the good guys won.
2nd Disclaimer: Character Death. This is just a fun one-off. I don't mean anything by it.
“Ok, so it wasn't a Hellmouth.” the one eyed man said.
“No. It's called a Tesseract.” the other one eyed man replied. “Near as we can tell it's some sort of bridge or gateway to another universe.”
The first man nodded and shrugged. “Well, that's pretty much what a Hellmouth is, except that it's more or less fixed in place. You say this thing is yeah-big?” he held up his hands less than a foot apart.
The second man nodded.
“So what were you doing with the thing anyway?” the paler of the two asked.
“We were hoping to use it to build advanced weaponry. Hey! Don't look at me in that tone of voice! You haven't seen the shit I've seen. Not even a year ago, a being by the name of Thor was banished to Earth by his brother, Loki. This Loki then sent a monster of some sorts to kill his brother while Thor was missing his hammer. Thor eventually won and returned to his own... dimension I'd guess you'd say. But the power those two showed was beyond devastating. We were completely helpless and outgunned in every way.” Nick Fury explained. “This time Loki came through himself.”
“So, what is he?” Xander Harris wondered.
“He's a god.” Nick explained. “Not omniscient and not quite omnipotent. But near enough that our weapons didn't even look like they hurt him. The good part is that he killed everyone who was shooting at him, though.”
“And why is that good?” Xander bunched his eyebrows.
“Because, that means that he felt something when we shot him. Which means we have a chance. And why the hell am I even telling you this?” he shook his head. “Who the hell are you?”
A red-headed woman suddenly appeared beside the other one-eyed man. “Oh phooey.” She swore. Or at least came as close to swearing as Willow ever got. “Sorry, Xander. That's as far as I'm willing to press his mind. Any further and well... lets just say that's far enough.”
“Who the hell are you, now!? And where the fuck did you come from?” Nick Fury was standing now, with his gun drawn.
Xander raised his hands, slowly opened his jacket and pulled out a card. He slid it across the table.
Nick reached down and picked it up. All it said was “IWC” and an international number.
“There are things, Mr. Fury that go bump in the night. We are the ones- Oww!” Xander rubbed his head where Willow had smacked him.
“That's Hellboy. Willow scolded him. “You can't use a Dark-horse line in a Marvel universe.”
“Okay, okay. Fine, let's just say we have some experience dealing with hell-gods and leave it at that.” Xander decided, still rubbing his head. Then he stood. “Anyway, it's research time. We'll be in touch.”
With that they both disappeared leaving Nick holding a gun in an empty room. “This day just keeps getting better and better.” he muttered as he holstered his weapon.
“I used this to kill the hell-god Glorificus.” Buffy held up the hammer proudly. Both she and Thor were examining each other's hammers greedily while not allowing the other to touch their own. “Took it from a Troll-god. What was his name?”
“Olaf.” Xander supplied.
“Let me get this straight. You're
the one who killed both the Troll-king, Olaf and Glorificius-the-mildly-insane?”
“Mildly?” all three Scoobies gawked.
“Yes.” Buffy stated. “Well, others helped.” she motioned to the others.
“And what sort of powers do you posses to aid your Slayer?” Thor wondered.
“Well, Willow's a fairly powerful witch, but the rest of us are all more-or-less human.” Xander replied.
“More or less?” Bruce Banner jumped in.
“We take our allies where we can get them.” Buffy answered for them all. “As should you.”
“I'm still stuck on the Vampires thing.” Steve Rogers admitted.
“Captain, you're fighting with and against aliens.” Xander pointed out.
Captain America just nodded and shrugged. He'd seen a lot of amazing things since he woke up. If he really had woken up. Until it was proven for sure, he guessed he'd just have to go along with it. Besides, if this really was the future, where were those flying cars Howard Stark had promised?
They lost only 3 of the 40 Slayers they sent into the battle. Of the ones on the bus from Sunnydale, only Vi was slain. She had one of those huge flying eels fall on her from behind. It was too late for her to do anything about it. They also lost two other mini-slayers.
Faith had had the Scythe and had gone hog wild on the aliens until the foot soldiers were actively running from her. The gunships had started targeting her from afar after that and she had decided she didn't like that. So she commandeered one of her own and started slicing those up too. Jumping from ship to ship while slicing and dicing like a Ginsu knife.
Willow had spent most of the battle teleporting civilians out of the city and was now exhausted. But Darth Willow hadn't shown up and that was of the good. Keeping her out of the actual battle had been the plan. She really didn't need any more blood on her hands. The biggest risk had been manipulating the minds of the (other) Council to launch a nuclear missile. It hadn't been hard at all, just a slight nudge, but very risky. Once it had gotten close, she used her magic combined with a little technical know-how to fire it back through the portal at the attacking aliens. Just to make sure they got the message that Earth wasn't to be trifled with.
Buffy looked like a normal girl who'd gone 12 rounds with Mike Tyson. She'd given as good as she'd got and she and Thor had played a game of tennis with Loki's body for a while. But in the end, the Asgardian had been much more durable than she. She'd been forced to withdraw and had jumped on a passing Leviathan. One blow to the head with the troll hammer had been enough to bring it down. Right on top of Violet.
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