Fear Death By Water
Title: Fear Death by Water
Author: renelf (Skip)
Crossover: Buffy/SeaQuest DSV
Rating: PG 13
Disclaimer: Buffy belongs to Whedon, SeaQuest to O’Bannon.
Spoilers: Buffy to the end, general for SeaQuest.
Distribution: Want. Take. Have.
Dedication: This fic is dedicated to the memory of Jonathan Brandis.
A/N: The title and chapter titles are from The Wasteland by TS Eliot. Thanks to the SeaQuest DSV Vault for reminding me what a great show it was.
The tower creaked ominously in the wind.
“I’m sorry.” Buffy’s eyes filled with tears.
Dawn saw what her sister was about to do. “No! The world needs the Slayer.” Dawn turned and began to run towards the edge. “Live. For me,” she shouted back at her sister but her words were stolen by the wind.
Buffy’s screams drowned out the cries of those down below. Spike crumpled to the ground as his Lil Bit executed a graceful swan dive off the tower and into the portal.
The rip in reality disappeared, taking the youngest Scoobie with it.
There was a moment of pain, then a moment of nothing, then…water? Dawn felt as if she were drowning. Just before she blacked out she heard, “Darwin? What the hell…?”