[identity profile] katleept.livejournal.com
Title: The Lighting Butterfly
Author: Kat Lee
Fandom: Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Character/Pairing: Giles+/Anya (depending on your POV), Xander/Anya
Rating: G/K
Challenge/Prompt: [livejournal.com profile] giles_shorts: A Magick Shop
Warning(s): None
Word Count: 480
Date Written: 18 April, 2016
Summary: He watches her light. )
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[personal profile] il_mio_capitano
Title: Over Committed
Last line challenge: Goodbye.
Author's note: yes, I'm cheating a bit.


"Good buy, Giles!" Anya exclaimed, reading the inbound shipping manifest. "Because our inventory really needed the shot in the arm of 200 crystal skull paperweights."

He snatched the paperwork from her. "What? I only ordered twenty."

"But why buy any at all? There are only so many suckers out there who buy this kind of crap. Call the wholesaler at once and cancel."

"It, um, wasn't the regular wholesaler. It was more a sort of, um, special supplier."

"Special blonde or special brunette?"

A second delivery truck pulled up outside, and then an eighteen-wheeler.

"Giles, what have you done?"
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[personal profile] usedtobeljs
For the prompt "carol singers," a double-drabble.

TITLE: Merry Gentleman
AUTHOR: LJS
LENGTH: 200 words
RATING: G
CHARACTERS: Giles, Anya
SUMMARY: It's the first Christmas season in his own magic shop, and Giles is feeling the Christmas spirit.

Giles was feeling remarkably merry )
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[personal profile] usedtobeljs
This is a response to/continuation of [livejournal.com profile] il_mio_capitano's fic "Venus Flytrap" --

TITLE: A Different Kind of Watcher
AUTHOR: LJS
LENGTH: 650 words
RATING: G

The end of "Venus Flytrap" is --

Digging in his heels, Giles pushed with his shoulders but to no avail, and he became frantically aware that all his efforts were useless and he was about to die.

"Buffy! BUFFY!"


Stop screaming, it's not helping )
[identity profile] dragonyphoenix.livejournal.com
Note: last-line-first-line challenge: The bastard never saw it coming.

“And the bastard never saw it coming.”

Giles had given up not-wincing hours ago. Anya didn't seem to notice. He did still believe he had a chance of escape, but before he could make good on it, she'd started into another story.

“And then there was the death of a thousand cuts. Of course I waited, oh, about ten minutes between each cut and poured salt into the wounds. The wisher wanted me to stop, you wouldn’t believe how lily-livered some women can be, but of course once the wish is made, it has to run its full course. The one after that was boring. I just pulled out some guy’s intestines. Did you know how long intestines are? I could have knit a sweater with that thing, I mean, if I knew how to knit. Do you think I should knit something for Xander?”

Giles imagined knitted intestines and shuddered.

“Oh, not with an intestine. They’re too thick. Imagine the needles you’d need for that sweater. It’s just, well, I was reading this magazine and it said that girlfriends knit and sew and bake cakes. Do you think Xander would want me to knit?”

That was it. A vengeance demon was bad enough. He wasn’t about to try handling an insecure girlfriend. “Ah, I just remembered, I have an appointment. I’ll be out the rest of the day. The shop is yours.”
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[personal profile] usedtobeljs
For the prompt "pet peeves" -- a Season Six drabble.

TITLE: Annoying
AUTHOR: LJS
LENGTH: 100 words
PAIRING: Giles/Anya
SUMMARY: Season Six, maybe a step off canon. In the Magic Box. She asked him why he was annoyed. He had a lot of reasons.

'...letting Xander and Dawn speak Latin in front of the books' )
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[personal profile] littleotter73

Title: That Old World Charm

Author: littleotter73

Rating: G/FRC

Characters: Giles, Anya

Setting: Season 5

Word Count: 100

Disclaimer: For fun, not profit.

Sometimes his business partner drove him crazy. Okay, if he were honest, she always drove him crazy - her constant babble, the extremely long lunch hours, her lack of filter, but he kept her on because without her, he’d surely have made a hash of things trying to keep the store afloat by himself.

Anything for the sale, she’d said. The hypocrisy! As if she ever helped the customers. He turned his glare on Anya, but she ignored him, eyeing her prey.

“Just turn on that Old World charm and that woman will buy the most expensive useless item in here.”

[identity profile] dragonyphoenix.livejournal.com
Title: Please Come Again
Fandom: BtVS
Summary: Sexual humor based on Anya's misunderstandings of language.
Note: Written for a prompt at Giles Shorts: Shopping
Note: Written for a prompt at Open on Sunday: tender
Rating: PG
Characters: Giles, Anya
Disclaimer: They aren't mine, not yet, but they will be … once I've taken over the world. Bwah-ha-ha!
[identity profile] gilescandy.livejournal.com

Title: A Minor Skirmish
Author: Gilescandy
Rating: FRC
Characters: Giles, Anya, Xander
Prompt: Stuffed

A Minor Skirmish

“I beg your pardon,” Giles whipped off his glasses.

Anya sniped back, “You heard me.”

“An,” Xander left the table full of giggling ladies. “Remember that list of things not to say to your boss?”

“I’m not saying it to him as my employer. I expressing my feelings to a partner, friend, and someone I’ve spent countless hours doing marketing research to help.”

“Anya,” Giles sighed. “It was merely a suggestion.”

“I assure you those displays are arranged perfectly in order to attract the most cash. Thank you for your suggestion, but I repeat… Get stuffed.”

Giles hid his smile.

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[personal profile] usedtobeljs
A little trifle, in a Season Six just a step off canon --

TITLE: Running
AUTHOR: LJS
RATING: General
LENGTH: 260-ish words
CHARACTERS: Giles, Anya, Spike
SUMMARY: Just another Tuesday night in the woods.

'Move your arse, old man,' Spike shouts )
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[personal profile] usedtobeljs
TITLE: Gored or Gourd
AUTHOR: LJS
RATING: General
CHARACTERS: Giles, Anya, Buffy, Spike
PAIRING: Giles/Anya if you squint
LENGTH: 300 words
SUMMARY: In a Season 6 perhaps just a step or two from canon.

"Did you say 'gored' or 'gourd,' Giles?"

Gored or Gourd )

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