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Parting Words

I'm back, missed you all. I've finished writing two and a half scripts for Buffy Between the Lines (and a promo that should be coming out sometime in the next few weeks.)

Title: Parting Words.
Character: Joyce, Buffy
Spoilers: 'I Was Made To Love You' and 'The Body'

Joyce was staring into the black coffee pit in her favourite mug. She was thinking about question that played on her mind ever since she was a sixteen year old girl. Should I call him?

“You seem all happy,” Buffy said as she walked into the kitchen. “Are you high? Because the last time I saw swoony-over-a-man mom, it was Ted with his mini-LSD-pizzas.”

“I don’t think so.” Joyce said.

“You sure he’s not a robot, because there’s a lot of that going around.” Buffy wrapped a scarf round her neck and checked her make-up in a shiny round spoon. “Does he talk like Anya or throw bleach-blonde vamps through windows? Because if so, I’d like you very much to marry this Brain.”

“I think your getting ahead of me there. And I’m sure he’s not a robot.” Joyce reassured Buffy.

“Too bad. He could still throw Spike through a window though, right?”

“That robot really throw Spike through a window?” Joyce asked.

“Ah, I’m think an award is due, she can even have my class protector one. I’ve got a couple of leads on this robot thing.” Buffy looked down at the address in her hand and made her way towards the back door.

“Buffy,” Joyce called her back, “Do you think I should call Brain?”

“Your a twenty-first century women. I say go for it.”

“Right. I’ll give it a while.” Joyce said.

“That’s also good. Right I’m going to kick so sleazoid ass, I’ll be home for dinner, inless this thing ends more Terminator than I’d like.” Buffy said grinning at her mom. “And don’t spend all day staring at the phone.”


Joss Whedon (The Body): This is the shot for people who don't know what a phone is. No, again, it's... To me, that's the moment she realises her mother's dead.

Comments

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sl_podcast
May. 9th, 2007 01:41 am (UTC)
poor Joyce... and poor Brian. I really like the interaction here between Buffy and her mom... well done!
aurey09
May. 9th, 2007 10:15 am (UTC)
I felt sorry for Brain as well, I felt for them all. I just thought Joyce and Buffy's last conversation wouldn't be sad it be about nothing really, just some light banter. Glad you liked it.
athenamuze
May. 9th, 2007 01:45 am (UTC)
oh so sad! Great work! Love the perky slay-a-thon Buffy.
aurey09
May. 9th, 2007 10:19 am (UTC)
Thank you. The episode 'The Body' hurts me so much.
scarlettlily
May. 9th, 2007 03:47 am (UTC)
This was very good, poor Joyce being so nervous.
aurey09
May. 9th, 2007 10:20 am (UTC)
Thanks. I thought she'd be nervous, who wouldn't be after Ted.
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