Marcus L. Rowland (ffutures) wrote,
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Next Batman / BtVS drabble

Just another segment of the saga - comments, please, before I post to archives.



100-word BtVS / Angel / DC crossover Drabble. Minor spoilers. Characters are the property of their respective creators and are used without any intention of infringing copyright. This story may not be distributed on a profit-making basis. Sequel to First Contact, Second Thoughts, Third Party, Fourth Possibility, Fifth Ring, Sixth Sense and Seventh Seal.

Eighth Avenue

By Marcus L. Rowland


The diner's a Goth hangout on Eighth Avenue. By day it's almost empty. In civilian clothes, his Matches Malone disguise, Batman feels horribly conspicuous.

He orders coffee and asks for Oz; the counter-hand says "Outside, the guitar."

Oz is a short skinny redhead, playing acoustic rock. There are a few coins in the guitar case, Batman throws in a quarter and says "Angel sent me."

"From Gotham?"

"Yes."

"Okay. You want Faith?"

Batman nods.

"Not yet."

"What?"

"You're angry. That's not the path to enlightenment."

"What?"

"I can smell it. You're angry."

"So?"

"Chill out. Relax. Then we'll talk."

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