All About Spike

No Ordinary Girl
By jodyorjen

PAIRING: B/S
RATING: G
SPOILERS: Season 6 up to DMP. My own imagination after that.
DISCLAIMER: All hail Joss Whedon, UPN, the WB, FOX, Mutant Enemy and 20th Century Fox Film Corporation. GO team!
DISTRIBUTION: Please ask my permission first, just so I know where it's headed.
FEEDBACK: Sure, fire away to jodyorjen@yahoo.com



Once upon a time, there was a girl. She was a very special one, with a powerful destiny. She had everything a girl could want. She had a strong man who loved her, loyal friends to guard her back, and a family that was always there for her.

And then, as often happens to humans, things changed. People that she loved left her, in various ways. She didnt feel very special anymore. She felt quite ordinary. Then one day something very extraordinary happened. She died.

There was a shadow who had loved the girl. Even though she was gone, the shadow loved her still. He lived a shadow life, lurking in the dark and skirting along the edges of the light. It was as good as it had been for a while. It was as much as a shadow could expect.

Then the girl came back. She was a very special one, with a powerful destiny. But the girl had a secret. She was a shadow too.

The shadow who loved her knew her secret. But he had his own secret. He knew how to make her flame and kindle back into the light again.

She came to him, to be her shadow self. He tried to help her light her flame. It kindled and died each time. She would not let it burn. The shadow began to think that there was nothing inside her for him to light.

One night, the girl and the shadow lit the fire. The shadow rejoiced. The very special girl, the one he loved, had returned. A bonfire flared bright all night, burning high and hot. But in the light of day, she blew out the fire, and ground the embers into cool, dark dust.

The shadow tried to kindle her flame, again and again. But she withdrew farther and farther into the darkness, until one day, she was gone. She walked, and talked, and looked like the one he had loved. But there was nothing there. Not even an ordinary girl.

Sadly, the shadow turned and walked away, cupping his small spark in his hands. He went off to find someone to make a flame with, to mate their fire with his.

Maybe an ordinary girl could give him a happily ever after.


The End

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