January 27th, 2020

The Doctor

For Jkkitty - a One from Column A

Title: The Days are Numbered
Genre: Doctor Who, Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Rating: PG
Word Count: 1268
Prompt: The Doctor, Giles, an old calendar

jkkitty, I hope you have fun with this and my thanks to sparky955 for the beta

The voices carried over the usual din in the school’s corridor.

“You can’t trust anyone over thirty.”

“Who wants to be over thirty? I’d kill myself first. I mean, by then the best years of your life are behind you. I live in fear of that first wrinkle. I already have a plastic surgeon on speed dial.”

“Oh, who do you have? Someone local?”

Rupert Giles was walking through the school hallway to the library and, who, for the record, was well over thirty, wanted to stop and throttle the little darlings. One was busy primping in front of her locker, a mirror hung on the back of its door. The other was fluffing her mane of hair, an explosion of expensive color, with one hand, while holding her compact in the other.

It would be so easy, a pinch of this, a dash of that and these two would wake up eighty years old tomorrow morning. It had been a long time since he’d used magic like that. However, as Spike, the idiot, liked to point out, there were always consequences when you used magic.Collapse )
Thoughtful David McCallum

Just wondering

What problem or situation did TV / movies make you think would be common, but when you grew up you found out it wasn’t?

What is the silliest recent fashion trend?

What technology from science fiction do you wish existed?