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Bleeding In Alley Drabble For open_on_sunday 03/28/04 - #1

This week's challenge is: someone's in an alley. S/he's bleeding. This was our first challenge. If you'd like, you could also use the topic of anniversaries, as this is officially topic #53.

BtVS – No spoilers, no set season - Buffy


The Heart Bleeds

She heard a plaintive cry coming from the back alley. Rounding the building, she spotted a mass of wet rags thrown over her body to keep the girl from being discovered. She was covered with blood and other substances, and Buffy was appalled. No bite marks – this was done by a human.

She wrapped her sweater around the girl, trying to make the shivering stop. Buffy knew she had to get her warm before her system shut down.

She held the newborn close to her chest, crying for the baby she’d never have, wishing she could keep this little one.