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Getting Away, by flyingcarpet
Sam and Buffy go camping for the weekend. As it turns out, neither of them know about the other’s secret identity.

{‘ "What did you say?" Buffy asked. Did college boy over there just tell her to step back? Dropping out of her attack position, she turned to face Sam, keeping one eye on the thing in the shadows. She was just in time to see him pull a shiny silver gun out from under the car seat and take aim at the creature. "Oh, you have got to be kidding me."

"What?" Sam said, glancing away from his gun toward her for a moment.

"Those things are *not* safe. Most people just end up hurting a family member, you know."

"I really don't think that's the issue right now."

"Look, why don't you put that thing away and let someone who knows what they're doing handle this."

"Like who? You?" He managed to sound both concerned and irritated. It reminded her of Angel. And there was an association she could've lived without. "Look, we can talk about this later but I seriously doubt you've dealt with something like that before."

"You can't even imagine the things I've seen," she said, getting angry now.

"Oh, I think I have a pretty good idea," Sam said. His voice was grim and almost hollow, and it made her pause. For the first time since the creature had appeared, she pulled her attention completely away and focused entirely on her new boyfriend. His feet were planted, body tensed and at attention but with his knees and elbows loose, arms resting on the roof of the car, gun aimed straight-on at the thing beneath the trees. She hadn't seen him put any bullets in the gun, so it must've been loaded all along.

"You had a *loaded gun* in the car this whole time?" Buffy asked, incredulous. "Hello, bad idea?"

"Hey, at least one of us was prepared for this thing."

Buffy just looked at him. It's true, he was prepared. Who went on a camping trip with a loaded handgun under his seat? Who would be prepared for a demon attack on a weekend getaway? Okay, sure, she would. But she was the slayer. She-who-gets-attacked-on-weekend-getaways. But he was just—

"You have got to be kidding me," she said again. ‘}
supernatural  sam/buffy  crossover:spn-buffy.the.vampire.slayer  length:1-5000  author:flyingcarpet 
january 2014 by morgana

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