Written For: Challenge 7: Masquerade at sunnydalescribe.
Spoilers/Setting: Blood Ties.
Summary: Dawn doesn’t know what to think.
Disclaimer: I don’t own BtVS, or the characters. They belong to the wonderful Joss Whedon.
Dawn’s whole existence has been turned upside since learning she’s not real. All her life, all her memories, none of it ever happened, except for the very recent stuff. Before that… she’s not sure what she was. The Key; what does that even mean? The key to what?
It’s confusing and scary, she feels adrift, without an anchor. It’s not like she was deliberately misleading anyone, playing out some kind of elaborate masquerade for purposes of her own. She has no idea what’s going on except that she was put here so Buffy would keep her safe.
But from who?