Characters: Buffy, Angel.
Challenge: #7: Whisper at drabble_weekly.
Spoilers/Setting: Early Season 2.
Summary: A hot night gets even hotter for Buffy.
Disclaimer: I don’t own BTVS, or the characters. They belong to Joss Whedon.
The silence of Sunnydale after midnight is profound. There’s not a breath of wind and the midsummer air hangs hot and heavy, humidity making Buffy long to be indoors where the air conditioning lives. She feels uncomfortably sticky despite tonight’s patrol being more of a stroll through the cemetery.
“Buffy.” The whisper of her name against her ear would have made her practically jump out of her skin a year ago; now it makes her smile.
“Angel.” Turning, she moves into his arms, surrendering to his kisses. The heat flowing through her now has nothing to do with the weather.