The young slayer lifted her glass, "to us and what could be. She clinked her glass against his.
She laughed inside, she already had them dating, she never stayed with anyone for any length of time. A slayer didn't have a very long life expectancy. Both she and Buffy had outlived theirs by years.
"I grew up in B-town, Boston that is. I grew up on the streets, but I was lucky. I met an older man who took me in. He was like a grandfather to me. When I was little, I'd hide at his apartment from my mother. But she knew how to pay me back with pain, the type of pain that didn't leave any marks, except for the cigarette burns."
"Bobby taught me right from wrong. When I was older I thought I was tough (and she was)I stopped going to Bobby's, I hung out with a rough crowd. One day I found him dead at his apartment."
"He's the only man I ever loved. Since then I've always wanted a grandfather."