Prompt: sartorial shenanigans - diachrony
Title: A Day Off
Fandom: Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Disclaimer: The characters portrayed here, as well as the setting, are property of Joss Whedon.
Willow scrunched up her nose at the odor beginning to waft up from her borrowed shirt. "Dawnie, this is supposed to be a normal day -"
"A zombie and death-free day ..." muttered Xander.
Dawn cut them both off with an excited shake of her script. "But that's just it! When else can we have fun with they of the droppy flesh and brain-eating persuasion? Please guys, we can win this contest -"
Picking at her stained skirt, Buffy whispered, "I'm not sure we want to win this contest -"
"So," Dawn sideswiped their feeble objections with a bright, forced grin, "Let's just take it from the first chorus then. Right?" She eyed Xander thoughtfully. "And remember to keep your knees up."
"This is hell."
"I've been to hell. This is worse."
"5, 6, 7 Cause it's a Thriller ..."