[DWJ] Age in F&H

Kyla Mackay-Smith kyla at keyfitz.org
Tue Oct 7 15:40:59 EDT 2014

On Tue, 7 Oct 2014, Hallie O'Donovan wrote:

>> Kyla: (I'm half-remembering something about someone trying to get out 
>> of being sacrificed by saying that they're connected to something 
>> Christian, and the person who wants to do the sacrificing is all, "ooh, 
>> goody, more power"--what on earth is that from? I know it's super 
>> vague, but I bet someone here knows what I'm talking about.)

> If someone trying to save somebody else from being sacrificed counts,
> it's almost definitely THE PERILOUS GARD. Although the Lady wouldn't say
> "goody". :)

That's it! I was thinking it was probably a character called Christopher, 
but I was getting muddled with Christopher Chant, and I knew that wasn't 
right. Kate says he was named after a saint who carried the Lord on his 
shoulders, or something like that, and the Lady says something about "then 
we shall add that power to our own." I was paraphrasing with the "goody."

> Back to DWJ though - I'm not seeing how Tom's being 33 at the time of 
> his death would be Laurel's doing in any way, given the regular schedule 
> of sacrifices?

Naw, I was just thinking it could be a bonus, particularly if Tom himself 
thought of it--belief gives power and all that.

Buffy: Cool, crossbow! Check out these babies. Goodbye,
 	stakes, hello, flying fatality!
 		--"Angel," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"

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