Hallie Halliwell

(Hallie is smiling at herself in the mirror. Her hair was no longer black, and straightened, like Heather's. She had dyed it back to it's own rich brown color, and it hung in elegant, graceful waves down her shoulders and back. It was a start, she just had to get her face back to normal. Right as she is about to do this, Heff and Angelica walk in behind her. Hallie jumps slightly before regaining her composure and smiling at her two allies. They smile back, and act as though they hadn't noticed Hallie's guard had been momentarily down.)

Heff Bentley
It looks good, but you still have Heather's face too much. I know all the Halliwell sisters look alike, but they aren't clones.

Hallie Halliwell
Obviously. You two came in at the perfect time, I was just about to fix that little problem.

Angelica Johnson
How the hell do you fix a problem like that?

Hallie Halliwell
Be quiet for a minute and watch this. I think what you see will surprise you girls greatly, but it's something you both would be able to appreciate.

(Hallie motioned for her "friends" to sit down on the edge of the hotel room bed. Heather was asleep in her chair, tied up as usual. Hallie smiled evilly over at her sister before turning back to Heff and Angelica. She took a deep breath, then closed her eyes. Her smile faded and a look of concentration appeared on her beautiful face. She seemed to glow for a second, then she slowly waved her right, then left hand over her face. When she removed them, her face was her own. Heff and Angelica both sat, stunned, then applauded loudly. This woke Heather up.)

Heff Bentley
Oh wow! That was an awesome bit of magic there, that must have taken YEARS to learn!

Hallie Halliwell
Yeah, well Hectate isn't the only one who knows a little hokus pokus around here in Sin. Not only that, but I'd heard that Nikita has been on to me for some while. I think Sunday will be the perfect time to introduce her to me as myself.

Heff Bentley
Yeah, well you better tell that to Stryker. He seems to think that Hectate and Nikita have a little something you don't.

Hallie Halliwell
That hadn't exactly slipped my notice, Heff... But thank you all the same.

(Heather looks up sharply at this and clears her throat. The three turn to face her. Heather has a slight smirk on her face as she looks at her sister.)

Heather Halliwell
So, things not exactly going to plan, now are they? Didn't I warn you that once you turned Sean back to Stryker Graff... The Dark Prince... There'd be no way you could control him?

Hallie Halliwell
I do believe I remember you mentioning something about that. But you have to understand, little sister, that while I may not be able to control him COMPLETELY, I do have a power over him that he'll never explain.

Heather Halliwell
What do you mean? Did you do something to him?

Hallie Halliwell
Yeah... Something.

(With that, Hallie turns away from Heather, barely containing the slightly triumphant grin that has spread across her face. She looks up at Heff and winks, who smirks in return. Only Heff was the other person the planet who knew what Hallie had done to Stryker, and Hallie had already paid Heff a good sum of money to keep her mouth shut. Besides, if Heff were to tell on Hallie, she'd be giving herself away.)

Heff Bentley
Anyway, what were you planning to do about Stryker? Obviously, you don't have the control you were counting on, and his two little lackies would kill you if he asked them to. The alliance is unstable, you're no safer than you were when you started. I can only protect you so much.

Hallie Halliwell
Don't worry about protecting me, Heff. Just keep doing your job, and everything will fall into place. As for those two dark pussies that think they have so much power over the situation, I have them right where I want them. If Stryker tries to get THEM to kill me, they've got a nasty surprise before them. Even the Dark Prince should know by now to never understimate a Halliwell... Any Halliwell.

Heather Halliwell
Thanks for the twisted compliment.

Hallie Halliwell
No problem, darling.

Heff Bentley
Don't you underestimate THEM, Hallie. Even if they can't kill you right away, as long as Stryker keeps ordering it, they're going to keep coming back until they find a way to put you out for good.

Hallie Halliwell
They can keep trying... But I know something Stryker doesn't that he doesn't need to know right away. I'll tell him in due time. Right now, everything is as it should be. But now, I have a job for the two of you.

Heff Bentley
Hit us, we're ready for anything at this point.

Hallie Halliwell
Start rallying up wrestling crowds. Go to Corey Page himself, if you have to. Let him know that Heather will be retiring, and in her place will be her devine older sister, Hallie. Then, go to Nikita and see how the, er... "poor" girl is doing. I mean, she had such a terrible accident, I'd hate to see her get too hurt.

(Hallie tries to pull off a sympathetic look, but her full lips can only smirk in glory. Heff chuckled and nodded, picking up her weapons belts. Once she was geared up again, she adjusted her long black pants to make sure they were straight and clean still. She fixed her hair, which she recently just dyed with brighter red streaks to add a little dramatic flair. She was even changing her make-up to a more gothic look. Hallie had to admit herself that Heff looked way better now that she was in her company than she ever had as Heather's shadow.)

Hallie Halliwell
And Angel... While Heff is busy sending Nikita my sympathies, I want you to go visit Hectate. Tell her that she isn't the only one around here with a few... Spells up her sleeve, so to say, and if she's looking for a good fight, I'd be more than happy to give her one.

Angelica Johnson
Of course... But what are you going to do during all of this? Stay home and primp?

Hallie Halliwell
No... I think I'm going to go visit Stryker for a bit... It's time to mess with his head just a little bit more and show him who really calls the shots around here. He may be the Dark Prince, but I'm a bitch straight from Hell. He has nothing on me, and I'm going to slowly, but surely, make him realize that.

(At this, Hallie waves a hand at Angelica and Heff, signaling that they can go. They look at each other, shrug, and walk out the door. This leaves Heather and Hallie alone now. Hallie ponders to herself for a minute, then gets up and goes to the large, walk-in closet. While she's in there, she breaks the slience between her and Heather.)

Hallie Halliwell
You know, little sis? I'm starting to get rather fond of having you as a travel mate... Who would have thought? You just have so many uses for me, I just can't bear to get rid of you.

Heather Halliwell
Well, that's a vast improvement from a month ago, when you meant to kill me. At least now you're feeding me regularly and discontiued the...

Hallie Halliwell
Eh, the rapes were pointless. Sure, they'll leave a mental scar for life, but when are you ever going to get out again on your own to share it with your shrink?

Heather Halliwell
I always appreciated you're morale boosts, did I ever tell you that?

Hallie Halliwell
Ah, the sarcasm... You know, its a shame you were always for the straight and narrow. You and I, we could have been one hell of a dream team.

Heather Halliwell
Do you have any remorse for killing Holly... Any at all?

Hallie Halliwell
Should I? Umm... Wait, is this a trick question? Can I get a life line or something?

Heather Halliwell
That's why I could never be like you, Hallie. I have a heart...

Hallie Halliwell
Oh, I have a heart too, little sister. Don't worry about that... It's just a soul that I lack.

(Hallie finally chooses a sexy matching number, a crop knitted cream colored halter top and mini-skirt. It was sexy, sophisticated, and would throw a lot of people off as to what kind of a person she was. She stepped out of the closet and spun around in front of the full length mirror. When she stopped and looked fully at her reflection from a stand still, she didn't miss Heather's envious eyes feeding on her image. Hallie smiles and turns around to her sister again.)

Hallie Halliwell
You are my flesh and blood, Heather, which makes you beautiful. But you never do anything to enhance it. Spruce up your hair, get a tan, show off some skin. I promise you, chick, you'd look great. Ah well, but what for? No one will ever see you as it is.

Heather Halliwell
I was quite happy with the way I looked. I didn't hear Sean complaining.

Hallie Halliwell
No, but the regular Sean Graves would date a dwarf in a potato sack if it promised him enough love and affection. How do you think he ended up with the idiots he's been with? That was the problem with Sean, he just wanted love far too much. At least Stryker knows and appreciates the value of good sex, and taking it no further to ruin it.

Heather Halliwell
But from what I understand, Hallie, is that he's looking at two prospects other than you. I bet that makes you just oodles of happy.

Hallie Halliwell
A small problem that can be easily remedied. Hectate and Nikita mean nothing to me, nor do they concern me. I can be civil for so long, Heather, but if one of them does anything to cross me... That's a shame, too, because they, like you, have so much potential to be as crazy as me.

Heather Halliwell
Crazy is the most honest word to date that I have ever heard you use to describe yourself. You must be taking 12 step programs when you're out, aren't you?

Hallie Halliwell
Very witty, little sister. Listen, I'm on my way out, you're two buddies will be here within minutes. I gave them strict orders to keep their hands off of you, and if I find out they did otherwise, they will pay. If you need to remind them of that while I'm out, feel free to do so.

(Without waiting for an answer, Hallie picks up her purse and flies out the door. In the lobby, she smiles sweetly at the pretty receptionist. The girl smiles back and waves at Halie. Hallie looks around for a moment, then turns a corner into a fairly dark alley way. In the darkness is a dark figure. Hallie bends her head slightly to see who it is. The figure moves forward and the moonlight hits it's face. Hallie smiles widely and starts to laugh.)

Hallie Halliwell
Well, aren't you just the cutest little black kitten? Where's your Mama, eh?

(The kitten stares up at her with huge yellow-green eyes and meows softly. It reaches it's tiny paw out and touches Hallie's hand with it. Hallie pet's the cats head and scratches behind it's ears. She checks to see whether it's a boy or a girl, then smiles.)

Hallie Halliwell
I guess this means you're trying to tell me you lost your Mama then, eh little girl? Well then, I can't leave a special little specimen like yourself in this junk heap, can I? You're just too cute. Tell you what, if you let me call you Pandora, I'll give you a good home.

(As if the cat understands, she meows and stands on her hind legs, putting her paws on Hallie's bared stomach. Hallie observes the cat, and sees that for a street cat, Pandora is spotless. Smiling, she picks up the tiny black cat and holds her close. Pandora purrs and nuzzles her head against Hallie's bosom.)

Hallie Halliwell
You really are a special girl, aren't you? I'm starting to think that you were sent...

(Forgetting the real reason she went into the alley to wait, Hallie walks out and hails a cab. About five in a row, glimpsing the beautiful Halliwell sister, stop to service her. She finally picks the one at the front of the line and gives them the address for where Stryker is staying. The cabbie driver doesn't even tell her no pets allowed in the cab, as he is staring back in his review mirror every chance he can get. Hallie notices and crosses her legs, giving him more of a view. This causes the driver to almost crash the cab. Hallie smirks and continues to pet her new pet. The driver finally pulls up to Stryker's hotel and only asks for half of what Hallie owes him. Hallie smiles and hands him the cash then gets out. She walks into the hotel, Pandora in one hand, purse in the other and strolls right up to Stryker's room. It's locked, but Hallie uses a nail file to get the door open on her own. When she steps over the threshold, she finds Stryker in attack position.)

Hallie Halliwell
Easy, tiger. It's me.

Stryker Graff
Which seems to give me more initiative to attack.

Hallie Halliwell
Tsk, tsk, tsk, Stryker, sweetie... I don't think you'd want to do that. Remember what happened last time you tried to kill me?

(Stryker glares hatefully at Hallie, but relaxes his position without letting his guard down. Hallie smiles coyly and puts Pandora down to sinff around the hotel. Stryker follows the cats actions with his eyes. Hallie just smiles, and sits down in the bit, comfy chair, crossing her legs invitingly. Stryker turns back to her and smirks at the position she's in.)

Stryker Graff
What is that and why did you let it go in my place?

Hallie Halliwell
Her name is Pandora, she's a new friend I picked up on the way here. She's only a kitten, Stryker, she can't hurt anything.

Stryker Graff
Pandora... Cute. What do you want, Hallie? What do I owe this unwanted surprise?

Hallie Halliwell
Surprise, Stryker? Honestly, I think you and I both know that you aren't surprised at all to see me here.

Stryker Graff
Fine Hallie, we get the point.

Hallie Halliwell
Who is "we"? Got a hot date hiding in the shower? Or are you're little silver-haired maggots here, too?

Stryker Graff
Maggots? I thought you were in company with those two, as well.

Hallie Halliwell
Only a little bit. I always held the power despite what they may have thought. If they'd like to attempt to prove me wrong, then I'd be more than happy to show them what they are dealing with.

Stryker Graff
And that wouldn't surprise me. As it is, it's just me here right now, happy?

Hallie Halliwell
Very... Listen Stryker, I've been thinking. After our little tussle the other day, when you tried to kill me and couldn't, I went home and had a thought.

Stryker Graff
Unless it involves you reversing whatever the hell it is you did to me so I can finally kill you myself, I don't want to hear it.

Hallie Halliwell
Have a seat, because I'm telling you anyway. You might want to listen, you may find this beneficial to you as well as to me. I can help us both out in many ways.

(Stryker glares at Hallie again, but sits down on the bed as he's told. Hallie smiles and uncrosses her legs, leaning forward slightly as if she's going to reveal a big secret. Her eyes are shining with excitement, and she can barely keep the grin off her face.)

Hallie Halliwell
Alright... I realized from the moment you woke up that what I had planned for us wasn't exactly going to go down the way I had hoped. I wasn't expecting a whirlwind love romance, because, lets face it Stryker. Neither of us are the lovey, dovey, romantic type. But I expected you to hold me on a higher pedastal than the rest of the women out there. After all, it was my efforts that brought you back to power and gave you your body back.

Stryker Graff
I don't owe you anything, Hallie, sorry.

Hallie Halliwell
On the contrary, Stryker... You owe me a lot. I gave you the chance to live again, freely. You owe me a lot. But it's quite clear that you don't trust me, nor like me very much. That, and you are so distracted with Nikita and Hectate, it's sickening.

Stryker Graff
What can I say? They're two very fine looking ladies.

Hallie Halliwell
Indeed... But so am I, so what's your point?

Stryker Graff
It just pisses you off that you went through the trouble to bring me back just to have me keep a close eye on two others that aren't you.

Hallie Halliwell
True... You and Sean Graves, you are so different, but so alike. I guess that happens when you share a body. It's just a shame that you both lack in good taste. You can do better than Nikita and Hectate... That's why I'm sticking around and I'm here talking to you now, Stryker. We need to get past this trust wall that has been put up between us.

Stryker Graff
But it's funny like that, Hallie, because for some reason, I just don't see that happening any time soon.

Hallie Halliwell
Of course not, these kinds of things always take a long time to build up. But if there was something I could... Give you, to help earn at least a tiny ounce of your trust...

Stryker Graff
That's nice of you, Hallie, but to be completely honest, I can't think of anything you have that would really bring about this trust you want... I don't want anything you have.

Hallie Halliwell
Again, Stryker, you assume too much. As it just so happens, I DO have something you want, and something you might actually need later on in the future to help you, as well.

Stryker Graff
And what in the hell could that possibly be?

Hallie Halliwell
My sister....

(A long silence stretches between the two of them as they have a determined stare down. Hallie stares straight into Stryker's eyes, refusing to be the one to break the silent battle of wills. Finally, Stryker turns his head, only because Pandora has jumped onto the bed and started nuzzling at his hand to be pet. Stryker glared down at the cat, then back at Hallie.)

Hallie Halliwell
She likes you... I see that the pussy still knows where to go.

Stryker Graff
What in the hell makes you think I want Heather?

Hallie Halliwell
The fact that she's the only living link between Seans past and yours. Other than myself, she's the only one left alive who was around last time you took over Sean's body, which could make her both a great help, but at the same time, make her a great problem.

Stryker Graff
Alright Hallie... For the first time, I'm actually going to listen to you. What is going through your head?

Hallie Halliwell
Heather's a good girl, through and through. But one thing that will never change is her love for you... Yes, you, because you're still Sean in some very micro way. No matter how buried he is in the depths of your inner darkness, he will always linger. Heather knows that, which keeps her around. This could be a great help to you... You could maybe... Persuade her to be somewhat of a... Help to you. Sort of like you're silver-haired lackies, only nicer to look at.

Stryker Graff
That's absolutely ridiculous. Even if I agreed, that would mean you'd have to let go of Heather's leash. Are you sure you want to do that? I thought you wanted her dead so very badly?

Hallie Halliwell
I've put a lot of thought into that, too. And the fact of the matter is, death would just be an easy way out for her. Something that would make her hate herself even more in the long run would be if she could be talked into joining the quote, unquote, dark side of things. Turn her into what she hates, then let her turn back. That would be the ultimate punishment for her.

Stryker Graff
Knowing Heather, that would certainly be a low-blow to her morals. But, it'll never happen, because I want nothing to do with Heather. She's too strong of a bond to Sean, and I have him under lock and key now. I don't need anything that could possibly invoke him to try and fight to take his body back.

(Hallie just stares at Stryker for a moment, contemplating what he's just said. She bites her lip, then smiles. She gets up slowly and crosses the room to where Stryker is sitting on the bed. She puts her legs, straddle style, on either side of him without sitting down, and pushes him down onto his back. Stryker looks at though this is the last place he wants to be, but doesn't struggle. Hallie slowly crawls on top of him and brings her head inches from his, their lips barely touching.)

Hallie Halliwell
That's what I'm here for, Stryker. Heather may be a strong bond to Sean, but I'm an even stronger bond to you. Heather and Sean had a mutual love for each other that they rarely acted on physically. You and I... We could have some pretty good times together.

(Saying this, Hallie presses feathery kisses all over Stryker's face as one of her hands reach under his shirt to carress his chest, and the other skillfully undo his pants. She reaches her hand into his pants and grabs his cock and begins to stroke it gently. Despite himself, Stryker shifts slightly, enjoying the feeling. Hallie smiles and leans back down, whispering seductively in his ear.)

Hallie Halliwell
We don't have to like each other, because at the moment, we don't. But whoever said that lovers had to get along?

(Hallie pulls Stryker's now hard cock out of his pants and moves aside her panties without taking her skirt off. She rubs the head of his cock against her pussy teasingly, watching Stryker's face conflict his emotions of absolute loathing for Hallie, but the immense pleasure from the physical actions she's doing to him. Hallie smiles and leans down again, this time letting her lips tickle his ear as she whispers in it.)

Hallie Halliwell
Now think about what I'm offering you, Stryker. My sister, so you have a link, and guide of sorts. And myself, to use at your disposal. I have no problem with this just being a sex thing. We may not like it, or each other right now, but lets face it. You try to whack me, and you screw yourself over. We need each other right now until we can think of another way to achieve our goals. Give it some thought, Stryker. What I'm asking of you isn't completely crazy. Sleep on it.

(Hallie continues to rub her pussy against Stryker's cock. He bites back a moan, and as he reaches up to pull her under him and have his way, Hallie pushes herself off and adjusts her clothing. Stryker sits up in disbelief and stares at Hallie in rage. Hallie just smiles and grabs her purse and Pandora and heads for the door. Stryker pulls his pants back up and re-does them as Hallie reaches the door. She turns around and smiles at him again.)

Hallie Halliwell
As always, Stryker, it was a pleasure. Give me a call, we MUST get together again sometime this week. Bye.

(Hallie walks out of the hotel room, chuckling to herself, knowing that Stryker's hateful rage toward her was growing more by the minute. And in order to suit her plans, this was exactly what she needed. She nuzzled the purring cat in her arms as she headed back to her hotel to check on Heather.)