"Immortal Beloved..." CV...





PG-13

Disclaimer: No, Joss, no...I make no claims, put that thing down!

It's all yours and ME's...

Spoilers for Angel to the bitter end...Flee at once!...

Summary: The standard IB format, one of (105) different versions of events following the end of Angel S5 episodes from "Girl in Question" through to "Not Fade Away" and beyond...

Archived (soon) at the 'Normal' Buffyverse page of the Buffy Rebecca verse at -https://www.angelfire.com/zine2/buffyrebecca/index.html , scroll down to "Immortal Beloved" series

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Rome...



A classic film on TV...Four intently watching...At least one far more involved in the old movie than she'd ever expected to be...

"My love...No man has ever suffered as you have for me..." the reincarnated Princess Anckesen-Amon tells Boris Karloff's resurrected mummy, the former high priest Im-Ho-Tep, disguised as modern (1932) Egyptian historian Ardath Bey...

She having in a magical dream relived his horrible nightmare of being caught in her tomb 3500 years ago while trying to revive her with the sacred scroll of Life and Death and following hideous torture, being mummified alive and sealed in her tomb...

Fortunately some fool having forgotten and left the sacred scroll with him so as to allow his resurrection by a clumsy British archeologist ten years previous in 1922...

"The suffering is forgotten my love in the joy of our reunion...And in but a moment we shall be together for all time...There is but one thing left to be done, a brief sacrifice on your part..."

Ummn...Sacrifice?...The Princess in her living human body eyes him...He hastening to prepare the sacred implements...The infidels will be returning to the museum and they must act quickly to finish in time, he tells her...

"Finish...?" she stares at the rather sharp scalpel laid out with other rather gruesome tools...

"You must undergo but a moment of pain as I kill this body and revive you as I am, a mummy..."

What you say...? she stares at him... "Die and be raised up as a mummy?..."

"But..." Karloff blinks, shocked at her hesitation... "It is only a moment of pain, I can administer that which will ease even that...Surely for our deathless love you can endure the merest fraction of what I..."

"No, help!...Help!!..."

"You bitch!..." Buffy screamed at the TV... "After all he's gone through for you!..." She ran out of the room, clearly in tears...

The visiting Xander eyed Dawn...Dawn, Xander...

Yes...Andrew nodded sagely from his chair...It appears my little test has worked...And with events in LA moving toward what seems to be a final consummation.

Perhaps...He thoughtfully sucks at his never-lit-or-ever-to-be-lit pipe...

It is time...

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