100-word BtVS Drabble. All characters belong to their respective creators and are used without any intention of damaging copyright. This story may not be distributed on a profit-making basis.

Unwelcome Changes

by Marcus L. Rowland

"Got me soul back," said Spike, "then the demon sent me back in time, stopped Buffy being killed. Only there's other things going to happen."

"Go on," said Riley.

"September eleventh, terrorists hijack four planes. Fly two into the World Trade Centre, one into the Pentagon, one crashes. You can stop it happening."

Lilah stopped the tape and said "We'll have to eliminate Finn as well as the vampire, of course, and anyone else they talked to."

"You can do that?" asked the President.

"Not a problem. Don't worry, you'll have all the excuses you need to start your war."

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Note - this was suggested by several stories which use time travel to resolve problems in the Buffyverse, most notably Buffy's second death. I always wondered why they didn't solve some other problems too, and what would happen if the characters tried. The Bush - Wolfram and Hart link is actually Angel canon, if you were wondering...