Title: The Gift
Author: Kristen Sharpe
Date: January 17, 2005
Series: SWAT Kats: The Radical Squadron
Genre: General
Rating: G
Disclaimer: SWAT Kats: The Radical Squadron, its characters and concepts are copyright to Hanna-Barbera Cartoons, Inc and are used without permission.
Author's Note: I see a lot of drabbles (100 word fanfics) in the Inuyasha fandom. I thought I'd try a SWAT Kat one. Expect more to come.


As he watched the eight year old reach for the present he knew to be from him, he felt a fresh stab of guilt. He should have bought a doll. It was common sense. Little she-kats liked dolls and, even as out of touch with childhood as he was, he knew that much.

But, his week had been hectic. Grabbing a toy from the fundraiser's stand in the lobby at Headquarters had been all he could manage.

Now, he watched his niece pull the plastic replica of an Enforcer from the gift bag with mounting dread.

And then, she smiled.