Devil's Advice

Disclaimer: Who ever owns (Umm…Top Cow?) it really isn't me. Advice: don't sue. All you'd get is some really beat up books, one vicious cat, one cat who thinks he's a dog, and lint. I'm dirt poor.

Dedication: To crackers! 'Cause you keep me full.

Summery: After Sara's death her daughter has some interesting talks with a man from her mother's past.

Who the hell are you?

A friend of your Mothers. It's not proper for a young girl of sixteen to live alone.

Tough. I do. Let's have at it one more time. Who are you?

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Hey! I was talking to you!

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Your mother would be proud.

Gee, thanks. I know what I want But what do you want?

I want many things. Most unreachable.

Awwwww. I'm crying in my beer.

Don't drink.

Who are you to tell me what to do?

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Well? Let's have at it Dark and Mysterious one.

Good Night, Jeanne Elizabeth.

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Oh. It's you. I though maybe you died. If you aren't already.

Your mother also likened me to the living dead.

Go Mom.

You miss her.

Duh.

I also morn her.

Wow. I can see you're really choked up about it.

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God. He moves like the freakin' wind.

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Hello, Jeanne.

Yo. I'm guessing if you knew my mother, you knew my father.

In a fashion.

So where is he?

Around.

Lovely and oh so clear. Let's try a next question. Why did he leave?

What did Lady Sara say?

To protect us. She said he was really big on the protecting thing.

Yes.

Yes?

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Oh, hell.

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Why does the Witchblade want me! I'm no wielder.

No man or women can fathom the Witchblade. Though, many have tried.

Like Kenneth Irons.

Yes.

Oh, fun.

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You are a wielder, Jeanne. No matter what the difference is between you and the others.

Oh, we're being clear tonight. You mean the little fact that I reassemble my dad and not a whole line of- Hey!

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Damn. He's gone. Again.

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I've been thinking, Dad.

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Oh, you bet I know, Ian Nottingham. Why?

Why?

Yes why! Why did you play this game! Why did you leave! Why!

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No, goddamn it, don't give me a tissue.

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No. Don't give me a hug, No!

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Oh, hell.

Author's Note2: Well, what did you think of it? Please tell me by reviewing. Flames will be used to light incense. As to the end, I left it confusing and messy because well, isn't life that?