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    AN: A sequel to "Slayer's Night Off" (in which Spike and Buffy learn some things about each other and Riley makes a big mistake), this first chapter was a short response to a Taming the Muse prompt a couple of years ago. I always intended for it to go on, so I may or may not have posted it anywhere besides the Taming community. Be that as it may, it is now the first chapter of a wip story that picks up the night after “Slayer’s Night Off.” Chapters One and Two in this entry, additions as I polish them up.

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    14/15
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    Buffy goes out on Halloween for some fun at the Bronze, but there are a lot of vampires that didn't get the memo about it being their night off. Which gives Buffy and Spike a chance to learn something about their relationship that they hadn't expected.

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    1/1
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    4
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    One of those "what if" between the lines kind of things. What if Xander had been watching the byplay between Buffy and Spike when she opened Willow's gift? And then overheard a conversation between Tara, Buffy and Spike? Would he put 2 and 2 together?

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    1/1
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    Set in the future of the world of Hearts Breaking Even. Buffy is allowed one night with adult William before she goes back to her lonely life in her own time. (Written for a trope bingo prompt. The trope was "virgin") It could be seen as a sequel to that fic.

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    1/1
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    6
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    1
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    comic verse: Spike has been off on his voyage of self-discovery (aka "learn to move on") while Buffy, who refused to tell him she didn't want him to go, has been slaying zompires with Dowling. News of the fiery crash of the bugs' space ship has reached them, but no word about Spike. What does Buffy want for Christmas? (Written for a banner by OKDeanna)

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    Season Four fic written for the current round of Seasonal Spuffy. Spike and Buffy must work out their new relationship post-spell, pre-Adam. Riley is a non-starter once he mistakes Buffy for a demon.

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    Buffy and Spike find themselves dealing with some unexpected residual effects from Willow's spell. To their surprise, those feelings don't go away when the spell is cleared up. Can an unsoulled and eventually unchipped vampire and Heaven's Chosen One be in a relationship? How would everyone else feel about that? Some Initiative bashing, and Xander is a jerk for awhile, but he gets over it.

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    4/4
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    Buffy follows a demon through a portal and gets stuck in Victoria England for several days. Fortunately, she only has to explain herself to a young boy and some curious sheep. Although she's only there until Giles can reopen the portal and bring her home, it's long enough for her to make a lasting impression on little William, and for him to remain a pleasant memory in Buffy's mind. When Spike comes to Sunnydale a year or so later, it doesn't take long for them to recognize each other. In this AU season 2 and 3 fic, that leads to a lot of complications...

    It will be posted in multi-chapter sections rather than one chapter at a time.

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    Chapters:
    4/?
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    3
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    6
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    Summary: Based on my own AU fic “Hearts Breaking Even” in which a young Buffy spent a couple of days with a nine-year-old William (after jumping through a time portal after a demon). When Spike comes to Sunnydale as a 120+ year-old vampire, they eventually recognize each other and adult Spike and slightly older Buffy find themselves strongly attracted. Needless to say, the fic eventually ended Spuffy, and we can assume they stayed together after that story ended. Now Buffy has been sent by the PtB back in time again. But only for one night....

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    1/1
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    2
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    2
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    Written for a request at the fundraiser for Spikeslovebite, the request was to peek in on "our" Spike and Buffy in the Sunnydale to which Buffy had been sent in "Prologue to Life/I Know You" and in which Spike had joined her by the very end of that story. Extensive author's notes will offer a lengthier explanation of the "verse" created in that fic for those who aren't familiar with it. All you need to know about this one is that Buffy is trying to plan a wedding and deal with Adam at the same time. Very non-canon in most respects, as is to be expected in a Sunnydale where things have started being different as soon as "our" Buffy showed up.

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    5/5
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    Season six Dawn-centric story in which she unknowingly taps into her keyness to help Spike when he needs it. Then she's able to use it to help her sister.

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    1/1
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    2
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    Just a little ficlet about a possible Spuffier patrol one night.

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    1/1
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    Buffy is about to marry (somewhat unenthusiastically) a Shanshued Angel when vamp vibes and a familiar song cause her to realize Spike may not be as dead as she thought. The planned wedding goes downhill from there....

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    2
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    Begins shortly after the first few issues of Buffy Comics Season Nine. While a working knowledge of what happened in Season Eight and the beginning of Nine might be useful, I don't think it's necessary as it's not all that relevant to the plot here, which is more about Buffy and Spike working their way (two steps forward, one back) back into a relationship than it is about the comics plot stuff. Sufficient to know that season eight ended badly (world saved, but some deaths occurred and relationships were shattered) and Buffy has taken much of the blame. She's working in a minimum wage job, slaying at night, and sees Spike once in a while when he and his ship of bugs (just go with it) are around. She's just moved out of Dawn/Xander's apartment and into one of her own when our story begins and goes totally AU from anything comic-related.

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    Follows "Old Friends - Again". What is Giles going to do with Ethan now that he has him? (This should really be Part 2 of this verse. You should read "Old Friends Again" before this so you know what's going on.)

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    1/1
    Comments:
    4
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    2
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    A more or less gen fic that has strong hints of Gethan and is followed by a much shorter ficlet that is definitely Gethan. In this one, some knowledge of the comics verse wouldn't hurt, but it won't help that much either, as this is very non-comics-canon. All you need to know is that the new Slayers/Watchers Council headquarters is in the UK, and so, apparently, is some version of the Initiative. When Giles and Buffy accept Riley's offer to take Ethan out before he is "neutralized", they find a couple of surprises waiting for them...

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    1/1
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    Set somewhere during the Old Friends - Again verse, after Spike has been back a while. Buffy gets a surprise visitor at an awkward moment.... But it all works out....

    A sequel of sorts to that Gethan/gen fic. I don’t think it’s necessary to have read that one, but some knowledge of the Buffy comics would be useful.

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    1/1
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    Barely more than a drabble. Just a hint of what once was, this is set during "Band Candy"...

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    1/1
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    Part I is an AH AU in which Buffy "wakes up" from having been lost in a delusion for several years. Except for having so many memories of her delusional world, she adapts quickly to her new life and soon has a job and a boyfriend. Although Buffy (and everyone in her life who knows about her illness) worries from time to time about how she knows things she shouldn't, and there are occasional frightening incidents that can't be explained, she has mostly adjusted to her real life and is happily planning for her future. This is the happy part of the story.

    Part II is set in Sunnydale, with all the usual characters we're used to seeing there. This is the part of the story that isn't terribly happy for anyone most of the time. The ending is deliberately ambiguous and the reader is invited to interpret the situation in whatever way seems most likely.

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    Chapters:
    2/?
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    2
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    2
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    77
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    A sequel of sorts, to “Time Is On My Side”, my short, smutty, Spack ficlet. Buffy (and Faith) have shown up in Cardiff, as Spike suspected they would, and the first person they meet is Jack. And a couple of weevils…

    Jack and Faith find they have a lot in common, Buffy and Spike find each other, and Ianto learns that Jack still cares about him... enough to share...

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    Chapters:
    1/1
    Kudos:
    3
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    156

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