Friendly Enemies Part 3

Parts 1 and 2 are here.

Part 3

Giles turned his gaze on Spike. “I suppose I should thank you for helping Buffy remain alive,” he said. “Although I’m extremely curious as to why you did it. What is your motivation for such unusual behavior?”

Buffy had turned to face Giles, leaving her back to Spike who once again rested one hand lightly against it.

“When I figure that out, I’ll let you know,” Spike said, eyes briefly flaring yellow. “Maybe. Maybe I’ll just decide it’s none of your business.”

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Tutor (3/7)

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Tutor

Title: Tutor
Author: Holly
Setting: Season 4, shortly after Something Blue
Rating: NC-17
Word Count: 28k, complete
Special Thanks: bewildeNiamhBehind Blue Eyes for betaing, teragramm for the awesome banner.
Summary: Buffy has a certain set of skills: staking vampires, slaying demons, preventing the apocalypse, and chasing off men after a single night. That last thing could stand being crossed off her list. Fortunately, she knows just the man—err, vamp—to help.
Note: I’ll be posting the first three parts today and the following parts on EF and AO3.

Won’t make much sense without having read Chapter One and Chapter Two. :)

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Fic: Tutor (2/7)

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Tutor

Title: Tutor
Author: Holly
Setting: Season 4, shortly after Something Blue
Rating: NC-17
Word Count: 28k, complete
Special Thanks: bewildeNiamhBehind Blue Eyes for betaing, teragramm for the awesome banner.
Summary: Buffy has a certain set of skills: staking vampires, slaying demons, preventing the apocalypse, and chasing off men after a single night. That last thing could stand being crossed off her list. Fortunately, she knows just the man—err, vamp—to help.
Note: I’ll be posting the first three parts today and the following parts on EF and AO3.

First part is here: Chapter One

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Fic: Tutor (1/7)

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Tutor

Title: Tutor
Author: Holly
Setting: Season 4, shortly after Something Blue
Rating: NC-17
Word Count: 28k, complete
Special Thanks: bewildeNiamhBehind Blue Eyes for betaing, teragramm for the awesome banner.
Summary: Buffy has a certain set of skills: staking vampires, slaying demons, preventing the apocalypse, and chasing off men after a single night. That last thing could stand being crossed off her list. Fortunately, she knows just the man—err, vamp—to help.
Note: I’ll be posting the first three parts today and the following parts on EF and AO3.

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Fic: The Paper Incursion

Title: The Paper Incursion

Author: myrabeth

Setting: Pre-series to Season 5, post-series

Rating: PG-13

Word Count: 8950

Special Thanks: zabjade

Author’s Note: I managed to snag my own birthday for this round’s sign ups, and ended up producing a birthday-themed fic, a small gift to a fandom that has given me so much over the years, and continues to do so. Thank you all.

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Fic: The Mired Path (3/3 today)

Title: The Mired Path
Author: Pricelessspike (Priceless)
Setting: Post Season 12 (Comic compliant)
Rating: PG
Warning: Spike/Other
Word Count: 1900
Summary: In Season 12 Buffy and Spike break up. Spike eventually leaves and this is their first meeting in three years. Plus, Angel needs rescuing.
A/N: Massive thanks to my wonderful betas Stoney and TriBel, if you like anything in this fic, it’s because of them. All mistakes are mine, because I can’t stop re-writing.

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Fic: The Mired Path (2/3 today)

Title: The Mired Path
Author: Pricelessspike (Priceless)
Setting: Post Season 12 (Comic compliant)
Rating: PG
Warning: Spike/Other
Word Count: 1900
Summary: In Season 12 Buffy and Spike break up. Spike eventually leaves and this is their first meeting in three years. Plus, Angel needs rescuing.
A/N: Massive thanks to my wonderful betas Stoney and TriBel, if you like anything in this fic, it’s because of them. All mistakes are mine, because I can’t stop re-writing.

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Fic: The Mired Path (1/3 today)

Title: The Mired Path
Author: Pricelessspike (Priceless)
Setting: Post Season 12 (Comic compliant)
Rating: PG
Warning: Spike/Other
Word Count: 1900
Summary: In Season 12 Buffy and Spike break up. Spike eventually leaves and this is their first meeting in three years. Plus, Angel needs rescuing.
A/N: Massive thanks to my wonderful betas Stoney and TriBel, if you like anything in this fic, it’s because of them. All mistakes are mine, because I can’t stop re-writing.

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Fic: A Guy Can Dream

Title: A Guy Can Dream
Author:the_wiggins
Era/season/setting: season 6
Rating: M
Author’s note: I’ve been working on an original (well, Norse-mythology inspired) novel. So I haven’t had much time for fanfic. This weird little story is what happens when I try to shift gears, I guess.
The story was a little rushed and is unbeta’d. Please let me know if you see anything that feels weird or OOC! I’m gonna edit it again before posting to other sites, so all kinds of feedback welcome. :) Oh, and the title’s the best I could think of at the moment, but I’m not really happy with it. So if anyone has any other suggestions, I’m happy to hear them!

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FIC: Transilience [3/3 today (more to come)] PG

Title: Transilience
Author: Baphrosia
Setting: S2, pre-series
Rating: PG (for now, will change to R later)
Word Count: 3000
Summary: Early S2.  Ethan Rayne opens his costume shop a few weeks earlier than in canon.  This time, his cursed costume sends Buffy, who has yet to deal with Parent-Teacher night (and a certain vampire), on a journey through time.
A/N: The last chapter for today.  Look for more on AO3, ff.net, or Elysian Fields.  Thanks again to stallwartsandall and MiseEnPlace for the beta work!

Chapter One
Chapter Two

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FIC: Transilience [2/3 today (more to come)] PG

Title: Transilience
Author: Baphrosia
Setting: S2, pre-series
Rating: PG (for now, will change to R later)
Word Count: 1700
Summary: Early S2.  Ethan Rayne opens his costume shop a few weeks earlier than in canon.  This time, his cursed costume sends Buffy, who has yet to deal with Parent-Teacher night (and a certain vampire), on a journey through time.

Chapter One

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FIC: Transilience [1/3 today (more to come)] PG

Title: Transilience
Author: Baphrosia
Setting: S2, pre-series
Rating: PG (for now, will change to R later)
Word Count: 1800
Summary: Early S2.  Ethan Rayne opens his costume shop a few weeks earlier than in canon.  This time, his cursed costume sends Buffy, who has yet to deal with Parent-Teacher night (and a certain vampire), on a journey through time.

A/N: I finished this story quite some time ago but have been putting off posting.  I’m sorry to say it doesn’t much fit this round’s theme.  Rather, I was giving myself a deadline so I had to start posting.  It’s quite a long story, ~150,000 words, and I’ll continue posting to the usual places (AO3, ff.net, and Elysian Fields).  Thanks to stallwartsandall and MiseEnPlace for the very helpful beta work!  I revise somewhat obsessively, sometimes adding new mistakes after beta-ing, so if you catch anything lmk.

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Fic: Make Up

Title: Make Up

Author:​ Fancyflautist

Setting: post-series

Rating: PG-13

A/N: I’m already committed to posting one fic a day up until Christmas on my own journal, so I figured I’d just post this one here for the event and link it on mine instead! This is lightly inspired by an Ariana Grande song called Make Up, and also the Buffyverse Bingo prompt “Seeing Red” which I wanted to take in a different direction than just writing around the episode.

Also there’s an AO3 tag called “no beta we die like men” and I feel like that fits this situation. Please let me know any mistakes you find so I can correct ’em.

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Solstice Free-for-All Fic: The Naked Vampire Incident

Title: The Naked Vampire Incident
Author:​ Zab Jade
Setting: BtVS season 4
Rating: PG-13

WARNING: Buffy/Other, this is pre-Spuffy, though the vibes are definitely there. It’s a oneshot connected to a longer Spuffy story.

Summary: Everything changed after Maggie Walsh used an experimental virus on her soldiers and her creation…
After a horrific attack by Adam, Spike is staying in the basement of the Summers house to recover. Takes place during the events of the prologue for The Umbrella Initiative

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Fic: I’m No Good At Writing Love Letters

Title: I’m No Good At Writing Love Letters
Author: the_wiggins
Era/season/setting: Season 4, just after “Something Blue”
Word count: 3,830
Rating: PG
Warnings: Some slight references to Buffy/Riley
Summary: Willow’s spell has ended, the engagement is off, and Buffy’s more than ready to get her life back to normal. But then she finds a letter that Spike wrote to her while under the influence of the spell.
Author’s Note: Thanks to Teragramm for the beautiful banner and to thenewbuzwuzz for her always insightful feedback as a beta. Any remaining errors are 100% my fault. Constructive criticism always welcomed.

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