Disclaimer: Joss is the boss.
Timeline: Alternate season 6, the story takes place in Cordelia’s Birthday-verse.
Summary: Success is the best revenge – isn’t it? Anya gets a brilliant idea, Spike becomes a beauty expert, Buffy is livid with jealosy, Lydia Chalmers updates her thesis, Giles gets useful tips from Ethan Rayne, while Angel, Cordelia and Wesley investigate a couple of cases in Sunnydale.
Written for Seasonal Spuffy.
A/N: Many thanks to deird1, my wonderful beta who helped me with grammar, style and characters voices. All mistakes are mine. And many thanks to abelina, angearia, gillo, ladyofthelog, rebcake and snickfic for organizing this round and running seasonal_spuffy.