Fic: With This Ring

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Ring On It

Title: With This Ring
Author: Rebcake
Rating: PG-13, for minor cussin’
Word Count: 4400
Summary: Seeking every possible advantage in the battle against the First, Buffy makes a minor wardrobe adjustment before heading into the Hellmouth. Will it make any difference?
Warnings: Ring!Fic
A/N: This is an old school “what if” fic. Dialog and action liberally stolen borrowed from the battle scene in Chosen. Spoilers up through Chosen and the first bit of Angel Season 5. Also, I maniped my own banner! Next, I’m going to make my own soap!

Continue Reading

Fic: Under My Skin – Prologue

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Ring On It

Title: Under My Skin – Prologue
Author: Rebcake
Word count: 1800-ish
Rating: PG
Characters: Dawn and Buffy
Summary: Dawn catches Buffy in an unusually self-reflective mood on the morning of a big day.
Warnings: Talking heads.
A/N: Takes place some months after my entry from last round, With This Ring. Inspiration and beta provided by the inestimable clawofcat, but don’t hold it against her. AU Angel Season 5.

Continue Reading

Fic: Under My Skin

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Ring On It

Title: Under My Skin
Author: Rebcake
Word count: 5600-ish
Rating: PG13 (for some cussin’ and slayerly violence)
Characters: Ensemble
Summary: It’s Buffy and Spike’s Very Special Day. AU Angel Season 5.
Warnings: Big-time wedding!fic, fluff, and schmoop. Very minor song!fic and baby!fic.

A/N1: I couldn’t resist, although I probably should have. Written in honor of the recent nuptials of our own enigmaticblues, though she may decide that it’s an honor she can easily live without. Thanks for bringing us the love, sweetie.
A/N2: Profuse thanks to beta readers angearia and clawofcat, both of whom provided a killer line in a pivotal area, among other things, but who cannot be held responsible for any errors because neither saw the whole story. Sorry about that, guys!
A/N3: This is a sequel to my entry from last round, With This Ring. Prologue can be found here.

Continue Reading

Fic: Anniversaries Aren’t For Quitters

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Ring On It

Title: Anniversaries Aren’t For Quitters
Author: Rebcake
Rating: PG13
Word count: 2800
Genre: Semi-spicy domestic fluff. Contented Spike alert.
Summary: Ten years after their rush job of a wedding, Buffy and Spike try to find time to celebrate. It’s harder than it sounds.

Continue Reading