Buffy persuades Spike to leave the basement and reconciles an event from their past.
Buffy’s parents are killed and she comes to live with her uncle, Giles, who is a professor at UC-Sunnydale. There she meets the gang, Willow, Cordelia, Angel, Xander and William and they grow up together. To fulfill provisions in her parent’s will, Buffy, accompanied by Willow, goes to England to finish high school and returns 3 years later to find what her future holds for her.
Harsh Light of Day rewrite.
Begins during Older and Far Away.
Charleston in the 1850s – Elizabeth Crawford doesn’t think much of men in general, they’ve always let her down. Will the dashing Englishman William Montgomery be able to change her mind? Or is he willing to try?
Buffy tries unsuccessfully to reach Acathla before Angelus does and finds common ground with Spike instead. Originally written for the Spuffy Kinkathon, Contains S2 Spike and Buffy, locked in a confined space with no way to escape over a longish period of time, plus some H/C, snark, chocolate and no Wussy!Spike.