In Excelsis Deo

Post-Chosen, disregarding the AtS S5 plotline. Upon answering a desperate call a late autumn night, Wesley invokes the help of Fred in nursing a broken warrior back to health. A warrior that does not want to live but to see the face of a woman that has moved an ocean away.



Hallelujah

‘Some knowledge and some song and some beauty must be kept for those days before the world again plunges into darkness.’ – Marion Zimmer Bradley.



20 Months

Buffy and Spike share a drunken night then decide to marry after Buffy finds out she is pregnant. They don’t love each other. They barely know each other. But they marry under the agreement to divorce one year and one month after Buffy gives birth in order to keep Buffy and the child away from Buffy’s abusive parents.