Fic: Buffy and the Bloodmobile (1 of 2)

Title: Buffy and the Bloodmobile
Author: Rebcake
Rating: PG13
Word count: 2115
Setting: During an alternate* S5, after the altercation with Glory in “Blood Ties”.
Summary: Property damage has consequences.

AN: Surprise sequel! No one was more surprised than the author, though. This is so very unbeta’d, so please let me know if you see any errors, or are wondering what the heck is going on. Part 2 will go up during the free-for-all weekend.

*Quickie overview of the Vamp-Next-Door-verse: Buffy did her first few slaying years in LA, with the full knowledge of her family, and moved to Sunnydale for college. Joyce and Dawn followed a year later. Riley left town at the end of S4. Spike’s been living on the Hellmouth for a few years, for Reasons. You can read all about it: On LJ / On AO3 / On BSV / On TSR / On EF

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Fic: What Happens in Canada (3/4)

This entry is part 3 of 3 of the story What Happens in Canada

Title: What Happens in Canada (3/4)
Author: Rebcake
Word count: 1200
Rating: Mature for language, themes, and science
Setting: Unspecified post-series future wherein Slayers and other supernatural things are known to at least some of the public, and Buffy and Spike are a couple.
Summary: For the good of her sister Slayers, Buffy participates in a study (in Canada). She’s a giver.

Right this way to Chapter 1 or Chapter 2.

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Fic: What Happens in Canada (2/4)

This entry is part 2 of 3 of the story What Happens in Canada

Title: What Happens in Canada (2/4)
Author: Rebcake
Word count: 1700
Rating: Mature — for language, themes, and science
Setting: Unspecified post-series future wherein Slayers and other supernatural things are known to at least some of the public, and Buffy and Spike are a couple.
Summary: For the good of her sister Slayers, Buffy participates in a study (in Canada). She’s a giver.

Note: OMG, you guys! Apparently I have a lot of thoughts about slayer sexual response research and this has become much more involved than I planned. Let me know if you spot any errors, please.

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Fic: What Happens in Canada (1/4)

This entry is part 1 of 3 of the story What Happens in Canada

Title: What Happens in Canada (1/4)
Author: Rebcake
Word count: 1400
Rating: Mature — for language, themes, and science
Setting: Unspecified post-series future wherein Slayers and other supernatural things are known to at least some of the public, and Buffy and Spike are a couple.
Summary: For the good of her sister Slayers, Buffy participates in a study (in Canada). She’s a giver.

Note: This is very last-minute and unbetaed, so don’t be shy about pointing out any errors you find.

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Fic: Anniversaries Aren’t For Quitters

This entry is part 4 of 4 of the story 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.

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Fic: Fire in the Soul (6a/9)

This entry is part 6 of 6 of the story Fire in the Soul

A new chapter of my San Francisco story/travelogue! It’s been awhile, but the end is in sight! I’m sorry not to have a self-contained piece for this round, but I’m determined to finish this seasonal_spuffy  WIP. (How do you novel-length authors do it?)

Title: Fire in the Soul (6a/9)
Author: Rebcake
Rating: PG13
Word count: 2075
Pairing: Spike/Buffy, with Dru and OCs.
A/N: Thanks for the quickie beta by MiAmor. NOT comics compliant.
Summary: A few years after Sunnydale’s spectacular demise, Buffy and her crew are getting on with their lives in San Francisco. A not entirely unwelcome blast from her past (Spike! It’s Spike!) blows into town, but he’s brought more than the generally allowable amount of baggage with him.

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Fic: Fire in the Soul (5/?)

This entry is part 5 of 6 of the story Fire in the Soul

Title: Fire in the Soul (5/?)
Author: Rebcake
Rating: PG13
Word count: 4100
Pairing: Spike/Buffy, with Dru and OCs.
A/N: Thanks for the quickie betas by shapinglight and MiAmor. Some photos contained herein are copyrighted as noted. NOT comics compliant.
Summary: A few years after Sunnydale’s spectacular demise, Buffy and her crew are getting on with their lives in San Francisco. A not entirely unwelcome blast from her past (Spike! It’s Spike!) blows into town, but he’s brought more than the generally allowable amount of baggage with him.

Previously:
Chapter 1 on LJ / Chapter 1 on DW — In which a “chance” encounter leads to strong language and less-than-adult behavior. Also: animal magnetism.
Chapter 2a on LJ / Chapter 2a on DW — In which Dawn makes her feelings known and Buffy tries not to.
Chapter 2bc on LJ / Chapter 2bc on DW— In which Buffy gets on with her Sunday, which naturally ends up being weird.
Chapter 3 on LJ / Chapter 3 on DW — In which Buffy checks in with Giles and has another bizarre vampire meet up.
Chapter 4 on LJ / Chapter 4 on DW — In which Buffy possibly overthinks things before she and Spike try that new-fangled “communication” thing.

New today:
Chapter 5 on LJ / Chapter 5 on DW — In which Spike and Buffy lick their respective wounds after a communication breakdown.

Fic: Fire in the Soul (4/?)

This entry is part 4 of 6 of the story Fire in the Soul

What do you know?! I’ve got another chapter of my San Francisco story/travelogue ready for seasonal_spuffy!

Title: Fire in the Soul (4/?)
Author: Rebcake
Rating: PG13
Word count: 3370
Pairing: Spike/Buffy, but also quite a bit of Dru, though not in this chapter.
A/N: Thanks for the quickie beta by MiAmor. Some photos contained herein are copyrighted as noted. NOT comics compliant.
Summary: A few years after Sunnydale’s spectacular demise, Buffy and her crew are getting on with their lives in San Francisco. A not entirely unwelcome blast from her past (Spike! It’s Spike!) blows into town, but he’s brought more than the generally allowable amount of baggage with him.

Previously:
Chapter 1 on LJ / Chapter 1 on DW — In which a “chance” encounter leads to strong language and less-than-adult behavior. Also: animal magnetism.
Chapter 2a on LJ / Chapter 2a on DW — In which Dawn makes her feelings known and Buffy tries not to.
Chapter 2bc on LJ / Chapter 2bc on DW— In which Buffy gets on with her Sunday, which naturally ends up being weird.
Chapter 3 on LJ / Chapter 3 on DW  — In which Buffy checks in with Giles and has another bizarre vampire meet up.

New today:
Chapter 4 on LJ / Chapter 4 on DW — In which Buffy possibly overthinks things before she and Spike try that new-fangled “communication” thing.

Fic: Fire in the Soul (2bc/?)

This entry is part 3 of 6 of the story Fire in the Soul

I’ve got a few more chapters of my story/travelogue for you all today! Set in San Francisco, but NOT comics compliant. Up first:

Title: Fire in the Soul (2bc/?)
Author: Rebcake
Rating: PG13
Word count: 4100
Warnings: A bit Dru-ish
A/N: Beta’d by snickfic, except for a section added later, which was reviewed by MiAmor. Some photos contained herein are copyrighted as noted.
Summary: A few years after Sunnydale’s spectacular demise, Buffy and her crew are getting on with their lives in San Francisco. A not entirely unwelcome blast from her past (Spike! It’s Spike!) blows into town, but he’s brought more than the generally allowable amount of baggage with him.

Previously:
Chapter 1 on LJ / Chapter 1 on DW — In which a “chance” encounter leads to strong language and less-than-adult behavior. Also: animal magnetism.
Chapter 2a on LJ / Chapter 2a on DW — In which Dawn makes her feelings known and Buffy tries not to.

New! In the continuation of Chapter 2, Buffy gets on with her Sunday, which naturally ends up being weird…

Read at my journal(s) — Chapter 2bc on LJ / Chapter 2bc on DW

Fic: Fire in the Soul (2a/?)

This entry is part 2 of 6 of the story Fire in the Soul

Title: Fire in the Soul (2a/?)
Author: Rebcake
Rating: PG13, this chapter
Word count: 1140
Summary: A few years after Sunnydale’s spectacular demise, Buffy and her crew are getting on with their lives in San Francisco. A not entirely unwelcome blast from her past blows into town, but he’s brought more than the generally allowable amount of baggage with him.

A/N: This half-chapter takes place the morning after the events of Chapter 1. Alas, it’s just a couple of gals sitting around talking, but more plot is coming soon (tomorrow?) on my journal. I’ll link from the bottom of this chapter when it’s up.
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Fic: Fire in the Soul (1/?)

This entry is part 1 of 6 of the story Fire in the Soul

My second offering is a WIP, since inspiration struck rather late. More to follow on open posting day, or on my journal.

Title: Fire in the Soul (1/?)
Author: Rebcake
Rating: PG13, this chapter
Word count: 4400
Warnings: A bit Dru-ish
A/N: NOT comics or S8 compliant, but might’ve been inspired by discussion surrounding a panel in one of the recent IDW Spike comics. No comics knowledge required. Beta’d by  snickfic, who has seen every word and can be held completely liable for any mistakes. (Kidding! She was awesome, but then I messed around with it some more. Tsk.) Some photos contained herein are copyrighted as noted.
Summary: A few years after Sunnydale’s spectacular demise, Buffy and her crew are getting on with their lives in San Francisco. A not entirely unwelcome blast from her past blows into town, but he’s brought more than the generally allowable amount of baggage with him.

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Fic: Boots to the Fire (Escape)

Happy Easter, everybody! I’ve got a couple of things for you today, both set in scenic San Francisco, California. If Joss can do it, why not the rest of us, right? First up, a cheery little one-shot!

Title: Boots to the Fire (Escape)
Author: Rebcake
Rating: PG13
Word count: 2350
A/N: Ostensibly set just after the end of the Season 8 comics, but you need not have read (or liked) them in order to enjoy this bit o’ fluff.
Summary: In the grand old (since January 2011) tradition of Spuffy fic centered around Dawn and Xander’s San Francisco fire escape, I bring you a story that begins with a make-out scene…

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Fic: Feels Like Heaven

Title: Feels Like Heaven
Author: Rebcake
Rating: PG13 for Spike’s language.
Word Count: 4,200
Summary: Buffy’s not in a good place. Dawn suspects Spike can help.
Warnings: Angsty angst.
A/N: This is a post-NFA fic in which the events of the S8 comics are obliquely mentioned, but they didn’t actually happen. Clear? Okay then! Beta’d by gillo, but since she took a few whacks at it, I’ve completely rearranged everything, so she can’t be held responsible for any errors. (If you see any, let me know, ‘k?) Also, MiAmor had a few suggestions, and our mods are wonderful. ETA: Banner by me.
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Fic: Defenseless (3 of 3)

This entry is part 3 of 3 of the story Defenseless

Title: Defenseless
Author: Rebcake
Word Count: 4000
Rating: PG13
Characters: Spike, Buffy, Joyce, Giles, with guest appearances by some other familiar faces
Summary: After escaping from the Initiative, Spike weighs his options and seeks help from the Slayer’s Watcher mother.
Warning: Compresses some events in the Season Four timeline. Contains non-canon character death.
A/N: Spike POV. Fill-in-the-blank, though somewhat AU. Contains bits of dialogue from the show, but I do not own any of these characters, alas. enigmaticblues  rocks my world. Beta’d by MiAmor, who isn’t nearly tough enough, but who also rocks my world.

Act One here.   Act Two here.

ANGST ALERT FOR THIS CHAPTER!

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Fic: Defenseless (2 of 3)

This entry is part 2 of 3 of the story Defenseless

Title: Defenseless
Author: Rebcake
Word Count: 2800
Rating: PG13
Characters: Spike, Buffy, Joyce, Giles, with guest appearances by some other familiar faces
Summary: After escaping from the Initiative, Spike weighs his options and seeks help from the Slayer’s Watcher mother.
Warning: Compresses some events in the Season Four timeline. Contains non-canon character death.
A/N: Spike POV. Fill-in-the-blank, though somewhat AU. Contains bits of dialogue from the show, but I do not own any of these characters, alas. enigmaticblues  rocks my world. Beta’d by MiAmor, who isn’t nearly tough enough.

Act One here.

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Fic: Under My Skin

This entry is part 3 of 4 of the story 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.

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Fic: Under My Skin – Prologue

This entry is part 2 of 4 of the story 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.

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