SUMMARY: If you don’t know by now I’m in trouble
DISTRIBUTION: just let me know.
DISCLAIMER: I’m not making any money off this or anything else actually so don’t sue.
TIMELINE/SPOILERS: Wildly AU post “Chosen”
PAIRING/CHARACTERS: Anya/Giles, Spike/Buffy, Wes/Willow and Ethan/Lorne yes it’s kind of crack, why do you ask?
A/N: Thanks to janedavitt for the beta and ezagaaikwe for the idea. agilebrit for the the icon and for the banner. smudgiboo
A/N: This ride has been long for such a short fic thank you all for reading. I hope it works well as whole. I may revisit this world for other adventures now that Giles is where he belongs but this seemed a good place to end.
Buffy woke a few days after the battle with Dru and Riley. I wasn’t at all surprised when she insisted that we do the spell to restore Spike immediately. I had no earthly idea why Buffy wanted to know if the spell could have 76 trombones as backup. I just took the return of her sense of humor as a sign of recovery.
In the beginning, the spell appeared to be going just as planned, literally note perfect. We sat in a circle surrounding Buffy, who was sitting tailor fashion and would be unable to speak or move until the spell was finished. Just as I started the final verse, I saw Spike in the center of our circle beside Buffy. Naked, with his head in Buffy's lap, he appeared as if he’d fallen into the circle newly reborn, but still not quite real. He was steadily becoming more and solid. The energy in the room was growing in waves as I sang with the others.( Read more... )