Sunnydale After Dark
Past Featured StorySummary: Over the summer following Buffy’s death, Dawn tells Spike that maybe Buffy didn’t despise him as much as he thought. So, when she comes back and the Scoobies barge in, Spike stays. 

Starts out with a lot of grieving, but I promise it gets lighter as the chapters go on.
Categories: Season 6, Episode Rewrite
Characters: Buffy, Spike, Dawn
Genres: HEA/HFN, Hurt/Comfort
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Other Mental Health Issues
Completed: Yes Chapters: 5
Word count: 16,193 Hit Count: 2,124 ePub Downloads: 7
Published: 04/15/23 Updated: 04/19/23


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Story Notes: Hi hi friendos, uploading this here now so all my Spuffy stories are on SAD cuz I love y'all, PLUS you get a shiny new banner by moi which I didn't have on EF!!! There will be 5 chapters to this little story, and I'll get em all up pretty fast. 
 
Disclaimer: All publicly recognizable characters, settings, etc. are the property of their respective owners. The original characters and plot are the property of the author. The author is in no way associated with the owners, creators, or producers of any media franchise. No copyright infringement is intended.
Titles and Chapter titles come from "Simple Fix" by Aimee Mann, who actually played in the Bronze in S7 (different song though). I don't own this either. 

1. Babies passing for adults by LJ94 - Likes: 7 Comments: 9 Word Count: 4,098 Hit Count: 482 Published: 04/15/23

The scene where Spike sees Buffy for the first time after she comes back from the dead is probably my favorite Spuffy moment of the series, and I was thinking about what would have happened if he hadn’t left when the Scoobies barged in. But Spike leaving was very much in character, so in order to write that story, I first had to write a chapter that would help Spike realize that Buffy would want him to stay.

This chapter takes place over the summer after her demise, in a series of conversations with Dawn and flashbacks. This one is told all in Dawn's perspective, that will change in future chapters. 

2. Once more around the track by LJ94 - Likes: 11 Comments: 11 Word Count: 2,364 Hit Count: 416 Published: 04/16/23

3. Loaded up their catapults by LJ94 - Likes: 7 Comments: 10 Word Count: 3,293 Hit Count: 440 Published: 04/17/23

4. Simple Fix by LJ94 - Likes: 5 Comments: 4 Word Count: 3,378 Hit Count: 415 Published: 04/18/23

5. Afraid to make a move by LJ94 - Likes: 8 Comments: 7 Word Count: 3,060 Hit Count: 371 Published: 04/19/23