Sunnydale After Dark
Summary: Updated! A collection of drables and ficlets for the Night Shift 'Verse, in no particular order. 
Series: The Night Shift Chronicles 
Banner Art By: Harlow Turner
Categories: Alternate Universe, Drabbles, Sunnydale After Dark Debut, Sunnydale After Dark Exclusive, Vignette
Characters: Buffy, Spike, Angel, Francis Angleman, Giles, Graham Miller, Maggie Walsh
Genres: Alternate Reality, Dark, Hurt/Comfort
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Adult Language, Alcohol/Drug Use, Other Mental Health Issues, Torture (Physical), Violence, Warnings Added As Story Progresses
Completed: No Chapters: 2
Word count: 941 Hit Count: 54 ePub Downloads: 0
Published: 07/11/24 Updated: 07/16/24


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Story Notes: Each chapter can stand on its own. Specific warnings and rating may vary (though they will probably be in the R or below range, if necessary I'll bump the rating for the whole fic up but right now they're all R or below), but blanket warning for medical torture/experimentation, blood and gore, Stockholm Syndrome, and dark!Buffy, throughout all of these (I've tagged all relevant warnings, but not all will apply to every chapter). I will list specifics in the chapter notes, so readers can skip specific chapters that might trigger them.
 
 
These are sorta missing scenes or whatever I come up with, I'll update whenever inspiration strikes. I really recommend reading Night Shift and Turning the Tables first, as they provide much needed context. 
 
As with all my work, I portray most of the characters as sympathetic (though a few have been turned dark/made into villains here for plot purposes), and you won't find any bashing here. 
 
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.

1. Small Mercies by Harlow Turner - Likes: 2 Comments: 4 Word Count: 260 Hit Count: 32 Published: 07/11/24

This one takes place probably some time between Night Shift and Turning the Tables, or maybe later on in Night Shift. 

Rating in the R range. 

Specific warnings: blood, drugging, just a touch of implied Stockholm Syndrome, some adult language. 

2. The Recruit by Harlow Turner - Likes: 2 Comments: 4 Word Count: 681 Hit Count: 22 Published: 07/16/24

This takes before the first story in the series. Just how did Buffy end up working for the Initiative? This is... part of that backstory. 

 

This one is pretty tame! A bit of mild violence and some Initiative "shop talk" but all very very tame, especially compared to some of the other installments.