Sunnydale After Dark
Penname: Grief Counseling
Real Name: Beth
Member Since: 06/11/22
Last Active: 03/01/24
Membership Status: Administrator
Skin: Cemetery

 

I used to be dampersandspoons but changed my pen name a couple of years ago. I've been writing Spuffy fanfic since 2007 and I feel it in all of my bones how long that is. Some of these stories you may recognize from my old pen name, but most (if not all) have been reworked, tweaked, edited, or completely reimagined because WHY NOT?

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Summary: Nature and science collide as Spike learns to cope with the chip in his head. What at first appears to be a downgrade transforms into a chance to become something better. Something other.
A Gift For: SomeKindOfADeviant
Beta: bookishy
Banner Art By: loveisntbrains
Categories: Pre-Series, Season 4, Alternate Universe, Sunnydale After Dark Exclusive
Characters: Buffy, Spike, Ensemble
Genres: Angst, Comedy, Dark, Fighting, Hurt/Comfort, Plot-driven, Slow Burn, UST
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Abuse, Adult Language, Buffy/Other (Temp), Character Death, Sexual Situations, Spike/Other (Temp), Violence
Completed: No Chapters: 8 Table of Contents
Word count: 30,082 Hit Count: 1,386 ePub Downloads: 14
Published: 12/23/23 Updated: 02/08/24
Summary: A drabble a day keeps Demon Santa away. The members of Sunnydale After Dark present a month-long collaborative gift for Magnus, with all the Spuffy things he likes best!
Banner by Cd85!
Series: Merry Month of Magnus
A Gift For: Magnus374
Banner Art By: Claire
Categories: Post-Series, Drabbles, Sunnydale After Dark Exclusive
Characters: Buffy, Spike, Other
Genres: Comedy, Established Relationship, Lighthearted
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Adult Language
Completed: Yes Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Word count: 997 Hit Count: 205 ePub Downloads: 3
Published: 12/19/23 Updated: 12/19/23
Summary: The scene we missed after Spike asks "Do you trust me?"
Series: The Dampersandspoons Vault
A Gift For: Chelle
Banner Art By: Lady Emma
Categories: Sunnydale After Dark Exclusive, Season 6, Missing Scene, One-Shot
Characters: Buffy, Spike
Genres: Angst, Erotica, Porn w/o Plot, Romance
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Adult Language, Sexual Situations
Completed: Yes Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Word count: 2,847 Hit Count: 218 ePub Downloads: 6
Published: 12/03/23 Updated: 12/03/23
Summary: What's wrong with Joyce?
 
Written for the 2023 SAD Spooky September Event.
Banner by me.
Banner Art By: Grief Counseling
Categories: Season 5, Sunnydale After Dark Exclusive
Characters: Buffy, Spike, Dawn, Giles, Joyce, Tara, Willow, Xander
Genres: Dark, Horror
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Adult Language, Character Death, Violence
Completed: Yes Chapters: 6 Table of Contents
Word count: 15,759 Hit Count: 1,187 ePub Downloads: 9
Published: 08/31/23 Updated: 10/13/23
Summary: When lovable nerd William Pratt embarks on his first year of college, little does he know what challenges and perils await him! Similar frustrations grace popular Buffy Summers who just can't seem to meet a good guy that treats her right. Is William's sci-fi obsession, virginity and geekiness a buzz kill? Will Buffy ever find the man of her dreams? Will they bond over watching episodes of LOST? Is this story a total fluff-fest? FIND OUT NOW!
Banner by the awesome and LOST-loving Dusty!
Series: The Dampersandspoons Vault
Banner Art By: Dusty
Categories: Sunnydale After Dark Exclusive, All Human
Characters: Buffy, Andrew Wells, Cordelia, Parker Abrams, Wesley, William, Willow
Genres: Comedy, Fluffy, HEA/HFN, Lighthearted, Queer Themes, Romance
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Adult Language, Sexual Situations
Completed: Yes Chapters: 14 Table of Contents
Word count: 47,389 Hit Count: 3,398 ePub Downloads: 26
Published: 08/01/23 Updated: 08/17/23
Summary: Well Hell's Bells! It's a Sunnydale style wedding! You know what that means: things are going to go very very smoothly.
Banner Art By: ashcrashed
Categories: Season 6, Episode Rewrite, Sunnydale After Dark Debut, Sunnydale After Dark Exclusive
Characters: Buffy, Spike, Ensemble
Genres: Alternate Reality, Comedy, Dramedy, Fluffy, HEA/HFN, Lighthearted, Mystery
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Adult Language, Sexual Situations, Spike/Other (Temp)
Completed: Yes Chapters: 6 Table of Contents
Word count: 29,304 Hit Count: 2,644 ePub Downloads: 34
Published: 06/23/23 Updated: 07/28/23
Summary: Now that William and Buffy are in a healthier place, can they be casual friends while they struggle with their deeper connection?
The third part and conclusion to The Butcher Series
Series: The Butcher Series
Banner Art By: Grief Counseling
Categories: Sunnydale After Dark Exclusive, All Human
Characters: Buffy, Anne Pratt, Anya, Faith Lehane, Fred, Joyce, Nikki Wood, Original Characters, William, Xander
Genres: Angst, Drama, Friendship, HEA/HFN, Romance
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Adult Language, Sexual Situations, Spike/Other (Temp)
Completed: No Chapters: 10 Table of Contents
Word count: 32,826 Hit Count: 2,178 ePub Downloads: 9
Published: 05/26/23 Updated: 06/14/23
Summary: It's hard to take care of yourself when you're all alone. But Buffy was going to try.
A Sequel to The Butcher
 
Series: The Butcher Series
Banner Art By: Grief Counseling
Categories: All Human, Sunnydale After Dark Exclusive
Characters: Buffy, Anne Pratt, Faith Lehane, Fred, Joyce, Nikki Wood, Original Characters, Tara, William, Willow
Genres: Angst, Drama, Friendship, Romance
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Abuse, Adult Language, Child Abuse, Other Mental Health Issues, Rape (Implied)
Completed: Yes Chapters: 15 Table of Contents
Word count: 44,135 Hit Count: 5,631 ePub Downloads: 23
Published: 04/17/23 Updated: 05/24/23
Summary: A sexy interlude, somewhere between the episodes Gone and Dead Things.
Series: The Dampersandspoons Vault
Banner Art By: Grief Counseling
Categories: One-Shot, Season 6, Sunnydale After Dark Exclusive
Characters: None
Genres: Erotica, HEA/HFN, Porn w/o Plot
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Adult Language, Sexual Situations
Completed: Yes Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Word count: 3,337 Hit Count: 411 ePub Downloads: 13
Published: 05/17/23 Updated: 05/17/23
Summary: Every 100 years, the Hellmouth has a heat cycle. For three days and three nights, Sunnydale is shrouded in total darkness, and the whole town turns into nymphomaniacs. The worst part? There's nothing that can stop it. Not that anyone really wants it to stop...
Banner Art By: Grief Counseling
Categories: Season 5, Sunnydale After Dark Exclusive
Characters: Ensemble - BtVS
Genres: Comedy, Erotica, Fantasy, Lighthearted, Porn w/o Plot, Queer Themes, Threesome
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Adult Language, Buffy/Other (Temp), Fetish, Sexual Situations, Spike/Other (Temp), Taboo, Threesome(s)
Completed: Yes Chapters: 7 Table of Contents
Word count: 23,872 Hit Count: 3,913 ePub Downloads: 49
Published: 09/01/22 Updated: 04/22/23
Summary: Spike has returned to Sunnydale, heartbroken that Drusilla has left him. He performs a lust spell to get her back, but it goes horribly, fantastically, sex(ily) wrong. With Jell-O bats!
Series: The Dampersandspoons Vault
Banner Art By: Grief Counseling
Categories: Season 3
Characters: Buffy, Spike, Ensemble - BtVS
Genres: Claim, Comedy, Erotica, Fluffy, HEA/HFN, Lighthearted, Romance
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Adult Language, Dubious Consent, Sexual Situations
Completed: Yes Chapters: 14 Table of Contents
Word count: 54,515 Hit Count: 5,641 ePub Downloads: 83
Published: 07/28/22 Updated: 04/21/23
Summary: Another photo manip of Spike and Buffy before an intimate moment. I just wanted to see them in the sunlight. 
Categories: Sunnydale After Dark Exclusive, Graphic Arts
Characters: Buffy, Spike
Genres: Romance
Warnings: None
Completed: Yes Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Word count: 1 Hit Count: 622 ePub Downloads: 1
Published: 04/16/23 Updated: 04/16/23
Summary: He loves her, and she needs him. Sometimes it's not enough, and sometimes it goes too far.
It's a coming of age story full of heartbreak and trauma, and the pains of growing up and learning what love means.
(Originally published back in 2009, edited, COMPLETED, and will be updated regularly.)
Series: The Dampersandspoons Vault
, Series: The Butcher Series
Banner Art By: Grief Counseling
Categories: Sunnydale After Dark Exclusive, All Human
Characters: Buffy, Spike, Anne Pratt, Anya, Hank Summers, Joyce, Original Characters, William, Xander
Genres: Angst, Drama, Friendship, Hurt/Comfort, Plot-driven, Romance, Tragedy
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Abuse, Adult Language, Buffy/Other (Temp), Character Death, Cheating/Infidelity, Child Abuse, Sexual Situations, Spike/Other (Temp), Violence
Completed: Yes Chapters: 18 Table of Contents
Word count: 59,555 Hit Count: 3,603 ePub Downloads: 29
Published: 03/21/23 Updated: 04/16/23
Summary: All Spike wanted was for Buffy to treat him like a man. To let him into her world. Finally, she did.

Set during the episode Crush and instantly takes a sharp turn.
Banner Art By: Grief Counseling
Categories: Season 5, Sunnydale After Dark Debut, Sunnydale After Dark Exclusive
Characters: Ensemble - BtVS
Genres: Angst, Dramedy, Fighting, HEA/HFN, Hurt/Comfort, Romance, Slow Burn, UST
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Adult Language, Character Death, Sexual Situations
Completed: Yes Chapters: 18 Table of Contents
Word count: 49,216 Hit Count: 12,241 ePub Downloads: 201
Published: 07/04/22 Updated: 04/06/23
Summary: She let him in, and he won't let go. He's her dirty secret, but deep down, she knows he's something more.
SUNNYDALE AFTER DARK SHORT & SPUFFY DRABBLE EVENT 2023
Banner Art By: Grief Counseling
Categories: Season 6, Drabbles, Sunnydale After Dark Exclusive
Characters: Buffy, Spike
Genres: Angst, Erotica, Established Relationship, Hurt/Comfort, POV, Romance
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Adult Language, Sexual Situations
Completed: Yes Chapters: 31 Table of Contents
Word count: 3,100 Hit Count: 5,318 ePub Downloads: 17
Published: 03/01/23 Updated: 03/30/23
Summary: A very, very NSFW POV digital drawing of Spike doing what he does best.
Categories: Graphic Arts
Characters: Buffy, Spike
Genres: Porn w/o Plot, POV
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Sexual Situations
Completed: Yes Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Word count: 1 Hit Count: 583 ePub Downloads: 1
Published: 10/26/22 Updated: 10/26/22
Summary: Spike is such a good boy. NSFW photomanipulation for the 2022 Scooby Celebration!
Categories: Graphic Arts
Characters: Buffy, Spike
Genres: Porn w/o Plot, Romance
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Sexual Situations
Completed: Yes Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Word count: 1 Hit Count: 686 ePub Downloads: 1
Published: 09/28/22 Updated: 09/28/22
Summary: A romantic photomanipulation to honor the sweetness I know they must have shared, at least once. 
Categories: Graphic Arts
Characters: Buffy, Spike
Genres: Romance
Warnings: None
Completed: Yes Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Word count: 1 Hit Count: 1,520 ePub Downloads: 0
Published: 09/28/22 Updated: 09/28/22
Summary: An apocalypse threat in Maryland requires a vampire’s help to disenchant a stone used in the ritual to destroy all of mankind. Since Angelus is still without his soul, Buffy is forced to ask the one vampire she hates for a hand. The problem is, he’s in a wheelchair. What happens when a useless vamp and a slayer make a cross-country road trip to save the world? Will they kill each other before they get there, or will her horrible driving do the job for them?
Series: The Dampersandspoons Vault
Banner Art By: Grief Counseling
Categories: Season 2, Award Winners, Sunnydale After Dark Exclusive
Characters: None
Genres: Action/Adventure, Claim, Comedy, Erotica, Fighting, HEA/HFN, Hurt/Comfort, Road Trip, Romance, UST
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Adult Language, Character Death, Sexual Situations, Underage Sex, Violence
Completed: Yes Chapters: 21 Table of Contents
Word count: 71,436 Hit Count: 7,040 ePub Downloads: 104
Published: 06/14/22 Updated: 09/20/22
Summary: William Pratt is an aristocrat, swept up in the secret, exclusive world of sexual deviants with no plans of settling down. Elizabeth Summers is a willful American girl, desperate to escape her boring life. When the two of them are forced into an engagement, they concoct a plan that will satisfy their needs while fooling their parents. However, William and Elizabeth might realize they've met their match, and being "tied down" can be a tremendous amount of fun.
Banner Art By: Grief Counseling
Categories: All Human
Characters: Ensemble
Genres: Alternate Reality, Angst, Drama, Erotica, HEA/HFN, Historical, Porn w/ Plot, Romance
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Dubious Consent, Fetish, Sexual Situations, Spike/Other (Temp), Taboo
Completed: No Chapters: 19 Table of Contents
Word count: 63,766 Hit Count: 3,627 ePub Downloads: 28
Published: 06/14/22 Updated: 08/19/22
Summary: An episode rewrite of Seeing Red if things had taken a healthier turn.
Based on a challenge prompt from SanityFair.
Series: The Dampersandspoons Vault
Categories: Sunnydale After Dark Exclusive, Season 6, Episode Rewrite, One-Shot
Characters: Buffy, Spike
Genres: Angst, HEA/HFN
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Adult Language
Completed: Yes Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Word count: 4,034 Hit Count: 1,770 ePub Downloads: 11
Published: 06/26/22 Updated: 06/26/22
Summary: Buffy gets a phone call in the middle of the night from the last person she'd expect to hear from. She finds out that the telephone lends her the courage to say the things she's too afraid to admit, and more...to explore a side of her fantasies when she opens up to her enemy. Post-Intervention.
Series: The Dampersandspoons Vault
Banner Art By: Dirtyaim
Categories: Sunnydale After Dark Exclusive, Season 5, Sunnydale After Dark Debut
Characters: Buffy, Spike
Genres: Erotica, HEA/HFN, Lighthearted, Porn w/o Plot, Romance
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Adult Language, Sexual Situations
Completed: Yes Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Word count: 7,160 Hit Count: 645 ePub Downloads: 30
Published: 06/24/22 Updated: 06/24/22
Summary: Buffy, Giles, and the rest of the Scoobies are living in London a year after the collapse of the Hellmouth. They are faced with an interesting mission to save the world: they must retrieve an artifact that was destroyed over a hundred years ago. The catch? Buffy must travel back in time to the exact location where Spike lived before he was turned to obtain the artifact. The pain of seeing him again after losing him, even in human form, might prove to be too much. Or it might be exactly what a grieving slayer needs.
Series: The Dampersandspoons Vault
Banner Art By: Grief Counseling
Categories: Pre-Series, Post-Series, Award Winners
Characters: Buffy, Spike, Anne Pratt, Giles, William, Willow, Xander
Genres: Angst, Drama, Dream, Erotica, HEA/HFN, Historical, Reunion, Romance, Time Travel
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Adult Language, Sexual Situations
Completed: Yes Chapters: 20 Table of Contents
Word count: 75,030 Hit Count: 6,006 ePub Downloads: 88
Published: 06/14/22 Updated: 06/14/22
Summary: Buffy is now twenty-eight and spends her nights working the graveyard shifts in greasy spoon diners for extra cash. She lives a solitary life, still pining for a vampire that died saving them all. But one night, a customer waltzes into the diner with a familiar face and everything changes.
Series: The Dampersandspoons Vault
Banner Art By: Grief Counseling
Categories: Post-Series, One-Shot
Characters: Buffy, Spike, Original Characters
Genres: HEA/HFN, Lighthearted, Reunion, Romance
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Sexual Situations
Completed: Yes Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Word count: 7,244 Hit Count: 2,020 ePub Downloads: 30
Published: 06/14/22 Updated: 06/14/22
Summary: Spike is an eighteen-year-old hellraiser with a past that he'd rather not talk about. Buffy is a privileged, rich, high school girl with a past that she'd rather not talk about. When they're forced to work at an antique shop run by Buffy's mother and Spike's uncle, their big personalities clash. It's all bark and no bite, though, because what they really need is each other.
Series: The Dampersandspoons Vault
Banner Art By: Grief Counseling
Categories: Sunnydale After Dark Exclusive, All Human, Award Winners
Characters: Buffy, Spike, Angel, Cordelia, Giles, Hank Summers, Harmony, Jenny Calendar, Joyce
Genres: Angst, Dramedy, HEA/HFN, Romance, Slow Burn, UST
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Adult Language, Buffy/Other (Temp), Cheating/Infidelity, Sexual Situations
Completed: Yes Chapters: 25 Table of Contents
Word count: 101,855 Hit Count: 3,900 ePub Downloads: 58
Published: 06/13/22 Updated: 06/13/22
Summary: Buffy Summers has been tormented by supernatural horrors all of her life. When her entire family is slain, she makes a contract with a vampire named Spike to take them down once and for all. They both discover that there's more to Buffy than they ever imagined possible. 
Series: The Dampersandspoons Vault
Banner Art By: Grief Counseling
Categories: Sunnydale After Dark Exclusive, Award Winners, Alternate Universe
Characters: Buffy, Spike, Ethan Rayne, Giles, Joyce, Lindsey McDonald, Tara, Wesley
Genres: Action/Adventure, Alternate Reality, Angst, Dark, Dream, Fighting, HEA/HFN, Horror, Hurt/Comfort, Mystery, Plot-driven, Romance, Slow Burn, UST
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Adult Language, Character Death, Sexual Situations, Violence
Completed: Yes Chapters: 34 Table of Contents
Word count: 114,049 Hit Count: 3,414 ePub Downloads: 64
Published: 06/13/22 Updated: 06/13/22
Summary: Buffy Summers, one heck of a gal, lives in a perfect 1950s All-American suburb of Sunnydale, California. She's a sophomore in college but she lives at home, she’s the neighborhood sweetheart, and loves cherry lollipops, bubblegum, making milkshakes at the diner, and dancing her god-fearing heart out. But what happens when a total dreamboat greaser from across the pond comes a-rumblin’ on his motorcycle to Sunnydale? He turns her pearl-clutching town upside down, that’s what!
Series: The Dampersandspoons Vault
Banner Art By: Grief Counseling
Categories: Sunnydale After Dark Exclusive, All Human, Award Winners
Characters: Ensemble
Genres: Alternate Reality, Comedy, Erotica, Fluffy, HEA/HFN, Historical, Lighthearted, Romance
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Alcohol/Drug Use, Attempted Rape, Sexual Situations
Completed: Yes Chapters: 26 Table of Contents
Word count: 104,447 Hit Count: 3,203 ePub Downloads: 45
Published: 06/13/22 Updated: 06/13/22
Summary: William and Buffy have a special connection that few could possibly understand. When things cross the line, that bond is put to the test. It would be a lot easier if they weren't twins.
Series: The Dampersandspoons Vault
Banner Art By: Grief Counseling
Categories: Sunnydale After Dark Exclusive, All Human, Award Winners
Characters: Buffy, Charles Gunn, Cordelia, Faith Lehane, Joyce, Original Characters, Parker Abrams, Riley Finn, William
Genres: Angst, Drama, Erotica, HEA/HFN, Romance, UST
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Adult Language, Buffy/Other (Temp), Cheating/Infidelity, Fetish, Spike/Other (Temp), Taboo
Completed: Yes Chapters: 13 Table of Contents
Word count: 49,778 Hit Count: 2,662 ePub Downloads: 37
Published: 06/13/22 Updated: 06/13/22
Summary: Buffy has one hell of a sore back. Spike has exceptional hands and massage oil. How can this be resolved? Sex, guys. It's resolved with sex.
Let this post-Intervention, Season 5 porn adventure commence! With oil!
Series: The Dampersandspoons Vault
Banner Art By: Grief Counseling
Categories: Sunnydale After Dark Exclusive, Season 5, One-Shot
Characters: Buffy, Spike
Genres: Erotica, Lighthearted, Porn w/o Plot
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Adult Language, Sexual Situations
Completed: Yes Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Word count: 6,077 Hit Count: 339 ePub Downloads: 13
Published: 06/12/22 Updated: 06/12/22
Summary: Buffy and Spike share a drink or three and realize they have something special in common. This is a fun, non-serious, sexy exploration of a specific trope involving suped-up body parts among super-beings.
Series: The Dampersandspoons Vault
Banner Art By: Grief Counseling
Categories: Sunnydale After Dark Exclusive, Season 5, One-Shot
Characters: None
Genres: Comedy, Erotica, Fluffy, HEA/HFN, Lighthearted, Porn w/o Plot
Warnings: (Click Here To Reveal) Alcohol/Drug Use, Sexual Situations
Completed: Yes Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Word count: 5,503 Hit Count: 380 ePub Downloads: 19
Published: 06/12/22 Updated: 06/12/22