Past Featured StorySummary: So Buffy’s life was foretold in a famous fairy tale. Who knew? She and Spike certainly didn’t, despite being the protagonists of this unexpected love story. Banner made by the amazingly talented Freya.
 Best Fluff and Best Movie Crossover. 
 
Categories: Season 4, Crossover (AtS), Crossover (Books or TV shows outside Buffyverse), Alternate Reality, Episode Rewrite, Challenge Response, Song Fic, Award Winners, Award Runners-Up
Characters: Angel, Anya, Buffy, Dawn, Drusilla, Faith, Giles, Joyce, Riley Finn, Spike, Tara, William, Willow, Xander
Genres: Challenge Response, Dramedy, Fighting, POV, Romance
Warnings: Adult Language, Buffy/Other (Temp), Character Death, Spike/Other (Temp), Violence
Challenges: 'Beauty and the Beast' Prophecy (Author's Choice of Name)
Completed: Yes Chapters: 21
Word count: 30,089 Hit Count: 28,903 ePub Downloads: 240
Published: September 04, 2014 Updated: October 07, 2014


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Story Notes: 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. Prologue: Tale as Old as Time by Wonder and Ashes - Likes: 20 Reviews: 18 Word Count: 875 Hit Count: 3,811 Published: September 04, 2014

Response to the 'Beauty and the Beast prophecy' challenge. 

2. Chapter One: True as it Can Be by Wonder and Ashes - Likes: 9 Reviews: 5 Word Count: 756 Hit Count: 1,434 Published: September 06, 2014

3. Chapter Two: Barely Even Friends by Wonder and Ashes - Likes: 9 Reviews: 6 Word Count: 1,164 Hit Count: 1,424 Published: September 09, 2014

4. Chapter Three: Then Somebody Bends Unexpectedly by Wonder and Ashes - Likes: 9 Reviews: 5 Word Count: 1,614 Hit Count: 1,338 Published: September 10, 2014

5. Chapter Four: Just a Little Change by Wonder and Ashes - Likes: 7 Reviews: 6 Word Count: 1,971 Hit Count: 1,342 Published: September 13, 2014

6. Chapter Five: Small, to Say the Least by Wonder and Ashes - Likes: 10 Reviews: 6 Word Count: 1,070 Hit Count: 1,295 Published: September 16, 2014

7. Chapter Six: Both a Little Scared by Wonder and Ashes - Likes: 12 Reviews: 6 Word Count: 1,584 Hit Count: 1,217 Published: September 17, 2014

8. Chapter Seven: Neither One Prepared by Wonder and Ashes - Likes: 13 Reviews: 9 Word Count: 2,053 Hit Count: 1,219 Published: September 21, 2014

9. Chapter Eight: Ever Just the Same by Wonder and Ashes - Likes: 8 Reviews: 7 Word Count: 1,123 Hit Count: 1,220 Published: September 24, 2014

10. Chapter Nine: Ever a Surprise by Wonder and Ashes - Likes: 10 Reviews: 4 Word Count: 1,557 Hit Count: 1,229 Published: September 27, 2014

11. Chapter Ten: Ever as Before by Wonder and Ashes - Likes: 12 Reviews: 7 Word Count: 1,587 Hit Count: 1,329 Published: September 28, 2014

12. Chapter Eleven: Ever Just as Sure by Wonder and Ashes - Likes: 10 Reviews: 6 Word Count: 1,035 Hit Count: 1,193 Published: September 29, 2014

13. Chapter Twelve: As the Sun Will Rise by Wonder and Ashes - Likes: 13 Reviews: 8 Word Count: 1,952 Hit Count: 1,226 Published: September 30, 2014

14. Chapter Thirteen: Tune as Old as Song by Wonder and Ashes - Likes: 13 Reviews: 5 Word Count: 1,284 Hit Count: 1,169 Published: October 01, 2014

15. Chapter Fourteen: Bittersweet and Strange by Wonder and Ashes - Likes: 13 Reviews: 9 Word Count: 1,815 Hit Count: 1,149 Published: October 02, 2014

16. Chapter Fifteen: Finding You Can Change by Wonder and Ashes - Likes: 12 Reviews: 5 Word Count: 1,452 Hit Count: 1,167 Published: October 03, 2014

17. Chapter Sixteen: Learning You Were Wrong by Wonder and Ashes - Likes: 8 Reviews: 7 Word Count: 1,706 Hit Count: 1,356 Published: October 04, 2014

18. Chapter Seventeen: Certain as the Sun by Wonder and Ashes - Likes: 12 Reviews: 5 Word Count: 1,313 Hit Count: 1,172 Published: October 05, 2014

19. Chapter Eighteen: Rising in the East by Wonder and Ashes - Likes: 8 Reviews: 7 Word Count: 1,630 Hit Count: 1,290 Published: October 06, 2014

20. Chapter Nineteen: Song as Old as Rhyme by Wonder and Ashes - Likes: 5 Reviews: 5 Word Count: 1,421 Hit Count: 1,078 Published: October 07, 2014

Posting two chapters at once, so look out for the next one. 

21. Epilogue: Beauty and the Beast by Wonder and Ashes - Likes: 26 Reviews: 24 Word Count: 1,127 Hit Count: 1,245 Published: October 07, 2014

Posted two chapters at once. Please read the previous chapter if you haven't done so already.