Summary: Buffy's off to college, Spike and Wesley are working together, and Giles and Joyce's relationship is progressing nicely. Unfortunately, change is on its way, and it's anyone's guess as to who will be left standing when it's all said and done. Set after Avocation, in an alternate S4 where many events of canon get thrown out the window...
Categories: Alternate Reality, Season 4
Characters: Buffy, Spike
Genres: Drama, Romance
Warnings: None
Completed: Yes Chapters: 48
Word count: 168,700 Hit Count: 39,338 ePub Downloads: 389
Published: November 19, 2006 Updated: November 19, 2006


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1. Chapter 1 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 4 Reviews: 3 Word Count: 3,529 Hit Count: 1,748

The title comes from Ecclesiastes, which most people know from the phrase, "A time for everything, and a season for everything under heaven." Really, this story is based on the entire book, which is probably my favorite in the Bible. It talks about making the most of what one has now, and while some find it depressing, I love it. If you've got the time, I'd really recommend you read the whole thing.

2. Chapter 2 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 4,256 Hit Count: 851

3. Chapter 3 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,343 Hit Count: 812

4. Chapter 4 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,229 Hit Count: 798

5. Chapter 5 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 2,987 Hit Count: 947

6. Chapter 6 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,205 Hit Count: 834

7. Chapter 7 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 1 Word Count: 3,183 Hit Count: 802

8. Chapter 8 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,046 Hit Count: 832

9. Chapter 9 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,643 Hit Count: 811

10. Chapter 10 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,400 Hit Count: 833

11. Chapter 11 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,326 Hit Count: 874

12. Chapter 12 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,497 Hit Count: 932

13. Chapter 13 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,333 Hit Count: 797

14. Chapter 14 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,551 Hit Count: 779

15. Chapter 15 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,096 Hit Count: 860

16. Chapter 16 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,008 Hit Count: 804

17. Chapter 17 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,809 Hit Count: 838

18. Chapter 18 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,323 Hit Count: 777

19. Chapter 19 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,873 Hit Count: 847

20. Chapter 20 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,492 Hit Count: 796

21. Chapter 21 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 3 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,711 Hit Count: 846

22. Chapter 22 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 3 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,298 Hit Count: 784

A/N: If you pay really close attention to things like timing, and time of the year, you'll probably notice that I've taken liberties with canon for my own nefarious purposes. Oh well. I'm evil like that.

23. Chapter 23 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,733 Hit Count: 825

A/N: If you pay really close attention to things like timing, and time of the year, you'll probably notice that I've taken liberties with canon for my own nefarious purposes. Oh well. I'm evil like that.

24. Chapter 24 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 3 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,105 Hit Count: 804

25. Chapter 25 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 3 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,663 Hit Count: 827

26. Chapter 26 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,509 Hit Count: 875

27. Chapter 27 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 3 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 4,246 Hit Count: 845

28. Chapter 28 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,809 Hit Count: 824

29. Chapter 29 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 3 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 4,556 Hit Count: 736

30. Chapter 30 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 1 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,688 Hit Count: 759

31. Chapter 31 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 1 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,467 Hit Count: 687

32. Chapter 32 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 1 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,350 Hit Count: 716

33. Chapter 33 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 1 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,699 Hit Count: 745

34. Chapter 34 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 1 Reviews: 1 Word Count: 3,312 Hit Count: 684

35. Chapter 35 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 1 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,349 Hit Count: 749

36. Chapter 36 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 1 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,441 Hit Count: 689

37. Chapter 37 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 1 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,077 Hit Count: 648

38. Chapter 38 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 1 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,614 Hit Count: 622

39. Chapter 39 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 1 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,260 Hit Count: 719

40. Chapter 40 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 1 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,446 Hit Count: 728

41. Chapter 41 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 1 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,488 Hit Count: 834

42. Chapter 42 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,301 Hit Count: 790

43. Chapter 43 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,875 Hit Count: 798

44. Chapter 44 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,639 Hit Count: 893

45. Chapter 45 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,396 Hit Count: 823

46. Chapter 46 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,407 Hit Count: 933

47. Chapter 47 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 2 Reviews: 0 Word Count: 3,582 Hit Count: 783

48. Chapter 48 by Enigmaticblue - Likes: 10 Reviews: 6 Word Count: 4,550 Hit Count: 800