Illyria
Stories
Summary: Set after the events of the season 5 AtS series finale "Not Fade Away". Buffy finds herself drawn to Los Angeles to warn Angel of a vivid dream evoking what appears to be a dangerous unfulfilled prophecy of the entire city in ruins. But it's her rather sudden arrival that ends up being the very catalyst that has already set the battle into motion. It also wastes no time bringing her face-to-face with someone she never expected to see again. When an old enemy suddenly resurfaces at the expense of honoring a debt long overdue, everything that was, may no longer be.
Categories: Post-Series
Characters: Andrew Wells, Angel, Buffy, Charles Gunn, Dawn, Fred, Illyria, Spike, Wesley
Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama, Fighting, Romance
Warnings: Sexual Situations
Completed: Yes Chapters: 31 Table of Contents
Word count: 103,157 Hit Count: 50,172 ePub Downloads: 759
Published: August 10, 2014 Updated: February 10, 2015
Summary: Buffy and Spike decide to start a family in a realistic way (as realistic as you can get in Buffyverse). Post-NFA, Buffy POV. This is a response to swifthorse’s challenge. (Beautiful banner by Carrie Ann...)
Disclaimer: I own nothing. Joss owns all. 
Categories: Post-Series, Challenge Response, Baby Fic
Characters: Angel, Buffy, Dawn, Faith Lehane, Fred, Giles, Illyria, Original Characters, Oz, Robin Wood, Spike, Willow, Xander
Genres: Challenge Response, Drama, POV, Romance
Warnings: Adult Language, Violence
Challenges: Author's Choice
Completed: Yes Chapters: 70 Table of Contents
Word count: 156,374 Hit Count: 48,012 ePub Downloads: 501
Published: October 02, 2017 Updated: August 12, 2018
Summary: After an apocalypse there are always things to sort out. Spike is wounded in LA, Buffy is pissed off in Rome. But some things are meant to be.
Categories: Post-Series
Characters: Buffy, Giles, Illyria, Spike
Genres: Angst, Challenge Response, Drama
Warnings: None
Completed: Yes Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Word count: 3,165 Hit Count: 1,604 ePub Downloads: 41
Published: September 23, 2007 Updated: September 23, 2007
Summary: Buffy and Spike are reunited post NFA. They haven't seen each other since the Hellmouth. Buffy has only just learnt of Spike's existence again. Can they move on and start again with their pasts still lurking around the corner? (Season 8 comic spoilers. Ignoring Spuffy reunion in the comics. Also BTVS-Chosen and Angel-Not Fade Away spoilers)
Warning for Adult Language, some Violence and a Character Death.
**PREQUEL TO SOMETHING TO LIVE FOR**
BANNER CREDIT TO DAUNTLESS GRACE
Series: All I Ask
Categories: Post-Series, Crossover (AtS), Baby Fic
Characters: Buffy, Dawn, Giles, Illyria, Original Characters, Spike, Willow, Xander
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Drama, Romance
Warnings: Adult Language, Character Death, Sexual Situations, Violence
Completed: Yes Chapters: 28 Table of Contents
Word count: 45,921 Hit Count: 44,174 ePub Downloads: 354
Published: June 01, 2014 Updated: August 11, 2014
Summary: Written for Which Willow 2019/2020. My prompt was what if Willow went back to save Fred? And I added, what if Buffy went with her and discovered that Spike was still alive? Willow POV.
Disclaimer: I own nothing. Joss owns all. 
Categories: Post-Series, Crossover (AtS), Challenge Response
Characters: Angel, Buffy, Charles Gunn, Fred, Illyria, Spike, Wesley, Willow
Genres: Action/Adventure, Challenge Response, Drama, Fighting, POV
Warnings: Violence
Completed: Yes Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Word count: 10,277 Hit Count: 795 ePub Downloads: 30
Published: January 31, 2020 Updated: January 31, 2020
Summary: Buffy finally comes to Spike. Can we spell "bad timing?"
Categories: Post-Series, Crossover (AtS), Baby Fic
Characters: Angel, Buffy, Illyria, Spike
Genres: Angst, Drama, Romance
Warnings: Adult Language, Sexual Situations
Completed: Yes Chapters: 9 Table of Contents
Word count: 18,022 Hit Count: 12,751 ePub Downloads: 184
Published: March 04, 2015 Updated: March 04, 2015
Summary:

The slayers activated by Willow fight a terrible war against vampires, demons and dark sorcerers. Just as the vampires are almost exterminated, something starts to happen. The slayers all lay down their arms and assume regular lives. Buffy quits the Scoobies and marries a man named Matt. 

More than 20 years later, the vampires return. Buffy has just left her husband. Xander has become an addict and hasn't been heard from in years. Willow went missing in South America long ago. Giles is back in Englad. Angel is human. Spike is slumbering in a tomb, waiting to be awoken by the final apocalypse.

Can our heroes come together to fight the coming darkness? Will Buffy and Spike become lovers again? Who caused the return of the vampires? What made the slayers lose their power and their will to fight? Who the hell is Matt?

Warning: This is an ensemble piece. There are lots of characters and lots of intertwining story lines, though all the character arcs are thematically similar. It takes quite a long time before Buffy and Spike actually meet, and there are a lot of other characters hogging the limelight. However, the final act does focus strongly on the Spuffy relationship. 


Summary: Written for sb-fag-ends on livejournal. A little piece of Spuffy domestic schmoop.
Categories: Season 7
Characters: Buffy, Clem, Connor, Cordelia, Darla, Dawn, Doyle, Drusilla, Ensemble, Ethan Rayne, Faith Lehane, Fred, Giles, Charles Gunn, Harmony, Daniel Holtz, Illyria, Jenny Calendar, Jonathan Levinson, Joyce, Justine Cooper, Kate Lockley, Kendra, Lorne, Nina Ash, Original Characters, Other, Oz, Riley Finn, Spike
Genres: Fluffy/Comedy
Warnings: None
Completed: No Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Word count: 632 Hit Count: 731 ePub Downloads: 9
Published: April 22, 2014 Updated: April 22, 2014
Summary:

When Buffy learns that Spike is somehow alive, she is elated… And hurt, and confused. Why didn’t he find her? Why didn’t anyone tell her? Does he still love her? And who is the blue woman?
 

Another Post NFA Reunion Fic.

Categories: Post-Series, Crossover (AtS), Claim
Characters: Angel, Buffy, Dawn, Illyria, Spike
Genres: Angst, Fluffy/Comedy, Romance
Warnings: Adult Language, Blood Play, Sexual Situations, Violence
Completed: Yes Chapters: 7 Table of Contents
Word count: 18,569 Hit Count: 11,832 ePub Downloads: 197
Published: May 05, 2016 Updated: May 11, 2016
Summary: A series of "missing moments" that take the form of conversations about Buffy and Spike.







"He's lost to us now. Lost to me. Lost in her."







** As far as warnings go, the attempted rape and the character death are canon. They're also implied rather than described. And the Buffy and Spike/other warning is also for canon relationships, although they are described rather than implied. The adult language is more precautionary than anything else and sex talk will be mostly implied.**








Categories: Season 2, Season 3, Season 4, Season 5, Season 6, Season 7, Post-Series
Characters: Andrew Wells, Angel, Angelus, Anya, Buffy, Clem, Cordelia, Darla, Dawn, Drusilla, Faith Lehane, Fred, Giles, Charles Gunn, Harmony, Illyria, Jonathan Levinson, Joyce, Lorne, Oz, Riley Finn, Spike, Tara, Wesley, Willow, Xander
Genres: Angst, Drama, Dramedy, Romance
Warnings: Adult Language, Attempted Rape, Buffy/Other (Temp), Character Death, Sexual Situations, Spike/Other (Temp)
Completed: No Chapters: 4 Table of Contents
Word count: 18,630 Hit Count: 2,741 ePub Downloads: 34
Published: March 04, 2011 Updated: May 07, 2011
Summary: Sunnydale is a crater. Buffy has tried to find a new balance in her life now that the Potentials have been awakened. Her life consists of slaying in San Francisco, serving coffee, and actively trying to remember that this is the life of quiet that she wanted. When something drains Kennedy of her slayer powers, that little slice of normal that she has been cultivating is easily shattered. Now she is in a race to try and save her baby Slayers with the help of her friends and old lovers. 
Categories: Post-Series, Crossover (AtS)
Characters: Angel, Buffy, Dawn, Faith Lehane, Fred, Giles, Illyria, Original Characters, Spike, Willow, Xander
Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama, Fighting, Porn w/ Plot
Warnings: Adult Language, Sexual Situations, Violence
Completed: No Chapters: 5 Table of Contents
Word count: 17,554 Hit Count: 3,012 ePub Downloads: 36
Published: January 09, 2013 Updated: November 12, 2013
Summary: Buffy is a waitress at a gay coffeehouse, and Spike is a dashing captain of a space ship... and it's not an alternate universe. It's a year after the events of Season Eight, and Buffy is still reeling. But while she and Spike try to sort out the hurt and confusion that Buffy's been dealing with all year, the aftershocks of her betrayal have brought a new enemy forth...one that might just be the one to break her completely.


Categories: Season 9 (Comic)
Characters: Angel, Buffy, Dawn, Faith Lehane, Illyria, Original Characters, Spike, Willow, Xander
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Drama, Fighting, Romance
Warnings: Adult Language
Completed: Yes Chapters: 20 Table of Contents
Word count: 64,269 Hit Count: 27,790 ePub Downloads: 326
Published: January 26, 2011 Updated: July 21, 2011
Summary: What would happen in the alley at the end of Angel S5 if Buffy was there? Quick one shot to prove Spike is still the one after 20 years, whoever says otherwise! wink
Not beta'd so all mistakes are my own x
Dialogue used from Angel S5, Not Fade Away.
Categories: Crossover (AtS)
Characters: Angel, Buffy, Illyria, Spike
Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama, Fighting, POV, Romance
Warnings: None
Completed: Yes Chapters: 2 Table of Contents
Word count: 3,613 Hit Count: 2,798 ePub Downloads: 43
Published: March 30, 2017 Updated: May 29, 2017
Summary: Buffy Summers is immortal, a fact that she's come to hate.
She can't die, and she feels that without Spike she can't live.
 
Seven deaths for seven days, and one sacrifice to fuel the journey.
What else will Buffy have to sacrifice to save a world that's taken everything from her?
Categories: Season 7, Challenge Response, Time Travel, Crossover (AtS), Post-Series, Alternate Reality, Season 1, Season 2, Season 3, Season 4, Season 5, Season 6
Characters: Angel, Angelus, Buffy, Faith Lehane, Giles, Illyria, Spike, The First Evil
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Challenge Response, Dark, Fighting
Warnings: Adult Language, Attempted Suicide, Character Death, Suicide, Violence
Challenges: Welcome to the Hellmouth! Part Deux
Completed: No Chapters: 3 Table of Contents
Word count: 17,828 Hit Count: 1,916 ePub Downloads: 11
Published: November 15, 2019 Updated: November 21, 2019
Summary: Title: Eve of Destruction(12/8/06)
Disclaimer:  My version of an alternate ending to AtS season V.  They’re still Joss’s characters and it’s still his world.  Drat!
Beta by Always_jbj
Summary: Written for the Apocalypse challenge at Good_Evil. Some Spuffiness and some angst.  Third place award. Takes place just before and during an alternate NFA
 
Categories: Crossover (AtS)
Characters: Angel, Buffy, Charles Gunn, Harmony, Illyria, Spike, Willow
Genres: Angst, Drama, Fighting
Warnings: Character Death
Completed: Yes Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Word count: 13,338 Hit Count: 915 ePub Downloads: 35
Published: July 03, 2016 Updated: July 03, 2016
Summary: This fic was writing for a Response Challenge from Sunnydale Express Spanish forum "What had happened if...?". So, What had happened if Buffy had helped Fred, when Angel telephoned Giles to locate Willow? /// Winner to Best Response Challenge What had happened if....? ///
Categories: Challenge Response, Episode Rewrite
Characters: Angel, Buffy, Dawn, Fred, Charles Gunn, Illyria, Lorne, Spike, Wesley, Willow
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Challenge Response, Drama, Romance
Warnings: Adult Language, Character Death, Violence
Completed: No Chapters: 3 Table of Contents
Word count: 10,548 Hit Count: 432 ePub Downloads: 15
Published: May 26, 2008 Updated: June 04, 2008
Summary: Disclaimer: I own nothing. All belongs to Joss.
Summary: Set in season five of AtS. What if Buffy met up with Spike after “The Girl in Question”?
Dedication: For __tiana__...happy birthday to one of my dearest online friends! I hope all your birthday wishes come true! :o)
Thanks to sharelle, myfeetshowit, beanbeans, spikeskat and fishsanwitt for your help!
Categories: Seasonal Spuffy Entries, Post-Series, Crossover (AtS)
Characters: Angel, Buffy, Harmony, Illyria, Spike, Wesley, Willow
Genres: Drama, Romance
Warnings: None
Completed: Yes Chapters: 4 Table of Contents
Word count: 10,395 Hit Count: 3,338 ePub Downloads: 68
Published: March 14, 2017 Updated: March 16, 2017
Summary: Beta’d (and titled) by the busy Always_jbj
Situation – After the final battle with the Senior Partners’ army of demons, Angel and Spike have been sucked into a hell dimension where they are constantly battling against demons.  Illyria can only bring one vampire back with her and needs someone pure of heart for the second one.  All she has told Buffy is that Angel needs to be rescued from the consequences of the battle and that her help is needed to do it.  This was meant to be part of a longer fic that just wasn’t happening
 

 
Categories: Post-Series
Characters: Angel, Buffy, Illyria, Spike
Genres: Vignette
Warnings: None
Completed: Yes Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Word count: 1,657 Hit Count: 1,173 ePub Downloads: 50
Published: September 06, 2017 Updated: September 06, 2017
Summary: At one point after NFA I went into a frenzy of possible reunion scenarios. One of these was written really early on, the others sort of trickled out over  time.  Mostly schmoopy (sickly sweet in some cases, if I'm honest) Ratings from PG to strong R or NC17. A little bit of angst here and there, as well as some temporary Bangel.
Bloody Awful Poet - Valentine's Day ficlet, G or PG, warning for bad poetry
Dream Lover - pretty awful in some ways, but again, really early on and I had words to put in Spike's mouth and I like my Dawn, so... PG and warning for unrealistically weepy Buffy
From the Fires of Hell - Buffy thinks she's rescuing Angel, not realizing that Spike was with him in NFA. This was meant to be part of a much longer fic that never happened. ETA And then it did. See The Gang's All Here.
Redemption Redux - written for Good Angel at Good_Evil community.  Skip this one if the idea of Bangel squicks you out. There's nothing graphic, still PG13, but she is with Angel for a while. It's Spuffy by implication.
Buffyverse 2014 - This was the first reunion fic I did. Some of Buffy's words and actions will be similar to things I had her do in more recently-written reunion fics. I'm just pretty sure it's how she would react in similar situations... This one is a strong R or NC17
Ghosts Don't Smell - two little fill in the blanks scenes from Things That Go Bump in the Night. I think I needed something for a prompt somewhere and decided to add a little something based on one of my own fics. Probably won't make sense if you haven't read Things That Go Bump.
 
Dear John -A short accidental meeting that results in misunderstandings, tears, anger and eventual reunion. ;)
 
 
 
 
 
Categories: Post-Series
Characters: Andrew Wells, Angel, Buffy, Giles, Illyria, Spike
Genres: Angst, Drama, Romance
Warnings: Adult Language, Buffy/Other (Temp), Sexual Situations
Completed: Yes Chapters: 3 Table of Contents
Word count: 20,192 Hit Count: 1,883 ePub Downloads: 65
Published: August 17, 2016 Updated: February 12, 2018
Summary: This is set right after Angel Season 5 Series Finale. Sixty-four days after the final battle started in L.A word of the battle reaches Giles’ ears. He tells Buffy about it and she goes with Faith, Kennedy and a few of the new Slayers and Xander fresh from Africa to L.A to assess the situation in L.A, before the Council will decide what they should do with L.A. They never expected to find what they did in L.A and they had no idea that going to L.A would change everything they thought they knew.
Categories: Claim, Crossover (AtS), Post-Series
Characters: Angel, Buffy, Connor, Darla, Dawn, Faith Lehane, Giles, Charles Gunn, Harmony, Illyria, Kennedy, Spike, Wesley, Willow, Xander
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Drama, Fighting, Romance
Warnings: Adult Language, Sexual Situations, Violence
Completed: No Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Word count: 10,589 Hit Count: 563 ePub Downloads: 15
Published: April 13, 2017 Updated: April 13, 2017
Summary: It's several years after NFA and Buffy has found a nice house in London. Bit of a fixer-upper, but it has some things to recommend it. Spike and Angel lost their battle with the Senior Partners and have been gone long enough for Buffy to have moved on with her life.  Then she finds something living in her garden shed... and demons come to town... and it's a whole 'take care of the creature in the shed and fight big scary demons from another dimension' thing.  And then it gets complicated....
Story inspired by a lovely artwork by Kudagirl, which I will hope to be able to put up. There is also a marvelous "book cover" by "useyourlove" that I'm going to try to include on the story somewhere. My recollection is that I couldn't get it on PB for some reason, but we'll see. 
Multiple award winner in its day....
Categories: Post-Series, Seasonal Spuffy Entries
Characters: Buffy, Dawn, Giles, Illyria, Spike, Willow, Xander
Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama, Fighting, Romance
Warnings: Adult Language, Sexual Situations
Completed: Yes Chapters: 5 Table of Contents
Word count: 58,914 Hit Count: 3,748 ePub Downloads: 168
Published: April 23, 2016 Updated: April 24, 2016
Summary: While Buffy is living in Rome, she meets the Immortal, a mysterious figure with a dark past who may or may not be evil. But Captain Jack Harkness isn’t some common vampire, and Buffy Summers isn’t just a girl. Each is haunted by grief, by memories and regrets that cannot be dismissed. Immortality is more than just not dying. It’s learning to live again. Not exactly an Angel season 5 rewrite, more a "What else is happening behind the scenes." Crossover with Torchwood. Should be enjoyable even to those who only know Buffy. Based on a challenge by Sunnydalesis.
Summary: Team Angel has gone through the looking glass.  But this time, they happened to do it a little differently.  See, the one thing the Senior Partners didn’t count on was Buffy. 
Normally, the Powers That Be can’t affect things in a hell dimension ruled by entities who suck at losing so bad they cheat their own lawyers.  But when you not only have a bunch of Champions… but also a bonafide PTB conduit stuck in your hellscape like a fly in the ointment, it causes serious problems for hellgod types… and really makes things interesting for a bunch of lost souls and demons trying to make a difference in Hell-A.
Also, you know…  Who knew Hell could be such a nice vacation spot for a vampire and Slayer who just wanted a damn moment alone?

Note:  This is a sequel to “The Ethnocentrism of Vampthropology”, and is Part 2 of a series If you haven’t read Part 1 you might be able to keep up, but you’ll have missed some important stuff.  Read on at your own risk.  
Summary: They lost. But they lived. Spike, Blue, and Angel head north to the Arctic to escape the demons set loose in Not Fade Away. (Don't worry... Buffy finds them.)
Categories: Season 7, Crossover (AtS)
Characters: Andrew Wells, Angel, Buffy, Dawn, Giles, Illyria, Spike
Genres: Drama, Romance
Warnings: Adult Language, Sexual Situations, Spike/Other (Temp)
Completed: Yes Chapters: 3 Table of Contents
Word count: 14,466 Hit Count: 3,108 ePub Downloads: 147
Published: March 02, 2015 Updated: March 02, 2015
Summary: After the remainder of Angel's team waged war on the Senior Partners the city of angels fell into ruin, ruled by demon factions. No one was left untouched by the devastating event, including Buffy and her army of newly awakened Slayers. What happens when, sixty-three lonely years later, Spike is given the opportunity of a lifetime to reunite with his girls, the Summers sisters, and a chance to change everything?
Categories: Post-Series, Crossover (AtS), Time Travel
Characters: Anya, Buffy, Dawn, Ensemble, Giles, Glory, Illyria, Spike, Tara, Willow, Xander
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Dark, Fighting, Hurt/Comfort
Warnings: Adult Language, Character Death, Rape (Implied), Sexual Situations, Violence
Completed: No Chapters: 3 Table of Contents
Word count: 7,373 Hit Count: 1,824 ePub Downloads: 26
Published: October 01, 2017 Updated: November 01, 2017
Summary: Spike get's one chance to change the past.  And....Spike makes a discovery in the future that changes how he approaches everything in the past.  Can he save all of the people he loves?
Summary: Two years after NFA, Buffy is about to leave the country when she sees Spike on TV.  Thought to be dead, he’s anything but - except he has no memories of who or what he once was.  Buffy decides to return to California in hopes of seeing Spike again.  She finds herself falling in love with a man who calls himself John, who has found contentment in a career he loves and in a new lifestyle that would have been impossible for him to be a part of in the past.  It isn’t long, though, before their budding relationship is threatened when the secrets of their past come out.
Categories: Post-Series
Characters: Angel, Buffy, Dawn, Faith Lehane, Illyria, Original Characters, Spike
Genres: Romance
Warnings: Adult Language, Sexual Situations
Completed: Yes Chapters: 21 Table of Contents
Word count: 51,560 Hit Count: 8,994 ePub Downloads: 163
Published: October 11, 2009 Updated: December 21, 2009
Summary: Reunion Challenge Fic!  This story is set immediately following the events of Never Fade Away. 
 
She never thought she’d set eyes on him again.  How many times had she imagined running into him in some far flung cemetery while on patrol?  They would take out the foe and then fall back into their familiar bantering like they hadn’t missed a moment.  Things would be normal and easy.  And now, here he was.  And things certainly didn’t seem normal or easy.
Categories: Post-Series
Characters: Buffy, Charles Gunn, Dawn, Giles, Illyria, Spike
Genres: Angst
Warnings: None
Completed: Yes Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Word count: 5,924 Hit Count: 1,313 ePub Downloads: 41
Published: October 02, 2017 Updated: October 02, 2017
Summary:
AU, Fantasy World setting.
Buffy is a Wizard Slayer in the service of the Council, a secret organization which keeps peace in the city-states, fighting evil forces that threaten the lands. She is sent on a quest to investigate the strange occurences in the area of Windsdale. There are rumors of demons and undead rising, misterious disappearances of children and blood sacrifices.
 
Categories: Alternate Reality
Characters: Angelus, Buffy, Clem, Darla, Dawn, Drusilla, Giles, Illyria, Oz, Spike, Tara, Xander
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Fluffy/Comedy, Romance
Warnings: Adult Language, Attempted Rape, Blood Play, Character Death, Child Abuse, Drug Use, Fetish, Rape (Implied), Sexual Situations, Torture, Violence
Completed: No Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Word count: 2,029 Hit Count: 96 ePub Downloads: 8
Published: September 23, 2015 Updated: September 23, 2015
Summary: Spike is incorporeal, unable to leave Los Angeles, and stuck with Angel at his demon law firm. Luckily for the not-ghost, he’s figured out how to interact with the world and can finally let Buffy know he’s alive.
Pissed at Angel and thrilled to hear from Spike, the Slayer takes a trip to the City of Angels intending to give her ex a piece of her mind and finds that getting Spike back to normal might not be as easy as she thought it would be. But that's okay. She can wait for them to figure it out.
After all, it’s not like Angel got himself into any trouble as the CEO of Wolfram and Hart, right?
Categories: Post-Series, Crossover (AtS)
Characters: Andrew Wells, Angel, Buffy, Charles Gunn, Dawn, Ensemble, Faith Lehane, Fred, Giles, Harmony, Illyria, Lorne, Marcus Hamilton, Original Characters, Robin Wood, Spike, Wesley, Willow, Xander
Genres: Action/Adventure, Drama, Dramedy, Fighting, Fluffy/Comedy, Humor, Romance
Warnings: Adult Language, Character Death, Violence
Completed: Yes Chapters: 25 Table of Contents
Word count: 97,305 Hit Count: 9,969 ePub Downloads: 136
Published: July 29, 2020 Updated: September 03, 2020