The Ghost Town (Author's Choice) by BewareTheKiller +12
Responses: 1
Categories: Season 2, Season 3, Season 4, Season 5, Season 6, Season 7, Between Seasons (any), Alternate Reality
Characters: Buffy, Spike, Ensemble

Through some sort of magical means (Willow Spell, Demon, Wish, Dimentional Rift, etc) Buffy and Spike find themselves in an alternative Sunnydale where they are the only living beings seen anywhere, it's a ghost town.

Will the pair be able to work together to work out the mystery of where they are and will they make it back to their own world?How will the pair spend their time in a world solely inhabited by them? How will they escape when the time is right? Will they bring anything back from the alt world?

How will their relationship evolve? (Enemies to Friends? Friends to Lovers? Enemies to Lovers? Depending on when in the series you choose to write)

What will the scoobies do when they discover what happened to the pair? Will they get them out? How will they react to Buffy and Spike's close relationship once they return?

Must Have:

  • A "Shopping" Trip (Toy Store, Clothes Store, Candy Store, etc)
  • Them Learning Secrets of Each Others Past
  • A Piggyback Ride
  • Them Acting Carefree/Childish
  • A Clothes Swap Scene (wearing each other's clothes/outfit)

Must Not Have:

  • Buffy/Other or Spike/Other relationships 
  • Harsh/Mean Buffy towards Spike (light hearted teasing and name calling is fine)
  • Overly Whiny Dawn (if written during a point in time where she exists)

Can Have (Optional):

  • Crossover with Angel Series
  • A Games Night (Poker, Monopoly, Guess Who (modified to people and demons they know?), Operation, etc)
  • A Yoga Workout
  • A Movie Night (Monty Python, Titanic (Spike telling a story of being on the titanic), The Breakfast Club, Rocky Horror Picture The Lost Boys, etc (as long as it would be around during that point in the timeline of your story))
  • Dancing Scene
  • Karaoke Scene (Wanna Be by Spice Girls, Don't Speak By No Doubt, Pour Some Sugar on Me by Def Leppard, Pet Sematary by Ramones, etc (as long as it would be around during that point in the timeline of your story))
  • Drunk Scene
  • Buffy Giving Spike Some of Her Blood

Summary: After sticking around long enough to pack at the end of “Becoming Part 2”, Spike spots sad-overalls!Buffy on his way out of town and insists on giving her a ride. But when they wake up alone in a completely deserted Sunnydale, they find themselves needing to rely on their mortal enemy as they try and figure out where everyone has gone. And why Spike can stand in the sun, why nothing smells or tastes like anything, and what that distant grinding noise is…
Beta and Sensitivity Readers: scratchmeout
Artists: Lady Emma
Categories: Season 2, Challenge Response, Time Travel
Characters: Buffy, Spike, Drusilla
Genres: Angst, Apocalyptic/Dystopian, Drama, HEA/HFN, Mystery, Road Trip, Romance
Warnings: Adult Language, Blood Play, Fetish, Mental Health Issues, Sexual Situations
Challenges: The Ghost Town (Author's Choice)
Event: Road Trip Challenge 2022
Completed: No Chapters: 2 Table of Contents
Word count: 3,922 Hit Count: 912 ePub Downloads: 28
Published: October 24, 2022 Updated: October 30, 2022