Summary: New Summary: Events of the future can affect the past.  Following the events of "Vanishing Point," Spike is adjusting to life in Buffy's world again, but life can be difficult when it's different from all you've known, or will know.  It's hard to know who to trust.  Can Spike keep his family intact, or will the Slayer's mistake put the whole world in danger?  *This story is part of a series which has been nominated at the SunnyD Awards*
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Series: Prayersverse
Categories: Alternate Reality, Post-Series
Characters: Buffy, Spike
Genres: Angst, Drama
Warnings: Adult Language, Sexual Situations, Violence
Completed: No Chapters: 52
Word count: 74,615 Hit Count: 15,057 ePub Downloads: 175
Published: December 13, 2006 Updated: August 08, 2009


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1. Chapter 1 - The New World by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 1 Comments: 1 Word Count: 1,252 Hit Count: 480
#3 in the "Prayersverse." And again, I don't own Spike or Buffy...or any of Sunnydale really. Mutant Enemy does. I just like to move the people of Sunnydale around for the fun of it.

2. Chapter 2 - A Foreign Language by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,339 Hit Count: 305

3. Chapter 3 - Winter by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,188 Hit Count: 268

4. Chapter 4 - Turncoat by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,220 Hit Count: 229

5. Chapter 5 - Law of Moses by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,063 Hit Count: 239

6. Chapter 6 - Sense Memory by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,525 Hit Count: 286

7. Chapter 7 - The Grumbling Cricket by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,080 Hit Count: 299

8. Chapter 8 - Justice And Mercy by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,238 Hit Count: 353

9. Chapter 9 - By Degrees by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,365 Hit Count: 321

10. Chapter 10 - Boy Meets Girl by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,328 Hit Count: 336

11. Chapter 11 - Mirabilia by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,448 Hit Count: 301

12. Chapter 12 - A Yellow Wood by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,401 Hit Count: 298

13. Chapter 13 - Connecting by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,225 Hit Count: 276

14. Chapter 14 Snow Globe by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,325 Hit Count: 260

15. Chapter 15- North Wind by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,291 Hit Count: 289

16. Chapter 16-Elemental by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 1 Comments: 1 Word Count: 1,516 Hit Count: 255

17. Chapter 17- Heliotrope by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,355 Hit Count: 262

18. Chapter 18- Seedling by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,512 Hit Count: 285
Some parts of "Vanishing Point" are included in this chapter.

19. Chapter 19- Cricket's Song by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,317 Hit Count: 360

20. Chapter 20- Broken Toys by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 1 Comments: 1 Word Count: 1,357 Hit Count: 373

21. Chapter 21- From Above by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,322 Hit Count: 368

22. Chapter 22- Storybook Notion by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,467 Hit Count: 370

23. Chapter 23- Legacy by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,198 Hit Count: 318

24. Chapter 24-Tangents by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,271 Hit Count: 309

25. Chapter 25- Desperate Times by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,197 Hit Count: 320

26. Chapter 26- Primal Scream by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,689 Hit Count: 328

27. Chapter 27- To Be What She Needs by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,842 Hit Count: 284

28. Chapter 28-Orphans by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,371 Hit Count: 291

29. Chapter 29- Raw by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,234 Hit Count: 312

30. Chapter 30- In His Debt by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,786 Hit Count: 253

31. Chapter 31- Fast Asleep by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,291 Hit Count: 282

32. Chapter 32- Fractured Light by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 2,077 Hit Count: 268

33. Chapter 33- King of Beasts by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 2,278 Hit Count: 254
Some dialouge taken from "Lessons" and "Beneath You."

34. Chapter 34- The Red Horse by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,363 Hit Count: 249

35. Chapter 35-Cavemen and Astronaughts by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,136 Hit Count: 237

36. Chapter 36- Intangible by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,134 Hit Count: 237

37. Chapter 37- Less The Greater by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,190 Hit Count: 201
The lives of two vampires...

38. Chapter 38-Unfinished Symphony by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,462 Hit Count: 245

39. Chapter 39- The Little Fears by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,467 Hit Count: 229
Part of "Vanishing Point" was used here.

40. Chapter 40- A Rabbit's Foot by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,446 Hit Count: 224

41. Chapter 41-Taking Troy by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,658 Hit Count: 252
Allusions to the episode "The Dark Age" herein

42. Chapter 42-All The King's Men by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,697 Hit Count: 233

43. Chapter 43- Origami by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,248 Hit Count: 229

44. Chapter 44- A Midas Touch by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 2,046 Hit Count: 262

45. Chapter 45- Entreaty by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,522 Hit Count: 247
"...Entreat me not to leave thee..." Ruth 1:16

46. Chapter 46- Lemonade by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 2,156 Hit Count: 262
When life gives you lemons...Spike made wonderful lemonade

47. Chapter 47- Rise and Fall by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 2,074 Hit Count: 253

48. Chapter 48-Little Girls Lost by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,363 Hit Count: 342

49. Chapter 49- Silly Rabbit by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,149 Hit Count: 329
This is only part of a chapter, so it ends on a cliffhanger...sort of.  But, I had to give you guys something, didn't I?  You've been waiting long enough. :)

50. Chapter 50- The Promise by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,174 Hit Count: 336

51. Chapter 51- Crying Wolf by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 0 Word Count: 1,258 Hit Count: 321

52. Chapter 52- Angels and Devils by FetchingMadScientist - Likes: 0 Comments: 1 Word Count: 1,704 Hit Count: 337