When Spike insults Buffy during Season 5's 'Checkpoint', she doesn't walk away. Short and sweet (and slightly naughty) 'deleted scene'-type ficlet.
Originally published in 2001.
Beta and Sensitivity Readers: None
Artists: None
Categories: Season 5, Episode Rewrite
Characters: Buffy, Spike
Genres: Angst, Fighting, Romance
Warnings: Adult Language, Sexual Situations
Completed: Yes Chapters: 1
Word count: 936 Hit Count: 2,545 ePub Downloads: 87
Published: November 19, 2007 Updated: November 19, 2007

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1. Checkmate by NautiBitz - Likes: 18 Comments: 4 Word Count: 936 Hit Count: 2,545

Summary: When Spike insults Buffy during 'Checkpoint', she doesn't walk away.

Timeline: Season 5, mid-'Checkpoint' -- the scene where Spike stakes a vamp for Buffy and they start arguing. Dialogue up to 'hold their interest' written by Jane Espenson and/or Douglas Petrie.

Originally Published: July 2001

Author's Note: Mad props to fanfic queen Saber ShadowKitten, her stories "Her Third Lover" and "Holidays" inspired some of the action and dialogue.

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