Past Featured StorySummary: The Hellmouth is closed, and Spike is gone. A grieving Buffy does her best to cope, until she receives a call from one of Angel's people that turns her world upside down.
Categories: Post-Series
Characters: Buffy, Spike
Genres: Drama
Warnings: None
Challenges: Shanshued?
Completed: No Chapters: 13
Word count: 39,473 Hit Count: 24,155 ePub Downloads: 138
Published: March 02, 2012 Updated: December 19, 2012

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1. Loss by PeaceHeather - Likes: 32 Comments: 30 Word Count: 3,111 Hit Count: 3,077
As always, I pine for your reviews and do cute little happydances in front of my computer whenever I get one.

2. Presence by PeaceHeather - Likes: 18 Comments: 17 Word Count: 3,189 Hit Count: 2,046

3. Ghost by PeaceHeather - Likes: 16 Comments: 14 Word Count: 2,898 Hit Count: 1,890
As always, your reviews give me the motivation and encouragement to keep going. Especially with this story, which hasn't wanted to cooperate much at all.

4. Corporeal by PeaceHeather - Likes: 11 Comments: 10 Word Count: 2,664 Hit Count: 1,761

As always, I adore your reviews.

5. Broken by PeaceHeather - Likes: 10 Comments: 10 Word Count: 4,108 Hit Count: 1,848
Thanks to all of you who have waited so patiently for the past three months for this chapter, added it to your alerts, reviewed, or otherwise let me know that I couldn't just abandon this fic and go find a new hobby. I'm very grateful.

6. Worry by PeaceHeather - Likes: 10 Comments: 8 Word Count: 2,228 Hit Count: 1,769

7. Plans by PeaceHeather - Likes: 11 Comments: 7 Word Count: 2,709 Hit Count: 1,674

Thanks to all who have read and reviewed so far. I don't know that I'll be able to update as quickly as I have between Chapters 6 and 7, but I'll do my best not to let the story disappear into the land of unfinished WIPs.

In the meantime, if you're jonesing for a fix and you haven't read it yet, pop on over and read Distress Signals. It was nominated in Round 26 of the SunnyD Memorial Fanfiction Awards - and more importantly for you readers, it's complete so you won't have to suffer too much through the cliffhangers.

8. Unexpected by PeaceHeather - Likes: 14 Comments: 13 Word Count: 2,985 Hit Count: 1,676

9. Threads by PeaceHeather - Likes: 11 Comments: 12 Word Count: 2,801 Hit Count: 1,629
I don't actually like the name for this chapter. Coming up with those is the hardest part of writing them.

10. Conference by PeaceHeather - Likes: 9 Comments: 10 Word Count: 3,628 Hit Count: 1,679
This chapter is dedicated to Hollows, without whom I would still be procrastinating. She got me out of my rut and moving again. Thank you, Hollows!


11. Giles by PeaceHeather - Likes: 9 Comments: 10 Word Count: 2,601 Hit Count: 1,519
Does anyone else think the buildup here is too slow? I'm concerned.

12. Scythe by PeaceHeather - Likes: 16 Comments: 15 Word Count: 3,044 Hit Count: 1,554

13. Questions by PeaceHeather - Likes: 26 Comments: 32 Word Count: 3,507 Hit Count: 2,025

I was excited enough about this chapter that it hasn't gone through my usual careful editing process. If I find anything later that really sticks out, I'll tweak it, but for the most part I'm really happy with these ideas and how I got them to sound. Um... don't expect another update this fast (consider it a holiday gift from me to you), but now that I'm beginning to move away from all the internal angst I suspect the story will be much easier to write. Yay!