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Summary: When Buffy falls into Glory's portal, she ends up in the last place she expected: a world where her life is a TV show that has fans who love her. When she ends up in a living room filled with these fans, she learns what her real gift is. But going back to Sunnydale is only the beginning.
Banner courtesy of -Ash-. Thanks a million for doing this!
Beta and Sensitivity Readers: None
Artists: None
Series: Season 6 Variations
Categories: Season 5, Season 6, Crossover (AtS), Alternate Reality, Challenge Response, Claim
Characters: Andrew Wells, Angel, Anya, Buffy, Clem, Cordelia, Dawn, Ensemble, Faith Lehane, Fred, Giles, Charles Gunn, Daniel Holtz, Jonathan Levinson, Lorne, Original Characters, Spike, Tara, Wesley, Whistler, Willow, Xander
Genres: Angst, Dramedy, Fluffy/Comedy
Warnings: Adult Language, Sexual Situations
Challenges: Buffy in Our World (Author's Choice of Name)
Completed: Yes Chapters: 24
Word count: 58,761 Hit Count: 50,271 ePub Downloads: 427
Published: August 07, 2015 Updated: June 27, 2016


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Story Notes: Disclaimer: All publicly recognizable characters, settings, etc. are the property of their respective owners. The original characters and plot are the property of the author. The author is in no way associated with the owners, creators, or producers of any media franchise. No copyright infringement is intended.
 
 

1. Chapter 1: Life Before My Eyes by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 31 Comments: 29 Word Count: 1,917 Hit Count: 7,229 Published: August 07, 2015

I hope to complete this in time for my Buffyversary in October. Non-betaed.

 

Dedicated to Danielle aka SlayerDaniWho. Happy birthday!

2. Chapter 2: A Whole New World by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 25 Comments: 20 Word Count: 2,145 Hit Count: 2,402 Published: August 08, 2015

The muse is seriously loving this story as much as you guys are. 

Non-betaed. Hope you like it!

Dedicated to Lauren.

3. Chapter 3: The Truth Is A Heavy Stone by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 21 Comments: 20 Word Count: 3,651 Hit Count: 2,389 Published: August 12, 2015

So this chapter will focus mainly on two things: Angel's backstory and his relationship with Darla.

Let's see how Buffy reacts to them.

Dedicated to Meg.

4. Chapter 4: Nice is Different Than Good by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 22 Comments: 22 Word Count: 2,232 Hit Count: 2,381 Published: August 14, 2015

Some Xander bashing and major Riley and Angel bashing take place in this episode. 
I hope you don't mind but I'm gonna put a lot of my personal venting into this chapter. 

I'm gonna address Angel siring Lawson as well as stuff dealing with Seasons 6 and 7 and the comics in future chapters. Rest assured, I will take care of things. For now, I'm basically gonna do a past/present/future thing with Buffy and her love life.

 

Dedicated to Jodie aka The_Bronze. Thanks for the feedback.

 

5. Chapter 5: Blindsided by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 24 Comments: 19 Word Count: 2,548 Hit Count: 2,416 Published: August 21, 2015

Spike and Buffy's relationship is split into two parts, maybe three. This first one tackles Spike's past and how the show and the fandom interpret the soul. 

Dedicated to Meg and DW and all 1000 of my Buffy Instagram followers!

6. Chapter 6: State of Grace by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 25 Comments: 18 Word Count: 4,197 Hit Count: 2,581 Published: August 25, 2015

This is going to be a long chapter because I had to condense all the stuff about Season 5 and 6 into it. Again, thanks to everyone who's been giving me advice and suggestions.

 

Chapter dedicated to Ian AKA "The Passion of the Nerd" and Ling Ling from "Once More with Ling Ling."

7. Chapter 7: And At Last I See The Light by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 26 Comments: 20 Word Count: 3,194 Hit Count: 2,384 Published: August 29, 2015

Another long chapter and a lot of summarizing and skipping over. But Buffy is slowly starting to fall for Spike. 

Dedicated to Shelby and Jodie.

8. Chapter 8: Meanwhile in Sunnydale by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 26 Comments: 22 Word Count: 2,294 Hit Count: 2,375 Published: September 03, 2015

Dedicated to Kylie who is the biggest Jenny Calendar fan I know.

9. Chapter 9: Awakening by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 23 Comments: 20 Word Count: 2,152 Hit Count: 2,258 Published: September 08, 2015

Dedicated to Sebastian and Hannah.

This is a transitional chapter, with Buffy settling in and the seeds of future troubles taking root. 

10. Chapter 10: No Promises by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 25 Comments: 16 Word Count: 3,888 Hit Count: 2,203 Published: September 12, 2015

Prepare for some nice unresolved sexual tension between Buffy and Spike, plus a little song courtesy of James Marsters's "No Promises."

Some Xander bashing will also happen in this chapter.

Dedicated to my reviewers.

11. Chapter 11: Careful The Spell You Cast by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 22 Comments: 21 Word Count: 3,326 Hit Count: 2,187 Published: September 15, 2015

You are not gonna like Willow in this particular chapter. Or really this fanfic as a whole until maybe the end. If she gets a happy ending. Which I'm not completely certain of.

Dedicated to Shidraw.

12. Chapter 12: Halloween Intervention Part 1 by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 22 Comments: 18 Word Count: 2,965 Hit Count: 2,049 Published: September 21, 2015

First two-parter chapter! Complete with pictures! 

Dedicated to xoSpikeIsLovexo for making this awesome banner! 

Also dedicated to Jodie, Dani, Diana, Shelby, Sebastian, and Lauren.

The pictures of the costumes from Agent Carter and Agents of Shield are copyright to ABC. The pics from Game of Thrones are copyright to HBO. The other pictures are stock photos. The picture of the girl in the frilly pink dress is of me.

13. Chapter 13: Halloween Intervention Part 2 by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 20 Comments: 13 Word Count: 2,556 Hit Count: 1,863 Published: September 26, 2015

The intervention won't go the way you expect. But I didn't want this thing to be all dialogue. Things are gonna escalate and change in ways that will surprise you. I just hope things don't escalate too quickly.

Dedicated to my friend Cordelia who helped me decide on the monster of the week for this particular chapter.

14. Chapter 14: Something To Sing About Part 1 by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 20 Comments: 14 Word Count: 3,126 Hit Count: 2,005 Published: October 07, 2015

This musical will be a 2-part chapter. I hope you like the songs I picked!

Also, things are going to get steamy towards the end of the chapter. You have been warned.

Dedicated to Scarlet and Lilly.

 

15. Chapter 15: Something To Sing About Part 2 by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 15 Comments: 11 Word Count: 4,244 Hit Count: 1,891 Published: October 12, 2015

You're in for a long chapter due to a lot going on. But the Big Bad will finally be revealed.

Also: Literal Angel bashing ensues. #Sorrynotsorry

Dedicated again to Jodie for giving me feedback.

16. Chapter 16: Desperate Souls by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 17 Comments: 11 Word Count: 1,676 Hit Count: 1,630 Published: November 18, 2015

Hallelujah! The muse finally came back! NaNoWriMo has done a lot of good for me, including reigniting the spark I had for my works in progress.

Some stuff from Once Upon a Time will be integrated into this story, but there won't be any crossovers with the show, just references. I hope you enjoy.

17. Chapter 17: Baby Blues Part 1 by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 15 Comments: 11 Word Count: 2,094 Hit Count: 1,527 Published: December 03, 2015

This is another step forward into the chaotic life that the Scoobies and the Fang Gang are undergoing. It's a bit of a struggle to juggle so many characters at once, but your reviews have been worth it!

18. Chapter 18: Baby Blues Part 2 by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 9 Comments: 7 Word Count: 2,361 Hit Count: 1,325 Published: January 05, 2016

Things are gonna escalate quickly. We're getting close to the big finish which means a lot's gonna happen. Brace yourselves!

19. Chapter 19: Eye of the Hurricane by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 11 Comments: 6 Word Count: 1,490 Hit Count: 1,294 Published: January 24, 2016

This chapter will be a lot of talk, but action will go down in the next chapter.

Points to the people who can guess what show Teresa and Sebastian see.

 

20. Chapter 20: Beginning of the End by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 11 Comments: 7 Word Count: 1,494 Hit Count: 1,260 Published: May 11, 2016

After months of blockage, my muse for this fic has finally awoken. 

We're coming close to the final fight and this is the buildup leading towards it. Hope y'all like it.

21. Chapter 21: Sugar We're Going Down by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 13 Comments: 6 Word Count: 1,608 Hit Count: 1,141 Published: May 31, 2016

It's gonna be all action up until everything comes to an end. Buckle your seatbelts!

22. Chapter 22: Slayvengers Assemble Part 1 by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 13 Comments: 6 Word Count: 1,173 Hit Count: 1,117 Published: June 21, 2016

Part 1 of the final battle! Thanks to Sunalso for giving me some tips on writing this out.

23. Chapter 23: Slayvengers Assemble Part 2 by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 7 Comments: 5 Word Count: 1,273 Hit Count: 1,088 Published: June 27, 2016

THIS IS IT! THE FINAL BATTLE IS GOING TO END!

This is the end...Hold your breath and count to 10!

24. Chapter 24: Happily Ever After by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 34 Comments: 21 Word Count: 1,157 Hit Count: 1,275 Published: June 27, 2016

I just want to thank everyone who's been reading this story since the beginning last year. Thanks to everyone who's been reviewing, too.

You guys are the best.