Summary: A strange, surreal dream stirs feelings between a Slayer and a certain bleach blonde vampire. When Riley's insecurities get the better of him, how will things change between our favorite couple?
Featuring lyrics from Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran's "Everything Has Changed."
Part of October Challenge Month
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Artists: None
Series: Season 5 Interventions
Categories: Season 5, Episode Rewrite, Challenge Response, Claim
Characters: Buffy, Dawn, Joyce, Riley Finn, Spike, Tara
Genres: Dramedy, Fluffy/Comedy, Romance
Warnings: Buffy/Other (Temp)
Challenges: Buffy & Spike Share a Dream (Author's Choice of Name), The Stethoscope (Author's Choice of Name)
Event: 2015 Challenge Month
Completed: Yes Chapters: 8
Word count: 11,953 Hit Count: 23,869 ePub Downloads: 277
Published: October 01, 2015 Updated: December 28, 2015


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1. Chapter 1: All I Knew This Morning by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 15 Comments: 13 Word Count: 1,218 Hit Count: 5,939 Published: October 01, 2015

What I hoped was going to be a one-shot will instead be a multi-chapter short fic. 

Things will get steamy right off the bat. I hope you have your ice cream.

2. Chapter 2: I Know Something Now by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 10 Comments: 7 Word Count: 1,257 Hit Count: 2,975 Published: October 09, 2015

This is gonna go off-canon in how Buffy treats Spike. I feel like early Season 5 Buffy saw Spike as just an annoyance/last-resort ally at best. I will say that the dream has some effect in why Buffy is acting nice to Spike, but I won't say how or why yet. For now just go with it!

3. Chapter 3: And All I've Seen by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 10 Comments: 10 Word Count: 1,528 Hit Count: 2,764 Published: October 24, 2015

Sorry for the lack of update. I came down with a cold and I'm currently prepping for Halloween and NaNoWriMo. This chapter is gonna be a bit of a stumbling block for Spuffy, but I promise things will get better. Good things come to those who wait.

4. Chapter 4: Since 18 Hours Ago by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 14 Comments: 14 Word Count: 1,199 Hit Count: 2,587 Published: October 28, 2015

I hope you guys love what I got. Also, apologies in advanced if Riley seems a bit out of character. 

5. Interlude: Tara by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 12 Comments: 12 Word Count: 1,168 Hit Count: 2,488 Published: November 17, 2015

This will explain how Tara came to know about the First Slayer.

I'm doing really well with my novel so far, but I miss being on this site. This is what my muse wanted me to update. I hope y'all like it.

6. Chapter 5: In The Back of My Mind by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 12 Comments: 9 Word Count: 2,802 Hit Count: 2,520 Published: November 28, 2015

With NaNoWriMo coming to an end soon, I figured that I'd update this fic. 

7. Chapter 6: Know You Better Now by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 12 Comments: 10 Word Count: 1,826 Hit Count: 2,376 Published: December 04, 2015

Here's something in the fic that you don't get to see in the show: Anya and Tara actually interacting with each other! 

8. Chapter 7: You'll Be Mine and I'll Be Yours by FoolForSpuffy - Likes: 20 Comments: 13 Word Count: 955 Hit Count: 2,220 Published: December 28, 2015

It took a while for me to figure out what I wanted to do with this story. Ultimately, I wanted it to be short. But I also wanted to make sure that Buffy and Spike had time to develop a healthy relationship. So this epilogue will hopefully take care of both needs.

Thanks to everyone who has read and reviewed this fic.