For readers who perhaps have never read any of my Business as Usual story, let mesay that it follows the Unlife of the vampire lady referred to by Spike in 'The Replacement', when, sarcastically, he tells the Scoobies that he has been having a cup of tea with the lady who runs a tea-stall in the local garbage dump. And I wondered...what if he wasn’t being sarcastic? Agnes Pringle immediately waved at me and insisted I tell her story. English spinster, splendid cook, very reluctant vampire (It Was Not Her Fault), close friend of Richard Wilkins III and Spike.
At the end of Season Six, with Spike off on his African adventure,  Agnes returned to England to avoid the Apocalypse, bringing with her several adopted vampire children she was trying to raise.......
Categories: Season 7
Characters: Buffy
Genres: Dramedy
Warnings: None
Completed: No Chapters: 6
Word count: 14,961 Hit Count: 3,047 ePub Downloads: 15
Published: August 12, 2016 Updated: December 07, 2017

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Story Notes: I have tagged this as Season Seven but it's really set a bit later than that.

1. Chapter 1 A Brave New World by Lilachigh - Likes: 3 Comments: 5 Word Count: 2,901 Hit Count: 618 Published: August 12, 2016

2. Chapter 2 I believe in love by Lilachigh - Likes: 6 Comments: 5 Word Count: 1,833 Hit Count: 520 Published: August 14, 2016

Agnes Pringle is visiting a Watchers' Library in England to find out about raising vampire children when she is disturbed by the arrival of two Slayers, Buffy and Faith. To her horror she overhears the drastic news that her friend Spike is dead. When Buffy leaves, Agnes tries to escape but…...

3. Chapter 3 Tell me my Fortune by Lilachigh - Likes: 5 Comments: 3 Word Count: 3,013 Hit Count: 540 Published: August 17, 2016

Agnes Pringle had a narrow escape when she met with Buffy and Faith in the second Watchers' Library in England. Faith, mistaking her for a librarian, wanted information about the Mayor and Agnes learnt that Spike had died during the Apocalypse.  But the two Slayers left and Agnes continued with her happy country life……surely their paths wouldn't cross again.

4. Chapter 4 Dead but not Defeated by Lilachigh - Likes: 6 Comments: 5 Word Count: 2,549 Hit Count: 595 Published: August 23, 2016

Time has passed, Spike and Angel have both perished, Dawn is studying in England and Buffy and Willow are helping Giles with a vampire problem.

5. Chapter 5 It's an Apocalypse! by Lilachigh - Likes: 6 Comments: 7 Word Count: 2,088 Hit Count: 487 Published: June 07, 2017

So Agnes is working for Ethan Rayne, running a hotel for vampires who are escaping from the multitude of new Slayers. Buffy has agreed to find the new Big Bad and kill it and Spike - well, Spike's dead, of course. Remember the dragon?

6. Chapter 6 Finding Spike by Lilachigh - Likes: 7 Comments: 8 Word Count: 2,577 Hit Count: 287 Published: December 07, 2017

Agnes is working in England for Ethan Rayne and has just discovered he is planning a vampire revolution.  Sadly she manages to burn down Ethan's hotel but on going to rescue one of the guests discovers it is a very familiar vampire.