Past Featured StorySummary: Buffy finds herself TRAPPED in a town-wide spell turning Sunnydale into a 1950’s version of itself intended to be her own personal hell. After the events of This Year's Girl, Buffy returns from LA. She quickly discovers the Mayor's back-up plans to ensure she's punished, in the event that she managed to foil his plans on Graduation Day, are far-reaching.
Written for the Elysian Fields 2020 Trapped Challenge.
Categories: Season 4, Historical
Characters: Anya, Buffy, Ensemble, Giles, Joyce, Mayor Richard Wilkins III, Riley Finn, Spike, Tara, Willow, Xander
Genres: Action/Adventure, HEA/HFN, Humor, Hurt/Comfort, Romance, Under Magical Influence
Warnings: Cheating/Infidelity, Human!Spike, Violence
Completed: Yes Chapters: 23
Word count: 51,459 Hit Count: 47,252 ePub Downloads: 340
Published: October 21, 2020 Updated: August 07, 2021

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Story Notes: You know the drill. It all belongs to Joss. Grr, Arg. Written for entertainment purposes only. No copyright infringement is intended.

1. Magic and Milkshakes by SlayrGrl - Likes: 62 Comments: 33 Word Count: 2,666 Hit Count: 5,112 Published: October 21, 2020

Okay, so I realized one day that there is a serious lack of 1950's Buffy fanfic out there. If you haven't read Milkshakes and Motorcycles by Dampersandspoons, I highly recommend it (although you may need to ask someone for a copy as I believe it's been taken down). This will be totally different from that. For one, it's not all-human, well, not technically. But, I promise it will be super fun.

2. PSA: Social Guidance for Slayers by SlayrGrl - Likes: 39 Comments: 12 Word Count: 2,746 Hit Count: 2,025 Published: October 31, 2020

Happy Halloween! And, thank you for all of the comments and likes. I'm so excited that there are so many people interested in this story. I've gotten a few more chapters done, so I'm going to try and post weekly, or at least e/o week.

3. A Little Hard Work Never Hurt Anyone by SlayrGrl - Likes: 45 Comments: 16 Word Count: 2,163 Hit Count: 2,242 Published: November 06, 2020

4. Word from the Bird by SlayrGrl - Likes: 36 Comments: 13 Word Count: 2,286 Hit Count: 1,893 Published: November 14, 2020

Since I am terrible at responding to comments individually, I just want to say THANK YOU to everyone that has left one. It's funny, I can write novel-length stories but I suck at short responses. I never know what to write in birthday cards either. Anyway, thank you to everyone that's following this. :)

5. Crusin' for a Brusin' by SlayrGrl - Likes: 41 Comments: 20 Word Count: 2,072 Hit Count: 1,970 Published: November 21, 2020

6. Repeat-O-Rama by SlayrGrl - Likes: 37 Comments: 12 Word Count: 1,892 Hit Count: 1,883 Published: December 06, 2020

Sorry for the delay in posting. I know I left you all on a bit of a cliffhanger. I should have the next chapter up next weekend. :) Thanks again for all the comments!

7. Backseat Bingo is a Dating Don’t by SlayrGrl - Likes: 38 Comments: 12 Word Count: 1,894 Hit Count: 1,915 Published: December 12, 2020

8. Rock around the Clock by SlayrGrl - Likes: 26 Comments: 11 Word Count: 2,147 Hit Count: 1,946 Published: December 19, 2020

Hey everyone! Thanks again for all of the lovely comments. Just a heads up I will be traveling for the holidays so I might not be able to post next weekend like usual. I hope everyone has a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Stay safe! More to come soon! :)

9. Come on Snake, Lets Rattle by SlayrGrl - Likes: 47 Comments: 12 Word Count: 2,688 Hit Count: 1,981 Published: January 01, 2021


10. We Can't All Have it Made in the Shade by SlayrGrl - Likes: 39 Comments: 14 Word Count: 2,171 Hit Count: 1,941 Published: January 09, 2021

11. The Passion Pit by SlayrGrl - Likes: 43 Comments: 17 Word Count: 2,772 Hit Count: 2,046 Published: January 16, 2021

12. Sh-boom by SlayrGrl - Likes: 45 Comments: 17 Word Count: 2,720 Hit Count: 2,118 Published: January 29, 2021


13. I've Got You Under My Skin by SlayrGrl - Likes: 41 Comments: 16 Word Count: 2,710 Hit Count: 2,073 Published: February 07, 2021

14. Might as well be Talking to a Brick Wall by SlayrGrl - Likes: 46 Comments: 13 Word Count: 2,103 Hit Count: 1,940 Published: February 20, 2021

15. Meanwhile, Back on the Ranch by SlayrGrl - Likes: 45 Comments: 11 Word Count: 2,102 Hit Count: 1,948 Published: February 28, 2021

Thanks again for all the comments! 

16. Bird Dogged by SlayrGrl - Likes: 41 Comments: 12 Word Count: 1,772 Hit Count: 1,853 Published: April 04, 2021

Sorry for the long wait! The plot bunnies have held me hostage the past few weeks with new ideas. I'm still moving a little slow on this fic, but I've started to at least wrangle the bunnies up. 

17. What’s your Tale, Nightingale? by SlayrGrl - Likes: 43 Comments: 13 Word Count: 2,225 Hit Count: 1,801 Published: April 10, 2021

18. Oh What a Night by SlayrGrl - Likes: 46 Comments: 14 Word Count: 2,025 Hit Count: 1,816 Published: April 30, 2021

Once again, sorry for the long wait. The end is in sight and I have a pretty detailed outline for the rest of the story, but life has been busy lately so I will probably be posting any sooner than e/o week until the end. Don't fear though, this definitely WON'T be left unfinished. Thank you again for all your wonderful comments. 

19. See You on the Flip Side by SlayrGrl - Likes: 39 Comments: 12 Word Count: 1,781 Hit Count: 1,830 Published: May 29, 2021

Once again, sorry for the long wait. I have far too many projects and am far too easily distracted (I recently discovered Lore Olympus on Webtoons...if you know what that is I'm sure you understand). I also think I may have just realized why I usually wait until a story is basically finished before I start posting. Luckily, there are only a few chapters left to wrap this one up...unfortunately, I have not written them yet (although they are outlined!). I'll do my best to stay on track with writing moving forward! As always thank you all for the comments!!!

And, for those of you in the states, Happy Memorial Day!

20. Oh My Goodness Gracious by SlayrGrl - Likes: 43 Comments: 15 Word Count: 1,999 Hit Count: 1,751 Published: June 26, 2021

Once again, sorry for the long wait. 

21. Rebel Without a Cause by SlayrGrl - Likes: 35 Comments: 9 Word Count: 1,977 Hit Count: 1,671 Published: July 09, 2021

22. Let the Good Times Roll by SlayrGrl - Likes: 39 Comments: 14 Word Count: 2,140 Hit Count: 1,716 Published: July 17, 2021

Thank you again for all the comments! I'm thinking there will only be maybe one more chapter after this.

23. Why Do Fools Fall in Love? by SlayrGrl - Likes: 80 Comments: 36 Word Count: 2,408 Hit Count: 1,669 Published: August 07, 2021

Well, this is it, guys. The last chapter. Thank you for reading and commenting! I had a lot of fun writing this and I hope you all enjoyed it. :)