Summary: rarely, if ever, do things go according to plan.
in the final battle, it's not just spike who makes a seemingly-selfish choice. buffy, too, has fought too long to give up the one piece of happiness she's waited so long to find.
it turns out, however, that she's caused more than one ripple in the fabric of their lives.
Beta and Sensitivity Readers: None
Artists: None
Categories: Post-Series, Season 7
Characters: Buffy, Dawn, Ensemble, Faith Lehane, Giles, Spike, Willow, Xander
Genres: HEA/HFN, Prophecy, Romance
Warnings: Character Death, Human!Spike
Completed: No Chapters: 1
Word count: 2,479 Hit Count: 430 ePub Downloads: 2
Published: May 20, 2021 Updated: May 20, 2021

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Story Notes: (title and bookend quote taken from richard siken's poem "the dislocated room," which definitely deserves a read!)

1. chapter one by trevino - Likes: 15 Comments: 11 Word Count: 2,479 Hit Count: 430 Published: May 20, 2021

please read the end notes~ i'd love some feedback here, and i'm a bit nervous about posting the first spuffy fic i ever wrote on here (since i've def made some progress in posting my other 2 fics here)


the character death in the warnings is canon-compliant, and the human!spike... well, you'll see!