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Summary: Helping the Gang finally proves interesting for Spike when he steals a device that causes him to go wherever, whenever...but he's not as in control as he thought. Set after "The Gift" and then a free-for-all with timelines and happenings. 
Beta and Sensitivity Readers: Ali
Artists: scratchmeout
Categories: Season 2, Season 4, Season 5, Season 6, Between Seasons (any), Time Travel
Characters: Buffy, Spike, Giles, Willow, Dawn, Tara
Genres: Angst, Drama, Mystery, POV, Romance, Slow-Burn
Warnings: Adult Language
Completed: Yes Chapters: 9
Word count: 28,539 Hit Count: 10,926 ePub Downloads: 147
Published: March 21, 2022 Updated: March 21, 2022


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Story Notes: The majority of the story is only Buffy/Spike with some of the Scoobies thrown in at certain points. Thanks to Ali for the beta. Story first published on LJ in 2008.
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 by scratchmeout - Likes: 17 Comments: 8 Word Count: 1,902 Hit Count: 2,292 Published: March 21, 2022

2. Chapter 2 by scratchmeout - Likes: 21 Comments: 4 Word Count: 3,628 Hit Count: 1,132 Published: March 21, 2022

3. Chapter 3 by scratchmeout - Likes: 16 Comments: 5 Word Count: 2,310 Hit Count: 1,098 Published: March 21, 2022

4. Chapter 4 by scratchmeout - Likes: 18 Comments: 3 Word Count: 4,257 Hit Count: 1,089 Published: March 21, 2022

5. Chapter 5 by scratchmeout - Likes: 18 Comments: 3 Word Count: 2,397 Hit Count: 1,039 Published: March 21, 2022

6. Chapter 6 by scratchmeout - Likes: 18 Comments: 3 Word Count: 2,583 Hit Count: 1,045 Published: March 21, 2022

 Some dialogue from "Checkpoint" (written by Douglas Petrie & Jane Espenson) used.

7. Chapter 7 by scratchmeout - Likes: 18 Comments: 4 Word Count: 3,296 Hit Count: 1,000 Published: March 21, 2022

8. Chapter 8 by scratchmeout - Likes: 19 Comments: 3 Word Count: 4,776 Hit Count: 1,002 Published: March 21, 2022

9. Chapter 9 by scratchmeout - Likes: 40 Comments: 13 Word Count: 3,390 Hit Count: 1,214 Published: March 21, 2022

Dialogue and script cues from "Bargaining 2" (written by Jane Espenson) and "Life Serial" (written by David Fury) used throughout.