FeatureSummary: While chasing down Riley before he flys off, Buffy makes the off-handed wish to go back and fix it. And finding herself back to the first day of college, she is ready to be open and fight for Riley. It's just...maybe she can save more lives? Get her mom to the hospital sooner? If she could get Spike back on her side as a heavy hitter, maybe she could save Walsh and Adam won't get out of hand. 
She's going to build a stronger relationship with Riley this time. Of Course. Duh. Don't doubt her! Maybe its not the highest priority though. 
Categories: Season 4, Time Travel
Characters: Buffy, Spike, Giles, Willow, Riley Finn
Genres: Angst, Romance
Warnings: Abuse, Buffy/Other (Temp), Rape (Implied), Torture (Emotional/Psychological), Torture (Physical)
Challenges: Author's Choice
Completed: Yes Chapters: 15
Word count: 23,399 Hit Count: 13,838 ePub Downloads: 143
Published: April 01, 2023 Updated: May 28, 2023

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Story Notes: I am apologetic for inventing Biley chemistry.

1. Chapter 1 by Desicat - Likes: 24 Comments: 15 Word Count: 1,502 Hit Count: 2,326 Published: April 01, 2023

Summary- Riley fly's out of Sunnydale in a helicopter. A broken hearted Buffy makes a wish to a mysterious wish demon and finds herself back at the first day of college. Also Parker get books dropped on him 

2. Chapter 2 by Desicat - Likes: 16 Comments: 10 Word Count: 830 Hit Count: 898 Published: April 03, 2023

Summary- Buffy goes to Giles and demands he Watchers up and help her with her wish. Buffy takes care of Kathy her soul sucking roommate. 

3. Chapter 3 by Desicat - Likes: 17 Comments: 10 Word Count: 1,332 Hit Count: 864 Published: April 04, 2023

Summary- Buffy withdraws from the dorms and takes on Sunday. Buffy itemizes her priorities of what to change with time travel, Riley is not on the top... 

4. Harsh Light of Day by Desicat - Likes: 18 Comments: 9 Word Count: 1,850 Hit Count: 904 Published: April 06, 2023

Please gentle reader forgive me for the Biley.

Summary- Parker tries to ask Buffy out. SPIKE IS HERE. Buffy and Spike fight and she takes the gem of Amara.

5. Chapter 5 by Desicat - Likes: 17 Comments: 8 Word Count: 1,773 Hit Count: 869 Published: April 09, 2023

Warning- There is some discussion around sexual assault. and Tara's abusive background. 


Summary- Buffy keeps the gem of Amara, tries to figure out what to do with it. She meets Tara at a function.

6. Fear at Heart by Desicat - Likes: 15 Comments: 7 Word Count: 1,015 Hit Count: 837 Published: April 10, 2023

Summary - Tara is Buffy's platonic Halloween date. Oz still bleeds on that circle at the party. Later Oz leaves town after Veruca dies

7. Pangs by Desicat - Likes: 19 Comments: 11 Word Count: 2,820 Hit Count: 860 Published: April 14, 2023

Summary - Riley and Buffy flirt. Graham gets invited to Thanksgiving and finds out Buffy is harboring hostile 17. Angel gets put in his place.

8. Chapter 8 by Desicat - Likes: 16 Comments: 10 Word Count: 954 Hit Count: 850 Published: April 19, 2023

I just want to thank the EF discord for keeping me sane while I write temporary Biley


Summary- Maggie Walsh is rude. The consequences of time travel start to hit Buffy hard. Buffy and Riley recommit to their date.

9. Something True by Desicat - Likes: 18 Comments: 10 Word Count: 2,550 Hit Count: 942 Published: April 23, 2023

Summary- Buffy talks to Giles about her headaches. Willow makes it worse with magic and Spike saves the Slayer with sex (not explicit)

10. Chapter 10 by Desicat - Likes: 11 Comments: 7 Word Count: 1,997 Hit Count: 960 Published: April 26, 2023

Summary- the aftermath of sex with Spike is more sex. The Scoobies meet to discuss the harm Willow has done and how to mitigate the the effects of time travel on Buffy. 

11. Chapter 11 by Desicat - Likes: 16 Comments: 10 Word Count: 1,092 Hit Count: 860 Published: April 30, 2023

Summary- Tara, Anya, Buffy gossip

12. Hush pt 1 by Desicat - Likes: 14 Comments: 8 Word Count: 1,219 Hit Count: 714 Published: May 22, 2023

13. Hush pt 2 by Desicat - Likes: 11 Comments: 5 Word Count: 1,057 Hit Count: 673 Published: May 25, 2023

14. Chapter 14 by Desicat - Likes: 15 Comments: 8 Word Count: 1,051 Hit Count: 677 Published: May 26, 2023

15. FIN by Desicat - Likes: 14 Comments: 8 Word Count: 2,357 Hit Count: 601 Published: May 28, 2023

I had to cut out the aftershock party, but I thought you should know Parker is there hanging out in a bathtub full of ice water