Penname: bruskiboo
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Better late than never, right? I was the perfect age when BTVS first came out, but I totally missed it - not at all on my radar, would have been banned by my parents if it was, and probably too busy to keep up with it anyway. And then I let 22 years go by, hearing about it but thinking a cult show couldn't be that good (boy, was I dumb). Then a fateful turn came when my friend shared her Hulu login with me, and I saw that Buffy was on it, and I decided I would finally watch and see what all the fuss was about.

So I finally watched BTVS for the first time at the end of 2019... and then promptly again 2 more times immediately after. And then I just had to find and engage with other people who liked the show as much I did, which was the first time I had ever sought out and participated in a fandom, but I couldn't just leave it alone. So I joined a Facebook group, and that led to someone suggesting I check out Elysian Fields for Spuffy fic. And that led down a rabbit hole of reading, getting ideas, joining the EF Facebook group, and sinking myself in DEEP.

And then... the world stopped turning. The Covid pandemic started (March 2020, as we'll never forget) and like everyone else, I holed up inside, trying to figure out how to stay well. And that's when I started writing my own Spuffy fanfic (a story I am still working on). It became the creative outlet that kept me sane, and the EF members became the community that kept me grounded. I feel like I could not have planned my entry to the Buffy world better, considering it became such a blessing during the craziest of times.

So I am very thankful for EF, and I'm also super excited to post my first stories and join in the fun! I have lots more ideas, so we'll see what else I get around to putting out in the future.

As a writer, I assure you that I am all about the HEA/HFN - I came to Spuffy fic primarily to have the catharsis of seeing them get their happy ending and find ways of being together, and gosh darn it, that's what I'm gonna do!

As a reader, I am open to all kinds of stories, with very few exceptions. And I'll read the same trope over and over as well as new and crazy things I would have never thought of - bring it on! My bookshelf is about to tip over with all that I still need to read on this site, but I look forward to doing so and giving more well-deserved comments and kudos.

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Summary: My first version of fixing the dreaded cookies scene/Angel cameo from End of Days and Chosen – this time Buffy thinks differently about things after Angel walks away.
Written for the Elysian Fields ‘Called Challenge'. Banner made by EllieRose101.
Beta and Sensitivity Readers: None
Artists: None
Series: No Mo' Cookie Dough
Categories: Season 7, Episode Rewrite, Challenge Response
Characters: Angel, Buffy, Spike
Genres: Angst, Fix-It, HEA/HFN, Romance
Warnings: Adult Language
Event: Called Challenge 2021
Completed: Yes Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Word count: 4,703 Hit Count: 1,764 ePub Downloads: 25
Published: October 07, 2021 Updated: October 07, 2021
Summary: My second version of fixing the dreaded cookies scene/Angel cameo from End of Days and Chosen – this time Buffy has a different response when Angel asks if she loves Spike
Beta and Sensitivity Readers: None
Artists: None
Series: No Mo' Cookie Dough
Categories: Season 7, Crossover (AtS), Episode Rewrite
Characters: Angel, Buffy, Spike
Genres: Fix-It, HEA/HFN, Romance
Warnings: None
Completed: Yes Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Word count: 5,122 Hit Count: 1,123 ePub Downloads: 19
Published: November 24, 2021 Updated: November 24, 2021
Summary: My third version of fixing the dreaded cookies scene/Angel cameo from End of Days and Chosen – this time Buffy and Angel act more like they should right from the start, you know, like they actually have moved on from each other
Beta and Sensitivity Readers: None
Artists: None
Series: No Mo' Cookie Dough
Categories: Season 7, Crossover (AtS), Episode Rewrite
Characters: Angel, Buffy, Spike
Genres: Angst, Drama, Fix-It, HEA/HFN, Romance
Warnings: Adult Language, Character Death
Completed: Yes Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Word count: 8,386 Hit Count: 1,104 ePub Downloads: 17
Published: November 24, 2021 Updated: November 24, 2021
Summary: My fourth version of fixing the dreaded cookies scene/Angel cameo from End of Days and Chosen – this time things go off-canon even earlier, when Buffy has a different answer to Spike’s question before leaving
Beta and Sensitivity Readers: None
Artists: None
Series: No Mo' Cookie Dough
Categories: Season 7, Crossover (AtS), Episode Rewrite
Characters: Angel, Buffy, Spike
Genres: Fix-It, HEA/HFN, Romance
Warnings: None
Completed: Yes Chapters: 2 Table of Contents
Word count: 7,338 Hit Count: 1,869 ePub Downloads: 22
Published: November 24, 2021 Updated: November 25, 2021
Summary: My fifth version of fixing the dreaded cookies scene/Angel cameo from End of Days and Chosen – this time an unexpected guest appears, who has no issue calling people out and setting things straight
Beta and Sensitivity Readers: None
Artists: None
Series: No Mo' Cookie Dough
Categories: Season 7, Crossover (AtS), Episode Rewrite
Characters: Angel, Buffy, Spike
Genres: Fix-It, Fluffy/Comedy, HEA/HFN, Lighthearted, Romance
Warnings: None
Completed: Yes Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Word count: 4,991 Hit Count: 866 ePub Downloads: 17
Published: November 24, 2021 Updated: November 26, 2021
Summary: My sixth and final version of fixing the dreaded cookies scene/Angel cameo from End of Days and Chosen – this one just a short little imagining of what would happen if she gave the cookies speech to Spike
Beta and Sensitivity Readers: None
Artists: None
Series: No Mo' Cookie Dough
Categories: Season 7, Episode Rewrite
Characters: Buffy, Spike
Genres: Fix-It, Fluffy/Comedy, HEA/HFN, Lighthearted, Romance
Warnings: None
Completed: Yes Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Word count: 603 Hit Count: 818 ePub Downloads: 16
Published: November 24, 2021 Updated: November 26, 2021
Summary: Word fun, for everyone! Find out what our crazy duo is up to now, with your own contributions! Can play on your own or with others - just follow the instructions, fill in the blanks, and read some silly customized scenes about our favorite couple. You know, the _______ (adjective) Slayer and her _______ (adjective) vampire.
Beta and Sensitivity Readers: None
Artists: None
Categories: Season 2, Season 4, Season 5, Post-Series, Episode Rewrite, Missing Scene
Characters: Buffy, Spike, Joyce
Genres: Humor, Lighthearted
Warnings: None
Completed: No Chapters: 4 Table of Contents
Word count: 1,228 Hit Count: 198 ePub Downloads: 2
Published: July 30, 2023 Updated: July 30, 2023