Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

NOTICE: Unfortunately, maintaining these recs pages has gotten to be too much work, given the amount of fic that I read. So from now on, I'll be keeping track of good fics via my AO3 bookmarks and the delicious account Grey Bard started for me.
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Fives
Five Things Buffy fics by Te.

Cicatrix
by Te, Debchan and the Spike
What if Xander hadn't been able to revive Buffy? Long, angsty AU. Awesome.

Jane Austen's BUFFY

Love Letters
Author: nic
Angel receives a letter from an ecstatic Buffy, announcing that she and Spike are engaged. Letters fly.

The Puppet Slayage Substitution
Author: kerrykhat
The Middleman crossover.
Summary: Giles had got to be joking. Vampire puppets out to start an eternal night? Unfortunately, the prophecy backed him up on this one.

Age(s) of the Geek
by mermaid
Fandoms: Buffy, Leverage
What if Willow Rosenberg was the one who taught Alec Hardison how to hack? Their chance meeting as teenagers affects the course of Alec's life in unexpected ways.

Five People Anya Never Dated (Though She Was Tempted), And One She Did
Ten Slayers That Were Never Called
Ten Things That Never Happened to Buffy Summers
Ten More Things That Never Happened To Buffy Summers
Ten Additional Things Than Never Happened to Buffy Summers
Ten Other Things That Never Happened to Buffy Summers
Ten Further Things That Never Happened to Buffy Summers
by Jedi Buttercup

The Very Secret Diary of Harmony Kendall
Author: inkandchocolate

Faith Lehane and Five Wrong Numbers
by Cofax

Accomplishments Are Transient
Author: Snow
Summary: Ben, born as a Buffy, sees being Called as the Slayer as just another way his body is betraying him.

Esther's Tale
Author: jadelennox
Summary: All told, my parents are turning our house into a little gay- friendly mecca. But we never talk about it outright. They want me to come out to them, I bet. Which I won't, because I'm not gay. Really, I'm not.

On Duty
by deird1
Being a cop in Sunnydale is a challenge - especially if you're used to working somewhere more normal.

Infestation
by deird1
The Fang Gang battle some rogue Mary-Sues.

Grim Destiny
by deird1
In the Buffyverse, fairytales can be real.

Perfect For Home Or Office
by deird1
This time, it's true love.
The love-potion jacket from S7 works for coatracks too.

Five People Who Oz Wasn't
by deird1
Oz in five canon AUs.

Bureaucracy
by deird1
Being a vengeance demon isn't always easy...
Webmistress's note: HILARIOUS. Must read!

Application
by deird1
Post-series, Faith requisitions funds for a day care center for Slayers' kids.

Stole My Barbie
by deird1
The romance of Xander and Willow. From when they were five.

Wishes Can Come True
by deird1
Summary: A Buffy fan gets sucked into her television!

strong objections to the lady
by Jedi Buttercup (jedibuttercup)
Fandoms: Buffy, Leverage
Summary: The conclusion had seemed obvious: a mid-life crisis complicated by a predatory young woman.

symptoms of peculiar regard
by Jedi Buttercup (jedibuttercup)
Summary: If these ladies were typical anything, Eliot would cheerfully eat the designer shoe currently pressed against his throat.

Whistle When You're Dead
AUTHOR: Marie-Claude Danis
SPOILERS: Um... hee hee... sure, I guess. Season five in a general kinda way.
RATING: R for language, perhaps.
PAIRING: None, really. Just a whole mess o' people.
SUMMARY: A full-fledged, take-no-prisoner, in-your-face Mary Sue to end all Mary Sues. All that, minus the pretence that it's not really me. That's the point, eh. Very cheeky. Meet Emmy (moi), she who was possibly put on this earth to make Spike's life a whole lot harder.
NOTE: In response to Anthony Davenport's "put yourself in BtVS" challenge and Scorpio's Mary Sue challenge. Title an obvious rip off of Robbie William's "Whistle When You're Winning".

Her Beauty and Her Terror
Author: ijemanja
Fandom: The Addams Family/Angel crossover
Pairing: Wednesday/Harmony
Rating: PG-13
Notes: Set during the fifth season of Angel.
Summary: Amanda Buckman moved to California, changed her name, and became a vampire. Wednesday can't help but approve.

Barbecue Forks and Other Conversations
by Sheila Marie Lane
Post-"Angel". "The doctor said it looked like a barbecue fork. We don't have a barbecue fork."

The Buffy Liberation Organization
by Cakedish
Wishverse. Weapons don't come full circle.

Eternal (The Love Never Dies Remix)
by secondalto
Vamp!Tara/Vamp!Willow, Wishverse
Summary: Tara doesn't respond well to bad news.

Discretion is the Better Part of Evil
by flurblewig
What really happened at the end of Conversations With Dead People.

Conversations With Vampires Who Won't Shut Up
by flurblewig
Alternative ending to Conversations With Dead People - instead of getting stake-happy, Buffy starts investigating.

Eighth Day
by flurblewig
The Wishverse, through Drusilla's perceptive eyes.

For the Future's Sake
by Lizbetann
Young Giles learns about about his destiny -- the hard way.

Trial by Combat
Author: resolute
Fandom: Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Pairing/characters: The Scoobies, OC
Rating: Gen
Disclaimer: The characters are not mine, they are owned by Mutant Enemy, Dark Horse Comics, and some other people.
Prompt: 137. Buffy the Vampire Slayer: any characters. A FTM slayer has to fight for recognition of his gifts.
Summary: The Scoobies and Slayerettes must decide what to do about Andros.
Author's Notes: Set firmly in the Buffy Season Eight comic, published by Dark Horse. Spoilers for season seven and eight. Thanks to sionnain and willowaus for the beta.

Heart of a Lion
Five Things Tyler Didn't Expect from Slayer Camp
by Tassos
'One girl' in all the world became 'many girls' became 'one boy'.

DC Crossovers

Man of Tweed
Author: Booster
Summary: Giles meets Superman.

Legends of the Not Very Dark At All Knight
By Te. Giles as Batman.

Ill Met By Moonlight
by Booster. Drusilla meets the Joker.

Knight of Faith
by Idhren
Multichapter Xander-centric fic. What if Xander had dressed up as Batman instead of a soldier that Halloween?

Xander

Knight of Faith
by Idhren
Multichapter Xander-centric fic. What if Xander had dressed up as Batman instead of a soldier that Halloween?

Facing The Heart In Darkness
by Lizbeth Marcs
Summary: Watcher Eva Swithin is sent to Mali to investigate what some Senior Watchers believe may be the greatest threat facing the newborn Reformed Watchers Council — Alexander Harris.
Note: this is a novel just shy of complete, but it leaves off at a satisfying point and is well worth the read despite being a WIP. It is gripping and you will not be able to put it down. Just don't start reading it if you have to work or study for exams in the next couple of days.

Living History
by Lizbeth Marcs
Summary: Some people have come a place far, far away and a time far, far ahead to ask for help on an urgent matter. The time? February 2008. The place? Moscow. The problem? They're in Cleveland, September 2003. And that's just the beginning of the trouble…

Behold, Little Padawan! (aka Five Adventures Xander Harris Never Had Wrapped in One True Christmas Story)
Author: Lizbeth Marcs
Rating: PG (Language)
Genre: Five Things, future fic, adventure, mystery, monster hunt
Characters: Xander, Faith, Andrew, OCs
Pairing: None (typical, hunh?)
Summary: As Andrew tells five positively true (he swears!) stories about Xander Harris to a gaggle of Chicago Slayers, a stressed-out, exhausted Xander blows into town to help with a demon hunt. Toss in Faith who's hopped on the bandwagon for reasons of her own, and it's another classic Harris Christmas Special.

Lilac City
by nwhepcat
After the fall of Sunnydale, Xander resigned as the heart of the Scoobies, creating a solitary life away from the supernatural wars. He manages a supermarket in Spokane, stays sober, keeps to himself. But now, five years later, his quiet life is about to change forever, in ways he can't possibly imagine.

FIVE CONVERSATIONS
by nwhepcat
Summary: Two days after SUNNYDALE CALLING. 1. Quality. 2. Mama mia. 3. Existential horse(crap). 4. The doomsday cult next door. 5. Loser Filter. A little UST here, a little closure there. Spoilers, if any, through "Storyteller," Season 7, then off into AU. Angel Faith never happened.

Rift Repairs
by Christina K
Set right after "Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered"; Xander and Willow friendship, silliness, Amy, Jenny, and a bit of angst.

Using the Library Computers, Rules of
by noelia_g
From: Xander
To: all Slayers
Re: using the computers in the library

Something Blue, Something Slashy
By EntreNous
Summary: Willow casts a marriage spell, but instead of Spike and Buffy, the whammy hits Spike and Xander. In the spirit of the "Something Blue" episode, this gets rather silly.

Peace and Quiet
by flyingcarpet
"Written for ludditerobot's 'Scatterlings and Orphanages' Africander challenge. Each author was instructed to select a country in Africa, research it, and use it in a post-Chosen fic featuring Xander. My country was the Seychelles."

Dawn

Ten Things That Never Happened in the BtVS Fandom
by Booster. Things that would have occurred in the fandom if Dawn had been on the show from the start.

Pentimento: 52 Things That Never Happened to Dawn and One That Probably Will
by nwhepcat

Runaway Trains at 3 A.M.
Pop Quiz Question of the Day: If a supernatural teenager from Sunnydale, California heads east at 70 mph, while a super-powered teenager from Smallville, Kansas is heading west at 65 mph, at what time will they meet up in a Greyhound bus station in Denver?
Lines of Communication
In which secrets are revealed, Clark and Dawn explain, and $362.57 of long distance charges are almost blamed on the Legion of Dorkness. (Sequel to Runaway Trains at 3 A.M.)
by Christina K.
Smallville xover: Dawn and a 15-year-old Clark make friends.

My Baby Is A Centerfold
by Rahirah
Spike and Dawn undertake a mission of honor.

Spike

Amnesia! Spike
By mahaliem
Rating: R
Summary: Spike loses his memory – Set in Season 6

Spike's Not Quite Evil Night
By mahaliem
Rating: PG-13
Spoilers: Through "Storyteller"
Summary: Spike spends a night trying to be just a little evil.

Worth It
Author: gabrielleabelle
Spike tries Jonathan's Superstar spell.

Something Blue, Something Slashy
By EntreNous
Summary: Willow casts a marriage spell, but instead of Spike and Buffy, the whammy hits Spike and Xander. In the spirit of the "Something Blue" episode, this gets rather silly.

Killing Will
by Te.
The Will is William Pratt, Spike's mortal identity, not Willow.
Angsty Spike story with lots of sex and violence.

And a Star to Steer Her By
by Sadbhyl
Pirate AU. Spuffy.

The Barbverse
by Rahirah
This is a long, fun AU series, these are just my favorite installments.
My Baby Is A Centerfold
Spike and Dawn undertake a mission of honor.
Have A Cigar
Spike & Buffy's first child is born.
The Sure Thing
A minion's lot is not a happy one. POV of one of Mr. Teeth's henchmen.
From Ghoulies and Ghosties and Long-Leggedy Beasties
When you live in Sunnydale and your child says there are monsters in her closet, you have to listen.
The Happiest Place On Earth
Dinner at Disneyland.
Attack of the Cookie Monsters
There are cookie monsters. They attack. Comic format.
Growing Pains
Spike & Buffy's oldest and puppy love. Um, of a little girl, not a puppy.

Buffybot

I, Buffy
by flurblewig
Warren checks the Buffybot's settings. R-rated but not smut.

Love Yourself
Author: projectjulie
Drabble. Buffy/Buffybot. It's good, seriously.

Rat Poison Would Have Been Simpler
by redsrule1
Created for the Gud Summries Funaficathingathon.

Artificial Intelligence
by Lizbetann
Buffybot.
The post-Gift fic that posits the question: is it possible to get angstfic from an emotionless narrator? (Answer seems to be "yes".)

Resurrection
Author: littlerhymes
Summary: Buffy, Warren, Spike and cyborgs. A future AU that branches off from season 3 and 4.

The Trio

Mission Implants
by Angearia
The Trio is looking to gather more intel on the Slayer.

Big Rock Candy Mountain
Author: Basingstoke
Summary: Andrew joined the Scooby gang early on. Which changed everything.

Trio: The Musical
by Andraste & Selena
The true story behind the musical, starring everyone's favourite geeks.

Five things which never happened to Warren
by Selena

1:1.618
AUTHOR: Marie-Claude Danis
FEEDBACK: Would be delightful!
SPOILERS: Er... "Flooded"? Maybe.
RATING: PG
PAIRING: Warren/Spike. Sort of.
SUMMARY: Oh like you wouldn't if you could.

Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell
AUTHOR: Polly Burns
SUMMARY: More fun in Warren's head!
SPOILER WARNINGS: "I Was Made to Love You".
RATING: NC-17 for dirty, dirty sex.

OF FLYING MONKEYS AND COVER-UPS
by Vixen
RATING - G
Summary: A student attempts to review the Sunnydale High production of Romeo and Juliet - you know, the one that was interrupted by flying monkeys - for the school paper.

Resurrection
Author: littlerhymes
Summary: Buffy, Warren, Spike and cyborgs. A future AU that branches off from season 3 and 4.

Run, Juliet
Author: Airawyn
Rating: PG for language
Characters: Andrew, Warren
Notes: No major spoilers. Takes place during "Gingerbread" and "Helpless". A few lines taken directly from "Gingerbread". My first Buffyfic. Thanks to Mike S.W., Fab, and my friend Lauri for beta reading it.

Hunt For the Chraka Rathklo
Author: Airawyn
After Xander is forced to kill Dawn to close Glory's portal, Buffy quits slaying. But Sunnydale still needs protection, so Xander teams up with his new friends Andrew, Warren and Jonathan to form a superhero team. AU from "The Gift."
Webmistress's note: Starts depressing, shortly becomes amusing.

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern in Mazatlan
by Christina K
Jonathan thinks about the two guys that no one ever thinks about again.

Journal
Author: maryavatar
Rating: Rish
Pairing: Andrew/Warren, Andrew/Xander (sort of)
Disclaimer: I don't own the characters and I'm not making any money
Summary: Xander returns Andrew's journal
Note 1: Set mid-late S7.
Note 2: Written for the contrelamontre 'couch' challenge

Fanboys: Andrew
Author: Jen (jenoofer@hotmail.com)
Rating: PG-13
Summary:Dedicated followers of Jonathan.
Disclaimer: How many times? They're not mine. I'm not making a penny from any of this.
Author's note: One of a series of shorts set in the Jonathan-verse created in 'Superstar', but before the events of 'Superstar' actually take place. If that makes sense. Think of this as the other leg of the trousers of time. Does it make sense now? Well, it's probably quantum.

Behold, Little Padawan! (aka Five Adventures Xander Harris Never Had Wrapped in One True Christmas Story)
Author: Lizbeth Marcs
Rating: PG (Language)
Genre: Five Things, future fic, adventure, mystery, monster hunt
Characters: Xander, Faith, Andrew, OCs
Pairing: None (typical, hunh?)
Summary: As Andrew tells five positively true (he swears!) stories about Xander Harris to a gaggle of Chicago Slayers, a stressed-out, exhausted Xander blows into town to help with a demon hunt. Toss in Faith who's hopped on the bandwagon for reasons of her own, and it's another classic Harris Christmas Special.

Don't Pop Your Lightsaber Into My Warp Drive
Author: Yamato Ishida1
RATING: PG-13
GENRE: Shonen Ai (a.k.a. Slash)
CHARACTERS/COUPLES: Warren/Andrew
SPOILER: Set in 6th season, somewhere between "Life Serial" and "Dead Things." The Trio's happy days.
SUMMARY: This story is all about making geek love. And if you belong to those people who prefer Vogon poetry to shonen ai, feel free to Disapparate at this point. You have been warned.

Harvey and the Vampire
Author: Doyle
Pairing: Jonathan/Spike
Rating: PG-13
Spoilers: ATS S5 as far as Destiny.
Summary: Jonathan has a brand-new career.
Notes: For aphedas, who wanted unrequited, humour, and no heavy angst.

Minion for Hire
by Kath
Rating: PG
Summary: Insane fic. No pairing - just a pair of morons. Harmony and Andrew meet - is the universe safe? Short answer= probably.
Spoilers: End of Season 6, I suppose, but nothing major.

Restoring Harmony
Author: Whiskey Meteor
Rating: PG
Summary: Andrew comes to visit Wolfram & Hart. He and Harmony hit it off... sort of.
Disclaimer/Notes: Takes place in Ats season 5. Sort of a rewrite of the episode in which Andrew makes a cameo over. Harmony's point of view.

Distractions
Author: Kaz (kardeb97-at-yahoo.com)
Disclaimer: It's not mine. Everything belongs to Joss, ME, UPN, etc.
Pairing: Xander/Andrew, pre-slash but definitely getting there.
Spoilers: Everything up to and including "Chosen".
Distribution: Inner Geekdom, FCFM, Two Guys and a Mime, UCSL, any other list archives.
Rating: R
Summary: Xander wants to know what's distracting Andrew. Prequel of sorts to Eyelashes.

Who's Been Shaggin' in My Bed?
Andrew has continued his documentation of life in Casa Summers.
Sweet Submission
A sequel to Who's Been Shaggin' in My Bed
Journal of an Apocalyptic Virgin
Andrew prepares for the Apocalypse.

When You're Evil
Trio songvid to Voltaire's song.

Essays

It's About Power: Gender Dynamics in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"

Domestic Abuse and Gender Role Reversal in Season 6: My Letter to Mutant Enemy

Vids


Buffy-Twilight xover: What if Edward Cullen had tried it on Buffy?

The Chosen Ones
What if Buffy Summers and Clark Kent fell in love? This vid made me a Buffy/Clark shipper.


Trio vid to Voltaire's "When You're Evil".

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