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Post-The Gift
29 Linear Moves by YinDagger
This story is very tangentially related to a challenge based on the McSweeney’s lists. One of the lists was titled “Seven Actual Tai Chi Moves and Some I Made Up”, and somehow my brain decided that I needed to write a series of 100 (+/-) word drabbles based on the actual names of the Yang 64 Tai Chi form.
Post-The Gift, Rated R, Spike/Xander, 3053 words.
After the Fall by Elena
Post-The Gift, Rated R, Spike & Xander, Spike & Dawn, 32300 words.
Afterdeath by Taramisu
In the end, all must face Judgment.
Alternate Universe, Post-The Gift, Rated PG-13, Spike/Buffy, 2100 words.
Agnus Dei by Fallowdoe
Post Gift fic. A burial in the night.
Post-The Gift, Rated G, 938 words.
All That You Leave Behind by Devil Piglet
There's more to grieving than pain. Challenge response.
Post-The Gift, Rated NC-17, Spike/Giles, 1798 words.
And Miles To Go by cousinjean
My contribution to the glut of resurrection fics. Spike plays Orpheus to Buffy's Euridyce. Crossover with AtS.
Post-The Gift, Rated PG, Spike/Buffy, 11950 words.
Another Day by Jingle
Spike/Dawn friendship, post-Gift, goes AU pretty early on.
Post-The Gift, Rated PG-13, Spike & Dawn, 1346 words.
Arearea no Varua Ino (Words of the Devil) by nepthys
R, Spike, Dawn. Spike fulfills his promise.
Post-The Gift, Rated R, Spike & Dawn, 1265 words.
Assumption by Gwyneth Rhys
If you had been chosen by heaven, how could you live again on earth after being unchosen? A prose experiment in two voices, set in and after The Gift.
Post-The Gift, Spike/Buffy, 10870 words.
Awkward Phase by adjrun
With Darla's help, Drusilla has hatched a scheme to get her old Spike back; but as usually happens when Spike's involved, things don't go as planned.
Post-The Gift, Rated PG-13, Spike/Buffy, WIP.
Be Forever by Mala
A tag to the S5 finale, "The Gift." Spike mourns the loss of love. ('PG', B/S-ish, angst, character death)
Post-The Gift, Rated PG, Spike/Buffy, 1085 words.
Be Sober, Be Vigilant by LadyCat
Spike will try anything to cheer Dawn up.
Sequel to Bonding, Post-The Gift, Rated G, Spike & Dawn, 3867 words.
Beats A Cruel December by Brighid
Grief knows many forms.
Post-The Gift, Rated NC-17, Spike/Dawn, 1526 words.
Binding Angel/Binding Spike by Kita (Donna M.) and Tinkerbell
Vampires and the nature of grief.
Post-The Gift, Rated NC-17, Spike/Angel(us), 4994 words.
Bonding by LadyCat
For the Cats and Dogs challenge, Spike gets Dawn a cat and offers Tara something else.
Sequel to Taffy, Post-The Gift, Rated G, Spike & Tara, Spike & Dawn, 758 words.
Cats and Dogs by mahaliem
Spike and Tara moments during the summer between Season 5 and Season 6.
Post-The Gift, Rated PG-13, Spike/Tara, 947 words.
Chamomile, and Ashes by ascian
In the post-Gift summer, Tara watches the world put itself back together.
Post-The Gift, Rated PG, Spike & Tara, Spike & Dawn, 5479 words.
Checkmate by Estepheia and LadyCat
Spike and Xander play pretend...
Post-The Gift, Rated NC-17, Spike/Xander, 3459 words.
Choosing Sisyphus by Illyria
Alternate Universe, Post-The Gift, Rated G, 728 words.
Code of Conduct by L.A. Ward
Spike at Caritas waiting for Buffy.
Sequel to Telling, Post-The Gift, Rated PG, Spike/Buffy, 11693 words.
Damn Chip by Colleen
Post-The Gift, Rated PG-13, 126 words.
Dreamscapes by Isabel Ortiz
Spike's dreamworld is a lonely and disturbing place
Post-The Gift, Alternate Universe, Rated G, Spike/Buffy, 1004 words.
Drunken Buckle by Dead Soul
Slashfic to db2305 for the July 2003 Slashficathon.
Post-The Gift, Rated PG-13, Spike/Xander, 1710 words.
Elegy by Ginmar
Why Giles decided to leave. Rated 'R' for sorrow, not bad words or sex. Nothing but Giles.
Post-The Gift, Rated R, 1826 words.
Elysium by Dana Woods
A few months after the fight with Glory, a group of demons come to the Hellmouth for Willow's magic, despite her being dead. When Tara heads out to find a way to stop them, Spike goes after her. Third person past tense, from Spike's POV (um, mostly)
Post-The Gift, Rated NC-17, Spike & Tara, 78866 words.
Emulating Atlas by Girl With Journal
A promise is a promise. Spike finds out the hard way.
Post-The Gift, Rated G, 1275 words.
Fear Me by Jane Davitt
Hallowe'en fic take two
Post-The Gift, Rated R, Spike & Dawn, 976 words.
Feel So Different by sangga
Response to Vamphile’s Fanfic challenge: Bring her back – anyway, anyhow. This is a WARNING – this is a real departure from my usual stuff in both style and content. Not only in terms of the heavy smut, but it’s a POV, and rather dark. If that’s not your scene – well, you’ve been told.
Post-The Gift, Rated NC-17, Spike/Buffy, 5230 words.
Five Things That Never Happened To Spike by Kita (Donna M.)
Er...five things that never- yea. That. Set in seasons 4, 5, summer following S5, & two post-S7s, respectively. (A part of the 'Five Things That Never Happened' challenge)
Season Four, Season Five, Post-The Gift, Alternate Universe, Rated R, Spike/Buffy, Spike/Giles, Spike/Dawn, 6884 words.
Future Imperfect by cousinjean
In the year 2336, Buffy wakes to find she is humanity's only hope for the future, and Spike is the only link to her past. Contains spoilers for Season 5. Set during and 335 years following "The Gift."
Post-The Gift, Rated R, Spike/Buffy, 37706 words.
*Gardening at Night by wisteria
"Three months ago, someone would have bounded downstairs, ready to drive him out of the house with a shout or a stake. These days, nobody much cares anymore."
Post-The Gift, Rated PG-13, Spike & Dawn, 3203 words.
Grounded in Reality by Kimberly
In the days immediately following Buffy's death at the end of Season Five, Spike grieves alone.
Post-The Gift, Rated PG-13, Spike/Buffy, Spike & Dawn, 1351 words.
Haunt of the House by Jericho TGF
A weekend away from Sunnydale turns out to be more than was bargained for.
Post-The Gift, Rated R, Spike/Buffy, WIP.
Hero by Brighid
There are all sorts of demons.
Post-The Gift, Rated NC-17, Spike/Dawn, 972 words.
Inscrutable by jen
The memories of Spike the monks gave Dawn for "Becoming," "Lover's Walk," and "Something Blue," plus some memories I gave her for S5 and post-"The Gift." Set just before "Bargaining." Dawn's POV.
During School Hard, During Lover's Walk, During Something Blue, Season Five, Post-The Gift, Rated PG-13, Spike & Dawn, 3305 words.
Journeys by Mary
Picking up shortly after the events of 'The Gift,' this is my version of Spike's journey.
Post-The Gift, Rated NC-17, Spike/Buffy, Spike & Dawn, 55084 words.
Journeys Part Three: Revelations (Draft) by Mary
Picking up shortly after the events of 'The Gift,' this is my version of Spike's journey.
Sequel to Journeys Part Two: Awakenings, Post-The Gift, Rated NC-17, Spike/Buffy, Spike & Dawn, Spike & Giles, WIP.
Journeys Part Two: Awakenings by Mary
Picking up shortly after the events of 'The Gift,' this is my version of Spike's journey.
Sequel to Journeys, Post-The Gift, Rated NC-17, Spike/Buffy, Spike & Dawn, Spike & Giles, 191070 words.
Long December by Evette
Spike/Angel post-'The Gift' AU. In which Spike drinks a lot and annoys Angel, then they have sex and stuff.
Post-The Gift, Rated NC-17, Spike/Angel(us), 1920 words.
Lovely, Dark and Deep by hold_that_thought
Cordelia helps a vampire who loved Buffy cope with her death. It's just not the vampire she'd planned on helping.
Post-The Gift, Rated PG-13, Spike & Cordelia, 4785 words.
Low Tide by Herself
Set summer after season 5.
Post-The Gift, Rated NC-17, Spike/Xander, 975 words.
Male Bond-age by Beamer
Spike and Xander run into a little trouble on a routine patrol the summer after Buffy’s death.
Post-The Gift, Rated R, Spike/Xander, 6503 words.
Moonlight by Amy
Cemetery ponderings.
Post-The Gift, Rated PG-13, Spike & Oz, 898 words.
Moonrise by Cody Nelson
How they get her back.
Post-The Gift, Rated PG, Spike/Buffy, 5835 words.
Necessary Evils by Barb Cummings
Glory's dead and Buffy's not--all's right with the world, right? So where are the new brainsuck victims coming from? Willow struggles with her conscience, while Buffy struggles to reconcile Spike's lack of same with her growing attraction to him.
Sequel to A Raising in the Sun, Post-The Gift, Rated R, Spike/Buffy, 315554 words.
Nothing To Say by WesleysGirl
The world explodes in fire, and when Giles regains consciousness, everything he knew is gone.
Alternate Universe, Post-The Gift, Rated PG-13, Spike & Giles, 1100 words.
Nourishment by Cindy
Here is my weekly open_on_sunday drabble. The theme this week is 'eating or food.' This one is Spike and Dawn, set just after 'The Gift.'
Post-The Gift, Spike & Dawn, 100 words.
A Parliament Of Monsters by Barb Cummings
Buffy. Spike. Angelus. Nuff said.
Sequel to Necessary Evils, Post-The Gift, Rated R, Spike/Buffy, Spike & Willow, WIP.
A Promise to a Lady by Athene
Spike pays a visit to a lost friend
Post-The Gift, Rated PG-13, 1815 words.
The Protecting Veil by Fallowdoe
Buffy and Spike find themselves in a struggle that will question their loyalties to the world and each other.
Sequel to Spiegel Im Spiegel, Alternate Universe, Post-The Gift, Rated R, Spike/Buffy, Spike & Dawn, WIP.
A Raising in the Sun by Barb Cummings
Four months after Buffy's death, the gang discovers an unscrupulous wizard planning to raise her, and must decide whether or not to stop him.
Post-The Gift, Rated PG-13, Spike & Dawn, 63351 words.
Rapunzel by jodyorjen
A broken hearted vampire meets a damsel in distress....
Post-The Gift, Rated NC-17, Spike/Fred, WIP.
The Red Macula by Dana Woods
Tara is settled on the Hellmouth once again. Faith has some undetermined problems, Spike comes back with a surprise, and there's a crises in Sunnydale. And Tara realizes that she isn't nearly as well adjusted as she initially thought. First person present narrative from Tara's POV.
Sequel to Elysium, Alternate Universe, Post-The Gift, Rated R, Spike & Tara, 55866 words.
Shades of Grey 1: The Deal by Athene
It is 2007, Buffy is dead, and Spike has an interesting offer for Giles.
Post-The Gift, Rated PG, Spike & Giles, 3834 words.
Shades of Grey 2: The Favour by Athene
Giles owes Spike a favour. It is a debt he may live to regret.
Sequel to Shades of Grey 1: The Deal, Post-The Gift, Rated PG, Spike & Giles, 4395 words.
Shades of Grey 3: Redefinition by Athene
Spike has a message for Giles, but will either of them understand the truth before it is too late?
Sequel to Shades of Grey 2: The Favour, Post-The Gift, Rated PG, Spike & Giles, 4497 words.
Shades of Grey 4: Resolution by Athene
Spike asked Giles for help. This time, Giles might have an interesting offer for Spike.
Sequel to Shades of Grey 3: Redefinition, Post-The Gift, Rated PG, Spike & Giles, 4287 words.
Shades of Grey 5: Reversion by Athene
Trust, willpower, self-control, duty. Events force Giles to contemplate the nature of such things, and lead him to a terrible discovery.
Sequel to Shades of Grey 4: Resolution, Post-The Gift, Rated PG, Spike & Giles, 5440 words.
Shades of Grey 6: Remembrance by Athene
Even as they race to stop the apocalypse, Giles and Spike may still have some things to learn about each other.
Sequel to Shades of Grey 5: Reversion, Post-The Gift, Rated PG, Spike & Giles, 12851 words.
Shadow Comfort by LadyCat
Dawn reflects, one morning not long after the Gift.
Sequel to Woman, Post-The Gift, Rated PG, Spike/Dawn, 2035 words.
Silent Night by Colleen
The challenge was Buffy/Spike and silence.
Post-The Gift, Rated PG, Spike/Buffy, 100 words.
Six Foot Deep by Kita (Donna M.)
Resurrection is a bitch.
Post-The Gift, Post-Wrecked, Rated R, Spike/Buffy, 15391 words.
Six Summers by Annakovsky
Six summers of Spike's life, 1998-2003, in short. Angst, spoilers for all of BtVS, rated R for language and gore.
Post-Becoming, Post-Restless, Post-The Gift, Post-Grave, Post-Chosen, Rated R, Spike/Drusilla, Spike/Buffy, Spike & Dawn, 2172 words.
Somniloquy by Gwyneth Rhys
What if Spike had actually saved Dawn, and thus saved Buffy, in The Gift? Does being a reluctant hero change your status with the people who are reluctant to admit your heroics? And would Buffy know it if the ending of her story was supposed to be different? Short novel/long novella length.
Post-The Gift, Spike/Buffy, 49879 words.
Spiegel Im Spiegel by Fallowdoe
AU- Buffy never makes it up Glory's tower. The experiences of Spike and Buffy in an apocalyptic world.
Alternate Universe, Post-The Gift, Rated PG-13, Spike/Buffy, 46945 words.
Spike Covered in Chocolate by Valerie X
sequel to "Spike Shirtless and Bleeding". Spike/Dawn friendship, rated R (violence, mild sex and swear words), completed, five parts.
Sequel to Spike Shirtless and Bleeding, Post-The Gift, Rated R, Spike & Dawn, 28004 words.
Spike Lying Naked on a Chenille Rug by Valerie X
A sequel to "Spike Covered in Chocolate". Completed. The first five parts are rated R for some sexual language and violence. The sixth part is rated NC17.
Sequel to Spike Covered in Chocolate, Post-The Gift, Rated R, Spike/Dawn, 22906 words.
Spike Shirtless and Bleeding by Valerie X
The best fanfic ever written, according to everyone, and by everyone I mean me. Post "The Gift" (kind of AU after Season 5), Spike/Dawn friendship, rated R (dirty words, violence), completed. Eight parts.
Post-The Gift, Rated R, Spike & Dawn, 25331 words.
Spirit by NautiBitz
Distraught over Buffy's death, a drunk and disorderly Spike visits the Summers home.
Post-The Gift, Rated PG-13, Spike & Dawn, Spike/Buffy, 1278 words.
The Sting of Salt by Lesley
Post-The Gift, Rated NC-17, Spike/Lilah, 2722 words.
Summer of the Snake by Girl With Journal
Although calm on the surface, the Snake is intense and passionate...
Post-The Gift, Rated NC-17, Spike/Tara, Spike & Dawn, 3694 words.
Survivors by Devil Piglet
A Spike/Dawn vignette, set post-‘The Gift’.
Post-The Gift, Rated PG, Spike & Dawn, 2444 words.
Sustenance by Jingle
Dawn, Tara and Spike, post-Gift.
Post-The Gift, Rated PG, Spike & Dawn, Spike & Tara, 508 words.
Taffy by LadyCat
For Diva_Stardust's birthday, Spike and Dawn have a mid-day chat.
Sequel to Shadow Comfort, Post-The Gift, Rated G, Spike & Dawn, 2202 words.
Telling by L.A. Ward
Buffy's back, and someone has to tell Angel.
Post-The Gift, Rated PG-13, Spike/Buffy, 12942 words.
Thirst by Carolyn Claire
Giles had told him once that the desert was the place to go for an epiphany; Xander's was life-changing.
Post-The Gift, Rated NC-17, Spike/Xander, 12261 words.
Through My Most Grievous Fault by Dori
Set not long after "The Gift." Spike does penance ...
Post-The Gift, Rated PG-13, 285 words.
Untitled by Darcy K.
There was a meme. It was a thing. It produced many Spandery kisses, including one of my own, which is here.
Post-The Gift, Rated R, Spike/Xander, 242 words.
Vita Nova by Aurelio Zen
After Buffy's mysterious return, she's not quite acting herself; but Spike is the only one who notices something's off. (Vita Nova is unfinished, and the author does not plan to complete it.)
Post-The Gift, Rated PG-13, Spike/Buffy, WIP.
Wanderlust by Mala
Due to some people who shall remain unnamed (*cough*MERE*cough*LEX*), I started having evil thoughts about the last remaining Summers woman and our favorite fangman. What happens when they begin to change? When their relationship begins to change?
Post-The Gift, Rated R, Spike/Dawn, 2262 words.
We Band of Beloved by Willa
In the summer following Buffy's second death, Spike leads Giles out of the valley of the shadow of grief.
Post-The Gift, Rated NC-17, Spike/Giles, 1580 words.
The Weary World Rejoicing by Annakovsky
Xander Harris, Christmas 2003, but in an AU where the events of "The Gift" went very differently. (Posted December 22, 2003)
Alternate Universe, Post-The Gift, Rated PG, Spike & Xander, 5038 words.
The Week After by Estepheia
Set between Seasons 5 and 6. Buffy is dead and Spike is heartbroken. All stories of this loosely connected cycle are set within the first week after Buffy’s death. They deal with trust issues and friendship and they explore Spike’s relationship with the surviving Scoobies.
Post-The Gift, Rated R, Spike & Dawn, Spike & Tara, 8388 words.
When Eternity Lies In the Balance by Jericho TGF
Spike is tapped by the PTB's to reset the balance that Buffy's sacrifice upset, but he's none too happy at the PTB's suggestions for fixing it.
Post-The Gift, Rated R, Spike/Buffy, 82842 words.
William by Doyle
Spike, Dawn, after The Gift.
Post-The Gift, Spike & Dawn, 100 words.
With an Alien People Clutching Their Gods by Mikelesq
After Buffy’s death, the Scoobies face a new threat, and one of Glory’s minions devotes his life to the worship of his new goddess. Set during the summer between Seasons 5 and 6 of BtVS.
Post-The Gift, Rated PG-13, 33794 words.
Woman by LadyCat
Dawn has a problem. Xander's POV, set approximately three weeks after 'The Gift'.
Post-The Gift, Rated PG, Spike & Dawn, Spike & Xander, 6075 words.
Worst. Day. Ever by Estepheia
Post-The Gift, Rated PG-13, Spike/Buffy, 100 words.

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