Summary: This is a rough sequel to my friend Mabus’s story Blood Line. I was neck deep in the beta for his story when he gave me his blessing to write a follow up. It says something of my character that I took a short story that was written on a lark and turned it into a novel length drama.
In Blood Line Buffy becomes a vampire before she’s chosen. She rules Sunnydale with an iron fist for seven years prior to the story opening. The crux of the piece is that Willow is coerced into performing the hat trick she does in canon at the series end, but instead of being the big hero moment, the spell is corrupted to turn the potentials into slayer-vampires.
For the follow up, I played loose and fast with the world Mabus constructed. A great many of the details change, but the final events of his story hold mostly true.
Buffy and Willow start off as broken as you’re likely to see them. Be patient. This story is about how learning to love can lead to redemption.
All of the same ground rules apply for the revamp, though the story evolves differently.
|Prompts:||Chapter 7:||#013: Kisses from Table B (modified) @ lover100|
|Chapter 8:||#072: Perspective from Table B (modified) @ lover100|
|Chapter 9:||#010: Home from Table B (modified) @ lover100|
|Chapter 10:||#032: Water from Table B (modified) @ lover100|
|Chapter 11:||#036: Secrets from Table B (modified) @ lover100|
|Chapter 12:||#088: Warning from Table B (modified) @ lover100|
|Chapter 15:||#037: Anger from Table B (modified) @ lover100|
|Chapter 17:||#003: Forgiveness from Table B (modified) @ lover100|
Rating: Adult Content: Sexual Situations and/ or Explicit Violence.
Warnings: Language, major character deaths, graphic violence, explicit sexual situations, bondage, torture, humiliation, snark, mayhem, assorted hijinx, blah, blah, blah… It’s a mirror universe. Buffy and Willow are newly ensouled vampires who are trying to sort out how not to behave like monsters.
Word Count: Unfinished.
Comma Guy: Howard Russell.
Disclaimer: Another day, another…they don’t pay me anything at all. I just do this to amuse myself and you. That’s what allows me and mine to slip under the radar while playing with characters created by those more fortunate than us.
Distribution: DreamWidth, AO3 & Near Her Always.
Table of Contents
|Chapter 1:||Broken Dreams|
|Chapter 2:||Willow Gambit|
|Chapter 3:||In the Red|
|Chapter 4:||After the Flesh|
|Chapter 5:||Pieces of Eve|
|Chapter 6:||Bad Blood|
|Chapter 7:||Bleed Like Me|
|Chapter 8:||The Alpha of My Eye|
|Chapter 9:||Breaking the Chain|
|Chapter 10:||A Multitude of Sins|
|Chapter 11:||Connect the Dots|
|Chapter 12:||Ask Me if I Care|
|Chapter 13:||Saving Faith|
|Chapter 14:||The Devil You Know|
|Chapter 15:||A Three-Edged Sword|
|Chapter 16:||The Devil’s Due|
|Chapter 17:||To Save Your Soul|
|Chapter 18:||The Vanity of Foresight|