July 16th, 2012

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Title: Xandercles the Mighty: Chapter Seventeen
Fandom: Buffy, the Vampire Slayer
Author: [info]dustandroses
Beta: theladymerlin
Pairing: Spike/Xander preslash; eventual Spike/Xander
Rating: current chapter PG13
Genres: Adventure, Superhero Xander
Warnings: None
Summary: Back at Giles' place they get the third degree, and Xander can't stop bouncing.
Spoilers: Through Season Four
Word Count: 4380 words
Disclaimer: Don't own 'em - not making any money off 'em. Dern it.
Prompt Notes: Inspiration for this chapter taken from [info]tamingthemuse prompt #312: Catch as Catch Can (Hit or Miss)
Notes: For those who don't know: Jaffa Cakes are a UK treat that can sometimes be found in larger grocery stores, or specialty stores, here in the States. They are often considered a special treat by natives of the British Isles but there is much disagreement on exactly what kind of treat they really are. This is complicated even more by the US/UK debate over the difference between biscuits and cookies. Here's a picture and a short description. Jaffa Cakes

Long chapter, guys. I wasn't happy with the chapter when I sent it to theladymerlin, so after she checked it over, I made a fair amount of changes. I cut some stuff out, added close to a thousand words, and some of the words I left got moved around a considerable amount. It's still recognizable as the same chapter, if you squint, but I've definitely wreaked havoc on it. I'm much happier with it now, but I decided to post it without sending it back to beta, although I did a pretty thorough couple of read-throughs. If you notice anything unusual, though, it's my fault, not hers. Feel free to point out stuff - I've been known to fix stories that are years old, so you know I won't have a problem correcting anything you spot.
I've had a question or two about when this story is going to make the switch from pre-slash to slash.  ("Smoochies!"  They cry.  "We want smoochies!")  I'm sorry it's taking so long, but this story is going the long way around.  Slow burn...  Think sloooooow burn...  But don't worry, it's about to click up at least one notch!

Previous parts can be found at the Xandercles tag, in reverse order.

You can also find the previous chapters at the Archive of Our Own.

Chapter Seventeen at Live Journal

Chapter Seventeen at AO3


Strange Fruit

Title: Strange Fruit
Author: Forsaken2003
Pairing: Spike/Xander
Rating: R
Disclaimer: I own none; all belong to Joss Whedon
Comments: Always welcomed!
Summary: Another apocalypse has been stopped time for some down time for the Scooby’s
Warnings/Spoilers: NFA
Beta’d by: Unbeta’d
Prompt #313 from Tamingthemuse- Strange Fruit
Prompts: kinda_gay Prompt #01: Nibble
Note: From now on most of my Tamingthemuse stories will be named as the challenge.


Balance - Resetting the Scales ~ Chapter 15 ~ Spike/Xander ~ NC17

Title: Balance – Resetting the Scales
Author: theladymerlin
Rating: NC17
Warnings: none
Pairing: Spike/Xander
Prompt: tamingthemuse #312 Catch as catch can & kinda_gay #13 Soft
Chapter: 15
Status:In progress
Fandom: BtVS/AtS
Genre: AU
Beta (s): none, proofread
Disclaimer: not mine, all belongs to Joss
Graphic: Banner by theladymerlin
Summary: Approximately six months after the destruction of Sunnydale and the Scoobies have relocated to England to rebuild the Watcher’s Council and train the new Slayers but, as Xander soon discovers, Willow's spell to release the power of the scythe did far more than anyone expected.
A/N: Previous chapters can be found Here

~ Chapter 15 ~
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