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Title: Carnivale Mystique
Story info
Author: BmblBee
Rating: NC17
Paring: S/X
Disclaimer: I own none of the characters or products named in this
story and make no profit from it.

The following will explain some basics and give a preview.
I would love to have you join me. The story will start tomorrow
and run for 42 chapters.

Summary: A mysterious carnival appears on the outskirts of Sunnydale.
Despite the sudden disappearance of townspeople and pets, Xander is
intrigued and wants a closer look. What he gets is more than he could
have imagined.

This story is based on an idea by the lovely Mysticoblivion.

As always, thanks to the wonderful Petxnd for the banners that put the perfect
visual to my words.

Additional facts: This story follows no specific time in cannon. The gang is
still in their last year of high school. Buffy has just moved to town and in the
beginning of the story, Xander and Willow don't know that she is the slayer.

Spike and Angel are vampires but have never been to Sunnydale before and
neither vampire has a soul or a chip.

Confusing? I hope not. Give it a chance and you may decide it is o.k.


Xander stood off to the side in a darkened patch of the woods and he
watched. His eyes focused on the blur of colored lights that were strung like
long snakes throughout the length and breadth of the clearing. They twinkled
and flashed around the variety of booths, rides, displays and exhibits.

The sounds that drifted his way held him entranced. It was a combination
of music, blended with voices that cheered, laughed, shouted and promised
undefined mysteries and happiness.

Xander moved silently forward then ducked behind another tree. It had been
two days since the carnival had first rolled into town and he had been
Although he had just turned 18, he found he suddenly felt like he was five
and his inner child bubbled with the exuberance of a Christmas morning.


Interested? Hope so. See you tomorrow. Chapters posted daily till
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