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Summary:

Over the last few weeks Buffy's life has been turned upside down. Riley left her. Her Mom died. The hell-god Glory's attacks have in no way ceased. And now someone from the past has crept to town, someone with a grudge against the slayer and her pals. Someone wants Buffy dead. Set in Season 5 of the Buffy timeline, post InterventionOriginally Completed: 13th of October 2005
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Beta and Sensitivity Readers: None
Artists: None
Categories: Season 5
Characters: Angel, Anya, Buffy, Charles Gunn, Cordelia, Darla, Dawn, Giles, Joyce, Original Characters, Spike, Tara, Wesley, Willow, Xander
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Drama, Romance
Warnings: Blood Play, Buffy/Other (Temp), Sexual Situations, Torture (Physical), Violence
Completed: Yes Chapters: 37
Word count: 93,056 Hit Count: 57,639 ePub Downloads: 601
Published: October 28, 2006 Updated: October 30, 2006


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1. Chapter 1 - Watching by angelic_amy - Likes: 13 Comments: 6 Word Count: 2,839 Hit Count: 4,274

Disclaimer: This story is inspired by and contains characters from "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," a series that is wholly the intellectual property of Mutant Enemy, Twentieth Century Fox and Joss Whedon. This story is written without permission, with no intent of infringement or expectation of profit. I am not making any money from this! No commercial and/or trade purpose is intended to infringe the copyrights registered by official parties.

Author's Note: This story was the first one I ever wrote, and I am so pleased to share it here at Elysian Fields. I truly hope you enjoy reading it as much I enjoyed writing it. As always, feedback would be loved.

2. Chapter 2 - Regret by angelic_amy - Likes: 9 Comments: 3 Word Count: 2,705 Hit Count: 2,023

3. Chapter 3 - Discovery by angelic_amy - Likes: 8 Comments: 7 Word Count: 1,899 Hit Count: 1,736

4. Chapter 4 - Deceit by angelic_amy - Likes: 9 Comments: 4 Word Count: 3,948 Hit Count: 1,719

5. Chapter 5 - Frosty by angelic_amy - Likes: 8 Comments: 4 Word Count: 3,408 Hit Count: 1,632

6. Chapter 6 - Old Alliances, Re-established by angelic_amy - Likes: 8 Comments: 5 Word Count: 2,187 Hit Count: 1,501

7. Chapter 7 - Vanished by angelic_amy - Likes: 8 Comments: 4 Word Count: 2,432 Hit Count: 1,440

8. Chapter 8 - Unexpected Arrivals by angelic_amy - Likes: 7 Comments: 4 Word Count: 2,444 Hit Count: 1,399

9. Chapter 9 - Livid by angelic_amy - Likes: 8 Comments: 5 Word Count: 2,551 Hit Count: 1,430

10. Chapter 10 - Impossible Probabilities by angelic_amy - Likes: 8 Comments: 6 Word Count: 3,079 Hit Count: 2,791

11. Chapter 11 - Fighting by angelic_amy - Likes: 6 Comments: 4 Word Count: 2,455 Hit Count: 1,312

12. Chapter 12 - Return to the Living by angelic_amy - Likes: 6 Comments: 6 Word Count: 2,350 Hit Count: 1,335

13. Chapter 13 - Out of the Loop by angelic_amy - Likes: 7 Comments: 6 Word Count: 2,591 Hit Count: 1,349

14. Chapter 14 - Family by angelic_amy - Likes: 9 Comments: 4 Word Count: 2,047 Hit Count: 1,390

15. Chapter 15 - Diversion by angelic_amy - Likes: 8 Comments: 6 Word Count: 2,117 Hit Count: 1,353

16. Chapter 16 - Lies Exposed by angelic_amy - Likes: 8 Comments: 6 Word Count: 2,318 Hit Count: 1,454

17. Chapter 17 - Break In by angelic_amy - Likes: 6 Comments: 5 Word Count: 2,586 Hit Count: 1,363

18. Chapter 18 - Juvenile Disputes by angelic_amy - Likes: 8 Comments: 4 Word Count: 2,508 Hit Count: 1,273

19. Chapter 19 - Failure by angelic_amy - Likes: 6 Comments: 3 Word Count: 2,682 Hit Count: 1,310

20. Chapter 20 - Sleeping Arrangements by angelic_amy - Likes: 5 Comments: 5 Word Count: 2,734 Hit Count: 1,375

21. Chapter 21 - Back on the Horse by angelic_amy - Likes: 6 Comments: 4 Word Count: 2,263 Hit Count: 1,337

22. Chapter 22 - Train Wreck by angelic_amy - Likes: 7 Comments: 6 Word Count: 2,909 Hit Count: 1,246

23. Chapter 23 - Taken by angelic_amy - Likes: 5 Comments: 3 Word Count: 2,376 Hit Count: 1,299

WARNING: Some scenes in this chapter are somewhat graphic, with descriptions of torture. Not obscenely descriptive... but still, not very nice. Just letting you know. You have been warned.

24. Chapter 24 - Nightmares by angelic_amy - Likes: 6 Comments: 4 Word Count: 2,484 Hit Count: 1,252

WARNING: Some scenes in this chapter are somewhat graphic, with descriptions of torture. Not obscenely descriptive... but still, not very nice. Just letting you know. You have been warned.

25. Chapter 25 - Revelations by angelic_amy - Likes: 8 Comments: 7 Word Count: 2,221 Hit Count: 1,376

26. Chapter 26 - Unreachable by angelic_amy - Likes: 7 Comments: 5 Word Count: 2,329 Hit Count: 1,442

27. Chapter 27 - Liberation by angelic_amy - Likes: 6 Comments: 5 Word Count: 2,591 Hit Count: 1,428

28. Chapter 28 - Déjà Vu by angelic_amy - Likes: 6 Comments: 6 Word Count: 2,102 Hit Count: 1,465

Dedication: I'm dedicating this chapter to my good friend Carly who is the reason why this story has gone from being 4 chapters unfinished, to where it is today. If it weren't for her I wouldn't have continued working on it. And... a small note to Bloodshedbaby. This chapter is ALSO for you sweetie. You'll know why. :D

29. Chapter 29 - Paying a Visit by angelic_amy - Likes: 8 Comments: 4 Word Count: 2,639 Hit Count: 1,387

30. Chapter 30 - Secrets and Stratagems by angelic_amy - Likes: 6 Comments: 4 Word Count: 2,096 Hit Count: 1,400

31. Chapter 31 - Units Unite by angelic_amy - Likes: 6 Comments: 3 Word Count: 2,444 Hit Count: 1,387

32. Chapter 32 - Ingenuity by angelic_amy - Likes: 5 Comments: 4 Word Count: 2,227 Hit Count: 1,402

33. Chapter 33 - Unprecedented Phenomena by angelic_amy - Likes: 7 Comments: 4 Word Count: 2,431 Hit Count: 1,340

34. Chapter 34 - Bombshell by angelic_amy - Likes: 6 Comments: 4 Word Count: 2,342 Hit Count: 1,437

Only a few more chapters to go...

35. Chapter 35 - Tying Up Loose Ends by angelic_amy - Likes: 6 Comments: 3 Word Count: 3,053 Hit Count: 1,465

36. Chapter 36 - Chapters Close by angelic_amy - Likes: 7 Comments: 5 Word Count: 2,303 Hit Count: 1,537

Big thanks to Megan for betaing this chapter for me.

37. Chapter 37 - A New Beginning by angelic_amy - Likes: 21 Comments: 16 Word Count: 2,366 Hit Count: 1,978

Thank you to everyone who has supported me and this fic during the writing process - it is much appreciated. A longer note can be found at the completion of this chapter.

Thanks to Megan for betaing this chapter.