Buffy the Vampire Slayer

In every generation there is a Chosen One. She alone will stand against the vampires, the demons and the forces of darkness. She is the Slayer. Behind her stands her Watcher. He's the one in the tweed and the glasses, translating strange prophecies from Latin for her.

121 stories.

 
Four Nights and a Revelationbuffy/giles/willow/xander adult
The enjoining spell to defeat Adam has surprising and life-changing after-effects.
9335 words; reading time 32 min. 2006/06/04
Hot water buffy/giles/willow/xander mature
Not everyone thinks these living arrangements are sensible.
4192 words; reading time 14 min. 2006/07/22
Interlude with Blankets: Giles buffy/giles/willow/xander mature
Giles, in pajamas, thinking.
636 words; reading time 3 min. 2007/08/06
Moving day buffy/giles/willow/xander mature
A place with a bigger water heater.
1577 words; reading time 6 min. 2006/06/27
Paragon buffy/jonathan general
Only true love's kiss will wake her. But who's her true love?
1036 words; reading time 4 min. 2007/02/06
Normalbuffy/oz/xander adult
Parker wasn't enough for Buffy. She needs more. She's not normal.
3125 words; reading time 11 min. 2008/12/12
Gunpowder Tea buffy/wesley general
Wesley's in Cleveland, cleaning up after Merrick's career. He thinks he doesn't have a Slayer.
2238 words; reading time 8 min. 2008/02/18
Some of the things Xander likes best about his girlfriend Buffy.
1797 words; reading time 6 min. 2009/01/10
Fenrisulfrethan/dawn mature
Dawn escapes from a boring summer at the Hyperion by finding a job. The job isn't quite what it appears. That's okay: neither is Dawn.
11565 words; reading time 39 min. 2007/08/27
Rosesgiles/anya general
Roses, history, tea, and decisions.
1199 words; reading time 4 min. 2008/03/10
Twitchy little noses giles/anya general
Push the broom.
360 words; reading time 2 min. 2006/08/27
The Apocalypse Stonegiles/buffy adult
The apocalpyse stone says Buffy's the one the prophecy is about, only this time instead of dying she has to have sex. Some people think that's worse.
6468 words; reading time 22 min. 2011/09/03
Arms and the Mangiles/buffy mature
An ancient order of knights makes Giles an intriguing offer, but both the Order and the Council seem to think he has to give up Buffy first. Buffy has her own opinion about that.
48032 words; reading time 161 min. 2011/07/18
Blackmailgiles/buffy adult
Giles commits an indiscretion, and gets into a spot of trouble. Buffy has a few opinions about that. Mid season 4, before "A New Man".
11447 words; reading time 39 min. 2007/04/05
Liegemangiles/buffy adult
Buffy settles into command of her liegeman, but finds that the rest of her life is complicated, and dangerous where she'd expected safety.
24356 words; reading time 82 min. 2008/03/25
Polestargiles/buffy adult
Giles is happy that his loyalties and desires finally align. Buffy does not find it so simple.
15077 words; reading time 51 min. 2007/05/13
Giles owns a third-wave coffee shop and bean roastery. His loyal staff thinks he should start dating again. He thinks it would be a disaster. He's right. Featuring Oz, Anya, Tara, Xander, Willow and the incomparable Ethan Rayne in supporting roles.
6381 words; reading time 22 min. 2015/07/19
Giles, Buffy, and Xander drink to fallen friends in a remote motel room.
4995 words; reading time 17 min. 2008/06/01
Braces and Overalls giles/buffy mature
Or, Because Watchers and Slayers belong together. Quentin Travers got a lot wrong.
2425 words; reading time 9 min. 2006/09/23
Breakfast Teagiles/buffy general
The best way to wake up?
224 words; reading time 1 min. 2010/05/01
Breathinggiles/buffy mature
Power and life. Mages and Slayers. And what Giles did during his months away.
21596 words; reading time 72 min. 2006/12/24
Contrition giles/buffy adult
Giles has erred and requests punishment.
1031 words; reading time 4 min. 2009/01/31
Dormant giles/buffy general
Buffy has run away to seek an ordinary life. Giles finds her, and tells her she can have it. That should be the end of the story.
9824 words; reading time 33 min. 2009/09/16
Dutygiles/buffy adult
A Watcher has many duties and is trained to perform them well.
1573 words; reading time 6 min. 2008/12/07
The Elevator Problem giles/buffy mature
Buffy and Giles get stuck in an elevator. Buffy's pissed off. So is Giles.
2058 words; reading time 7 min. 2010/08/17
Emergencegiles/buffy adult
Giles emerges from his shell after Scooby encouragement and a little manipulation from Oz.
7580 words; reading time 26 min. 2006/06/04
Entangledgiles/buffy adult
The timing is going to be tight, but they should be able to deal with the demon and get back home before the heat starts. Giles is sure of it. Famous last words.
17124 words; reading time 58 min. 2012/07/22
Flu giles/buffy general
Buffy gets the flu. Giles has bromides.
1264 words; reading time 5 min. 2006/09/09
Giftsgiles/buffy mature
Giles and Buffy dally in a stone circle.
2838 words; reading time 10 min. 2008/08/25
Buffy stands at the edge of the pool at the Hyperion. She's got a hole in her side, and a hole where Sunnydale used to be.
4121 words; reading time 14 min. 2007/12/01
Morning at the Hyperion giles/buffy mature
Giles needs some reassurance. Buffy tells him to shut up. Watcher/Slayer pillow snark.
1684 words; reading time 6 min. 2010/01/25
A Rooted Sorrow giles/buffy adult
The four times it happened before. And once it didn't quite.
4463 words; reading time 15 min. 2007/11/02
The Santa Ana Winds giles/buffy adult
The power's out at the Hyperion Hotel and the heat is rising.
2425 words; reading time 9 min. 2007/08/21
Sorrows End giles/buffy mature
Buffy's still got a hole in her side.
7438 words; reading time 25 min. 2008/03/02
Concealed Weapons giles/buffy mature
Giles is cleaning his pistols. Buffy has some questions.
1181 words; reading time 4 min. 2008/12/04
Show-off giles/buffy mature
Giles has just shown off his PPK. He has a few other ways to show off.
2485 words; reading time 9 min. 2008/12/14
Breakfast in Bed giles/buffy mature
Toast racks are abused; bathrobes are stolen; crosswords are left undone.
3649 words; reading time 13 min. 2010/04/11
The Tongiles/buffy general
Giles takes Buffy out for a Sunday drive.
565 words; reading time 2 min. 2008/12/05
Memorable giles/buffy general
Giles has an engagement ring in his pocket, but he's stuck in interminable meetings. His scheme to wriggle out of them might have just backfired on him. Oh dear.
5810 words; reading time 20 min. 2011/09/29
Giles is wearing jeans that are as old as Buffy is. She can think of nothing better to do with them than unbutton them.
1229 words; reading time 5 min. 2011/08/20
Planning Ahead giles/buffy general
What was that vampire doing with a knife? That wasn't fair.
576 words; reading time 2 min. 2006/11/08
Reconnection 1 giles/buffy general
Buffy is back from the dead, but something is wrong. Giles takes steps.
7125 words; reading time 24 min. 2006/08/22
Reconnection 2giles/buffy mature
Dark magic has been unleashed, and a price must be paid. By whom?
8194 words; reading time 28 min. 2006/08/26
Reconnection 3giles/buffy general
Willow has wagered more than she can comfortably lose, and the conflict has gone hot.
6107 words; reading time 21 min. 2007/09/30
Rose Quartzgiles/buffy general
A moment of being all Poe together in a cemetery.
474 words; reading time 2 min. 2010/05/01
Thruxtongiles/buffy general
Giles is in love.
270 words; reading time 1 min. 2006/08/20
Thusiagiles/buffy mature
Prophecy chases Buffy in the Los Angeles summer. Giles thinks he knows how they might elude it.
20246 words; reading time 68 min. 2007/06/21
Initiationgiles/buffy adult
When a Council representative makes assumptions about his relationship with his Slayer, Giles must come clean to Buffy about the true natures of Watchers and of Slayers.
27324 words; reading time 92 min. 2007/01/08
Please giles/buffy adult
Giles steals a dangerous artifact, then goes out to dinner with Buffy. Their night becomes more interesting as it progresses.
3069 words; reading time 11 min. 2007/01/08
The Value of Restraint giles/buffy mature
Buffy finds the box Giles has hidden in the back of his closet, the one with the Council's tools.
411 words; reading time 2 min. 2009/05/20
Liberation giles/buffy/ethan adult
Tonight it's strong drink and desperate sex, and tomorrow they ride away. A post-"Gift" AU.
3530 words; reading time 12 min. 2009/03/09
Rain on the Roof giles/buffy/xander adult
A thunderstorm after a long day of heat.
2231 words; reading time 8 min. 2011/10/25
Amost A New Friend giles/ethan adult
Giles accepts Ethan's offer of a drink. He remembers what happened last time but can't bring himself to care anymore.
1598 words; reading time 6 min. 2009/09/14
An Antique Romangiles/ethan general
Ethan has his own opinion about what constitutes amends, as owed by a vampire to his victim. Or by a chaos mage to his oldest friend.
10739 words; reading time 36 min. 2007/10/07
Quirks and Remnants giles/ethan mature
New Year's Eve: champagne, sarcasm, and sex.
2548 words; reading time 9 min. 2008/05/27
Back by Teatime giles/ethan mature
Rupert and Ethan are bored, wishing for adventure, and expecting never to find one. And then a police call box appears in the most unlikely of places.
1462 words; reading time 5 min. 2007/11/26
Breaking Glassgiles/ethan adult
Ethan takes Giles for a weekend away from Council pressures, and Giles travels considerably further than either of them had expected.
9816 words; reading time 33 min. 2006/10/20
Gas-ring Alchemygiles/ethan mature
Rupert, this is my friend Ethan. Don't believe a word he says.
6623 words; reading time 23 min. 2007/01/25
Into the Fray giles/ethan mature
There's a vampire problem in London. In about 400 years.
644 words; reading time 3 min. 2007/11/26
Rehabilitated giles/ethan general
Giles brings Willow back to the coven, where Ethan is waiting.
1927 words; reading time 7 min. 2008/05/26
Rescue giles/ethan mature
Ethan's in the hands of the Intiative.
430 words; reading time 2 min. 2008/12/20
Dragon's Bone gen general
A legend is found on a trip to the desert.
700 words; reading time 3 min. 2006/08/29
Dragon's Heart gen general
The sword dreams, and Giles dreams with it. Of what? And to what end?
8890 words; reading time 30 min. 2007/01/31
Dragon's Reverie gen general
Giles finds that wielding a legend is not a trivial matter.
5761 words; reading time 20 min. 2006/09/06
Substitutegen mature
Xander and Willow help Giles recover from Angelus.
5060 words; reading time 17 min. 2006/06/11
Broken Vessel gen mature
Giles has just enough money left for a train ticket home.
4150 words; reading time 14 min. 2009/07/27
Brown Bottles gen general
Giles has a lot of pills to take.
1035 words; reading time 4 min. 2006/08/19
The Co-Conspirators gen general
Rupert is taken shopping in London by his grandmother.
1800 words; reading time 6 min. 2008/02/24
An accident with a magical artifact sends Giles into the past. Can the specialist in hopeless cases help him before the artifact is lost and he is forever stranded?
19583 words; reading time 66 min. 2006/08/17
Baritsu gen general
Buffy demands an explanation.
1004 words; reading time 4 min. 2008/03/11
The morning after firing a gun in a tiny room.
2096 words; reading time 7 min. 2009/07/19
Flannel Sheetsgen general
Giles's flat in Bath has a guest room.
463 words; reading time 2 min. 2008/02/27
Fussed Overgen general
Giles has broken his wrist. The left one. The assault on his dignity commences.
1146 words; reading time 4 min. 2011/09/25
Giles sings the Buzzcocks.
1002 words; reading time 4 min. 2006/05/14
Legacies gen general
Uncle Charles's last will and testament, the rackety old bastard.
1783 words; reading time 6 min. 2009/07/27
Likely Stories gen general
A Scooby signs up for NaNoWriMo.
670 words; reading time 3 min. 2008/12/04
Nashvillegen general
Giles in Nashville.
694 words; reading time 3 min. 2006/08/18
A Short Restgen general
Xander's convinced it's Hellmouthy, but probably it's just the flu.
4748 words; reading time 16 min. 2008/10/09
Smoke gen mature
Ripper's thinking clearly for the first time in years.
724 words; reading time 3 min. 2006/08/20
Giles wonders if he's achieved escape velocity. Probably not.
4246 words; reading time 15 min. 2007/08/27
The First Slayer gen general
The origin of the Watchers, according to the Watchers of the 20th century.
1284 words; reading time 5 min. 2007/06/21
Giles introduces Wesley to Sunnydale High library policy.
1522 words; reading time 6 min. 2010/03/21
Xander takes steps to make sure he remembers what he needs to.
1811 words; reading time 7 min. 2008/04/12
Alambic Brandy giles/faith general
The Watchers and Slayers Society is about to hold its annual holiday party. Giles and Faith are half a world away.
2891 words; reading time 10 min. 2009/01/11
Les Bijoux giles/jenny mature
Giles thinks too much.
1956 words; reading time 7 min. 2007/09/10
Aftermath giles/jenny mature
The Master is dead, and they all survived. Giles and Jenny celebrate.
477 words; reading time 2 min. 2007/11/26
Confessions giles/jenny general
It's Valentine's Day, and Giles and Jenny don't have the conversation he was expecting.
1465 words; reading time 5 min. 2008/03/08
The Guardians giles/jenny general
Buffy learns about names and magic.
1579 words; reading time 6 min. 2008/04/04
Mutual Society giles/jenny general
Giles and Jenny have a nice church wedding.
2405 words; reading time 9 min. 2007/12/26
Tactical Considerations giles/jenny general
Giles breaks the news to Buffy.
426 words; reading time 2 min. 2007/11/26
A Tragedy In Six Holidays giles/jenny general
Ethan contemplates the ruin of the disreputable Ripper.
684 words; reading time 3 min. 2006/08/28
A Quiet Nightgiles/oz adult
Words spoken and unspoken. Giles learns.
1572 words; reading time 6 min. 2007/01/21
Anadeixis giles/omc adult
Giles is chosen as a Watcher, in an ancient rite invoking the god Apollo.
7353 words; reading time 25 min. 2007/08/02
Hazy Solos giles/oz/xander adult
Somebody's been set up. Who? Only Xander knows for sure.
2838 words; reading time 10 min. 2007/05/06
Amends giles/wesley mature
Wesley’s waiting when Giles arrives with Willow.
1483 words; reading time 5 min. 2007/08/27
Apples, Oranges, and Pearsgiles/xander adult
What happened when Xander got thrown out of his house just minutes after he turned eighteen.
14772 words; reading time 50 min. 2006/12/01
Banter giles/xander mature
Once again, Xander distracts Giles from the nerve-wracking business of waiting.
2537 words; reading time 9 min. 2008/06/30
Bent giles/xander mature
Giles and Xander shower after a messy patrol, and things get messier.
1701 words; reading time 6 min. 2008/06/30
Bootprints giles/xander mature
Xander and Giles discuss the relative merits of the back seat and the front seat of the typical American automobile, among other things.
3813 words; reading time 13 min. 2008/06/30
Memory giles/xander mature
Xander wants to carry his memories with him. Giles isn't sure.
3024 words; reading time 11 min. 2008/09/01
Rollercoaster giles/xander mature
Giles clears the way for future fun. Xander decides he's a bad, bad boyfriend.
2485 words; reading time 9 min. 2008/07/26
Timeout giles/xander mature
Tonight, Xander’s in charge.
3497 words; reading time 12 min. 2008/07/26
Triogiles/xander mature
Giles dreams of the past, and wakes to the present.
1693 words; reading time 6 min. 2008/07/26
Weapons giles/xander mature
Giles shows Xander the one possession he retains from his earlier life: his bowie knife. It has a history.
3152 words; reading time 11 min. 2008/06/30
Certainty giles/xander adult
Xander gets his first serious piercing. Giles has opinions.
2805 words; reading time 10 min. 2011/08/26
Cloud Animalsgiles/xander mature
Apocalypse has been averted, at a price, and now there's all the time they need.
2702 words; reading time 10 min. 2006/12/12
The Complete Setgiles/xander mature
Eggnog is dangerous. Very dangerous.
1974 words; reading time 7 min. 2006/12/24
Office Hours giles/xander mature
Xander shows Giles the best way to spend an hour locked in your office.
1165 words; reading time 4 min. 2008/03/10
Partnersgiles/xander mature
A day in the life of Xander Harris, Watcher.
6704 words; reading time 23 min. 2007/04/06
Risotto giles/xander general
The Watcher cooks. Xander watches.
2581 words; reading time 9 min. 2007/01/28
Slow Risegiles/xander mature
The Head of Council enjoys cross-referencing, baking, and many other relaxing hobbies.
2997 words; reading time 10 min. 2007/04/06
Giles makes good giles/xander adult
Giles makes good on his threats. Xander approves.
1848 words; reading time 7 min. 2006/07/03
Dust on his hands from the skygiles/xander mature
Xander flees to the place Scoobies go when they can't be near the Slayer any more. But the Hellmouth has a few last kicks in the gut to land before it's done with everyone.
25170 words; reading time 84 min. 2007/05/26
Last Night on Earth giles/xander mature
Xander can't sleep the night before the big battle against the First. He needs somebody for a last night on earth snuggle.
2201 words; reading time 8 min. 2009/02/01
Outmaneuveredgiles/xander general
But Xander doesn't drink!
369 words; reading time 2 min. 2011/03/27
Outmodedgiles/xander general
Giles and Xander on patrol
343 words; reading time 2 min. 2006/08/28
Presents giles/xander mature
Giles has a surprise for Xander.
1516 words; reading time 6 min. 2008/12/13
Professor G's Uncanny Scoobies #1 giles/xander general
Xander's carelessness with magic artifacts might have got him into more trouble than he can reasonably escape, even with Giles's help.
11852 words; reading time 40 min. 2010/07/18
Sparks giles/xander general
Giles and Xander attempt to figure out what happened in Willow's last moments on the cliff. Something strange, that's for sure.
4251 words; reading time 15 min. 2008/05/12
The Wight giles/xander general
The business cards say "Supernatural Investigations & Curse-breaking". They don't say anything about being rained on, soul-sucked, shot at, snowed on, or fed dangerous spicy drinks.
15128 words; reading time 51 min. 2011/05/04
First Time willow/xander adult
Willow has misbehaved. Xander proposes a fix, and to his surprise, Willow consents.
1262 words; reading time 5 min. 2008/12/06