Title: Peaches & Herbs
Author: NautiBitz (nautibitz.com/contact.html)
Show | Pairing | Rating: Buffy the Vampire Slayer | Spike/Buffy | NC-17/M (not for kids)
Summary: During (gasp!) Dawn's birthday party, Spike and Buffy shed their inhibitions -- and their pants -- thanks to an accidental sampling of forbidden fruit.
Timeline: Season 6, sort of. This is a post-Gift imagining of Buffy's life after resurrection. (Though it IS fairly close to what actually ended up happening in Season 6, particularly during Buffy's birthday party episode, because I have awesome psychic powers that way.)
Originally Published/Completed: August 2001 (Revised: Sept. 2007)
Genres: Comedy, Smut, Romance, Awesomeness
Length: 3 chapters | 5,342 words
Awards Won: "Total Smut" Award from Born for War, "Best Birthday (Holiday) Fic" from Forbidden Love Awards. See 'em in all their shiny glory here.
Author's Note: This fic is in answer to Laure Alexander's 2001 birthday challenge that included these requirements: "A fic about any two characters,
set in the upcoming seasons. Make it romantic and silly, no heavy angst. Smut is optional, love is required. Must-haves: One character surprises the other with a romantic gesture; pink sweetheart roses; a Maine Coon kitten; Elephant Love Medley from Moulin Rouge, and these optional
elements (I used all of them): Those candles that don't blow out; a kitchen mishap; erotic use of spanking; mention of Neil Gaiman;
a crossbow; peach scented bubble bath; something catches on fire -- not the kitchen; homemade music CD; champagne;
a Kevin Smith movie; filet mignon with gorgonzola sauce; quote from Shakespeare or Sappho.
Special Thanks: To Laure, of course, for the inspiration!
Distribution: Links only, please. Do not reprint. Do not post translations. Thanks!
Disclaimer: Buffy, Spike, and everyone else mentioned in this story were created by an evil mastermind and are owned by some huge conglomerate and one day I shall lure them all into my stable and spank, spank, spank them into submission. But until then, I own only that which
Rights: I do not own these characters or the worlds they inhabit. However, the text I have written is not YOURS to paste into your own fic in any way, shape or form. That is called plagiarism, and it is not cool. Not that YOU would ever do that, because YOU are awesome. Obviously. :)
Feedback: Always delish.