Rather Be by NautiBitz

Summary: Sometimes the mind wanders to an unexpected place... Answer to a 100-word challenge regarding 'fantasy'. A sort of companion piece (and prequel) to In Heat, a Spike/Buffy S5 fic you can read at nautibitz dot com. (Supports Buffy's little speech in Chapter 6.)

Timeline: BtVS Season 2, 'Surprise'

Originally Published: May 2003

Stats: 100 words | Buffy the Vampire Slayer | Buffy/Angel, Buffy/Spike implied | NC-17/M (not for kids)



His chest enveloping hers, he loomed above her, smooth skin still damp from the rain, muscles rippling in the dim candlelight. And oh, he was moving inside her, filling her up, whispering, "I love you... God, so much..."

"Oh, God!"

"Am I... am I hurting you?"

Shaking her head vehemently, she tugged him closer and rocked her pelvis toward his, letting herself feel everything, setting her mind free. Oh, this moment was so perfect, so right, so pure, nothing else could ever...

She closed her eyes, a memory invading her head—

"I'd rather be fighting you anyway."


—and she came.


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