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Author has written 30 stories for Buffy: The Vampire Slayer, Angel, Leverage, Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, and Mer Series.

I never knew there was such a genre as fanfiction until college, and I realized I had been writing fanfiction for years, for many different cartoons, tv shows, and book series. I've just started being brave enough to publish some of my scribbles. I hope everyone likes my attempts- but if not, try to be positive in your comments, because as the world is mean enough without that negativity in here! Don't like it? Read something you do like, there must be a million authors on here!

I mainly write for Buffy the Vampire Slayer, with a concentration on Spike and Buffy's relationship, but I try to create happiness for everyone :).

Sweetprincipale's Series :

Sex and Candy Quartet:

Sex and Candy, See You on the Flip Side, Should Have Known Better, If You're Sure

Unknown Trilogy:

Uncontrollable, Unmentionable, Unknown

Living Conditions:

Living Conditions, Everything and More

Model Romance Trilogy:

A Model Romance, Desire, Acceptance (Reworked, see below)

Starting Over:

Starting Over, Deleted Scenes

I Like to Win:

I Like to Win, Rules Reset

Update: January, 2016 I did it! I published my own piece! It is for sale at a certain e-book publisher and marketplace under the name S.C. Principale. If you would like any information regarding it- or just to say "It's about time!", feel free to drop me a private message. I want to thank the hundreds of reviewers and people who favorited me and told me to go try to publish on my own. I couldn't have done it without you.

Update, June 2014: Please do not repost my stories without permission. If you ask, I'll most likely grant it gladly, but I do like to know where my stuff is going. I answer all PMs and reviews (it just might take me forever, lol) but I promise I will get back to you and answer. Thank you!

I love this site, even with its breakdowns and all, because I've turned from a closet scribbler to an award winner by posting here. I've made a thousand readers happy and met hundreds of lovely, wonderful, talented, enthusiastic people. Keep writing, keep reading, keep reviewing, keep going, even if things change.

Thank you so much,


Many of my works were inspired by the stories and characters we've come to love! Check them out for free with Kindle Unlimited. Most are available in paperback and as e-books.

Amazon Kindle /paperback Series

The Mer Series Parts I-VI

The Mer Series Parts VII-XII

The Undertaker's Daughter Series

Searching Hearts Part One: Search and Rescue

CrossRealms: Shattered by S.C. Principale

CrossRealms: Mended by S.C. Principale

CrossRealms: Shattered by S.C. Principale

CrossRealms: You an' Me Against the World by S.C. Principale

CrossRealms Encounters: A Helpful Gentleman by S.C. Principale

CrossRealms Encounters: Wicked Woods

Pale Girl by S.C. Principale

Mountain Bound: A Monstrous Love Story by S.C. Principale

I Don't Date by S.C. Principale

Vampire in Vegas (Erotica )by S.C. Principale

Vampire in Vegas: Quartet (Erotica) by S.C. Principale

Vampire in Vegas: Third Act (erotica) by S.C. Principale

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Heart Don't Lie by NautiBitz reviews
Buffy and Spike face the consequences of a 'wild' night together. This smutty romantic comedy/drama re-imagines Season 4, with one very BIG addition...
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,116 - Reviews: 106 - Favs: 326 - Follows: 105 - Updated: 10/21 - Published: 3/14/2010 - Buffy S., Spike - Complete
Healing Hermione by One Red Shoe reviews
Something awful happened to Hermione Granger at the end of the war against Voldemort, and now she's broken. Will returning to Hogwarts as an apprentice help fix her? What will it take to heal Hermione, and in the process will Severus Snape find healing himself? A very AU story that is in no way canon compliant, both Dumbledore and Snape survived the war.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 35 - Words: 158,571 - Reviews: 695 - Favs: 1,237 - Follows: 1,068 - Updated: 12/21/2016 - Published: 4/23/2014 - [Hermione G., Severus S.] - Complete
Grace Abounds by Clever Lass reviews
A continuation of "Grace and Favour," based on rumors of a 3rd-season marriage between Mr. Humphries and Mavis. A new investor shows up at Millstone Manor; Mr. Moulterd gets the sack and starts plotting revenge; meanwhile, Malcolm Heathcliffe is determined to get Mavis away from Mr. Humphries. Revenge, redemption, and romance: a sweet treat for readers tired of gritty realism.
Are You Being Served? - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 32 - Words: 47,895 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 11/6/2016 - Published: 10/23/2016 - Complete
April's Diary by Connie Nervegas reviews
April writes about her daily experiences as a grown woman hanging around with four teenage ninjas. The only place where she can vent openly when they get on her nerves and about what she really thinks of them.
Ninja Turtles - Rated: T - English - Humor/Friendship - Chapters: 109 - Words: 304,982 - Reviews: 1151 - Favs: 416 - Follows: 308 - Updated: 11/9/2015 - Published: 7/3/2010 - April O'Neil
Ted Talk by Kathryn Merlin reviews
Giles realizes that Buffy is more affected by the events of "Ted" than she lets on. Hurt/Comfort, Watcher/Slayer bonding. TAG.
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,335 - Reviews: 12 - Favs: 72 - Follows: 20 - Published: 7/9/2013 - Buffy S., R. Giles - Complete
Soft by Baphrosia reviews
If asked to describe him in one word, she knows without a doubt the word she would use: Hard.
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,484 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 41 - Follows: 8 - Published: 7/28/2012 - [Buffy S., Spike] - Complete
I Know What You Need by destyshell reviews
After discovering Spike in the basement of the high school, Buffy is determined to relieve the tortures of the tormented vampire. Mild M rating, bloodplay warning. One-shot
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,211 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 68 - Follows: 20 - Published: 7/25/2012 - Buffy S., Spike - Complete
Marking Time by Night Owl Too reviews
Spuffy Kinkathon: Set Post-Chosen, Post-NFA. Buffy receives an unexpected summons to England, where she learns she's not the only one with nine lives. But a mysterious crisis threatens. How far is she willing to go to save someone she loves? COMPLETE
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 27 - Words: 80,321 - Reviews: 241 - Favs: 339 - Follows: 209 - Updated: 8/30/2011 - Published: 3/5/2005 - Buffy S., Spike - Complete
The Foundling by Connie Nervegas reviews
The boys find a baby in a sewer tunnel and search for its parents and the reason it was dropped on their doorstep.
Ninja Turtles - Rated: T - English - Humor/Family - Chapters: 10 - Words: 24,893 - Reviews: 110 - Favs: 58 - Follows: 42 - Updated: 3/15/2011 - Published: 10/2/2010
Night Child by hulettwyo reviews
What if Spike hadn't burned in the Hellmouth?
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: M - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 46 - Words: 112,047 - Reviews: 94 - Favs: 249 - Follows: 71 - Updated: 11/12/2010 - Published: 9/6/2010 - Spike, Buffy S. - Complete
West of the Moon, East of the Sun by KnifeEdge reviews
Every night it's the same dream: a dark room, a big bed, and a silent vampire I can't see... Set in an AU Season 5 with no Glory or Dawn B/S. Rating has gone up.
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 76 - Words: 376,650 - Reviews: 1867 - Favs: 1,981 - Follows: 425 - Updated: 9/29/2010 - Published: 6/17/2010 - Buffy S., Spike - Complete
Amnesia! Spike by mahaliem reviews
Spike loses his memory. Set in Season 6.
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: M - English - Humor - Chapters: 6 - Words: 18,665 - Reviews: 57 - Favs: 78 - Follows: 5 - Updated: 10/7/2003 - Published: 10/6/2003 - Spike
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Bouquet reviews
Predators use scent before taste. Spike knows the blood of a Slayer is a powerful aphrodisiac, but the scent of a Slayer, a happy Slayer, does things to him, too… A game to tickle his senses ends up blossoming into something that warms his heart.
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,638 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 30 - Follows: 11 - Published: 9/17/2022 - [Buffy S., Spike] - Complete
Friends (Or More) reviews
A sequel to Warming Up to New Things, please read that first. Buffy and Spike embark on their odd experiment of being less than enemies, and possibly even friends. Tired of hurting each other, tired of being hurt by others, they decide to see if a simple friendship would work out. It goes surprisingly well, leaving them to wonder just how far beyond friends they might go.
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 12 - Words: 54,431 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 49 - Follows: 74 - Updated: 8/18/2022 - Published: 5/10/2019 - [Buffy S., Spike]
Humans, Demons, and Bears reviews
Spike's a major big bad who can take on the hordes of hell… so why does an adorable little furball from his beautiful bride have him hyperventilating? (That's pretty hard to do when you're an undead guy.) It turns out that Buffy has a (seemingly innocent) test in mind for her anniversary with Spike. A furry, funny, feel-good one-shot inspired by the glorious pfeifferpack.
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,254 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 6 - Published: 4/28/2022 - Buffy S., Spike - Complete
Kindred reviews
When Dracula called Buffy 'kindred', he was doing more than just saying they had a lot in common. Hungry for knowledge of her power, Buffy didn't realize what kind of connection he had forged with her. Hoping to break his hold over her, Buffy requests help from Spike. However, the way you break the hold of one vampire is to let another one possess you more fully...
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: M - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 45 - Words: 288,941 - Reviews: 277 - Favs: 334 - Follows: 344 - Updated: 2/24/2022 - Published: 8/10/2019 - [Buffy S., Spike] - Complete
American Girls reviews
Set in an alternate late season six. Spike can't believe he's this happy. He can't believe he's changed, she's changed, and that together they have this little bubble that hasn't burst yet. In over a century of looking for the real meaning of happiness and true love, he's found it in the most unlikely of places. It must be these American girls that have won his heart and loyalty.
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: M - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 7 - Words: 16,406 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 45 - Updated: 11/27/2021 - Published: 10/16/2016 - [Buffy S., Spike] Dawn S.
Fantasyland reviews
Willow and Tara are just trying to mend fences when they buy a half dozen cookies from the Sisters of Gaia Blessed Be Bakesale. Little do they know that one wicca among them has actually done some reading and her "Cookies of Your Dreams" might actually make your dreams come true. Set in Season Four, with some events tweaked, nudged, or slightly out of order. (This is more fun!)
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 4 - Words: 19,006 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 26 - Updated: 8/19/2021 - Published: 6/24/2021 - [Buffy S., Spike] [Willow R., Tara M.] - Complete
You, Me, and The Zombies reviews
When Buffy hears Spike say he's got a meeting with zombies, she's dutybound to investigate. Not to mention that ever since they started to explore pre-wedded bliss under a spell, Buffy can't stop fantasizing about Spike, especially since she's got a passionless new beau. When Buffy arrives to save the day, Spike's definitely glad to see her and prove she's been on his mind, too.
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 13,690 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 33 - Follows: 17 - Updated: 1/4/2021 - Published: 12/6/2020 - Complete
Not A Slam Dunk reviews
The sexiest couple in the world. The perfect bedroom chemistry. Right? Not all the time. Featuring an established relationship in a post-series AU.
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,352 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 13 - Follows: 3 - Published: 9/28/2020 - [Buffy S., Spike] - Complete
Screw Loose, Screwed Up, and Just Plain Screwed reviews
Spike's had enough of Dru's cheating and sets off to make the man who destroyed her ability to love pay. A more mature (and more mistrustful) Buffy has just gotten dumped by the guy who she would die for, literally- who happens to be the same guy. Spike wants Angel dead. Buffy wants him alive, with answers. It's a screwed up situation, but there's more than one way to be screwed...
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 8 - Words: 47,849 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 126 - Follows: 62 - Updated: 8/15/2020 - Published: 6/1/2020 - [Buffy S., Spike] - Complete
Making It To Maybe reviews
A short sequel to Dusk 'til Dawn. I strongly recommend you read that first. Buffy and Spike escaped Glory's bounty hunters, and found out that they have something more than a mere truce between them. Our heroes left the scene of battle with the understanding that maybe more would develop and now that possibility turns to reality. A smutty bridge between challenge posts. Read and en
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 11,713 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 32 - Follows: 16 - Updated: 5/31/2020 - Published: 4/30/2020 - [Buffy S., Spike] - Complete
Warm reviews
California has a cold snap and it's freezing in Spike's crypt. Buffy has a fever and she's burning up- not to mention that she's a little bit delirious. But just because you're loopy doesn't mean you're wrong. Maybe if you rub a frozen vampire against a boiling Slayer, both of them will get warm in more ways than one. Takes place amid a Slightly AU Season Five, more details inside!
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: M - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 6 - Words: 30,024 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 135 - Follows: 54 - Updated: 2/21/2020 - Published: 1/26/2020 - [Buffy S., Spike] - Complete
Never Had A Brother reviews
A stand alone that could be seen as a companion piece to Worth It, featuring close friendship with family bonds. Eliot has known two kinds of touch in the last decade- exchange of blows or carnal pleasures. The only rare exchanges he has had that could be termed affectionate are with his team. He's still not used to it.
Leverage - Rated: T - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,118 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 5 - Published: 2/9/2020 - [Alec H., Parker] Eliot S.
Vulnerable reviews
A missing scene from the Mer Series Part XII: Eternity. What if Val had shown Will how much she wanted him when she needed him most? Short, mushy, potentially smutty.
Mer Series - Rated: M - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,028 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 11/27/2019 - [Val/Elizabeth, Will]
Edges reviews
Set after season two, with a few adjustments. Amanda needs the edge taken off. Martin wants to help. There's just a slight misunderstanding about what kind of "edge" it is…
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,049 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 4 - Updated: 5/16/2019 - Published: 3/27/2019 - [Amanda B., Martin]
Warming Up To New Things reviews
Set in an AU late season three or early season four where Spike and Drusilla briefly reunite in Sunnydale, when Spike suddenly- or not so suddenly- realizes that he's left a bit cold by his lady love, and he's starting to warm up to someone else.
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 8,318 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 30 - Updated: 4/22/2019 - Published: 5/30/2018
Hard To Believe reviews
Everything in Amanda and Martin's world is hard to believe. Energy vampires and girls who pull people through portals? That's old news. What's really hard to believe is how long it's taking for these two realize the universe wants them to follow their hearts, and be more than friends. Fortunately, the universe has some help from a semi-sentient van, a full hotel, and love itself.
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency - Rated: M - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 3 - Words: 10,442 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 1 - Updated: 3/20/2019 - Published: 3/16/2019 - [Amanda B., Martin] - Complete
Red Line reviews
Martin drives. That's a fact of Rowdy life. But when her family is danger, Amanda takes the wheel. Blackwing is about to learn there is a thin red line that connects people the Universe puts together- and you'd better not cross it.
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,196 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 14 - Follows: 2 - Published: 3/18/2019 - Amanda B., Martin - Complete
Dusk 'til Dawn reviews
S. 5, A powerless Buffy needs to make a play for time to keep herself alive and keep enemies away from her family. Buffy's not sure if Spike will come through for her, given that he might finally have a chance to get rid of her. His actions convince Buffy that he is more than an ally, he's a friend, and opens her eyes to the possibility that he's even more. Challenge response.
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 32,857 - Reviews: 123 - Favs: 159 - Follows: 85 - Updated: 1/26/2016 - Published: 10/7/2015 - Buffy S., Spike - Complete
Curve reviews
Post series. Hardison blows a con for an excellent reason- at least according to him. Hardison defends the woman he loves, and his family helps. A mostly light hearted story with a touch of revenge.
Leverage - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,089 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 1 - Published: 11/6/2015 - Parker, Alec H. - Complete
Worth It reviews
From pre-series to post-series, the five members of the Leverage family reflect on why and how they have waited to find love. All perspectives are very different, but they all have one common factor- the wait was worth it. Canon pairings, Eliot is single, but still shares his thoughts. Mainly a happy, reflective piece with some poignant parts.
Leverage - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 7,277 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 21 - Follows: 5 - Published: 10/30/2015 - [Alec H., Parker] [Nathan F., Sophie D.] - Complete
Walking in Dreams reviews
Early season 6. Buffy's body comes back in one piece, her mind a little less stable. Uncertain of reality, a sleep-deprived Slayer finds one thing she can cling to, waking or dreaming. Plenty of angst and stream-of-very-tangled-thought to begin with, but it has a sweet Spuffy ending.
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: M - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 15,986 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 100 - Follows: 48 - Updated: 10/2/2015 - Published: 9/10/2015 - Buffy S., Spike - Complete
Blind reviews
A moment in an AU- season 6ish. Spike lost his sight, Buffy lost something else. Love can see you through anything. Short one shot, read and review if you enjoy!
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: T - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,194 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 44 - Follows: 9 - Published: 6/29/2015 - Buffy S., Spike - Complete
Beautiful Words or Blood Orange reviews
AU Season Six. Buffy and Spike share their thoughts about each other, and what they have, from their perspectives. They find something strange, something beautiful, something with layers. A short one shot, please read and review.
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,243 - Reviews: 21 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 6 - Published: 8/5/2014 - [Buffy S., Spike] - Complete
Stupid Things reviews
Completely AU. There are people who get inside you. That you love, that you get angry with, but they're still your person. The person who, no matter what they ask, and how much you say no, you will end up doing anything for them. Buffy and William have that kind of relationship as they grow up. Is there anything that can change it?
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: M - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 11 - Words: 89,310 - Reviews: 167 - Favs: 113 - Follows: 59 - Updated: 4/18/2014 - Published: 2/8/2014 - [Buffy S., William, Spike] - Complete
An Un-Fillable Hole reviews
Life is empty without one member. Willow's point of view as she considers finding a way to bring back the only one in the world who could fill the gaps left in grieving hearts. A one shot set between seasons five and six. My first attempt at a truly short (under 1,000 words) piece.
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Tragedy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 928 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 7 - Published: 3/7/2014 - Complete
Bored Warlocks reviews
A moment in an AU S. 2 of Angel. Darla isn't in the picture, Wes and Gunn are off on a mission, and Cordelia and Angel have a perspective altering conversation. One short, simple, sweet moment, where the means of communication may not be the best, but the message comes across loud and clear. This is purely for fun, meant to make you smile, not think too deeply. I hope you enjoy!
Angel - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,683 - Reviews: 14 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 3 - Published: 7/11/2013 - Angel, Cordelia C. - Complete
Thoughts Sparked By Too Much Ice Cream and Tequila reviews
Set late season five after The Body, before Forever. Imagine there were a few weeks in between, where things were quiet. A girls' night in for grieving, remembering, and forgetting sparks an unusual thought for Buffy. Very short, very simple, mostly silly. I hope you enjoy! Now nominated for Best Comedy and Best Fluff at Sunnydale Memorial Awards Round 28. Thanks to all of you!
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: T - English - Humor/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,848 - Reviews: 37 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 3 - Published: 3/29/2013 - Buffy S., Spike - Complete
Scarred reviews
Set Post-Series, AU. Buffy and Spike realize some wounds leave scars that even time won't heal. A short one shot made of little moments and finally finding out what makes a person whole.
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 4,667 - Reviews: 36 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 10 - Published: 12/22/2012 - Spike, Buffy S. - Complete
Rules Reset reviews
Sequel to I Like to Win. Buffy's life ended before she and Spike had a chance to try out a game he proposed, inspired by a night of shared grief. He never thought he'd have chance to prove how much he loved her, or show he could be her champion when it came to making her happy. Now Buffy's back, offering Spike a chance to show that he can make her happy, and bring her back to life.
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: M - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 12 - Words: 76,525 - Reviews: 160 - Favs: 161 - Follows: 58 - Updated: 9/20/2012 - Published: 8/14/2012 - Buffy S., Spike - Complete
I Like To Win reviews
Set in season five, after Intervention. Joyce is gone, Glory's in town, the Buffy bot is dealt with and Dawn's in good hands. Imagine there's a weeknight where nothing major is happening- other than the usual horrors... Buffy is patrolling when she bumps into Spike. Short, sort of fluffy, sort of angsty, completely Spuffy. My first evet T-rated piece. Please be kind, read & review.
Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 4 - Words: 12,166 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 87 - Follows: 41 - Updated: 6/27/2012 - Published: 6/25/2012 - Buffy S., Spike - Complete