Recs Post #10

Jun 07, 2010 15:35

Come Crashing Down, by deird1
post-"The Gift"
You love canon AU's that take a big step sideways? You have a thing for post-apocalyptic goodness (/badness)? You're in the mood to have your heart ripped out and stomped on in only 1500 words? This is so the fic for you. Sparingly worded yet rich with implications. Beware character death and angst like an ( Read more... )

entry: linkage, entry: recs, proper recs post (buffyverse), pairing: spike/buffy, ch: dawn, ch: ethan, ch: xander

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quinara June 7 2010, 22:41:20 UTC
Oh, thanks very much! :D I'm super thrilled that my fic could be your favourite out of fics that use that device. (And hee! It's soul-searching in more ways than one...!)

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snickfic June 7 2010, 22:51:06 UTC
You're very welcome! I've actually seen the device one other time, I think, but I'd be interested in seeing more.

(Yes. As I said, I refrained. *g*)

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quinara June 7 2010, 22:57:01 UTC
I've actually seen the device one other time, I think, but I'd be interested in seeing more.

Me too, definitely. I've seen it a couple of times (maybe more?) in various circumstances, but souled!Spike losing his soul deserves to be as popular as amnesia IMO. *wants to encourage a trend*

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snickfic June 7 2010, 23:00:42 UTC
I'd say it's a much more trope that's a lot more organic to the character than amnesia is. Actually, I've not been terribly excited about most of the amnesiafics I've read. I think the authors are writing towards different kinks than I want to read. They seem to want shippiness, and I want character self-discovery, like in Barb C's The Hero of the Piece.

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