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FIC: The Clockwork Circuit of the Stars

I matched on Faith/Giles for rarepairfest, and after a solid six weeks of scrabbling around, trying to decide what to write, I ended up saying screw it, obviously the solution is world-saving fuck or die.

I wrote the last of this story less than 24 hours before it went live, and I honestly have no idea whether it's any good. But hey, I finished it. And yay, Faith/Giles.

The Clockwork Circuit of the Stars (2099 words) by Snickfic
Chapters: 1/1
Fandom: Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Rating: Explicit
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Relationships: Rupert Giles/Faith Lehane
Characters: Rupert Giles, Faith Lehane
Additional Tags: Post-Canon, Ritual Sex, Fuck Or Die, Slayer-Watcher Relationship

“So, Cliffnotes,” Buffy said. The table might’ve been round, but there was still no question which one of them was queen. “Slayer and watcher do the hokey-pokey, and the world keeps turning itself around.”

A long, thick, syrupy silence followed. Faith broke it by laughing, and everyone turned to glare. “What, like it’s going to be anyone except me and G?”

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Aug. 30th, 2015 02:43 pm (UTC)
Your Faith voice is just so good!
Aug. 30th, 2015 04:02 pm (UTC)
Yay, thank you! Her voice is so distinctive, so that's great to hear. :)

(It occurs to me, looking at your icon, that of all the Buffy cast looking sultry in promo photos, Dushku is the only one who looks in-character while she does it.)
Aug. 30th, 2015 04:04 pm (UTC)
Quite true.

Well, maybe Julie Benz and Juliet Landau?

Though I don't think I'd call either of them sultry. Julie is more of an ice-queen type, and Juliet has looks that are very hard to fit into what you might call 'normal' categories.
Aug. 30th, 2015 04:05 pm (UTC)
Juliet is indeed one of a kind. :D And I don't feel like I've seen promo photos of Julie Benz, but yeah, she seems like she could make them work, too.
Aug. 30th, 2015 04:22 pm (UTC)
Well, Google Images have turned up a few things. I don't know if any of them would class as sultry exactly.

Edited at 2015-08-30 04:23 pm (UTC)
Aug. 30th, 2015 04:26 pm (UTC)
My main response to that collection of photos is, "Gosh, she's pretty." :D
Aug. 30th, 2015 04:29 pm (UTC)
She's very, very pretty though I am not convinced all the pictures are entirely her.
Aug. 30th, 2015 04:30 pm (UTC)
Yeeeah, your link sent me straight that person with curly hair and really bronzed skin, and I really don't think that's the Julie Benz I know.
Aug. 30th, 2015 04:39 pm (UTC)
There are also a couple of semi-nude pics, which I suppose could be Julie, but they could equally be photoshopped. Not sure.

I didn't see her in Desperate Housewives (I believe she played a hooker), so I don't know what she looked like in that.
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