Penname: Barb C [Contact] Real name: Barb Cummings
Member Since: 01/02/09
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Stories by Barb C
A Cautionary Tail by Barb C Rated: PG-13 [Reviews - 1]
Summary: In which Our Heroes shop for groceries.
Categories: Ficlets
Characters: Buffy, Spike
Genres: Fluff, Humor
Pairing: Buffy/Spike
Warnings: Language
Series: The Barbverse
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 651 Read Count: 3874
[Report This] Published: 01/02/09 Updated: 01/02/09
A Chiming of Bells by Barb C Rated: PG-13 [Reviews - 0]
Summary: Ever wondered what happened to that Harrier demon that Willow zapped in Necessary Evils? Well, until today, Spike never had, either...
Categories: Short Stories
Characters: Buffy, Spike, Xander
Genres: Action/Adventure
Pairing: Buffy/Spike
Warnings: None
Series: The Barbverse
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 6680 Read Count: 638
[Report This] Published: 21/06/15 Updated: 21/06/15
Summary: Spike writes a poem. Or tries to, anyway...
Categories: Short Stories
Characters: Dawn, Spike
Genres: Humor
Pairing: Buffy/Spike
Warnings: None
Series: The Barbverse
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4079 Read Count: 3894
[Report This] Published: 01/02/09 Updated: 01/02/09
Summary: A story of compromising, improvising, old friends, old foes, old beaux, Watchers, Slayers, silly hats, kissing with fangs, dogs and cats living together, gainful employment, physical therapy, Vamp!Willow, a distressing development in Los Angeles, the Perfect Couple, junk food, unfortunate choices in personal grooming, mighty hunters before the Lord, extraordinary coincidences, the economics of the demon egg trade, better living through chemicals, the allure of nepotism, vengeance amateur and otherwise, vociferous argument, unnatural lusts and how to satisfy them, the intransigence of relatives, moral imperatives, and really cute shoes.

In Which
Our Heroes, the aformentioned Buffy Anne Summers and William The Bloody, explore the question of what comes after the happily ever after, and the difficulties encountered by leopards who persist in changing their spots.
Categories: Novels
Characters: Angel, Anya, Buffy, Clem, Connor, Cordelia, Daniel Tanner (a warlock - OC), Dawn, Drusilla, Evie (a minion - OC), Faith, Fred, Giles, Gunn, Kennedy, Lawson, Riley, Sam Finn, Spike, Tara, Wesley, Willow, Xander
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Fluff, Horror, Humor, Romance
Pairing: Angel/Cordelia, Buffy/Spike, Riley/Sam, Spike/Drusilla, Willow/Kennedy, Willow/Tara, Xander/Anya
Warnings: Bloodplay, Character death, Explicit sex, Language, Noncon, Violence
Series: The Barbverse
Chapters: 13 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 166952 Read Count: 60658
[Report This] Published: 07/02/09 Updated: 13/12/15
Summary: "You used to be a vengeance demon, right?"
Categories: Ficlets
Characters: Anya, Bill (OC)
Genres: Angst
Pairing: None
Warnings: None
Series: The Barbverse
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1132 Read Count: 337
[Report This] Published: 21/06/15 Updated: 21/06/15
A Raising In The Sun by Barb C Rated: PG-13 [Reviews - 4]
Summary: My take on Buffy's return from the dead.   The Scooby Gang discovers Magnus Bryce's plan to Raise Buffy using the Scroll of Aberjian, and the race is on to stop him--but Willow has other ideas...
Categories: Novels
Characters: Anya, Buffy, Dawn, Giles, Hank Summers, Spike, Tara, Willow, Xander
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Horror, Humor
Pairing: None
Warnings: Language, Violence
Series: The Barbverse
Chapters: 10 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 70158 Read Count: 62137
[Report This] Published: 05/02/09 Updated: 05/02/09
A Real Boy by Barb C Rated: G [Reviews - 0]
Summary: History repeats itself - sorta.
Categories: Ficlets
Characters: Bill (OC), Buffy
Genres: Angst
Pairing: Buffy/Spike
Warnings: None
Series: The Barbverse
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 596 Read Count: 2301
[Report This] Published: 23/12/10 Updated: 23/12/10
A Stitch In Time by Barb C Rated: PG-13 [Reviews - 2]
Summary: A Slayer, a vampire, a full moon, another Slayer, another vampire...say, things are getting crowded around here.
Categories: Short Stories
Characters: Buffy, Spike
Genres: Action/Adventure, Humor
Pairing: Buffy/Spike
Warnings: None
Series: The Barbverse
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 3144 Read Count: 4168
[Report This] Published: 02/02/09 Updated: 02/02/09
Summary: Willow-sized levels of guilt require a LOT of baking.
Categories: Ficlets
Characters: Kennedy, Willow
Genres: Fluff
Pairing: Willow/Kennedy
Warnings: None
Series: The Barbverse
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 644 Read Count: 358
[Report This] Published: 21/06/15 Updated: 21/06/15
An Ordinary Life by Barb C Rated: R [Reviews - 1]
Summary: One birth, one wedding, and one funeral.
Categories: Short Stories
Characters: Bill (OC), Buffy, Dawn, Faith, Giles, Spike, Willow
Genres: Angst, Romance
Pairing: Buffy/Spike, Dawn/OC
Warnings: Character death
Series: The Barbverse
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1729 Read Count: 4310
[Report This] Published: 02/02/09 Updated: 02/02/09
Summary: Xander takes a break. Spike helps.
Categories: Ficlets
Characters: Spike, Xander
Genres: Angst, Humor
Pairing: Buffy/Spike, Xander/Anya
Warnings: None
Series: The Barbverse
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 958 Read Count: 3307
[Report This] Published: 02/02/09 Updated: 02/02/09
And I Feel Fine by Barb C Rated: G [Reviews - 0]
Summary: How Buffy and Spike spend December 21, 2012. Just a little ficlet for the end of the world. Which, of course, is actually happening in Sunnydale.
Categories: Ficlets
Characters: Buffy, Spike
Genres: Action/Adventure
Pairing: Buffy/Spike
Warnings: None
Series: The Barbverse
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 368 Read Count: 631
[Report This] Published: 21/06/15 Updated: 21/06/15
Summary: It's always about power.
Categories: Ficlets
Characters: Tara, Willow
Genres: Angst
Pairing: Willow/Tara
Warnings: None
Series: The Barbverse
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 514 Read Count: 2632
[Report This] Published: 24/12/10 Updated: 24/12/10
Summary: He and Buffy have had this conversation before, and it never ends well.
Categories: Ficlets
Characters: Angel, Buffy
Genres: Angst, Romance
Pairing: Buffy/Spike
Warnings: None
Series: The Barbverse
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 1692 Read Count: 349
[Report This] Published: 21/06/15 Updated: 21/06/15
Ask the Author by Barb C Rated: Unrated/Nonfiction [Reviews - 0]
Summary:

For awhile there was a meme going around LiveJournal where people gave DVD-style commentary on their fic, which was pretty cool. The idea of doing it for a whole novel is too much like work, but I managed to answer a few specific questions more or less coherently.
Categories: Director's Commentaries
Characters: None
Genres: None
Pairing: None
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 4329 Read Count: 2035

[Report This] Published: 04/02/09 Updated: 04/02/09
Summary: Cookie monsters attack.
Categories: Graphic Stories
Characters: Alex (OC), Bill (OC), Buffy, Connie (OC), Spike, Willow
Genres: Action/Adventure, Humor
Pairing: Buffy/Spike
Warnings: None
Series: The Barbverse
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 2 Read Count: 4016
[Report This] Published: 01/02/09 Updated: 01/02/09
Auld Lang Syne by Barb C Rated: R [Reviews - 0]
Summary: Ever wonder what happened to that baby Angel saved from Darla in 1900?
Categories: WIPs
Characters: Angel, Spike
Genres: Action/Adventure, Angst, Horror
Pairing: Spike/Angel
Warnings: Bloodplay, Explicit sex, Language, Violence
Series: The Barbverse
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 3782 Read Count: 4577
[Report This] Published: 07/04/09 Updated: 08/04/09
Summary: Barbverse drabbles taking place prior to A Raising In The Sun.
Categories: Drabbles
Characters: Clem, Dawn, Giles, Spike
Genres: Angst, Humor
Pairing: None
Warnings: None
Series: The Barbverse
Chapters: 2 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 201 Read Count: 2009
[Report This] Published: 04/08/12 Updated: 04/08/12
Summary: Barbverse Drabbles set between
Categories: Drabbles
Characters: None
Genres: None
Pairing: None
Warnings: None
Series: The Barbverse
Chapters: 1 Table of Contents
Completed: No Word count: 11 Read Count: 1197
[Report This] Published: 04/08/12 Updated: 04/08/12
Summary: Barbverse Drabbles set between Necessary Evils and Parliament of Monsters.
Categories: Drabbles
Characters: Buffy, Dawn, Spike
Genres: Angst, Fluff, Horror, Humor, Romance
Pairing: Buffy/Spike
Warnings: None
Series: The Barbverse
Chapters: 8 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 815 Read Count: 8184
[Report This] Published: 04/08/12 Updated: 04/08/12
Summary: Barbverse drabbles set between Parliament of Monsters and "What Happens In Vegas"
Categories: Drabbles
Characters: Angel, Buffy, Spike
Genres: Angst, Fluff, Romance
Pairing: Buffy/Angel, Buffy/Spike
Warnings: None
Series: The Barbverse
Chapters: 3 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 498 Read Count: 2624
[Report This] Published: 04/08/12 Updated: 04/08/12
Summary: Barbverse drabbles set between "Every Silver Lining" and "In My Life"
Categories: Drabbles
Characters: Alex (OC), Buffy, Spike, Xander
Genres: Angst, Fluff, Humor, Romance
Pairing: Buffy/Spike
Warnings: None
Series: The Barbverse
Chapters: 6 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 610 Read Count: 4619
[Report This] Published: 05/08/12 Updated: 05/08/12
Summary: Barbverse drabbles set between "What Happens In Vegas" and "In A Yellow Wood"
Categories: Drabbles
Characters: Buffy, Spike
Genres: Romance
Pairing: Buffy/Spike
Warnings: None
Series: The Barbverse
Chapters: 3 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 313 Read Count: 3288
[Report This] Published: 04/08/12 Updated: 04/08/12
Summary: Barbverse drabbles set between "In A Yellow Wood" and "To Grandmother's House"
Categories: Drabbles
Characters: Buffy, Spike
Genres: Angst, Romance
Pairing: Buffy/Spike
Warnings: None
Series: The Barbverse
Chapters: 3 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 311 Read Count: 2927
[Report This] Published: 04/08/12 Updated: 04/08/12
Summary: Barbverse drabbles set between "To Grandmother's House" and "The Happiest Place On Earth"
Categories: Drabbles
Characters: Bill (OC), Buffy, Dawn, Spike
Genres: Angst, Fluff, Horror, Humor, Romance
Pairing: Buffy/Spike
Warnings: None
Series: The Barbverse
Chapters: 8 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 808 Read Count: 9083
[Report This] Published: 04/08/12 Updated: 05/08/12