So, here goes, outside the cut tags, cos I love you all:
txrabbit for suggesting the boys play in the snow;
willa_writes for tapers, melted candles, a midnight madness sale, and a sidling Spike;
bunnyohare for that first white hair and the accompanying angst;
ponders_life for the tap-dancing art deco penguins, however unintentional they were ;o);
amejisuto for the carnival, the concert and the home-made ice cream. You scored a hat trick, sweetie;
kaydee23 for the little peek at Spike watching Xander woodworking and then being drawn in.
And many, many thanks and hugs and smoochies go to kitty_poker1, who was a wonderful stand-in for the absent Savour in providing support, encouragement, someone to chat with, and a great last minute beta for the ficlets The First Date, The First Time It Mattered, and The First Snow.
You're a doll!
Apologies to the rest of you:
catvampcrazines - had there been time, there would have been a First Sick Day, with Xander ill in bed demanding Spike make him fluffernutters;
strchsr - If I'd had time, there would have been a scene where Spike discovers Xander's stash of Yaio, or, even better, Xander finding Spike's stash;
nashmaveric - That third scene was so very nearly the one where Xander knocked a candle over onto Spike and then had to beat out the flames with the duster, but Xander went with the deep and meaningful emotional thing, and I could but follow. ;o)
tgray is holding an S/X Pornathon, the kinkier the better, and all completely NC-17. Sign up details are here. Lots of delicious porn, yay!
Elitist me meme:
You speak eloquently and have seemingly read every
book ever published. You are a fountain of
endless (sometimes useless) knowledge, and
never fail to impress at a party.
What people love: You can answer almost any
question people ask, and have thus been
What people hate: You constantly correct their
grammar and insult their paperbacks.
What Kind of Elitist Are You?
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