|Alternative name(s):||W/S, Spillow|
|Gender category:||M/F, Het|
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Common Tropes & Storylines
- Kidnapping - A popular storyline involves Spike kidnapping Willow in order to get her to perform a spell. This storyline appeared in canon and is very popular in fanworks. Season 2 works, set when Spike was evil and Willow is not yet a witch, often depict Willow been kidnapped by either Angelus or Drusilla. Spike is evil but incapacitated and decides not to kill her. These fics can be dark with dub-con, non-con and torture, but Spike often protects Willow from the more evil Angelus and the less stable Drusilla.
- Magic gone awry is common due to Willow been a witch in canon. These works can involve Time Travel, restoring Spike's soul with unintended side effects, AUs set during Willow's my will be done spell, memory loss or magical bonding.
- Vampire Willow - Willow is turned into a vampire and Spike acts as her mentor. The Wishverse version of Vamp!Willow rarely appears in W/S works.
- Season 4 - Works set in season 4 sometimes picked up immediately following Spike's failed attempt to bite Willow. Other authors used the concept of Willow babysitting a chipped Spike as their jumping off point.
- In The Company Of Wolves by Jonquil, Willow disabled the chip. Now what? Sequel to Blinded With Science (2000)
- Take Your Time by Carrie, This is in answer to Jessica Nasca's challenge for a fic where Willow goes back in time and meets Angelus before he was vamped. (1999)
- The Summer Series - Willow & Spike: A Collection of Short Silly Stories by Saber ShadowKitten, (S/W) A friendship story. PG13. BtVS season 3.
- The Charms of Dancing by Anastasia, Angst, sex and dancing...my twisted idea of romance.
- Belly Up To The Bar by Shanna, When Willow is attacked by a demon that is a cousin to vampires and long thought extinct, the results are some very odd side effects. (2003) W/A/S
- The Erotic Adventures of Willow and Spike by Laure Alexander, Drusilla gives Spike a prezzie--Willow. Just what will her do with her?
- Chocolate Chip Cookies by Mrs. Muir, A Willow / Spike romance set in season 4. Spike still lives at Giles and while everyone else has dates, Willow babysits Spike. Friendship than romance develops between the two. (2003)
- Burn For Me by Emily North, Willow finds a ritual to stop Glory but there's only one vamp for the job. (2010)
- Shattered Remains by XSpike4evaX, Willow's attempt to re-soul Spike has disastrous results turning her life and Spike's upside down. As she grows closer to Spike and further away from Oz and her friends the Scoobies come to realise that not all dire situations mean the end of the world; but sometimes life as they know it, and all that's left for them is the shattered remains of what they once had. (2014)
- Anything for You (Spike/Willow) (2011)
- Buffy : Spike Willow (2010)
- The Promise (Spike & Willow) (AU)
Archives & Fannish Links
- Willow Rosenberg/Spike works on Ao3
- Willow/Spike fanfiction on Near Her Always, the Willow Zone of the BtVS Writer's Guild