gifts for summer

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5x22: the gift  (buffy walks up the stairs, away from spike)
6x03: after life  (buffy walks down the stairs, towards him)

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20th anniversary buffy birthweek  ☰  day three: [2/5] episodes → the gift

dawn, listen to me. listen. i love you. i will always love you. but this is the work that i have to do. tell giles…tell giles i figured it out. and — and i’m okay. and give my love to my friends. you have to take care of them now. you have to take care of each other. you have to be strong. dawn, the hardest thing in this world is to live in it. be brave. live. for me.

so we know that laurent was Watching The Road but can we talk about how fast his heart was probably beating, how he couldn’t help but blush thinking about what was to come, how he wanted to smile his softest and happiest smile, the one he reserves for damen, knowing that they would be reunited soon, how he probably laughed at his own longing and impatience and that absurd giddiness before seeing damen???? take all that in, laurent of vere is so in l o v e

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“All I want is to feel the water. With my skin, my eyes, my soul… To never doubt what it makes me feel. Believe in myself. Don’t resist the water. Welcome it. We accept one another.” For the lovely @sekigannn, Happy Beleted Birthday Zimah!