Title: Where Do We Go From Here?
Rating: FRT for this Chapter
Summary: Overall - Now that the Hellmouth is closed, what’s next? This chapter - The Core 4 are together again. Giles and Xander bond over carpentry and Willow and Buffy get more than they bargain for on a day out shopping.
Setting: Post Chosen, no comics.
Beta: catchoo152, thanks for putting up with the long chapters these days!
Disclaimer: I own nothing in the Buffyverse and make no profit playing in Joss’ sandbox.
A/N: This chapter turned out to be a little too long, so I had break it up into two posts. Unfortunately, they aren't even parts.
Chapter 40: Research - Part 1
Chapter 40: Research - Part 2
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