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Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Riley Finn

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Five Things The Chip Was Never Marketed For by Josey

'"I understand," she said, "but would you hurt a poodle because a mastiff once savaged you?"' A disturbing look at the evil that humans might do in the Buffyverse. Not for the faint at heart (BtVS/AtS)

[Added 26/09/2014; Drama; 2500-6000; Buffy the Vampire Slayer; Characters: Spike, Riley Finn, Lorne, Knox, Charles Gunn, Xander Harris, Graham Miller, Drusilla, Croesus, OCs]

Stumbling on the Fields of Praise by Dipenates

'In Sunnydale, no one went to church. Which was kind of ironic, because there was so little that was truly bad in Huxley, and yet he could count the people who hadn't gone to church on one hand.' There's so little sympathetic Riley fiction. This insightful study with the hook of his religious faith is a quiet gem

[Added 15/04/2015; Character Piece; <1000; Buffy the Vampire Slayer; Characters: Riley Finn]