Wherein Steve sees Bucky failing a test and offers to tutor him. It starts off a little rough, but we all know how it ends. There’s some teasing and playful banter, a little bit of arguing too. But when Bucky gets his first A on a test and hugs Steve in gratitude everything changes. They realise their feelings for each other, which have been growing over the past couple of weeks and their relationship really takes off.
btvs appreciation week • day six - favourite storyline or character development: spike(&buffy)
↪ "When I say, ‘I love you,’ it’s not because I want you or because I can’t have you. It has nothing to do with me. I love what you are, what you do, how you try. I’ve seen your kindness and your strength. I’ve seen the best and the worst of you. And I understand with perfect clarity exactly what you are. You’re a hell of a woman. You’re the one, Buffy."