Here you will find fics of the non-Giles-shippy kind.
There may be couples in some of the fics, but it will be cannon.
I've decided to include friendship fics here as well.


Air Lines G
Ruth
A plane journey, an observer, lines left on a seat..

Aftermath PG-13
(G/B friendship)
Coast2Coast
After being rescued from Angelus by Buffy and Xander, Giles bails out of the hospital and goes looking for Buffy.

Aftermath G
(G/B friendship)
Sweetdoggie
What if the events after Jenny’s death had happened a little differently?

All Mimsy were the Borogoves PG-13
Pythia
Part 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Giles is lost. - Challenge fic.

An Old Watcher and An Old Wicca PG-13
(G/W friendship)
Shawna
Willow grieves for a dead friend

Anamneses FRT (G/Olv)
Pythia
Sometimes, she thinks of him.

Anchor R
Kerry Blackwell
Part 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
I started this after seeing "Wrecked" and "Dad". My take on what could have happened next.

And I Blame You G
Shelley
Giles has set mechanisms for dealing with grief and loss. They aren't working this time.

And In The End.... PG-13
(G/B friendship)
Gileswench
A bit of post-series closure.

And One For All PG-13
Kate R.
Sirius Live through the intervention of his brothers whom Mr. Black made with a dalliance with a Muggle woman.
Harry Potter Spoilers: Book 5

Another Kind of Man PG
Athenae
Post-ep. Giles' sympathy. Buffy on the dance floor.

Another Secret Kept G
Jen
Drabble written for Ruth aka tweedisgood on LJ.

Ars Draconis FRT
Antennapedia
This link will take you to Antennapedia's series page.
Unfinished

At Arm's Reach G
Wolfling
Spike and Giles talk after the events in Lies My Parents Told Me.

The Babysitter G
Gail Christison
Giles is babysitting.

Back from Hell Series PG
Shelley
This link will take you to Shelley's Series page.

Barflies G
(G/T friendship, G/B implied)
Ruth
Tara and Giles talk about leaving.

Be Careful What You Ask
(You Might Not Like The Answer)
PG
Ness
Giles finally tells Buffy the truth about what happened to Ben.

Betrayal and Defiance PG
Phoenix the Firebird (PhenDog)
If the Watcher trainee Rupert Giles ever wants to be allowed in the field, he must face his first actual vampire. Unfortunately, the game’s about to get a whole lot deadlier…

The Birthday Wish PG
(G/B G/Dwn friendship)
Riley
Giles gets a surprise for his birthday.

The Bitterness of One Who’s Left Alone R
Cyberwulf
Giles’ thoughts on Angel’s return from Hell.

Blue and Yellow Purple – Well, Actually Just Blue – Pills NC-17
Cyberwulf
Giles unwisely lets Spike make the tea.

Bridges PG-13
Gail Christison
Buffy goes missing after there are signs of a cult starting in Sunnydale. Angel and Giles set out to rescue her while Wesley holds the fort.

Broken Vow PG-13
Gilesbabe
Giles' first day on the job as Buffy's Watcher

Burning Flame PG
Laura Smith
Willow gives Giles a gift.

Certain Needs R
(G/B friendship)
Ruth
Part 1 2
Buffy has to face up to the fact that her Watcher has certain needs.

A Conversation Between a Watcher and a Slayer PG
Mor
Ness

No Summary Available.

Crane on a Rock FRT
Cyberwulf
Sometimes you need help to pick yourself up.

Cruel and Unusual PG-13
Shelley
Anya’s past comes back to haunt Giles.

The Curse of the Watcher PG
beadtific
Spike and his cigarettes

A Day at the Hellmouth PG-13
malnpudl
It's just another day.

Defending the Homefront G
Ness
Giles is being watched.

Déjà vu PG-13
(G/B friendship)
Coast2Coast
Buffy is more affected by the events in 'Passion' than depicted on the show. Giles, concerned for her health & safety & their relationship, confronts her.

Dialogue G
Lorien
Post-Apocalyptic dialogue between watcher and slayer.

Disco Drunk PG-13
(G/S friendship)
Gielswench
After Buffy rejects Spike's love, he seeks comfort, good booze, and Scandinavian disco in the only place in Sunnydale he knows he'll find them.

Doing the Right Thing R
Michele
Giles always does the right thing for the right reason… doesn't he?

Dropped Mask FRT
(G/B friendship)
Gileswench
Who is Giles, really? And will he let anyone know?

Dusty Bottles G
Neena
This is in answer to Gileswench’s Monday mini-challenge #30: Champagne.

Duty Still Calls G
Jen
Mini-Challenge #61: Who would Giles be in a world with no vampires or demons?

Encounter PG-13
(G/X friendship)
Gail Christison
Giles and Xander are chasing a new kind of demon

Everything Old is New Again PG
(G/B friendship)
Jessie
Buffy starts over younger, but a lot wiser.

Feline Repose G
Venus Blue
What does an unemployed librarian do with his time?

First Step G
Jen
A moment in the life of Rupert Giles.

Five Things That Never Happened During Dead Man's Party PG
Gileswench
Things that would have made Dead Man's Party make more sense.

Five Ways to Fail to be a Watcher PG
Ruth
No Summary Available.

Forever PG
Kim
Giles explores his feelings about Buffy's death.

Forgiveness PG
(G/B friendship)
Almond_joy_aec
Three separate conversations brought on by Angel...

Foundations G
SCWLC
I just had to write this little introspective piece about why Giles left Sunnydale the second time.

From the private Journal of Quentin Travers G
Elixie
Travers might not have been as evil as he seemed...perhaps he was a man forced by fate to play the heavy.

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Apocalypse FRC Gileswench
Giles runs into a slight snag on his way to save the world

Game Face FRC
Cyberwulf
They put up a tough front. Giles can see right through it.

Gifts from the Past G
Elisabeth
Giles receives an unexpected surprise.

Giles is a woman? PG-13
(G/B friendship)
Anne
Part 1 2 3
Giles is trapped in a woman's body while a demon possessed his body. Problems ensue.

Giles’ Sword FRT
(G/B friendship)
Gileswench
Coming to terms with your nightmares can be as scary as the nightmares themselves.

Gimme Shelter from The Storm NC-17
Della
Who said that they thought Giles would cope...???? I thought he would... Guess my muse thought otherwise...

Grave Doubts PG
Neena
POV: three people think about Giles.
(Response to Wenchie’s Monday Mini Challenge #21)

The Group PG-13
Catherine
IT'S A DARK POEM.

Gyring and Gymbling FRT
Pythia
Part 1 2 3 4
The Head of the Council goes home for the weekend.

A Hard Lesson Learned FRT
LadyForASH
No summary available.

Healing PG-13
(G/B friendship)
Coast2Coast
Buffy & Giles both took a beating in 'Helpless'. They definitely need to help each other pick up the pieces.

Helplessness R
Kris Walhberg
Part 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
My Helpless denial story - what really happened around the time of Buffy's eighteenth birthday.

Here For You FRT (G/Olv)
Cyberwulf
Post-Chosen. Who can Giles turn to when it's all too much to bear?

He's No Angel NC-17
Joann Freitas
Part pro 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 ep
Buffy is having a problem readjusting to her newly resurrected life...a magical accident has turned Giles into a demon...with very human desires.

His First Slayer PG-13
(G/B friendship)
Michelle
Buffy asks Giles about his earring.

His Sunshine G
(G/B friendship)
Sweetdoggie
Giles is depressed and Buffy cheers him. Just friendship.

Honesty PG-13
M. Scott Eiland
Xander spends a Friday evening in the library studying, and things get weirder from then on.

The host R
(G/B friendship)
Anne
Part 1 2 3 4
Buffy and Giles are poisoned.

A Hotel Bar's Story FRT
Catherine
See the title :)

House Calls PG-13
Ruth
Part 1 2
A very powerful coven in Devon. They sensed the rise of a magical force in Sunnydale…imbued me with their powers…"
companion piece/sequel to "Everything in Its Place"

Humanity PG
(G/S friendship)
Rari Coss
Spike's chip and ability to kill any humans has skewed the balance between good and evil. Something needs to give.

Hurt/Comfort G
malnpudl
Drabble -- After ‘Becoming’, Giles seeks and finds comfort.
GRB Mini-Challenge #23

I Want it That Way PG
(G/B friendship)
Almond_joy_aec
Part 1 2
Giles gets a package from someone.

If He Had Only Known G
(Mention of G/Jnny)
Ness
Giles remembers as he celebrates a painful anniversary.

I'm a WHAT!? R
Coast2Coast
What possible threat could a 2ft tall demon with 4 itty-bitty teeth pose to our heroic Slayer? Perhaps we should be more concerned about Giles' blood pressure.

In Twilight and Shadows PG-13
Cyberwulf
Spike’s POV. As he sits chained up in Giles’ bath, he hears things he’d rather not hear.

Inked Retribution R
Elisabeth
Payback, thy name is Ripper.

Inner Monsters PG-13
(G/B friendship)
escargoat
Challenge fic.

It's Always Gotta Be Blood R
Josephine Naylor
What if Buffy didn't die in "The Gift" and Dawn wasn't killed either? Someone else paid the price and gave the gift.

It's Coming Home PG-13
(G/S friendship)
Paratti
Spike & Willow are at Giles's to re-adjust after the events of S6. Spike & Giles watch the World Cup & bond as friends and countrymen.

Leading by Example R
Shelley
Giles tries to convince Buffy that actions speak louder than words, but it may already be too late. Warning: Not a happy story.

Last Words PG
Ness
What would Giles say to Buffy if time ran out?

The Late Shift G
dword
Did you ever wonder just how often Giles ends up in the Emergency Room? Do they give frequent Bleeder miles?

Letting Go PG-13
Wickedfox
Part 1 2 3 4 5 6
Alternate reality from Becoming pt 2. Giles never escaped Angelus. Buffy ran away, but not the way you think. Wesley makes an early appearance.

Lonely PG
Gileswench
Giles and the cars in his Sunnydale life.

Losing Faith R
BJ
Giles waits up for a visitor late one night.

Losing Faith R
Josephine Naylor
Everyone loses someone when someone loses something.

Lost Gods PG-13
Ruth
Part 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 EP
Post "Chosen", therefore spoilers for everything until the end of season 7. Slayers everywhere have arisen. But at what cost?
Part of the "Everything in its Place" series.

Lost Chances R
Ness
Buffy gets the message. A sequel to "Last Words" so that means that there is a character death.

The Man She Needs PG-13
twk97
The thoughts that run through Giles’ head as he kills Ben.

Moment of Truth G
TheQueenly1
Giles and Buffy rethink their attitudes towards each other.

Muffin G
Gail Christison
Giles finds a small, injured dog while jogging. It takes bit, but Muffin wins him over in the end.

My name is Giles R
Anne
After a heavy workout that lands Giles in hospital with dire consequences, he gets a visit from an "old friend" wanting to reconcile. The old friend has a sad tale to tell.

Nashville FRC
Antennapedia
For tx_cronopio; prompt was "Giles in Nashville"

The Need for Tweed FRC
(G/B friendship)
Sweetdoggie
Buffy buys some new shoes

Needed G
Kerry Blackwell
An alternate ending to Buffy vs. Dracula.

No Dominion PG-13
(B/G friendship)
twk97
Buffy’s having bad dreams. There’s evil a-happening and Scooby research. What more could you ask for, except a sexy Watcher? Wait, we’ve got one of those, too.

No One Told Me PG
TheQueenly1
Various characters express their private thoughts.

No Regrets R
Gielswench
Giles indulges in some very uncharacteristic behavior.
WARNING: Very Dark fic! - Character Death.

A Normal Life PG-14
(G/Olv-sort of)
Laure Alexander
Olivia POV
The overturned buggy in Restless has been driving me nuts ... my theory of why Olivia is crying and why she hasn't returned to Giles.

Not enough PG-13
Cyberwulf
Angel reflects on what he’s done. Angel’s POV.

Office of Horrors FRC Gileswench
Beaurocracy is more difficult to manage than the Scoobies thought.

Olivia PG-13 (G/Olv)
malnpudl
Drabble -- Inspired by “The Freshman”

Once More Unto The Breach
NC-17
Della
Scene of violence from the first time we see Giles bound to the chair to just before the appearance of Jenny in Becoming II.. The thoughts of Rupert & alter ego Ripper...
Slash - Implied Rape

One Sunday Morning G
Ness
Giles attends a family function

Out of Africa R
Pythia
Part Pro 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31 Ep
An ancient Evil comes to Sunnydale.

Perchance To Dream PG-13
(bit of G/Jnny)
Gail Christison
Part 1 2 3
Some major demons are rising with major powers. Unexpected twists and turns as well as battles and some addressing of Angel and Giles' issues.

Please don’t make us beg! PG
Cyberwulf
Just a typical wet evening with our two favourite mismatched roommates...

Pride and Other Reasons PG
Ness
Giles has had enough.
Warning: Not a fluffy, feel-good Buffy fic

Prospects PG
(G/Wes friendship)
Surnia
A short conversation between Wesley and Giles in the hospital (after Graduation 2).

Pushover PG
Shelley
Even the staunchest of Watchers have weak spots.

Quentin Travers Memorial Remedial Programme
R (overall)
Ruth
Part
Spike goes to Watcher School
School Reports
Down with Skool
Well, the idea made me laugh...

Reflecting on Samara G
(G/B friendship)
Sweetdoggie
Buffy and Giles talk about fate.

Revelare PG
Athenae
Missing scene from "Revelations". What did Buffy leave behind her when she left the library that day?

A Richer Dust PG
Athenae
Giles returns to England.

The Right Thing PG-13
Coast2Coast
What if Buffy told Giles about Angel's return?

Ripper R
Cyberwulf
Just how DID Giles get his nickname?

Ripper PG
(Non-Ship so far)
Weezer
Part 1 2 3 4 5 6
Giles has returned to England. But, is there still a place for him here? Unfinished

Ripper of Borg NC-17
Anne
Part 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Ripper meets a resident of the Q Continuum and is introduced to the Borg Queen. Evil mayhem ensues.

A Rupert By Any Other Name FRT (G/Jnny)
Gileswench
Giles won’t share. Jenny doesn’t like that.

Rupert Giles Tells Lies G
Ruth
No summary available.

Sacrifice R
Head Rush
Giles and Dawn sacrifice what they have to, to stop Glory. Giles' pov.

Sacrifices PG-13
Luisa
Giles ponders Buffy's absence after the events of Becoming II. Brief reference to G/J and a hint of G/B
WARNING: Angst

Sans les Chaussures Appropriées PG-13
LJ
Part 1 2
My contribution to Flashficathon June 2003
Very mild Slash implied. Unfinished

Saying Goodbye PG
Ness
Cordy and Wesley share a quiet weekend.

Scars R
Head Rush
After ‘The Gift’, Giles is back in England and back in trouble.

Scotch Mist PG
Ruth
Part 1 2
Christmas challenge fic.
MINOR slash mentioned

Seeking His Place PG-13
Kate R.
Part 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Wesley, meet the X-Men Unfinished

Shadows and Echoes FRC hobgoblinn
The past informs the present, or Vice versa. Response for Wenchie's Monday Morning Challenge #59 Shadows

Sinking Sand PG
vatwoman
Vignette of Giles's thoughts on Willow's recovery

A Slayer's Regret R
Ness
Giles and Buffy part company in a final way.
Warning: ANGST!!!!

Slight miscalculation FRT
Pythia
She’s a hellgod. They don’t just lie down and die …

A Small Mutiny NC-17 (G/Olv)
Gileswench
Giles cuts loose.

Someone To Lean On PG
(G/Jnny G/B-frienship)
Gileswench
Giles talks things through

Something in her hand R
Nicola Bentley
Part 1 2 3 4
Many years in the future Buffy is part of the new generation of the "Council of Watchers" They watch over the world, not just the Slayers. The balance of power is shifting to the "good" side. But all good things require sacrifice...

Spectres R
Jaydn
A collection of snippets they range in content and the only thing they share in common is Ethan Rayne, he features in all and sundry.

Spike Up Your Night Special Edition NC-17
Cyberwulf
Confined to Giles' house because of the Initiative, Spike decides to have fun the only way he knows how... by driving Giles bananas.

Spiraling PG-13
(G/B friendship)
Anne
a part of "Spiral" revisited. AU.

Stasis PG-13
Head Rush
Picks up immediately where ‘Grave’ leaves off

Stasis (Revisited) PG-13
Head Rush
Picks up immediately where ‘Grave’ leaves off
Fic Re-write

Summer FRT
hobgoblinn
Part 1 2 3 4 6 7 8 9
How did our heroes get from the base of the tower in "The Gift" to the cemetery in the opening of "Bargaining?" Revised!

The Summoning PG
Sandra Pascoe
Part 1 2 3 4 5
Giles is in England - but something has set its sights on him. Set during Season 6.

Support and Respect PG
(G/B friendship)
Michelle
Part 1 2 3 4
The end of season two told from Giles POV with a better ending.

The Sweet Taste of Death
NC-17
Eaglewolf
Buffy *thinks* Giles killed Dawn. She's had more than enough, and she snaps.
WARNING:*Character Deaths* Angst. DARK FIC!

The Tarmangani Diary FRT (G/X friendship)
Pythia
The yellow, mildewed pages of the diary of a man long dead tell a fascinating story.

Thanks PG-13
(G/Dwn friendship)
Wickedfox
Amidst all the turmoil of the usual Sunnydale life, Dawn manages to have a heart to heart with Giles.

There But for the Grace of God R
Sweetdoggie
What Giles could have been in a world without Vampires.

They're Not All On The Outside PG-13
(G/Dawn friendship)
Gileswench
Why did Giles really leave Sunnydale?

Thine Own Heart R
Athenae
The history of the three Giles Watchers: himself, his father, and his grandmother, in explanation of the rift between Giles and his father

Things Aren't Always What They Seem PG-13
(G/B friendship)
Michelle
One of Buffy's teachers has the wrong idea of what goes on in the library. Takes place before, during and just after 'Prophecy Girl'

Things Lost G
Gail Christison
Post Chosen. Just. Giles has lost something. A wander through some memories.

Through a Glass Darkly FRT hobgoblinn
Part 1 2 3 4
Some interesting light on Giles, though the two main points of view are Buffy and, of all people, Principal Snyder.

Through a Glass Darkly PG
Vesica
Sometimes we cannot see the very thing we have been looking at our whole lives. Giles is about to get a new perspective.

Time PG-13
Eaglewolf
It's their time.

Time Apart G
(Watcher/Slayer relationship)
Shelley
Buffy has what she wanted.

Toasted! FRC
Sweetdoggie
What would have happened if the Key had been something else.

Torn G
Karen Jephson
Giles. English Countryside. A horse.

Trick, Treat, or Wish? PG-13
Laura Smith
Sunnydale + Halloween (always)= Weirdness.

The Trojan War PG-13
Athenae
Spoilers for "Touched." Buffy, Giles and a moment of connection before the end.

Typical Research G
(G/B friendship)
LadyForASH
Mrsdrake issued me a challenge. Giles and baby pictures.

Unraveling R
Head Rush
Part
Unraveling (1)
Wicked Trouble (2)
Loose Ends (3)
Why was Willow so angry with Giles when he arrived back at the Magic Box in 'Grave'?

Until Tomorrow G
Sandra Pascoe
Just a few of the things that could run through Giles' head whilst Buffy is out on patrol.

Untold NC-17
(G/B friendship)
Almond_joy_aec
What if something worse had happened to Buffy on `Helpless'?
Warning: Rape scenes

Untouched R
Ruth
At least two people were left out of the love-fest at the Casa Summers…

The Vampire Child Series
NC-17
Della
This link will now take you to Della's Series page.
Unfinished

Waiting for the Hammer to Fall FRT
Pythia
There's a massive meteor heading for London - and it's bringing the end of the world.

Waiting Through the Pain G
(G/W friendship)
Elisabeth
Willow misses Oz to Coldplay's "In My Place" - complete angst.

Watcher PG
SCWLC
Did you ever wonder why Giles did choose to become a watcher after the Eyghon incident in university? My take on it.

A Watcher's Duty PG
TheQueenly1
A late night conversation in the library.

The Watcher's New Clothes
PG-13
Gail Christison
Ruth

Part 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Post-Chosen. Everyone is stuck in a hotel en route to Cleveland and something keeps happening to Giles' clothes.

Watching PG
Morgiana
"Grave" Post-ep, Giles thinks on his Scoobies.

We Don't Have Time PG-13
Josephine Naylor
After Giles tried to get rid of Spike & with Caleb & The First adding stress, will Slayer & Watcher have time to mend their strained relationship?

The Wearing of the Tweed FRC
Sweetdoggie
A new tweed jacket causes some controversy

What a Father Is (the DNA Remix) G
(G/Dwn friendship)
Beatrice Otter
What the monks didn't tell about Dawn.

What If R
Ness
What if the mental institution in "Normal Again" was Buffy's true reality. What happens to the Slayer then?
Warning: Angst fic! Major character death

When All This is Over PG-13
Athenae
Giles, Xander and Buffy on the beginning of Season Six

Where’s the Money Coming From? PG-13
Cyberwulf
Buffy sets out to answer that very question.

Who Needs to Dream? R
Sandra Pascoe
Part 1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Giles is still in England during S6-though its going a tad AU.hehe
Sequel to "The Summoning".

Who Watch You Fall FRM
(G/S friendship)
Pythia
Part 1 2 3 4
Living after loss can be hard. Even for the dead …

A W-hole-some Tale G
Sandra Pascoe
A short tale of love from Giles’ hole punch

You're Watching WHAT? G
(G/B friendship)
Ness
Giles is watching a movie and Buffy is shocked to see what it is.

Your Yellow Hair G
(G/Anya friendship)
vatwoman
this isn't a songfic; rather it's a fic with a song in it. In the song, I've substituted `Oh Anya' for `Johanna'












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