This is sweet and realistic and awesome. You should check it out!
Summary: Four years have passed since Faith first arrived in Sunnydale. It’s been three since she turned herself in to the police. Two since Buffy died. The last has been hell. But today Faith is finally coming home, and Buffy has been waiting for this moment for far too long. [Season 7, A/U]
Buffyverse Appreciation ϟ Faith Lehane
When I was a kid, I used to beg my mom for a dog. Didn’t matter what kind, I just wanted, you know, something to love. A dog’s all I wanted. Well, that and toys. But Mom was so busy, you know, enjoying the drinking and passing out parts of life, that I never really got what I wanted.