Spoilers for “The Gift” and S6. Spike manages to save Dawn, but pays a terribly high price. Will he be able to find meaning in his suffering?
Spike speaks with Buffy.
Spike and Dawn share a moment in time during the hardest summer of their lives. Written for the LiveJournal community, “The Jossverse”, Round Two, BtVS character Spike, prompt comfort.
There was no body to bury. There was no funeral. There was nothing but the three rules and the knowledge that a thousand years of torment was nothing compared to a world without her in it. Spike embarks on a journey through the Gates of Hell to rescue the one he loves, but in order to save her, he must risk losing himself.