Summary: Listening to Spike as he confessed raw moment after moment of pure emotion, as he basked in the hollow comfort of a false love, made Buffy’s cheeks flush with something other than anger. It was horribly erotic. Buffy discovers the lover robot has recordings of its time with Spike. Now that she really knows how he feels... what exactly is she going to do about it?

Nominee Best Angst, Best Characterization(Spike), Best Episode Rewrite.
Winner, Best Angst -- Spuffy, Best Charactization -- Male (Spike)
Beta and Sensitivity Readers: None
Artists: None
Series: "These Dreams"
Categories: Season 5, Award Winners
Characters: Buffy, Ensemble, Spike
Genres: Angst, Dramedy, Romance
Warnings: None
Completed: Yes Chapters: 1
Word count: 6,303 Hit Count: 3,499 ePub Downloads: 158
Published: May 27, 2015 Updated: May 27, 2015

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Story Notes: The poem, as referenced in the text, is La Belle Dame Sans Merci, by John Keats.

1. La Belle Dame Sans... by Sigyn - Likes: 80 Comments: 43 Word Count: 6,303 Hit Count: 3,499 Published: May 27, 2015