Ok, I know some of you got kinda impatient waiting for me to update, and I'm sorry for leaving you guys hanging in the last chapter, I know it made me seem really evil. But now I'm back to show how sorry I am, I'm gonna try to make it longer than the other chapters, but be warned, this is my last chapter. Repeat, this is my last chapter. I am sorry. But maybe if you like this story enough, and if I get enough reviews, I MIGHT be able to think of a sequel. If you have any questions or suggestions, e-mail me at steph132005@msn.com


What happened in last chapter:

When she stepped back into his view he seen it was her sword, the one she had left after their last sexual escapade.

A mixed feeling of fear and relief swept through him. She was finally going to kill the one vampire she could never kill before.

He closed his eyes and waited for the blow that was sure to come. ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~

The blow never came. He opened his eyes and seen her cross-legged by his side, the sword lying across her knees.

"Whatcha doin'?"

She ignored his question. Instead of answering, she asked a question of her own.

"Are you going to take my blood to cure the poison?"

His answer was immediate. "No"

She shook her head. "IF you won't take it, I'll have to kill you... I won't let you suffer."

Again, he closed his eyes, waiting for her to kill him.

"And then," she said, he opened his eyes "I'll kill myself."

"What?! You're off your rocker!"

"I'm serious." she lifted the sword. "If you don't believe me, I'll cut my throat first, then I'll kill you."

"No!" He cried, trying to sit up and ignore the pain his actions were causing as she brought the blade to her throat.

She stopped but left the blade still pressed to her throat. "You'll take the blood?"

He managed to pull himself into a sitting position and put his back against the sarcophagus. "Why are you doing this? You shouldn't care about a soulless monster like me." For once, his tone wasn't filled with sarcasm, but genuine curiosity.

She laid the sword back into her lap as she answered his question. "You may be soulless, but you are not a monster... not anymore."

"If I'm not a monster, than how could I have been ready to do what I almost did to you... How could I have tortured and killed all those people?"

"You were different then, and what you almost did, what you tried to do was my fault... If I hadn't used and abused you, like I've done all these years, you never would have done that."

He looked at her in complete confusion, was she saying she had forgiven him?

"Yes," she said, reading his look and thoughts correctly, "I've forgiven you for it wasn't your fault... it was mine."

He looked at her in shock, unable to say a word.

She laughed, amused by his reaction. "So are you going to take my blood or not?"

Spike, who was still in shock, was deeply touched by her words. Nobody, in all of his existence, cared about him that much... It was what he always wanted.

Another wave of pain went through him and it brought him back to awareness. "I don't want to," he said, his voice shaking from the pain, "but if I don't... you'll hurt yourself."

She held the side of his face and looked deeply into his eyes. "Do it." She brought her neck close to his mouth. He placed a gentle kiss on it, before he allowed his face to change and slid his fangs into her neck.

He stopped pulling her blood as soon as he felt the pain go away, even though his demon screamed for more, and right then, wanted nothing more than to drain her dry.

Before, Buffy thought that Spike biting her would be allot like what happened when Angel did, that she would have to shove him away and knock him unconscious to keep him from killing her. She was very surprised when he pulled away on his own, and she hadn't even begun to fell dizzy yet.

She opened her eyes to see his beautiful human eyes and gently kissed his lips, which were stained with her blood.

"I love you," she whispered, then slipped out of his crypt and into the night.


Well, that was it. That's the whole story. I hoped enjoyed reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it. I wish Buffy had come to her senses this early in the series. ((oops, sorry if I spoiled anything for anyone)) Anyway, like I said in the beginning of the chapter, this is the last chapter. Yes, so sad. I'm going to miss this story to. Maybe if enough of you press that little button in the left-hand corner, I could think of a neat sequel. Thanks to all of those who have been loyal reviewers. You have all my love for eternity.