A/N: If people are interested in me continuing with a sequel were there will be a possible wedding...not saying who's...please let me know...Last chapter enjoy:-) Also please check out my new website that has other work on it... thanks. (PS: A big shout out to my new beta reader....Gwen...thanks a ton)

Chapter 3: Growth

Spike raced to the Summers' home. He pushed open the front door.

"Where's Buffy?" He demanded.

"Upstairs." Dawn said. "She's asleep." he nodded.

"I'm going up to see her." He stated and with that he ran upstairs. Buffy was in her room but she wasn't asleep.

"Hey." She said as he walked in.

"Luv." He said as a greeting. "Are you okay?" She nodded and looked at him. She smiled and bit her lower lip.

"I've been better." He walked over and pulled her into a hug.

"It's okay." She sniffed and pulled back from his hug.

"It will be.... I think I can actually forgive them." She said as he held her. She turned so she was leaning against him.

"I'm glad for you." He paused. "Does that mean I have to me nice to the whelp?" He questioned. Buffy smiled. "Did you know that I believe that was the first real true smile I have seen in a while?" she sighed.

"Yes, you have to be nice to the whelp." She said as she pulled his arms around her. "I don't know what happen to make me forgive them...but Spike."

"Yes, Luv?"

"Will you stay the night?"

"Of course I will."

"No I mean will you-"

"I know what you mean and I will do what ever you want." He hugged her tighed. "I would die for you Buffy." She smiled.

"I love you Spike."

"It's William...William Shaw." Buffy smiled again and laughed slightly.

"I like Spike. I won't want anything to change." She said as the made their way over to the bed.

"No?" He questioned raising one eyebrow. She grinned.

"Nothing. I love you Spike and I hope that you will never forget that."

"I love you too, Buffy." He picked her up and lowered her onto the bed. "Let me show you how much."

Willow yawned as she walked into the kitchen. "What ever you are cooling smells really good, Buf-"She stopped as she saw that it was Spike that was cooking.

"Morning Red, how are you this morning?" He asked in a chirper voice.

"Spike." She said. "How are you this morning?" He smiled at her.

"I'm great." He said as he flipped the pancakes he was baking. Dawn came bouncing into the room.

"Morning all!" She said. "The food smells great."

"Thanks Nibblet." He said as he passed her a glass of O.J. She smiled at him.

"What's put you in such a good mood?" She asked. He grinned at her.

"That's for me to know and you to find out." She laughed at him.

"Now I know it has something to do with Buffy." She grinned. He laughed. Buffy walked in the room.

" Good Morning, Luv." She smiled at him.

"Morning. How are you?"

"Tired. You?"

"Happy." She laughed and walked over and kissed him on the lips and Xander and Anya walked in. Xander cleared his throat.

"Morning." Buffy broke the kiss. Then smiled.

"Good morning Guys."

Giles had flown in once he had heard about Buffy coming back. He was walking into the airport when he heard his voice being called. He turned away from the person he had been talking to and turned around. There was Buffy racing towards him. His smile grew to cover his whole face.

"Buffy?!?" He asked as she finally reached him and pulled him into a hug. "Is it really you?" She nodded.

"Yes, it's me!" She grinned. "I've missed you." She said.

"And I've missed you...Where are the others?" He asked.

"Their coming...I needed to tell you something before they got here."

"What? I don't think there is much that will top the fact that you are back from the dead." He stated. She grinned, and then bit her lip.

"Every if that one thing was that I was dating Spike." Giles eyes went wide.

"What?!?!?!" Buffy backed off.

"Can you just please be happy for me?" She asked Giles nodded.

"Sorry. It's just...everything that has happen and now this..." She nodded.

"I know that it's a lot...But Giles...I love him and he has been here for me thought all of this." She looked him in the eyes. "And Giles...He loves me...So please keep that in mind when you see him." He nodded.

"I will..." He grabbed her and hugged her again. "Buffy...I'm glad that you found someone. And I'm sure that he will be perfect for you in everyway." She grinned and hugged him.

"Let's get you back to the house." He smiled at her.


Everyone was settled in at the Summers' residence. Giles was on the couch. Willow and Tara in Joyce's old room. Dawn was in her room. Xander and Anya were sharing Buffy's room and Buffy and Spike were down in the basement. They were holding one another.

"I hope that we will actually get a bedroom one day and we won't have to share the house with six other people." Spike complained.

"If you don't like it you can always go back to your crypt." He paced a hand over his heart.
"Ouch." He grinned at her. "That hurt Luv, it really did." She grinned.

"If it makes you feel better. I would go with you." He grinned his elongated teeth showing.

"Well, Milady would you like to join me?" He asked getting up he pulled on his clothes and passed Buffy's hers. She slipped them on.

"I just have to run upstairs and leave a note for the others." He nodded and gathered their stuff. She quickly re-joined him.

"Ready?" He asked. She smiled at him.

"And willing." He raised an eye at her. She winked and soon they were on their way to his old crypt.

The-End...Or TBC? I'll let you decide...Please let me know what you think:- )

Replies to Review:

Spikefan120491: I glad that you like this I hope that you enjoy the ending

Rravnedark: No I realized that she won't get angry at Tara but it as to late to take it back...also if I write a squeal it will fit...sorta...I just kinda wanted to get across the fact that she was pissed off (sorry about the language) that they had brought her back.

Samica: Glad that you like it. Hope this character had enough Spike and Buffy in it to satisfy your tastes. If you would like more scoobies let me know and maybe I'll write a fic with all of their thoughts and etc...

Kelly: Thanks for the pointers. Blushes and the compliments. I know that it was a little out there with the Buffy and Spike thing but I haven't really seen much of those to together so I was just flying with whatever I could think of...I'll try and keep that advice in mind for my other work.

Thanks again and hope you all enjoyed this I had fun:)

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