Hey everyone! Thanks for all the awesome reviews and comments. So in the last chapter, Angel and Buffy got ambushed while patrolling. We'll see now what has happened. If you guys already don't know, I have another story up called Eternal Love. It's another Bangel story.

I don't own Buffy and Angel, that's Joss Whedon. I love writing about them though. Can you imagine how it feels to own one of the most awesome couple? Pretty darn good.

Thanks to all of you for reading and reviewing. Please keep reading and reviewing. Now, I shall let you read on. Enjoy! GO BANGEL!

CHAPTER 16

Buffy's head was slightly hurting and she felt pretty sore from the explosion. She hadn't opened her eyes yet, but she figured it would be bad.

"Buffy." said voice that sounded so distant, but was actually right next to her. It was Angel. Buffy was still a little dizzy, but managed to open her eyes. She blinked her eyes slowly and she knew right away that they were in the factory. She looked around and then heard her name being called again.

"Buffy are you ok?" said Angel and Buffy turned and saw Angel next to her, with a worried look.

"Yeah." said Buffy. She tried to move her hands but she was chained up, as well as Angel. She tugged on the chains but they wouldn't budge. They were attached to some old exposed pipes coming out of the wall. Buffy stopped and noticed that they were alone. "Where are they?" said Buffy as she turned back to Angel, confused.

"I don't know. After the ambush, I regained consciousness and no one was here, but us." said Angel as he looked to Buffy. Footsteps were heard and they were coming close. They turned to see Jackal walking in with two vamps trailing behind. He stopped but a foot away from them and just smiled wickedly.

"Well, well. Finally decided to wake up." said Jackal as he knelt in front of Buffy. Buffy stared him down, then Jackal slapped her across the face. Buffy let out a gasp of air and her head swung to the side.

"Don't you dare touch her!" yelled Angel as he pulled on the chains and tried to get up. Nothing made Angel angrier then someone hurting Buffy. Jackal laughed and turned to the Angel.

"What are you going to do about, Angelus?" said Jackal as he stood up. Buffy slightly turned to Angel and saw how upset he looked. Angel didn't understand why some demons insisted on calling him that. He's Angel, not Angelus. Angel just paid no attention to the comment. Jackal just smiled.

"What do you want with us?" said Buffy as she was getting tired of Jackal's head games.

"You still haven't figured it out, have you?" said Jackal as he turned his back to them. They didn't know why they were here or what the plan was. All they knew was what they were told and figured out. "The great one will rise and you'll pay, simple as that." Jackal made sure to speed up the plan.

"For the last time, who the hell is the great one?" said Buffy as she was getting pissed off.

"We're damn tired of the run-around." said Angel as he was equally as pissed. Jackal just laughed and then turned around.

"Dagadon." said Jackal short and to the point. Buffy's eyes widened and she couldn't believe it. Jackal was amused by the look on her face and he continued. "Dagadon will be resurrected and you will die." he finished.

"Oh yeah genius and how do plan on doing that?" said Buffy as she didn't think this plan wasn't thought through.

"Did you think the only way to bring him back was the Xavier amulet? No, there are plenty of spells that can do the trick." said Jackal. "Now that you know everything, I'm going to kill you." Angel started yanking and pulling on the chains.

"Why the hell would you kidnap us?" said Buffy as she was angry.

"To tell you the plan and then kill you. It's not like we needed you to actually revive him." said Jackal in a mocking tone. Buffy glared and tugged and tried to break the chains.

"That's not going to happen. Your plan will fail and you'll burn." said Buffy through her teeth. Jackal had enough of her comments and he slapped Buffy harder than the last time. Buffy's head hung to the side. Her face was hurting her, but she wasn't unconscious. Angel growled and was as mad as ever.

"Had enough?" said Jackal to Buffy as he stood over her and watched her slumped over.

"Hell. No." said Buffy as lifted her head and spit at Jackal's face. Jackal wiped his face off and was angry. He balled up his fist and punched her across the face. The punch was so forceful that it knocked her out. Jackal just stood there laughing and Angel couldn't take it.

"Buffy!" yelled Angel as he gathered all his strength. He pulled on the chains as hard as he could and the links broke. Angel went vampire and began fighting Jackal. Angel was very resourceful and used the chains as weapons. He hit Jackal across the face and sent him to the floor. The two vamps from the back, came up and began fighting Angel. Angel punched one in the face and kicked the other in the stomach. Both were coming at him so he swung the chain and caught both of them across the face. Angel turned to find that Jackal had ran off. He turned and ran back to Buffy and unchained her. He looked down at her and saw the marks that were on her face. Angel was saddened that this happened. He gently picked Buffy up and got the hell out of there. He made it back to the mansion and gently rested Buffy in the room. Buffy still hadn't waken up, Angel ran and got ice for her face. He came back and sat down next to Buffy and put her head in his lap. "Buffy can you hear me?" Angel said as he tried to gently wake her up. Buffy flinched and her head moved slightly. "Buffy, Buffy." he said and she slowly opened her eyes. Buffy's face hurt, but she managed to fight it. She looked up and found Angel's worried face.

"Angel." Buffy said Slowly and she gently sat up and held her head.

"Are you ok?" Angel asked in a caring tone. He held her hand and she smiled.

"I'm ok, but the next time we see Jackal let me beat the hell out of him." said Buffy and she laughed.

"That's my Buffy. Find humor through all the pain." said Angel as he chuckled. He gave her the ice pack and she gladly took it and planted it onto her face.

"Has Giles called you?" asked Buffy as she wondered. Giles didn't know about the ambush or anything that happened for that matter.

"Yeah." said Angel as he showed her all the missed calls on his cell.

"Oh boy. We're going to have to clear things up." said Buffy.

"Time to pay Giles a visit?" said Angel as he looked to her curiously. Buffy smiled and nodded. "Let's go." said Angel.

They knew it was late in the night or early in the morning, but they needed to reach Giles. They went Giles' house and knocked on the door. Angel and Buffy looked at each other and wondered what was taking him so long. They heard mumbling coming from behind the door. The door opened and revealed a very surprised Giles.

"Buffy, Angel you guys are alright." said Giles as he ushered them to come inside. They sat down on the couch and Giles quickly put a pot of tea on. He walked back into the living room and didn't know what to say. "What happened?" he asked as he sat opposite of them. Buffy looked to Angel and didn't know where to begin.

"Well… we were kind of ambushed out on patrol." said Buffy as she was nervous at what his reaction was going to be. Giles sat there for a moment and thought.

"Who was it?" asked Giles as he decided to finally speak up.

"Jackal. There were a few explosions and then we were trapped." said Buffy as she explained. Giles listened. "We were knocked out and he revealed his plan." Giles' head popped when heard the last part.

"You know his plan?" said Giles and then heard the tea pot whistling. He quickly went to the kitchen and then returned with tea for the three of them. He set the tray down and took his cup and waited for the rest.

"He plans on reviving Dagadon, but he said that he didn't need me to revive him. He just wants to kill me." said Buffy as she leaned back and sipped her tea and set it back down.

"Oh dear mercy." said Giles as this was bad news. Dagadon was the hardest villain that they had to go up against. Of course, he had the advantage of the amulets but they were long gone.

"I got knocked out and Angel saved me." said Buffy as she turned to Angel and they smiled to each other.

"We'll need to come up with something. Jackal plans on reviving Dagadon and that could mean massive destruction." said Giles. They just realized, this was going to be one tough uphill battle, but they were going to get through it. Buffy turned to Angel and they had to admit they were a bit afraid.

The next day came around and everyone was in the library. "Ok, so we have vamp trying to bring a dead villain back, what's so abnormal about that?" Xander questioned. Everyone just stared at him and wondered if he was on the same page as they were.

"Xander, it's more complicated. If he is revived a second his power will be substantially greater." said Giles and everyone was quite silent for that.

"Wow, that's just a little bit creepy." said Buffy as she looked up to everyone. Angel looked to Buffy and placed his hand on hers. Buffy turned to Angel and smiled. The smallest little gestures were full of love and care.

"We beat him once, we'll beat him again. We just need to up our strategy and our weapons." said Angel and then he looked to everybody.

"Angel's right." said Giles. "We need to step it up and go from there. We do what we can." He had to admit, there wasn't a whole lot they could do, but just be more forceful and defensive. Everyone knew that this was the only way that they could complete this.

"Everyone go and get some rest, I have a strange feeling that something will happen soon." said Giles. When Giles said soon, it meant soon and to be prepared. Angel and Buffy went back to her house. They went in and noticed that Joyce wasn't there, but that was because she had to work late. They walked up the stairs and into Buffy's room. Angel sat on Buffy's bed while she changed into other clothes. Buffy came back and sat on her bed with Angel. She was very quiet and Angel knew her too well to know that something was wrong.

"What's bothering you Buffy?" asked Angel and Buffy looked up.

"This whole Dagadon thing again, it's getting really stressful." said Buffy as she signed and couldn't help but think about what was happening. Angel could understand how she was feeling.

"Don't even worry about that." said Angel as he tried to reassure her.

"If Giles is right and he does come back even stronger, then what if we don't win this time." said Buffy as she was shaking a little bit.

"I won't let anything happen to you. We're going to be beat him and everything will be normal." said Angel as he pulled Buffy closer and comforted her. "Buffy, you mean so much to me and I will do anything to keep you safe." he said and Buffy looked up and smiled. A tear dropped down from her face and Angel gently wiped it away.

Heart beats fast

Colors and promises

How to be brave?

How can I love when I'm afraid to fall

But watching you stand alone?

All of my doubt suddenly goes away somehow

"I can't wait to marry you Buffy. When everything's taken care of you'll be Mrs. O'Connor." said Angel as he smiled to Buffy. Buffy looked up and smiled.

"I wish that day were already here." said Buffy as she was cheering up.

One step closer

Angel and Buffy smiled at each other and leaned in for a kiss.

I have died everyday and waiting for you

Darling don't be afraid I have loved you

For a thousand years

I'll love you for a thousand more

The kiss deepened and more romantic. "I love you." said Angel in between kisses.

"I love you." said Buffy as they continued kissing.

Time stands still

Beauty is all she is

I will be brave

I will not let anything take away

What's standing in front of me

Every breath

Every hour has to come to this

One step closer

Angel rolled over and they never broke the kiss.

I have died everyday waiting for you

Darling don't be afraid I have loved you

For a thousand years

I'll love you for a thousand more

And all along I believed I would find you

Time has brought your heart to me

I have loved you for a thousand years

I'll love you for a thousand more

They slowly stopped kissing and laid down. Buffy's head was on Angel's chest and Angel wrapped his arms around her waist.

"Forever." said Angel and he smiled to Buffy.

"Forever." said Buffy as they shared one last sweet kiss. They slowly fell asleep and rested. No matter what, they would make it through.

One step closer

One step closer

I have died everyday waiting for you

Darling don't be afraid I have loved you

For a thousand years

I'll love you for a thousand more

And all along I believed I would find you

Time has brought your heart to me

I have loved you for a thousand years

I'll love you for a thousand more

Hey everyone! Well this chapter was full of action and love. I hope you liked the song that was put in at the end. I hope you liked this chapter. Thanks again for all the great reviews. Thank you all you readers, reviewers, and followers. I'll have the next chapter up soon. Please review and thank you again! LOL! GO BANGEL!

Song: "A Thousand Years" by Christina Perri