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Spike/Buffy UST season 7

God he loves the way she mourns. He's not sure she even knew the girl's name, but as she lifts the umpteenth bloodied body from the ground and stares at him with wet eyes he remembers why he loves her. There's something so pure in her response, unthinking movements bringing her closer, tremble in her touch, quiver on her lips.

"I'm so glad you're here," she whispers, backing away.

"Wouldn't be anywhere else," he says, lifting a limp set of legs as they tumble the body into one more shallow grave in the backyard.

And then she's gone, like always.