Beta: Mia (chapters 1-3) and Adis723 (chapters
Notes: Post BtVS "The Gift." Set during the summer after Buffy's death, Xander struggles to
come to terms with the resurrection spell in light of the "reality" of Buffy's death and his changing feelings for Spike.
Attributing notes follow each chapter.
Thanks to: Yindagger and Ladycat777 for their thoughts and at times
co-writing; Lunabee34 for beta help; Sharvie for the SMCD banner; Lazuli for my SMCD icon and her support; Uberaeryn,
Stoney321 and elcazavampiros for everything else.
Completed: May 2006. Cross posted at The Attic.