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Spike is in Hell. Buffy makes like Orpheus. Except without the lyre.
Set post-Chosen, and AU from there. The events of AtS season 5 are playing out but without Spike's involvement, for reasons that will become clear pretty quickly.
First posted in Seasonal Spuffy on Livejournal and Dreamwidth November 2007 .