May 18th, 2004

tank girl

Settlement

SettlementDawn didn't react, as Angel slumped to the floor, she clipped her pen neatly back onto her notes and took a seat. Slouching down into the armchair until her head rested against its back, she stared at the ceiling. That was where Spike found her when he slammed the office door open in response to the gunshot.

"You okay, Bit?" He knelt in front of her chair, running his hands over her body checking for injuries. Satisfying himself that her appendages and organs were all present and accounted for, Spike gently cupped her face in his hands until she met his eyes. "Did he hurt you, love?"

Bursting into tears, Dawn threw herself into Spike's arms, it was the first time she'd cried since the attack. He held her tightly, murmuring nonsense against her hair to comfort her.

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