Spike finished his blood. He'd slowly inched closer until he was almost within touching distance of Xander. The tip of one pale finger met the side of Xander's thigh. The contact seemed to soothe the vampire. He shuddered and then gave a deep, relieved sigh.
"Not so dark now," he whispered.
"Yeah," Xander agreed, brushing Spike's tangled hair away from his forehead before picking up his new comic to read. "Not so dark."
Betaed by the awesome kitty_poker1 BTVS Season Seven revisted as spander. Spike/Xander, NC 17 eventually