And then, Xan goes to a bookstore, buys books on computers and computer chips, to learn how to rid Spike of the chip.
And that's it ... that's all I remember, except that I liked the story. Grrrr.
Whoops, nevermind. (blushing) It's Healing by Jameschick. http://www.angelfire.com/vamp2/jameschick/arvs/healing.html