Characters/Pairing: Spike/Xander, hints of Angelus/Buffy
Word Count: ~100,000
Warnings: Language, violence, non-graphic torture
Summary: Initiative AU. In a Sunnydale without Buffy, Spike is being held captive by the Initiative. When a newly de-souled Angelus arrives in town, he may be the only one with knowledge enough to help stop him. Enter Xander, new Initiative recruit, and the only person able to hold the vampire's interest for more than five minutes.
A/N: This was posted to FF.net a long time ago, I'm just adding some old stories to my Journal. Can't be bothered uploading it all, so providing a link: