Fandom: Buffy, the Vampire Slayer
Rating: this chapter - R
Genres: Adventure, Superhero Xander, Sliders
Warnings: Violence, Knife Play, Blood Play
Summary: Spike remembers too late that Jack Daniels makes for a loose tongue, and when you're chained to a rock, you don't want insult the guy who's not.
Spoilers: Through Season Four
Word Count: 4292 words
Disclaimer: Don't own 'em - not making any money off 'em. Dern it.
Prompt Notes: Inspiration for this chapter taken from tamingthemuse prompt #345: Avulsion there are many definitions, and you can find them here in case you're curious, but I used this one: A type of amputation where the extremity is pulled off rather than cut off.
Notes: A Flock of Seagulls was a New Wave band from the 80's, known for the lead singer (an ex-hairdresser) who wore truly outrageous hairstyles. They had one huge hit single "I Ran (So Far Away)", and a few smaller releases after
This is what the blade of a #15c scalpel looks like. These are disposable. In my mind (and my story), I'm pretty sure that Spike and Dru would have the old-fashioned type with metal handles.
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Chapter Forty at my Live Journal
Chapter Forty at AO3