"Fitting..."

PG-13

Summary: The First gives demon Spike a fitting punishment for his suicidal treason...

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Disclaimer: All BTVS characters remain the property of Joss Whedon, Mutant Enemy, and all other owner/creators of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer series...

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"So..." the First, still looking a bit under the weather, grimly eyed her traitorous visitor...The mighty Spike, brought low, returned to Hell in disgrace, back largely to his primordial demonic form after giving up his hold on his human body...

Traitor...she coldly sneered...

"I've been considering your punishment for some time now...And I think I've come up with something...Suitable..."

And suitably eternal...she put a tight, ice princess smile on her Buffy face...

"But first, there's someone who's been petitioning to be a witness to this moment...The start of your receiving the punishment and fate you so richly deserve..." she nodded to an attendant who opened a Hell chamber door...

"Spike..." Angelus sneered as he grandiosely entered, nodding graciously to the First...Ma'am...A studied bow...

"Well...Here we are again, at last...Brother...Or should I say...Grandson?...Or maybe just...Greetings, fellow screwed-by-Buffy guy..."

He laughed coldly... "I've waited a long time to watch you brought down, Spike...I knew you'd cave to this Slayer...Courtesy that milksop romantic soul of yours...Ha, Ha, Ha..."

Kinda like that milksop romantic...the First thought, glaring slightly at Angelus...He was so sweet back in the basement when he thought I was Buffy trying to help him...

Kinda wish sometimes...Maybe Caleb had kinda screwed things early...And we'd never left that...Ummn...Punishment mode... Right...She got hold...

"Yes, the worst punishment I could conceive of..."

Gee, was the corporeal thing really such an obstacle, William?...And I coulda been a great sweet Buffy...she sighed inwardly...

"Your fate...Hideous twisted..." she continued, building into rant mode... "Ha, ha!...A fitting mate for you...The worst Buffy imaginable...!!"

"Buffy's evil counterpart demon?.." Spike eyed her...Nah, the First waved a hand... "Anne's nuts but she loves you and she's actually a lot of fun..."

"Yeah..." Angelus chimed in, brightly... "A lotta fun..."



Yeah?... "And you would know...How?..." the First eyed him coldly...Ummn...He looked away...

"Like she'd touch you with anything less than a searing hot metal poker..." she sneered... "But enough of that...Spike, the Buffy I've chosen for you...Doomed you to be sentenced to remain in her care...Forever..."

God, not the real Buffy...Spike thought nervously...Anything but that...

"Spike!...Oh, Spike!!..." the Buffy-bot shoved her way past two attendants... "Oh, Spike it's so good to see you in your new, hideous, but rather incredibly sexy pure demon form..."

Hmmn...She's looking rather well...he noted as she came to him...That last outfit we got her to wear did wonders...

"How'd you manage...?"

Mears...I let him have chest skin back in return for repairing her...the First shrugged...If he keeps up her maintenance, he gets a piece back with each service call...

"Ooohh...Spike?...Are you in danger?...Are these...Hello, who are you?...People or foul creatures threatening you?...Cause though you're soooo Evil, I would die to defend you...And redeem you..." she nodded, hugging him tight...Eyeing Angelus, the First, and the attendants...

Hmmn...Angelus pondered...Somehow...This just doesn't seem as bad as her Firstness portrayed it to me...

She herself seeming a bit...Uncertain...But more than that...Maybe just a little...

Anxious about this?...Hmmn...

Well the First knows best...I guess...

"Spike!!..." she cried... Botty instinctively (well, instinctive programming) taking a defensive position in front of her honey... "It may seem like fun...For the first decade or so...But she'll grate on you, wear you down...Even the constant sex will seem like..."

"Can we have sex right away?...Cause I really miss my Spikey's..." Botty beamed... "Quiet!!..." the First glared...Sorry...

"She's very mean to you?...Is she the real Buffy?..." Botty hissed to Spike...

"As I was saying...Even the constant sex..."

Constant?...Angelus looked at Botty...Gee...

Haven't had sex since...If you call that two seconds with Buffy sex...And Darla's demon keeps turning me down... "Me and my soul gotta save ourselves for Angel now...We gotta kid..." he mimicked...Like he's ever gonna come to Hell for her or even to Heaven searching for her soul...Dim-witted tramp...

"...Will seem like torture...In a century or two..." the First noted...Eyeing Spike carefully...

Hmmn...Angelus and Spike stared at her...Somehow...She seems less interested in the torture part than I woulda...

"Yes, Spike..." Botty nodded brightly... "I have to punish you for your Evil ways...Then we can have sex...Unless you want to do it the other way, like the last time we were together..."

"And of course her inane chatter will destroy you...Unless...Somehow she gets upgraded by an existence spent with a cultured, sophisticated former poet demon with incredibly good taste and a keen interest in all the universe..." the First noted innocently, looking up at some interesting rock formations...

And back at Spike...A direct, intense stare...



Hmmn...

"Yeah...Oh, yeah...Hideous torture...How will I ever bear it?...Oh...Please spare me, great one..." he hastily mumbled... She continuing to eye him...Carefully...

No?... "Right, then..."

"C'mon, love..." he held out an arm to Botty, who eagerly took it...Nearly taking it off...Oh!...Sorry, she bit her lip in very Buffy manner...No problem, pet, he patted her...They headed off...

"You sure this was a good idea?..." Angelus eyed the First...Who glared back...Ummn... "I mean...What a brilliant idea!...He'll suffer forever!..."

Say?...a thought struck him as the First displayed a rather pleased look ...She seems very pleased with Spike's rather favorable reaction to Botty's reappearance in his existence...Wait a minute...

"You would be able to occupy a robot's body?...When you recover some of your strength in a century or two, wouldn't...?" he began...She whirled on him, a hard glare...

"Are you suggesting I'd lower myself to be Spike's girl?...In a robot body?..." Oh, God...Someday...she prayed within...If I can just fit in and play Botty gaining a little humanity after decades with him...And a little of sweet, forgiving William lives on even in his demon..."Me, the First?!..."

Uh...Heh, ha...No, ma'am...he shook his head quickly...

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