Took Hold 36
Willow was doing her happy dance, and Xander wanted to twirl with her.
“The chip should go back to normal with a few doses of this.” She pointed to the large jug that sat on the end table next to the couch. It had a pour spout at the bottom and next to it sat a matching jug full of water and a stack of paper cups. “Well, make that a lot of doses--but it’s a cure to the not-being-able-to-move problem!”
He sipped experimentally; then smacked his lips. “Lemonade. Nice work, girls!”
As he drained it, Xander noticed a change in him. The translucence in his skin disappeared, leaving the vampire his normal shade of white. A dopey grin settled across the vampire’s face, and Spike sat up for the first time since Xander drained him.
“Stuff hits harder than a case of JD!” the blonde said, and Xander watched--ready for disaster--as Spike stood up and stretched.
“Worked like a charm, Wills!” The
mortal jumped up and spun
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