Characters: Angel, Buffy.
Written For: Challenge 3: I Remember Now at drabblesoup.
Spoilers/Setting: Beauty and the Beasts.
Summary: Angel returns from the Hell dimension.
Disclaimer: I don’t own BtVS, or the characters. They belong to the wonderful Joss Whedon.
The torments last for eternity, perhaps longer; time has no meaning in this place, there’s only the suffering he deserves.
When everything changes in a burst of light he doesn’t know why, just that he’s no longer in the midst of heat and flames, but somewhere cold and dark. He almost feels he should recognise it, but doesn’t. Is this some new kind of torment, the next stage of his punishment?
He hunts for food, is captured and chained. His captor, a girl, seems familiar but memory escapes him until danger threatens. He’s compelled to help her…