Word count: 264 words
Disclaimer: All make-believe and not written for financial gain; the characters belong to Joss Whedon
Author's note: Written nearly two years ago for stormatdusk. Was looking for fics for Chromatic Vision's Everything Old is New Again posts and I don't think this was ever posted here. This is what I imagine is always underneath even when they fight, and what I think is kind of hinted at in the show.