Fifteen years after Chosen, the gang are still fighting and running the new and improved Council and Xander has become the Seer for the slayers in America.
A spell has an unexpected side effect and suddenly Xander discovers that even though Spike has been dead all this time, he has been anything but gone.

Spoilers for season seven BtVS only. PG

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