is the newest vampire with a soul in Joss' Buffyverse.
to seek a soul to be the kind of man who would
never hurt the girl he loves.
In a dark cave, supposedly in Africa, he endured
trials — torture, pain,
suffering — and won his soul back.
differently from Angelus,
always seemed to be a candidate to enter the
exclusive club of the vampires
with a soul — or even become a real boy one
The I in
just been chipped and finds
out that he can fight demons:
Um, thinking about
your affliction and, uh, your
newfound discovery that you can
demons; it occurs to me that I
realize this is completely against
nature. Has it occurred to you that
there may be a higher purpose-
cuts him short.
Judge] is able to kill anyone with any
trace of humanity; he says about
Ho, ho, ho. What's
You two (Spike
and Drusilla) stink of humanity.
You share affection and jealousy.
Well, you know,
it kinda itches a little.
Don't just stand
there. Burn him.
Gee, maybe he's
What the hell is
This one... cannot
be burnt. He is clean.
Clean? You mean,
There's no humanity
being chipped, starts
hanging around with the Scoobies, eventually
falling in love with the Slayer.
He wants to be a man, and suffers when he
realizes he isn't — differently
from Angelus, who hated Buffy for having made
him feel human:
She (Buffy) made
like a human being. That's
the kind of thing you just
I know you'll never
love me. I know that I'm a
me like a man. And
You're not a man.
You're a thing.
Stop walking away!
Don't touch me!
I've tasted the
life of two Slayers. But with
Buffy... This isn't the way it's
to be. It's the chip. Steel and
wires and silicon. It won't let me
I can't be a man.
cursed with a soul, and
hated it. Spike, after hurting Buffy, decides
to seek a soul, in order
to give Buffy what she deserves:
Give me what I
want. Make me what I was, so Buffy
can get what she deserves.