annnd thats why I love spike! not only did he have the capability to love without a soul, he was also a better person in general. Angel was a jerk before he was a vamp, Spike was a hopeless romantic. William the bloody - for his bloody awful poetry! /end monologue.
"Love bestows prophecy; love yields miracles; love is an abyss of illumination; love is a fountain of fire, in the measure that it wells up, it inflames the thirsty soul. Love is the state of angels. Love is the progress of eternity." St. John Climacus; Orthodoxy