Their relationship was complicated. It was raw and edgy. It was desire. It was to want and to be wanted. But not necessarily need. It was lust in the very shallow pits of the word. Spike was madly in love with Buffy, and changed for it, to make him the man he wants to be in Buffy's eyes. Buffy denied it all. She couldn't possibly be in love with a vamp without a soul.
Granted Spike was chipped at one point, but he didn't change. He didn't have to. I think "the big bad" died when Drusilla cheated on him. Then his life, his world was Buffy. And always had been; Dru had seen...
Check it out guys round 4 of the Cradle of humanity is about to start and Edgehead (the creater of the COH awards) really wants people to get involved and make this years even better then the previous years, these are the categories:
Best Story Best
Best W.I.P. (All stories wich are updated within the last two months)
Best Threesome (All stories that contains Spuffy and another character)
Best Unfinished Fic (All stories that never been finished)