Spike in "School Hard" when he was badass and not a pansy
Let me ask a (common) question: Why did Spike decide to run off and get his soul?
I know the automatic Spuffy answer to this-- Because he was in love with Buffy. I've heard this. And AFTER he gets his soul and becomes all un-crazified, I do not doubt this claim.
HOWEVER-- I have plenty of issues with the claim that Spike was in love with Buffy beforehand.
Let's go back and take a look at how Spike acts when it comes to girls and relationships throughout the show. Obviously the main relationship we see him is with Drusilla. It's clear, especially when Angelus comes into the picture, that Spike...