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* EvenEvilHasStandards: Spike is horrified when his vampirised mother suggests they have sex.


* TheReveal: It's revealed that the source of Spike's trigger is his guilt over vamping his mother and the resulting emotional devestation. When Spike realized it was the demon talking and not his mother, the trigger was disabled.

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* TheReveal: It's revealed that the source of Spike's trigger is his guilt over vamping his mother and the resulting emotional devestation.devastation. When Spike realized it was the demon talking and not his mother, the trigger was disabled.



-->"[[IResembleThatRemark He could slaughter a hundred frat boys, and...]]" Xander, Willow, Dawn, Kennedy and Rona stare at her all, ''Oh yes? You don't say?'' "...forgiveness makes up human."

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-->"[[IResembleThatRemark He could slaughter a hundred frat boys, and...]]" Xander, Willow, Dawn, Kennedy and Rona stare at her all, ''Oh yes? You don't say?'' "...forgiveness makes up us human."


* IllKillYou / GoodIsNotNice: [[spoiler:Spike makes it clear that he'll kill Robin if he tries anything again; Buffy tells Robin that she'll let him.]]

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* IllKillYou / GoodIsNotNice: [[spoiler:Spike Spike makes it clear that he'll kill Robin if he tries anything again; Buffy tells Robin that she'll let him.]]


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* BaitAndSwitch: [[spoiler:Spike doesn't kill Wood.]]

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* BaitAndSwitch: [[spoiler:Spike Spike doesn't kill Wood.]]



* DistressedDude: [[spoiler:Averted -- Buffy runs to save Spike, but he's already got the situation under control. Buffy isn't even needed to save Wood.]]

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* DistressedDude: [[spoiler:Averted Averted -- Buffy runs to save Spike, but he's already got the situation under control. Buffy isn't even needed to save Wood.]]



* DownerEnding: [[spoiler:Giles tries to justify the death of Spike -- Buffy informs him the attempt failed, then shuts her door in the face of the man who's been her mentor and ParentalSubstitute for the past seven years.]]

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* DownerEnding: [[spoiler:Giles Giles tries to justify the death of Spike -- Buffy informs him the attempt failed, then shuts her door in the face of the man who's been her mentor and ParentalSubstitute for the past seven years.]]


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* TheReveal: It's revealed that the source of Spike's trigger is his guilt over vamping his mother and the resulting emotional devestation. When Spike realized it was the demon talking and not his mother, the trigger was disabled.


* Curbstomp battle: When Spike overcomes his trigger and regains control of himself, Robin is BADLY out of his league.

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* Curbstomp battle: CurbstompBattle: When Spike overcomes his trigger and regains control of himself, Robin is BADLY out of his league.


* ContinuityNod: Spike [[FoeRomanceSubtext finding Nikki Wood attractive]], which he mentioned to Buffy in "Fool for Love". Spike also twirls his shovel in the alley fight, as he did when pole-fighting Nikki on the subway train.

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* ContinuityNod: ContinuityNod:
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Spike [[FoeRomanceSubtext finding Nikki Wood attractive]], which he mentioned to Buffy in "Fool for Love". Spike also twirls his shovel in the alley fight, as he did when pole-fighting Nikki on the subway train.



-->'''Buffy:''' (re the First) I'm in the fight of my life here!
-->'''Richard:''' (pleased) [[VillainCred Really?]]
-->'''Buffy:''' Not you, Richard.

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-->'''Buffy:''' --->'''Buffy:''' (re the First) I'm in the fight of my life here!
-->'''Richard:''' --->'''Richard:''' (pleased) [[VillainCred Really?]]
-->'''Buffy:''' --->'''Buffy:''' Not you, Richard.


* DramaticIrony: Giles says that Spike (unlike Angel) lacks the responsibly to leave Sunnydale because he endangers everyone. Spike however had offered to do just that in "First Date", staying only because Buffy asked him to.

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* DramaticIrony: Giles says that Spike (unlike Angel) lacks the responsibly responsibility to leave Sunnydale because he endangers everyone. Spike however had offered to do just that in "First Date", staying only because Buffy asked him to.


The Scooby Gang investigates Spike's trigger. Robin Wood and Giles team up behind Buffy's back.





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\nThe Scooby Gang investigates Spike's trigger. Robin Wood and Giles team up behind Buffy's back.


* DistantPrologue: Before their fatal confrontation in the NewYorkSubway, Spike had a BattleInTheRain with Nikki Wood in Central Park, watched by a four year-old Robin Wood.

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* DistantPrologue: Before their fatal confrontation in the NewYorkSubway, UsefulNotes/NewYorkCitySubway, Spike had a BattleInTheRain with Nikki Wood in Central Park, watched by a four year-old Robin Wood.



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* {{Trigger}}: Interestingly, Spike's ManchurianAgent trigger is also an emotional trigger. The trigger the First gave Spike goes away when he finally deals with his ParentalIssues, thus removing his emotional trigger.

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*Curbstomp battle: When Spike overcomes his trigger and regains control of himself, Robin is BADLY out of his league.


''Spike is the strongest warrior we have. And we are gonna need him if we're gonna come out of this thing alive. If you try anything again, he'll kill you. More importantly, I'll let him.''



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''Spike ->''"Spike is the strongest warrior we have. And we are gonna need him if we're gonna come out of this thing alive. If you try anything again, he'll kill you. More importantly, I'll let him.''


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-->--'''Buffy Summers'''

The Scooby Gang investigates Spike's trigger. Robin Wood and Giles team up behind Buffy's back.

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'''Spike is the strongest warrior we have. And we are gonna need him if we're gonna come out of this thing alive. If you try anything again, he'll kill you. More importantly, I'll let him.'''



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'''Spike ''Spike is the strongest warrior we have. And we are gonna need him if we're gonna come out of this thing alive. If you try anything again, he'll kill you. More importantly, I'll let him.'''


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'''Buffy: Spike is the strongest warrior we have. And we are gonna need him if we're gonna come out of this thing alive. If you try anything again, he'll kill you. More importantly, I'll let him."'



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'''Buffy: Spike '''Spike is the strongest warrior we have. And we are gonna need him if we're gonna come out of this thing alive. If you try anything again, he'll kill you. More importantly, I'll let him."'


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