- Demon that was able to swallow the
world; it was killed by a virtuous knight, who
pierced the demon's heart before he could draw a
breath to perform the act. Then, Acathla turned
into stone and was buried in a field where,
later, Sunnydale was built on. Many years later,
its tomb ended up being discovered and taken to
In 1998, it
was stolen by Angelus and Drusilla, who awoke
the demon in order to destroy the world:
Acathla... Mundatus sum... pro te necavi.
Sanguinem meum... pro te effundam... quo me
dignum... esse demonstrem. (Acathla... I am
cleansed... here before you. My blood...
flowing before you... makes me worthy... as I
would open the door to Hell and Acathla, opening
its big mouth, would create a vortex. That done,
only Angelus' blood would close it.
When the world
was about to be sucked, Buffy managed to stop
the process by piercing both Angelus (who had
his soul just restored by a ritual performed by
Willow) and Acathla with another sword blessed
by the original knight, and Angel was sucked
into hell, staying there for 100 years.
Soldier assigned to work for Professor Maggie
Walsh in the secret Initiative headquarters who
was severed injured hunting demons he lost an
arm, part of his face, and much of his skin.
Maggie uses him to create a perfect soldier,
making him a mixture of man, demon, and machine.
It doesn't take much time for Adam to kill his
creator and run away from the Initiative
compound, believing his destiny was to kill
In order to
defeat the Slayer, Adam recruits a demon army.
He also enlists Spike, promising to restore him
to what he once were, by taking the chip out of
his head; the human-demon-machine makes a speech
that makes Spike cry:
feel smothered. Trapped like an animal. Pure
in its ferocity, unable to actualize the urges
within. Clinging to one truth. Like a flame
struggling to burn within an enclosed glass.
That a beast this powerful cannot be
contained. Inevitably it will break free and
savage the land again. I will make you whole
again. Make you savage.
I mean, yeah. I get why the demons all fall in
line with you...
then turns the Scooby Gang against each other
(by playing on their fears) in order to leave
Buffy alone and helpless.
to the Initiative headquarters and, in a secret
lab, brings back to life Professor Walsh, along
with two other Initiative members (Dr Angleman
and Forrest Gates) he had
killed. His intention is attack the
Initiative from the inside, killing all the
scientists and commandos; thus, he will have
plenty of body parts to create an army of
soldiers like him.
Buffy figures out Spike's evil scheme and
reunites the Scoobies; Giles finds a spell to
destroy Adam's power center, using the power of
all the gang members combined, and Adam is
terminated. Poor Spike doesn't have the chip
taken out of his head and the Initiative is
Amy Madison - In 1997,
to relive her glory days as a popular
cheerleader, witch Catherine Madison switches
bodies with her daughter Amy, who attends
Sunnydale High with the Scoobies. With their
help, Amy manages to have her body back.
Afterward, the girl goes living with her father
(who is exploring her mother's witch powers)
helps Xander (who had been dumped by Cordelia)
with a love spell, but it goes horribly wrong,
turning him into every woman's desire except
Bothered and Bewildered).
In 1999, the
demon Hansel & Gretel arrives in Sunnydale
and incites the grow ups to kill all the
witches. In order to escape, Amy turns herself
into a rat and, when the peril is gone, she
can't manage to turn herself back into human
form. Willow tries to help, to no avail (Gingerbread).
later, Willow "derats" Amy (who is living in a
cage as Willow's pet) for a split second, but
doesn't even notice it (Something Blue).
Willow finally manages to turn Amy a human being
again and the ex-rat ends up being a bad company
for Willow; she introduces Will to the powerful
warlock Rack, a black magick "dealer" (Smashed).
appears in Buffy's house and gives Willow a
"birthday gift": a powerful charge of magick,
which ends up being very harmful to Willow.
Eventually, she and Amy have a fight over Amy's
behavior and they stop seeing each other (DoubleMeat
Amy again in 2003, when she looks for a [Wiccan]
group for help. Amy had joined said group
pretending she was trying to be good, but
learns that Amy herself is the cause of the big
problem: Willow transformation into Warren,
after being kissed by Kennedy. Amy had cast a
hex on Red that made her subconscious pick the
form of her punishment; Willow, besides feeling
guilt about having killed Warren, felt like she
was killing Tara when she reciprocated Kennedy's
kiss (The Killer in Me).
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Wells - Tucker Well's brother (the guy who
trained a pack of devil dogs to kill anyone in
formalwear, and released them at the Scoobies'
Prom). Andrew himself once trained flying demon
monkeys to attack the school play (Romeo and
Juliet). Former member of the evil [Troika],along
with Jonathan and Warren, in 2002, he returned
to Sunnydale from Mexico with Jonathan, in order
to look for the [Seal
of Danzalthar], located in the Sunnydale
High's basement. Influenced by the [First
Evil] (in Warren's form), Andrew ended up
killing Jonathan, in order to use his blood and
open the Seal, which didn't work (Conversations
With Dead People). Later, he was
captured by the Scoobies, after meeting Willow
at the butcher shop where both of them had
gone to buy pig's blood (Willow, for Spike, and
Andrew, following orders from the First). Kept
prisoner at Buffy's house, Andrew was bitten by
a controlled-by-the-First Spike when he was
about to spill something about the Seal of
Danzalthar (Never Leave Me);
later, he ended up taking the Scoobies to the
basement, where they buried the Seal again (Bring
on the Night). Andrew went on living
at the Summers' house (as a "guesstage"), in his
path to redemption, annoying everybody to no end
he even produced a video about the "Slayer of
Vampyres", to Buffy's distress (Storyteller).
Eventually, he fought the final battle against
the Turok-Hans along with the Scoobies, when he
was almost killed, if Anya hadn't intervened (Chosen).
Sunnydale's destruction, Andrew (who had gone to
Europe along with the Scoobies) appeared in Los
Angeles with a bunch of new Slayers in order to
take the crazy Slayer Dana with them according
to orders given by Buffy, who didn't trust Angel
anymore because he had become the leader of an
evil law firm. Andrew got very pleased that
Spike was alive (Angel/Damage).
and Spike met Andrew in Rome, when the two
soulled vampires were looking for Buffy, to
"save" her from the Immortal. Andrew was living
at Buffy's apartment, after having had a
"cultural misunderstanding" that caused a fire
at his place (The Girl in Question).
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- William's mother. An elderly lady who, in
1880, was bitten by his son, because he wanted
to give her health and eternal life. However, in
doing this, William/Spike set loose a demon who
tore into him, and ended up dusted. She used to
sing to his son her favorite song, Early One
Morning (Lies My Parents Told Me);
more than a century went by, and this very song
was used by the [First
Evil] as a [trigger]
to force Spike kill again (Sleeper).
Flutie (Bob) - Sunnydale
High's Principal. After visiting the Zoo, Xander
and several other students enter the quarantined
Hyena pen, become possessed with the spirit of
the animal and poor Principal Flutie ends up
being eaten by them except Xander (The
Addams/Underwood - The poet William the
Bloody (Spike) met Cecily in a party (London,
1880) and said he loved her; however, Cecily
turned him down and, by breaking William's
heart, made him stagger down the street in
tears, ripping up his poems as he went, and
bump into vampire Drusilla, who sired him,
changing William's life forever (Fool
Trivia: The actress (Kali Rocha) who
played Cecily Addams is the same who played
Halfrek/Hallie and Hallie knew Spike, since
she recognized him, calling him "William" (Older
and Far Away). Would Cecily and
Halfrek be the same person??? In the comic
book [Old Times], they
are. Or, if you want to know what happened to
a very human Cecily after William is sired by
Dru, read [These Our Actors].
Clem - A friend of Spike's,
he is introduced in Life Serial,
when Spike takes a tipsy Buffy to a seedy bar
in order to show her "his world". There, they
head for the back room, where they meet
Spike's demons friends: one with many eyes,
one with scaly skin (who has X-ray vision),
one with a green face and horns, and one with
very loose skin and big ears that's Clem.
They are playing poker and, instead of money,
they play for kittens. Both Spike and Clem
cheat but just Clem is caught with an ace of
spades stuck in the folds of his skin. Later,
Clem goes along with Spike to Buffy's house,
where she is throwing a party for her 21st
birthday (Older and Far Away).
Also, Clem attends Xander and Anya's wedding (Hell's
Bells). Later, Clem tells a
desperate Spike (who had just forced himself
on Buffy) about his cousin and a kooky shaman
who resurrected him, which makes the vampire
head to Africa in order to fight for his soul
(Seeing Red). The following
year, Buffy and Spike take the Potential
Slayers Kennedy, Rona, Vi and Molly to a
demon bar, where they meet Clem. Spike has no
interaction with him, at all; on the other
hand, Buffy and Clem greet each other like old
friends. Buffy asks Clem to scare the girls a
little, and the friendly demon changes his
face into a scarier one in front of them, who
scream in terror (Potential).Some
months later, Clem is seen getting the hell
out of Sunnydale in a shinny red car like
all Sunnydale citizens, he feels the evil is
coming. Buffy finds him caught in a traffic
jam, and they have a small talk, he telling
her she will manage to stop the end of the
world (Empty Places).
Anointed One - A small boy vampire. He
and his family were attacked by vampires,
after a bus crash, but only him was sired.
Master's warrior, he wanted to take his place
after he was killed by Buffy, but ended up
killed by Spike, who put the boy in a cage and
exposed him to sunlight. Spike called him "the
the annoying one" and Drusilla felt he was a
very powerful vampire.
Darla - See [Angel Characters]
Powerful demon who resides in Arashmaha. He
was the boss, among other thousands of girls,
of former Vengeance Demon Anyanka and deceased
Vengeance Demon Halfrek. He can turn humans
into demons, as he did with Anya (twice) and
almost with Willow, who was offered the "job",
but turned it down. When Anyanka caused the
death of 12 young men (by grating a vengeance
wish) and afterwards wanted to reverse the
spell, D'Hoffryn said to her it was possible,
but it would take "the life and soul of a
vengeance demon." Anyanka, thinking she would
be the one to die, accepted the bargain, and
D'Hoffryn ended up killing Anyanka's best
friend, Hallie. Afterwards, Anya became human
again and, although he had said he wouldn't do
it, D'Hoffryn sent demons to kill her twice.
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Dracula appeared once in Sunnydale, looking
for the Slayer and managed to put her and
Xander in his thrall; he bit Buffy and made
Xander his loyal servant. The thrall was
broken after Buffy drank Dracula's blood at
his request and dispatched the Count from
Sunnydale. Spike claimed that he and Dracula
were rivals, before the Count's fame;
according to Spike, Dracula owned him 11
pounds (Buffy vs Dracula). Spike
also complained that Dracula liked to show off
and ended up revealing many of the vampire
secret's like the lack of reflection, making
vampires easier to be recognized and killed.
Faith Lehane* -
Slayer, American from Boston, Massachusetts,
called after Kendra died. Faith is the Slayer
whose death would call the next Chosen One. She
was a trouble-maker and caused Buffy and the
Scoobies many problems poisoned Angel,
switched bodies with Buffy, killed Sunnydale's
Deputy Mayor, Allan Finch. Afterwards, she went
to Los Angeles and was hired by [Wolfram & Hart] to
kill Angel (Angel/Five by Five).
However, Angel convinced her that what she had
been doing was wrong and Faith turned herself
in. She was in a California state prison in
Stockton, doing a 25-to-life sentence for murder
two, when a woman, hired by the [Harbingers],tried
to kill her. She escaped when Wesley looked for
her asking for help to catch Angelus.
Afterwards, she went to Sunnydale with Willow,
to help Buffy in the fight against the First
Evil. Faith got to know Robin Wood, and they
ended up having sex. After the battle in the
Hellmouth, it seemed that she and the Principal
were very fond of each other.
*On the show,
Faith didn't have a surname. Series creator Joss
Whedon gave her one in 2005.
Glory - Hellgod from a demon
dimension of unspeakable torment. She ruled
with two other hellgods. Along with the beast
they were a triumvirate of suffering and
despair, ruling with equal vengeance. But the
beast's power grew beyond even what they could
conceive, as did her lust for pain and misery.
They looked upon her, what she had become and
trembled. They feared she would attempt to
seize their dimension for herself, and decided
to strike first. A great battle erupted and in
the end, they stood victorious over the beast.
She was cast out, banished to this lower plane
of existence, forced to live and eventually
die trapped within the body of a mortal, a
newborn male (Ben), created as her
She couldn't be destroyed because
the identity of the human vessel hadn't been
discovered. However, as her power was too
great to be completely contained, after about
25 years, in 2001, she found a way to escape
her mortal prison for brief periods, before
her energies are exhausted and she was forced
back into her living cell of meat and bone.
And she went after the [Key],which
would take her home again.
As the Key had been made human and
sent to the Slayer as her sister Dawn
Glory had to fight Buffy and the Scoobies; in
the end, she was defeated. Ben was killed by
Giles, to prevent Glory's return.
Source: episode Spiral
- She, as well as Anyanka, was a [Vengeance
Demon] although she considered herself
more well-rounded then her friend, preferring
to be called Justice Demon; according to Anya,
this was because Hallie had "daddy issues".
She and Anyanka had a disagreement during the
Crimea War (1854-1855 - Ukraine) and had been
together in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1905.
Hallie was killed by her boss D'Hoffryn, when
Anyanka asked him to undo a vengeance wish she
had granted and that had caused the death of a
dozen young men the wish was undone, but it
took "the life and the soul of a vengeance
demon", that is, the life of Hallie (Selfless).
Hank Summers - Buffy's absent
father. Got divorced from Joyce before she and
Buffy moved to Sunnydale. He didn't appear in
Sunnydale neither when Joyce died (The
Body) nor when Buffy died (The
Gift). The last thing Buffy heard
from him, he was living in Spain with his
Harmony Kendall - See [Angel Characters]
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Jeffrey - Buffy's boyfriend in
Los Angeles, in the movie Buffy, The
Jenny Calendar (Janna) -
Jesse - Xander's friend, killed
and sired by Darla (The Harvest).
Xander accidentally staked him.
Jonathan Levinson - Attended
Sunnydale High with Buffy, Willow, Xander and
Cordelia. Once, he tried to kill himself,
because he felt that nobody cared about him; it
was Buffy who stopped him (Earshot).
Later, Jonathan cast a glamour spell on
Sunnydale, making everybody love and worship
him, including the Scooby Gang. After realizing
that it was a little weird to seek Jonathan's
help (and wisdom), Buffy broke the spell and
everything returned to normal to Jonathan's
He ended up
joining Warren and Andrew, and the three of them
decided to take Sunnydale; the [Troika]
was born. Things went very badly; Willow killed
Warren, and Jonathan, along with Andrew, fled to
killed by Andrew in 2002 the two of them had
returned to Sunnydale in order to look for the [Sealof
Danzalthar]. Jonathan wanted to redeem
himself, telling the Scoobies about the Seal,
but unfortunately, he didn't have time (Conversations
With Dead People). His body was
buried by Robin Wood somewhere in the woods,
after the Principal had found it in the school's
basement (Never Leave Me).
- Buffy's beloved mother, died from a bbrain
tumor in 2001 (The Body). She
worked at an art gallery. Joyce didn't know that
Buffy was a Slayer, until the day she saw her
daughter kill a vampire. Strangely enough, she
got very well with Spike, and vice versa, even
when he hadn't been chipped yet.
Judge - A
demon brought forth to rid the Earth of the
plague of humanity, to separate the
righteous from the wicked, and to burn the
righteous down. His touch could literally burn
the humanity out of any being just a true
creature of evil could survive the process. An
army was sent against him and they failed.
Eventually, they were able to dismember him and
the pieces were scattered, buried in every
corner of the Earth. In 1998, Drusilla
reassembled the pieces and brought back the
Judge. Oddly enough, when he saw her and Spike,
he said they stank of humanity, that they shared
affection and jealousy; however, when the Judge
touched Angelus, he didn't burst on flames. The
Judge was defeated by Buffy, who blew him up at
Kakistos - Powerful vampire who
killed Faith's Watcher. He was so old he had
paws instead of hands and feet. Kakistos was
killed by Faith (Faith,
Hope & Trick).
Kendra - Slayer from Jamaica,
called after Bufffy died for the first time
Girl), in the hands of the
Master. Killed by vampire Drusilla in 1998 (Becoming 1).
She was taken from her
family by the Watcher's Council when she was a
child and trained to be a Slayer she had no
friends, never had a boyfriend. Her Watcher
was Sam Zabuto.
Kennedy - Slayer in Training,
born to a very rich family (her house had wings
and she used to spend the sumer in Hampton),
she was taken to Sunnydale by Giles in 2003.
Kennedy had a pierced tongue; knew how to fire
since she was 8 and had a half-sister. Gay (at five, fell in love with
Scarlett O'Hara, from Gone With the Wind),
as soon as Kennedy saw Willow, she became
interested in her and immediately hit on the
shy witch (Bring On The Night),
who ended up giving in and starting a
relationship with the SIT later (The
Killer in Me). Kennedy, as all
SITs, became a Slayer, after Willow's spell
using the essence of the [Scythe]
(Chosen). After Sunnydale's fall, she went to
Europe with Willow, plus Buffy, Dawn, Xander,
Giles and Andrew; she also, along with Willow,
visited Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, in
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The demon Spike sought to have his soul back.
He is a Asphyx Demon; they possess three
powers: precognition, the summoning of demons,
and soul manipulation.
Lydia - English [Watcher]
who wrote her thesis on Spike. She seemed very
glad about meeting her object of study when
she dropped by Sunnydale with a bunch of
Watchers who had gone there to put Buffy
through a test; and Spike was very flattered
to have been a subject of a thesis (Checkpoint).
She was inside the Watcher's Council
Headquarters' building (in London) that Caleb,
following the First Evil's orders, blew it up
(Never Leave Me).
Jamison-Smythe - First Buffy's Watcher,
killed by vampire Lothos (Buffy the
Vampire Slayer, the movie).
Mr. Trick - Vampire who
worked for Mayor Richard Wilkins III. He was
killed by Faith.
Nikki Wood - Slayer killed by
Spike in New York, in 1977 (Fool for
Love), from whom he took the
leather coat. Principal Robin Wood's mother.
The "emergency kit" Buffy used to learn about
the Slayer's origin (Get it Done)
was hers; it was supposed to pass from Slayer
to Slayer, but after her death, Wood kept it
with him, until 2003. Wood told Spike Nikki
was his mother and tried to revenge her death
by killing the vampire, but failed (Lies
My Parents Told Me).
Oliver Pike - Buffy's boyfriend
in Los Angeles, in the movie Buffy, The
Vampire Slayer, played by Luke
- Student at Sunnydale UC, who tricked
Buffy into sleep with him, telling her the sad
story about the recently death of his father
and how he needed to be consoled; and then,
next morning, he dumped her. Buffy got very
hurt, she who had just had a terrible
experience with Angel/Angelus.
Powerful warlock, dark magic "dealer" in
Sunnydale. Amy introduced Willow to him and
Red started abusing magic since then. Rack
ended up being killed by her, after she
dropped by his place in order to recharge
herself with dark magic and be able to
continue pursuing vengeance against the nerds
Jonathan and Andrew.
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Xander and Anya invited the young Richard to
Buffy's birthday party (Older and Far
Away), making Spike (who was
having a secret affair with Buffy at the time)
very jealous. Anyway, Buffy didn't show any
interest in him, at all. Poor Richard got very
confused with all strange things that he
witnessed at the Summer's house that night
the demon Clem, the fact that they couldn't
leave the house for some unknown reason, the
magic potion Tara was fixing in the kitchen...
And worse of all, he ended up wounded by the
demon that was released by Tara's magic.
Robin M. Wood
- Sunnydale High's Principal, after the
reconstruction of the school (2002); he hires
Buffy as a Counselor for the students as soon as
they meet he knows she is the Slayer, but
doesn't tell Buffy anything (Lessons).
Wood is a vegetarian and grew up in Beverly
Hills. His mother was the Slayer Nikki, killed
by Spike in 1977, in New York (Fool For
Love), when Robin was 4 years old.
Afterwards, he was raised by his mum's [Watcher],Bernard
Crowley. To revenge his mother's death, Wood
tries to kill Spike (with a little help from
Giles) but fails and is bitten by the vampire.
Spike can kill him (no more chip pain to stop
him), but spares his life because he had killed
Wood's mother; Buffy tells the Principal that if
he tries to kill Spike again, she will allow the
vampire to kill him (Lies My Parents Told
Me). When Slayer Faith arrives in
Sunnydale, Wood becomes interested in her and
they end up having sex in Buffy's bed (Touched).
He survived the big battle in the Hellmouth (Chosen).
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Sam - Went to Central America with
the Peace Corps. One night, her entire
infirmary got slaughtered by some unknown
beings. Afterwards, she quit the Corps and
joined Riley Finn's squad. They met each
other, got along well and got married. The
wedding itself was held in a military chopper
commandeered from a local guerilla squad
just before a hairy night drop into hostile
territory. Sam and Riley appeared in Sunnydale
in 2002; they were after a Suvolt demon (As
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Girl sired by Vamp-Willow at the Bronze (The
Wish). She hit on Riley in a bar,
but he rebuffed her, knowing she was a vampire
(Family).Later, however, he
looked for the vamp-whore and allowed to be
bitten, staking her afterwards (Shadow).
- Sunnydale High's student; for a while, he
dated Buffy, who had just sent Angel to a hell
dimension to prevent the world to be destroyed
(season 3). In 2003, the vampire Holden
Webster told the Slayer that Scott had said
she (and every girl he broke up with) was gay
until the previous year, when he finally
came out of the closet himself (Conversations
With Dead People). Trivia: the
actor who played "Scott Hope", Fab Filippo,
plays "Ethan Gold" on the gay show Queer
Sunnydale High's Principal who replaced Marcus
Flutie. He was eaten by Mayor Wilkins (when he
was in his giant snake form).
Werewolf, singer of the band Shy. She
and Oz were physically attracted to each other
and when they both became wolves, they
couldn't prevent their animal instincts, and
mated. Later, Veruca ended up killed by Oz,
when both were in their wolf form. She,
differently from Oz, believed that her animal
part should be free, and not locked in a cage
during the fool moon.
Mears - Built the BuffyBot (Intervention),
and a girlfriend robot named April (I Was
Made To Love You). He also checked
Spike's chip (Smashed). He was
the leader of the [Troika]
and, among other evil things, he killed his
former (real) girlfriend Katrina Silvers
trying later to make Buffy believe she was
responsible for her death (Dead Things)
and killed Tara, when his goal was shoot Buffy
(Seeing Red). Willow, desperate by
her girlfriend's death, became Dark Willow,
sought revenge and killed Warren by flaying him
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- Immortal demon sent down to even the score
between Good and Evil, Angel's mentor. He
showed Angel the path of redemption. Angel had
been living like a bum for ninety years, when
Whistle met him in Manhattan, in 1996. The
vampire was tired, filthy and unkempt, feeding
off rats, with
An unforgettable smell. This is
the stench of death you're giving off here.
And the look says, uh... Crazy Homeless Guy.
It's not good.
Whistler said to Angel he could
become an even more useless rodent than he
already was, or he could become someone to be
counted. Then, he introduced Angel to the
Slayer, Buffy Summers, in order for him to
start helping her.
Source: Becoming 1
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William - Young
English poet who preferred placing his energies
into creating "things of beauty" and was
infatuated with beautiful Cecily Addams in
1880's London; he defined himself as being "a
Known as William The Bloody, because of
his bloody awful poetry, one day William had
the nerve to reveal his love to Cecily, when
the two of them were attending a party, and
was humiliated by her, who said he was beneath
her, making him feel miserable. It was in this
state of mind that he ran into evil, mad
vampire Drusilla, who sired him and made him
her lover (Fool for Love).
William, who had a loving
relationship with his mother Anne, came for
her and, out of love, sired her, in order for
them to live together forever. However, things
went horribly wrong, since Anne, without the
soul, became an evil creature who tore into
him, saying very nasty things. A desperate
William staked her eventually (Lies My
Parents Told Me).
Later, William takes the nick
"Spike" because of his liking for torturing
his victims with railroad spikes maybe
because a guest at the party said that he
rather have a railroad spike through his head
than listen to William's poetry.
My heart expands
'tis grown a bulge in it
inspired by your beauty,