BtVS 2x09 – What’s My Line Part 1
The More Things Change
He’d been small as a child; sensitive and sickly. He’d spent weeks at a time abed, with one ailment or another. His mama used to fear he’d never live past his childhood.
He survived to attend University, books and languages spread out before him like the finest gourmet fare. He’d also spent far too much time in the infirmary, recovering from one bashing or another. Lowest creature on the foodchain – he longed for power.
Researching for Drusilla’s cure, Spike’s vicious insistence on decoding the text - Dalton doesn’t know why he ever thought things would be different as a vampire.