Angel (BtVS 1.7)

Buffy: Cool! Crossbow! Huh. Check out these babies. Hmm. Goodbye stakes, hello flying fatality. What can I shoot?
Angel: It’s alright. A vampire can’t come inside unless it’s been invited.
Buffy: I’ve heard that before, but I’ve never put it to the test.
Making out with your stalker rarely ends well.
Buffy: Can a vampire ever be a good person? Couldn’t it happen?
Giles: A vampire isn't a person at all. It may have the movements, the memories, even the personality of the person that it took over, but it's still a demon at the core. There is no halfway.
Connor: You can't be my mother. 
Darla: I have her memories, her feelings. Isn't that what makes a person who they are?
--Angel 4.17 Inside Out
Awkward.
When you become a vampire the demon takes your body, but it doesn't get your soul. That's gone! No conscience, no remorse. It's an easy way to live. You have no idea what it's like to have done the things I've done... and to care. I haven't fed on a living human being since that day. […] I can walk like a man, but I’m not one.
That’s gotta sting.

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Assistant dean for research @Cronkite_ASU. I eat complex systems for breakfast, supplemented by Buffy the Vampire Slayer & fabulous shoes.

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