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Spike – Let Me Rest In Peace lyrics

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    This song is sung by a vamp, Spike, who's in love with the vampire slayer, Buffy. They have an affair of sorts, but Buffy doesn't want to tell her friends, "the scoobies" who helps with slaying. Spike can't hurt humans for there's a chip in his head, so he isn't even sure if it's love or the chip.
    Because she doesn't want the secret to be known, she's careful. Yeah, Buffy sleeps with him, but not that often.
    Spike, however, is getting tired of her, and when there's a demon in town who makes people sing their secrets, he sings this song. He's willing to do just about anything for her, "You've got a willing slave, and you just like to play the thought, that you might misbehave" That bit indicates that she is well aware of it, and likes to string him along (in his perspective, at least) "till you do, I'm telling you, stop visiting my grave" that bit clearly states that if she doesn't want him, he wants her to at least stop stringing him along, and sleeping with him.
    Spike really is an intriguing and complicated character. Although he's a bada*s vamp, he does, in fact, have a sweet side.
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