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The principal evidence for this came from Angel's visit to the dimension Pylea.
Whilst there, whenever he took on his "vampire face", he unexpectedly lost control and became a mindless beast.
However, with increasing attacks by zompires, mindless vampires sired after the end of magic, public opinion of vampires began to shift, leading the San Francisco Police Department to create a supernatural task force.
Vampire (also known as Vampyr and as Van-Tal in the dimension Pylea) was a species of soulless, undead demons that could only exist on Earth by leaving their own dimension and possessing human corpses. Whether or not the vampires contemporary to or followed immediately after the Old Ones were the Turok-Hans, regular vampires, or both, was never clear.When Spike and the members of the defunct Order of Aurelius attacked Sunnydale High to kill Buffy, Principal Snyder and the police chief wrote it off to the public as an attack by a gang on PCP; apparently, that excuse had been used before. All the people present in Los Angeles became aware of vampires when the city was moved to a hell dimension by the Senior Partners of Wolfram & Hart in 2004.In the early 21st century, the existence of vampires became public knowledge, causing them to become a subject of a fad that capitalized on the fact that many humans experienced a thrill when bitten by vampires.Although, most humans were unaware that lurks were actually demons, and not simply a particularly vicious form of mutant.
Buffy: "Well, I've got a news flash for you, brain trust. You die, and a demon sets up shop in your old house, and it walks, and it talks, and it remembers your life, but it's not you." Unlike many other demons, the demons present in vampires appeared to have no more intelligence than solitary predatory animals, and were incapable of human speech.
However, she was clearly terrified by Angelus's brutality as he talked about decapitating her and carrying her head on a pike to show off after killing someone famous for the first time.