Why do people overlook it when Xander tried to force himself on Buffy in The Pack, being possessed by a hyena? Something demonic was inside him, using his body and his memories/desires, probably keeping his moral/conscience (in Buffyverse - “soul”) locked somewhere, to get what he wanted at the moment (Buffy). And after that, Xander, with all his memories of this encounter intact, didn’t even apologise to Buffy. No, he pretended it didn’t happen! If only he just acknowledged it…

Why do people overlook it when Xander tried to force himself on Buffy in The Pack, being possessed by a hyena? Something demonic was inside him, using his body and his memories/desires, probably keeping his moral/conscience (in Buffyverse - “soul”) locked somewhere, to get what he wanted at the moment (Buffy). And after that, Xander, with all his memories of this encounter intact, didn’t even apologise to Buffy. No, he pretended it didn’t happen! If only he just acknowledged it…

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    He didn’t need to appologize. Buffy has dealt with demon possession enough to know Xander was as much a victim. Ask...
  3. luscious2 reblogged this from terp-sichore and added:
    Word. I’d expect Xander to apologize for something he did with his own free will like in BB&B, not The Pack when the...
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    There are a few rape situations on Buffy that go unmentioned, except for the notorious Seeing Red in the sixth season....
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    That’s not at all where I’m coming from. I’m saying everyone could always handle things better and there are at least...
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    All I am reading from this is “it’s okay for Buffy to act weird beyond her control but it’s not okay for Xander because...
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    Does anyone ever take in to account that Buffy and Willow pretty much instantly forgave Xander? I mean, no one ever...
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    The reason I’ve never thought Xander needed to apologize is simply because it wasn’t Xander. By the same token, I don’t...
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