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She psychoanalyzes her relationship with Xander, saying part of the thrill of their relationship was the constant danger. Bored out of her mind, Vampire Willow. My favorite platonic relationships were Buffy/Giles, Buffy/Xander, Willow/Giles and Willow/Xander (minus the Season 3 'affair', which I merrily. She later invited him to Buffy's birthday where he witnessed his first vampire being While being held hostage by Spike, Willow and Xander shared a kiss.
So get over it. There was once a time when Dawn had a crush on Xander when she was a child, but Xander did not in any way whatsoever reciprocate these feelings because he saw her as a little sister. Well, little sister's all grown up now, so they start boinking after randomly deciding to confess their feelings to each other. Things get even grosser when Buffy confesses her own feelings to Xander after watching him kiss her sister, even though the two swore way back in season one to be just friends.
This whole thing's just a mess. Thankfully, Dawn and Xander forget their love for each other when magic vanishes from the world at the end of season eight. In one instance, during season five, writers flirted with the idea of making Xander Glory's alter ego, revealing that Glory's memory glitch spell had been affecting the entire audience this whole time, much like how it affected the characters in the wake of Dawn's presence. Had this happened, we likely would have seen Xander die along with Glory.
Or, least likely, Glory and Xander would have split from each other in two separate bodies. Ultimately, these discussions never amounted to anything more than discussions and Ben turned out to be Glory's alter ego.
With this in mind, it makes sense when we find out that the actor who played Jonathan, Danny Strong, had originally auditioned for the role of Xander Harris.
Anya remembers that Giles left something appropriate: Halfrek leaves and wishes Anya the best of luck. At Buffy's house, Willow uses her computer to try to trace the camera's signal. Given that it was not Spike, they correctly assume that the Trio are behind it.
Jonathan completes his work with the disk, and uses it to highlight a spot on a map of Sunnydale. The Trio are delighted, until the map catches fire. This distracts them from a red light, flashing to announce that their network has been penetrated. Anya and Spike drink the whiskey and complain to each other about their respective relationship problems.
Spike reiterates how he despises Xander, but Anya cannot get him to make a wish. Spike also tells Anya that he likes her forthrightness. Willow finds more camera feeds: Buffy wants to find them even more urgently now.There, there baby. Xander and Willow.
Spike and Anya seek comfort in each other's arms. Anya feels guilty about what happened with Xander and Spike consoles her, which leads to much more.
The two kiss and undress. Andrew belatedly sees the intrusion alarm. Willow stumbles upon the Magic Box feed as Spike and Anya are having sex on a table. Warren directs Andrew to shut down the surveillance network, but they are captivated by the action on the Magic Box camera.
Buffy, stunned, goes to sit in the back yard. Dawn follows Buffy and they begin to talk about Buffy's affair with Spike.
Their bonding moment is cut short as Willow informs them both that Xander is gone — with an axe. Spike and Anya get dressed and act awkwardly and embarrassed about their impulsive behavior. As Spike leaves the shop, Xander attacks him.
Xander is about to stake Spike when Anya comes outside, trying to stop him; she distracts him long enough for Buffy to knock him out of the way. Xander and Anya yell at each other.
Xander is disgusted that Anya had "let that evil, soulless thing touch [her]"; Spike quietly remarks that he was good enough for Buffy.
Xander tells Spike to leave Buffy out of it — then he and Anya see Buffy's startled face and connect the dots. Back at the library, Giles discovers that Moloch's book is blank. Outside of school, Dave tells Buffy that Willow wants to talk to her in the girls' locker room. At the last minute, Dave has a change of heart and warns Buffy that she is about to be electrocuted.
In the library, Giles tells Buffy and Xander that demons can be imprisoned in books; if the books are read aloud, the demons are set free. Giles also explains that Moloch is an extremely powerful and seductive demon, winning his victims over with false promises of love, glory and power.
"I love you, but bye!" - Willow/Xander (BtvS) - The Shipper's Manifesto
Buffy and Giles realise that there is no limit to the destruction that a demon could do through the Internet. Calendar for help, hoping that between his knowledge of demons and her knowledge of computers, they can reimprison Moloch.
Willow is kidnapped by Fritz. Giles seeks help from Ms. Calendar, and is surprised that she is already aware of the demon in the Internet. A robotic incarnation of Moloch crashes through a wall and attacks Buffy, Willow and Xander.