- Nov 3, 2016
Notice I’m not justifying or making excuses for Mr. Glass. I’m saying point blank that he’s a villain on the scale that Warren wishes he was. Also, Mr. Glass is more interesting. That my point. There IS no comparison between them. Mr Glass is an actual super villain.He's still a compassionless villain. Mr Glass orchestrated the deaths of thousands of innocent people in multiple cities. That's high level terrorism. His physical condition sucks but I didn't see Stephen Hawking becoming a mass murderer. There's a whole section on YouTube of inspiring people born with debilitating conditions, none of them crashed planes & derailed trains to find someone with the opposite of their affliction.
Would fans react the way they do about Warren if Tara hadn't of gotten caught in the crossfire?
How would they feel about Faith if the WC goons had raped & murdered Buffy-in-Faith's body (she was sedated & chained up) while Faith was busy using Buffy's body to go clubbing & ride Buffy's boyfriend? If Buffy hadn't of gotten there in time to stop Faith from stabbing Joyce to death? If Angel hadn't of gotten there in time to stop Faith's torture of Wesley and she used the flamethrower on him? If Angel hadn't of gotten there in time to stop Faith from strangling Xander to death? If Angel hadn't of caught the second arrow? If there was no cure for the poison Faith shot Angel with? If Faith had elbowed Cordelia too hard (she is stronger than a vampire) and it smashed her face in? If the Scoobies refused the trade and the Mayor got so angry he told Faith to just slit Willow's throat?
What would've happened if all the Scoobies died in s6? If they were killed by vampires because of the amnesia she caused? Willow tortured Giles to the brink of death, she's lucky he survived. What if that comet had hit Xander & Dawn? If Buffy had died in a hole in the ground from demons Willow created? If Dawn was reverted to Key form and it was irreversible?
Faith chose to change the season *after* she went to the dark side. Warren was killed 7 months after going to the dark side in the same season he began the descent. Faith from s3 jumped off a roof instead of saving the life of the person she shot then woke up the next year and hurt about a dozen more people.
You keep mentioning Faith. This thread is not about Faith. At all. Whatever bone you have to pick with Faith and her character progression has nothing to do with this topic. Also, I have already conceded to most of your points.
And to be honest, Warren killing Tara bothers me the least. Unpopular opinion, I know, but it’s the truth. That was pure bad luck and unintentional with absolutely no malice . Warren is just despicable, hands down, and his worst transgression is that he is UNLIKABLE. No one gives a shit about him or wants to see him redeemed, because he doesn’t have one redeeming or sympathetic quality. He’s never remorseful, he’s never nice, he’s not even a good friend. He’s not charming, he’s not fun, he’s just vile. He’s gross and repellent.
Whatever horrible things Willow, Spike , Faith and every other person you keep throwing at this argument to make Warren look somehow better in comparison, what they all have in common is that fans care about their story. From the pilot to the end, we know Willow. We love Willow. We see Faiths fall from grace and her remorse. We see Spike evolution and growth. And there are plenty of fans who hate them anyway. Xander gets more hate in this fandom than almost anyone else and he never did half the shit that everyone else has done.