And another thing I just want you to know, this whole “beat you to death” thing I’m doing? This is valuable time out of life I’m never gonna get back.
BtVS Rewatch 2012-2013; One Gifset Per Episode
➞ 5x20; Spiral
Giles: What you did… w-was necessary… What I’ve always admired.
Buffy: Running away?
Giles: Beingable to place… your heart… above all else. I’m so proud of you. You’ve come so far. You’re everything a Watcher… Everything I could have hoped for.
“On what grounds?”
“Your affection for your charge has rendered you incapable of clear and impartial judgement. You have a father’s love for the child and that is useless to the cause.”