Power and Personality: Acton’s Law in Buffy the Vampire Slayer|
Humanitas ~ April 02 2002
Yet despite having all this power, and despite this power being more
than up to the task of corrupting a young girl, Buffy has remained a hero.
To use a traditional comic book cliché, Buffy uses her powers for good.
She kills vampires and demons, which present an obvious threat to humanity.
She only kills humans when they present an immediate, direct threat, as in
the case of the Knights of Byzantium.
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