Pairing Profile: Spander

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Fandom: Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Partners: Alexander Lavelle ‘Xander’ Harris and William ‘Spike’ Pratt
Pairing Name: Spander

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Quick Facts

  • CHARACTER is played by ACTOR
  • CHARACTER is played by ACTOR
  • Media Type: MEDIA
  • Fandom Size: SIZE
  • Pairing Frequency: FREQUENCY
  • Pairing Type: RELATIONSHIP > Lovers
  • Canon: Yes/No
  • Number of Recs: # (as of DATE)
  • Thoughts: Spander will always have a special place in my fannish heart as one of my very first slash OTPs. Their dynamic still gets to me, and I often grow nostalgic enough to dive headfirst back into this pairing. There is always, I find, a certain level of wish fulfillment in stories featuring these two. One or both is an outsider and that is changed by their building a bond between each other and strengthening or abandoning their bonds with others as the author wishes. That seems to be their chief appeal and I admit that I am weak to it.
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