XANDER: You won't be alone. We're coming with you.
BUFFY: What could you possibly do for me?
XANDER: I –
BUFFY: For true friendship to flourish, there must be a measure of mutual respect and equality. You are not my equal. You have only ever slowed me down.
XANDER: Buffy, I — Oh, God –
BUFFY: See how easily I broke your leg just now? I could never break the leg of someone I truly respected.
Dammit, these are amazing. Go read them.