Guy Gardener wrote:
There was a time, lets call it the 20th century, when it was permissible for a man to keep feeding a lady drink after drink until she suggested sex or passed out which invited sex...Or died from alcohol poisoning which didn't stop some from perusing sex.
Don't like obtaining consent, move to Saudi Arabia.
Tom was being a dick though.
B'Elanna would have died if she didn't kill someone or frakk someone.
It would have been a medicinal boff.
It's true, that is the difference between taking advantage of a drunk women and Tom having sex with B'elana. If she didn't her life was in danger, and it was pretty clear that B'elana would make the same choice sober, having sex with Tom rather than dying.