Originally Posted by The Guard
The main reason this "rape" thing wouldn't work?
Mystique's turn and development into the cold, hate-filled killer we know from the previous films should revolve around the core concepts of the franchise...hatred and bigotry against mutants, and her eventually militant reaction to this.
No, the real reason this rape thing wouldn't work is because it's awful and horrifying and has absolutely no place whatsoever in this franchise, least of all as a plot device so we can tie Mystique to Nightcrawler. I'm still reeling that anyone would suggest such a thing. Yikes.