In the Robotech Wars, wooing the enemy to your side and then marrying them was a tradition... And given that at least two couples emerged from the First Contact war consisting of a Human-Turian pair, this tradition is still alive and well.
Chapter 15: Jenkins vs. the Thresher Maw
Chapter 16: The team encounters a heavily armed Elcor on the planet Tuntau.
"Badassfully: That's far enough."
"Mockingly: Is that all you've got?"
"Pained cry: Oh, elders, my legs. It hurts. Help. Help. Please. Help."