It still looks very nice, but I do have a soft spot for Isaacs I have to say. The Weight of the World Dawn is both vulnerable and brave in this episode Willow is so capable. Willow, Xander, and Buffy reunite to save the girl they love and begin a journey that reveals betrayal amongst the ranks as they descend into the mysterious Deeper Well, former home of Illyria and many powerful Old Ones. It's the scoobies walking a tightrope this season, Dawn is back but not herself, Xander is trying to cope with mental illness, Giles is a teenager, Buffy is trying to be a 'political' leader not just the leader of the military wing of the scoobies Spike is walking the tightrope of being a 'good boyfriend' while Willow is trying to be a 'good witch'. The only one not too happy about the situation is hormonally challenged Giles. It's time to burn off some anger. Publication information Schedule Monthly Format Genre Publication date August 2011 — September 2013 No.
The problems I had with it on my first watch are still there. Whedon brings these characters back to the core of what works, and makes waiting a month for the next issue far more irritating than week between episodes ever was. The fun and games come to a halt when mysteriously marked bodies start appearing. She's joined a company that hires Slayers to act as bodyguards for high-profile clients, and Buffy is her most recent recruit. C'mon, Dawn's blood is still flowing! But none of that matters because the episode is emotional and brilliant and I didn't even let myself take notes during it so I could fully appreciate it. At first Willow enjoys the freedom of limitless power in a magical community, but later realizes Aluwyn has secluded her to the neglect of her friends, and the pair separate. Could this hate-filled Slayer lend a helpful hand or will she use this opportunity to end Angel for good?! He's dealing with his issues, he's getting closure with 'Anya' and he's rebuilding his relationship with Dawn, and proving what a great man he can be.
On Easter Island, the duo work to activate a remnant of magic to help get Nadia home. Faith, Fred and Koh save Mary while dusting the vampire students, though Drusilla escapes. The demon Eyghon holds the last remnants of Giles's soul, but a gaggle of innocent zombies are blocking Angel's path to victory. Things that go bump in the night are kinda her forte. This thread was really a lot of fun.
Spike, ever the hero, offers to help this mysterious damsel in distress in her journey to find any remnants of magic that might reconnect her to her world. But Spike will have to beware if the distraction becomes too much to handle. And he feels even more like a wanker after talking to Xander, who points out that Buffy actually had taken down her big protective shell to give it a go with Spike, and he had thrown it back it back in her face. Though Andrew is hurt, he has stopped living out his fantasies and is ready to face the real world with the Scoobies. So often the balance can shift too much in one direction or the other, but Gage handles it well here. In the season's , Pearl's hand is shown emerging ominously from a river.
They all contribute to the story and we all know how they feel. Meanwhile, amidst clubbing, mentoring, and slaying, Faith has her own concerns counseling a damaged and vengeance-seeking Slayer! Love vs Life is a three-part story written by Jane Espenson, originally serialized in , following Billy's and Anaheed's departure from San Francisco during Buffy 's last arc. If you have any doubts about legality of content or you have another suspicions, feel free to:. This season is definitely delivering so far. Coames worries that with Whistler's death the universe will no longer have someone working towards balance; Angel says that people will have to do it for themselves. I liked the plot as a whole except for Dawn, but that's a standard complaint at this point.
It still resonates with me a lot. Harmony, Clem, and a two-person film crew of a vampire and human are filming Harmony's documentary of how the world has changed now that the supernatural is known. Buffy season 10 was an improvement on S9 because Christos Gage was bought on board. Having drained Illyria of her powers, Severin acquires her ability to freely travel through time, which he needs to resurrect his dead girlfriend. And everyone is tempted by what the new rules of magic can do for them… just like the Big Bads who have come knocking on Buffy's door! After , in which she destroyed the 'Seed of Wonder' and consequently brought about , Buffy is now living in and must continue her duties as. Buffy lives with two seemingly normal roommates, Tumble and Anaheed, and the job of patrolling for vampires initially falls to Buffy and her ex-lover , a vampire with a soul. D'Hoffryn broadcasts his battle with the Scoobies to everyone so they will believe he is unstoppable, bringing the Anya copy and Jonathan with him.
The group form a battle plan including a way to shield themselves from the plague, and accept that they all might die. Eldre Koh, a contemporary of Illyria from last season's Buffy title shows up to learn from Illyria who had him falsely imprisoned for killing his own family, only to discover it was Illyria herself. Cuthbert's Preparatory School, the girls discover a growing teenage-vampire population. And my interpretation of Joss' downer take on adulthood still bothers me and continues to in Seasons 6 and 7. Real terror greets Buffy as soon as she returns to San Francisco, where friends and family await her with troubling news. Always, the world seems to want more, and as the lives of her loved ones are threatened, Buffy shows why she is the Chosen One.
She instead goes home, where she meets Dawn and Buffy. Morgan's powers place Spike under her thrall and using his ship, he transports her to the site of the Hellmouth before coming to his senses. But evildoers Simone and Severin have their own plans and are ready to undermine the happy reunion! Oh well never mind, the potion had done its work and Andrew got to be a hero. He dedicates himself once again to helping the helpless. In 2010, Dark Horse confirmed that it had reacquired the license to , which would move from.
Amy is vengeful for the events of , and has gained great power from Magic Town's energy intending to kill Willow. Will they be ready when they're needed most? As her friends evacuate the Well, Buffy expresses regret for making someone like Simone into a Slayer, and dusts her with the scythe. Meanwhile, Xander is secretly haunted by apparitions of his dead ex-fiance ; he does not know if she is real or a hallucination. Xander and Buffy's sister have settled into a quiet domestic life together, and Buffy's best friend no longer possesses magical abilities. As the season's Big Bads, Severin and Simone, threaten to turn back time, the mystical council partner with Koh and Illyria to prevent a tragic tear in the fabric of time! While the income may get her closer to paying off pesky student loans, the demony population is closer to her than ever, thanks to her first client. Meanwhile, Willow, ends her relationship with the demon witch , having grown apart, and Xander and Dawn decide to take things slow.