And as the real and supernatural worlds collide, Dawn is forced to make a life-altering decision. Attaining gainful employment at St. Meanwhile, Xander and Giles work on an exorcism that stirs up some questions about Ghost Anya. Buffy must trust in herself to make the right choice and bear the burden of protecting the book from the monsters who wish to abuse it. While the trio of Big Bads is opening portals around the globe, bringing dangerous demons to Earth, Buffy and the Scoobies are struggling to fight this demon world war. Spike struggles with vivid dreams of murder, and Buffy journeys into his mind, discovering the terrifying new face of evil. The Scoobies are also reunited with Buffy's old watcher , who deals with the consequences of his resurrection.
But Olivia being the sensible woman she is, is not really up for breaking the law by bedding a 12 year old. Buffy has had not only one bad date but several, after trying out speed dating. Shall we start in the reverse order and save the best for last and check in on Andrew first? As the Scoobies zero in on the Big Bad, the extent of his power and his plans are revealed, and Buffy must figure out how to keep her alive friends alive, and her undead friends… undead. Sold my first screenplay in 1997 and have been a professional writer ever since, with several scripts sitting on shelves gathering dust and a few actually produced. To make matters worse, a new Big Bad makes a move to capture the Vampyr book! Reading S10 is probably one of the things that brought me to this forum.
We have plans to collaborate on two graphic novels in the future. The only thing that remains of that family now is Dawn, and the only way Buffy can keep their family together is by adopting the role of caregiver, which is no small task so soon after Joyce's untimely death and with a hell beast at their heels. It really feels like a perfect ensemble piece even though Buffy is clearly the hero here. Will the team be lost? If we loose all the ones we care about, the world becomes meaningless. With each new piece of the puzzle, the situation is transformed into something more interesting and harder to deal with. Also unknown to Buffy, Spike has a conversation with an old friend that leads him to question the patterns of his relationship with Buffy.
It certainly doesn't hurt that these new ideas all feel fairly interesting. Dracula Intervention Shadow Listening to Fear The Replacement I Was Made To Love You Crush Triangle Out Of My Mind Into the Woods. Split into teams, Angel and Xander are able to connect over themes of betrayal and love lost, while Buffy pushes Spike to keep his insecurities in check. Buffy and the Scoobies encounter shape shifting vampires, who are incidentally to complicate matters more difficult to kill than the average vampire. The Weight of the World Dawn is both vulnerable and brave in this episode Willow is so capable.
Buffy and crew, struggling to come together, likewise struggle to get them back… Matters get worse when an unexpected fourth Big Bad is out to steal the magic rulebook at the same time! Wow, I had a lot to say about The Gift after all. I love that Anya takes charge and want to focus on what to do to prevent having to kill Dawn. Granted, Giles may save the world from a future catastrophe when he kills Ben. Illyria isn't in Magic Town, but strangely, Illyria's host, Winifred Burkle. . The Gift The « previously on » for this episode is so epic.
She instead goes home, where she meets Dawn and Buffy. It was too long at times and very preachy. Things are awkward, and everyone is behaving just a little juvenile-but in order to beat the threat Archaeus brings, the team is going to have to overcome the past. And my interpretation of Joss' downer take on adulthood still bothers me and continues to in Seasons 6 and 7. If you have any doubts about legality of content or you have another suspicions, feel free to:. So often the balance can shift too much in one direction or the other, but Gage handles it well here.
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! As the gang get closer to Archaeus, the extent of his plans and their connection to the new rules of magic are revealed. But personal lives are soon put aside to deal with demons, both real and intangible. But they quickly discover there are much more dangerous things to battle as they close in on the demon lord. Dowling suggests that Spike should move on from Buffy as well, but Spike dodges the issue and goes to a demon bar instead where he ends up liberating some kittens from being poker chips. When the stakes grow perilous, Buffy must trust in herself to make the right choice and bear the burden of protecting the book from the monsters who wish to abuse it. And as the real and supernatural worlds collide, Dawn is forced to make a life-altering decision.
Then the bad guy shows up. The administrator of this site view-comic. M Homes books, Heidy Kenney Urban Vinyl figures and comic book heroines. It will make her cold and cynical. Xander is brilliant in this season.
I loved that it focused heavily on Xander and the art was wonderful. You may not use this site to distribute or download any material when you do not have the legal rights to do so. Any similarity to an actual university is purely coincidental. As new threats pour into the streets, Buffy and her closest allies find their paths diverging: Willow gets a serious job, Xander and Ghost Anya grow perilously close, Andrew is tempted by evil, and Buffy and Spike continue to work at making their relationship, well, work. Spike struggles with vivid dreams of murder, and Buffy journeys into his mind, discovering the terrifying new face of evil. Victor Gischler and Buffy the Vampire Slayer actor Nicholas Brendon have joined the team. The links are provided solely by this site's users.