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{{character
|Image = Cassie.jpg
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|Image = NEWCassie.PNG
|First = ''[[Help]]''
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|First = "[[Help]]"
|Last = ''[[Conversations with Dead People]]'' (as a disguise of The First)
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|Last = "[[Conversations with Dead People]]" {{OV}}
|Name = Cassie Newton
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|Name = Cassandra Agatha Newton
|Aliases =
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|Alias = Cassie
 
|Status = Deceased
 
|Status = Deceased
 
|Classification = [[Human]]
 
|Classification = [[Human]]
|Affiliation =
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|Affiliation = [[Sunnydale High School]]
|Known relatives = [[Phillip Newton]] (father), unidentified mother.
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|Known relatives = [[Phillip Newton]] <small>(father)</small><br />Unidentified mother<br />Unidentified cousins
|Powers = Innate precognitive abilities grant her knowledge of future events in the form of vague images and intuition.
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|Powers = Intuitive [[precognition]]
 
|Actor = [[Azura Skye]]
 
|Actor = [[Azura Skye]]
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|Aliases = Cassie}}
   
{{Quote|Next Friday I'm gonna die.|Cassie Newton|Help}}
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{{Quote|Next Friday, I’m gonna die.|Cassie Newton|Help}}
   
'''Cassie Newton''' (full name '''Cassandra Agatha Newton''') was a [[Sunnydale High]] student with psychic abilities. She was portrayed by [[Azura Skye]].
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'''Cassandra Agatha “Cassie” Newton''' was a [[Sunnydale High School]] student with [[precognition]] abilities and a friend of [[Dawn Summers]].
   
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
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===Life===
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{{Quote|I’d love to ice skate at Rockefeller Center. And I’d love to watch my cousins grow up, see who they become — cause they’re really mean and I think they’re gonna be fat. And I’ve never been to the Louvre. I’d love to see the Mona Lisa. Or meet Peter Falk. Or backpack across the country. Or, I don’t know… fall in love. But I won’t. I just… never will.|Cassie|Help}}
   
{{Quote|I'd love to ice skate at Rockefeller Center. And I'd love to watch my cousins grow up, see who they become - cause they're really mean and I think they're gonna be fat. And I've never been to the Louvre. I'd love to see the Mona Lisa. Or meet Peter Falk. Or backpack across the country. Or, I don't know... fall in love. But I won't. I just... never will.|Cassie|Help}}
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Cassie was the daughter of a divorced couple, a mother and an alcoholic father with a criminal record; [[Phillip Newton]]. Her mother obtained custody, while her father, only obtained one weekend a month with his daughter. She maintained the blog ''[[Cassie's Poetry and Paintings]]'', and was apparently a fan of the band White Stripes. At Sunnydale High, Cassie was friends with [[Mike Helgenberg]] and Dawn Summers.
   
Cassie Newton was the daughter of a divorced couple. Her mother obtained custody, while [[Phillip Newton|her father]] only obtained one weekend a month with his daughter. Cassie is sent to [[Buffy Summers]], [[Sunnydale High]]'s guidance counselor, because she had stopped doing her homework and her grades had dropped. She reveals she will die on the next Friday. Buffy, along with [[Xander Harris|Xander]], [[Dawn Summers|Dawn]] and [[Willow Rosenberg|Willow]], manages to save her from a group of boys who try to sacrifice her to the [[demon]] [[Avilas]]. However, immediately after, Cassie dies of a heart failure caused by a congenital condition, fulfilling her own prophecy.
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Cassie was sent to [[Buffy Summers]], the school’s guidance counselor, because she had stopped doing her homework and her grades had dropped. She told Buffy that she would die on the next Friday.
   
== Legacy ==
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Buffy, along with [[Alexander Harris|Xander]], Dawn, [[Willow Rosenberg|Willow]], and [[Spike]] managed to rescue her from a group of boys who tried to sacrifice her for the [[Invocation of Avilas]]. However, immediately after, Cassie died of a heart failure caused by a congenital condition, fulfilling her own prophecy.<ref name=":0">"[[Help]]"</ref>
   
{{Dialogue a-b|Buffy|See? You can make a difference.|Cassie|And you will.|Buffy and Cassie's final conversation|Help}}
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===Legacy===
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{{Dialogue a-b|Buffy|See? You can make a difference.|Cassie|And you will.|Buffy and Cassie’s final conversation|Help}}
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Before dying, Cassie revealed a couple of prophecies that were fulfilled during the battle between the [[Slayer]]s and [[the First Evil]]’s [[Turok-Han]] army. She revealed to Spike that “[Buffy]’ll tell [him]” she loved him, and to Buffy that she would make a difference: activating every Potential Slayer in the world into real Slayers.
   
Before dying, Cassie reveals a couple of prophecies that are fulfilled during the battle between the [[Slayers]] and the [[First Evil|First]]'s Turok-Han army. She reveals to Spike that "[Buffy]'ll tell [him]" she loved him and to Buffy that she would make a difference: transforming every potential Slayer in the world into real Slayers.
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[[File:Conversations Cassie First Evil.jpg|thumb|The First Evil disguised as Cassie]]
   
{{Quote|She asked that I come talk to you. It's important.|Cassie's "ghost"|Conversations with Dead People}}
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The figure of Cassie later appeared to Willow claiming to have a message from [[Tara Maclay]]: if she used [[magic]], she would kill all her friends. Willow believed her until Cassie told her that she should kill herself, to save everyone and be with Tara again. Willow realized that this was not Cassie, so this figure — actually a disguise of the First Evil — taunted Willow and disappeared.<ref>"[[Conversations with Dead People]]"</ref>
   
Cassie then appears to Willow in "[[Conversations with Dead People]]" and tells her that she had a message from [[Tara Maclay|Tara]]; that if she uses [[magic]], she will kill all her friends. Willow believes her until Cassie tells her that she should kill herself to save everyone and be with Tara again. Willow then realizes that this "girl" is not Cassie. After being discovered, "Cassie" (who is actually a disguise of [[The First Evil]]) taunts Willow and then disappears.
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==Powers and abilities==
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{{Quote|Some things, I just know. I don’t know how I do, I just do.|Cassie|Help}}
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Cassie’s precognitive abilities manifested themselves not in the form visions of premonitions, but in the form of vague knowledge and intuition. Her abilities granted her vague knowledge of future events, but not their causes, thus leaving her nearly helpless to prevent them. Cassie’s predictions included:
   
== Powers and abilities ==
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*Buffy’s coffee stain on her shirt.
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*Mike’s B in Egyptian History.
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*Buffy going underground.
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*Coins, which were part of the ritual summoning of Avilas.
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*Her own death.<ref name=":0" />
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*Buffy telling Spike she loved him.
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*Buffy defeating the First Evil and activating the power of all potential Slayers.<ref>"[[Chosen]]"</ref>
   
{{Quote|Some things, I just know. I don't know how I do, I just do.|Help}}
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==Relationships==
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{{Quote|I want go to the stupid Winter Formal. I have this friend, and it would be fun to go with him. Just to dance, hear lame music, to wear a silly dress and laugh and stuff.|Cassie Newton}}
   
Cassie's precognitive abilities manifested themselves not in the form visions of premonitions, but in the form of vague knowledge and intuition. Her abilities allowed granted her vague knowledge of future events, but not their causes, thus leaving her nearly helpless to prevent them.
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*'''[[Mike Helgenberg]]''' He was Cassie’s closest friend, and he also had a crush on her and repeatedly asked her to the Winter Formal. While she kept it a secret, Cassie was seemingly aware of Mike’s feelings for her and also reciprocated them but refused to get closer to him because of the knowledge of her future.<ref name=":0" />
   
=== Prophecies ===
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==Gallery==
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In her blog, the following pictures were available:
   
Cassie's predictions included:
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<gallery>
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Cassie's Poetry and Paintings 01.jpg|Cassie as a child
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Cassie's Poetry and Paintings 02.jpg|Self portrait
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</gallery>
   
* Buffy's coffee stain on her shirt.
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==Behind the scenes==
* Mike's B in Egyptian History.
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*She was portrayed by [[Azura Skye]].
* Buffy going underground.
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*Her full name was disclosed on the real website for her blog [http://www.cassienewton.com www.cassienewton.com] (now inactive).
* Coins, which were part of the ritual summoning of Avilas.
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*Cassie’s name derives from the Greek mythological figure of [[Wikipedia:Cassandra|Cassandra]], a woman was cursed to utter prophecies which were true but which no one believed.
* Her own death.
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*Cassandra is the last of only two characters on ''Buffy the Vampire Slayer'' to die of natural causes, the other being [[Joyce Summers]].
* Buffy telling Spike she loved him
 
* Buffy defeating the First Evil and activating the power of all potential Slayers
 
   
== Romantic interests ==
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==Appearances==
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*"[[Help]]"
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*"[[Conversations with Dead People]]" {{OV}}
   
{{Quote|I want go to the stupid Winter Formal. I have this friend, and it would be fun to go with him. Just to dance, hear lame music, to wear a silly dress and laugh and stuff.|Cassie Newton}}
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==External links==
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*{{IMDb character|0069494}}
   
'''Mike Helgenberg:''' He was Cassie's closest friend, and he also had a crush on her. While she kept it a secret, Cassie was seemingly aware of Mike's feelings for her and also reciprocated them but refused to get closer to him because of the knowledge of her future.
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==References==
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{{References}}
   
==Trivia==
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{{DEFAULTSORT:Newton, Cassandra}}
Cassie's name derives from the Greek - [[wikipedia:Cassandra|Cassandra]]. The Ancient Greek tale of Cassandra depicts a beautiful young woman who is granted prophetic powers by the god '''Apollo'''. However when she did not return his love, Apollo made it so that all her prophecies would fall on deaf ears; very much is the case with Cassie when she tries explaining that she knows she's to die and there's nothing Buffy can do to prevent it, Buffy then persists to try anyway - disregarding the prophecies as talk of Cassie committing suicide.
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[[Category:Females]]
== Appearances ==
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[[Category:Humans]]
*''[[Help]]''
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[[Category:Sunnydale residents]]
*''[[Conversations with Dead People]]'' <small> (as a disguise of [[The First]])
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[[Category:Sunnydale High students]]
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[[Category:Deceased individuals]]
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[[Category:Disguises of the First Evil]]
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[[Category:Cassie Newton| ]]
   
== See also ==
 
   
*[[Cassie's Poetry and Paintings]]
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[[Category:Seers and precognitives]]
[[Category:Sunnydale High students|Newton, Cassie]]
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[[Category:Newton family]]
[[Category:Psychics, seers and telepaths|Newton, Cassie]]
 
[[Category:Females|Newton, Cassie]]
 
[[Category:Empowered humans|Newton, Cassie]]
 
[[Category:Deceased individuals|Newton, Cassie]]
 
[[Category:Disguises of the First Evil|Newton, Cassie]]
 
[[Category:Sunnydale residents|Newton, Cassie]]
 
[[Category:Buffy Summers]]
 

Latest revision as of 23:57, October 11, 2019


Next Friday, I’m gonna die.
―Cassie Newton[src]

Cassandra Agatha “Cassie” Newton was a Sunnydale High School student with precognition abilities and a friend of Dawn Summers.

BiographyEdit

LifeEdit

I’d love to ice skate at Rockefeller Center. And I’d love to watch my cousins grow up, see who they become — cause they’re really mean and I think they’re gonna be fat. And I’ve never been to the Louvre. I’d love to see the Mona Lisa. Or meet Peter Falk. Or backpack across the country. Or, I don’t know… fall in love. But I won’t. I just… never will.
―Cassie[src]

Cassie was the daughter of a divorced couple, a mother and an alcoholic father with a criminal record; Phillip Newton. Her mother obtained custody, while her father, only obtained one weekend a month with his daughter. She maintained the blog Cassie's Poetry and Paintings, and was apparently a fan of the band White Stripes. At Sunnydale High, Cassie was friends with Mike Helgenberg and Dawn Summers.

Cassie was sent to Buffy Summers, the school’s guidance counselor, because she had stopped doing her homework and her grades had dropped. She told Buffy that she would die on the next Friday.

Buffy, along with Xander, Dawn, Willow, and Spike managed to rescue her from a group of boys who tried to sacrifice her for the Invocation of Avilas. However, immediately after, Cassie died of a heart failure caused by a congenital condition, fulfilling her own prophecy.[1]

LegacyEdit

Buffy: “See? You can make a difference.
Cassie: “And you will.
— Buffy and Cassie’s final conversation[src]

Before dying, Cassie revealed a couple of prophecies that were fulfilled during the battle between the Slayers and the First Evil’s Turok-Han army. She revealed to Spike that “[Buffy]’ll tell [him]” she loved him, and to Buffy that she would make a difference: activating every Potential Slayer in the world into real Slayers.

Conversations Cassie First Evil

The First Evil disguised as Cassie

The figure of Cassie later appeared to Willow claiming to have a message from Tara Maclay: if she used magic, she would kill all her friends. Willow believed her until Cassie told her that she should kill herself, to save everyone and be with Tara again. Willow realized that this was not Cassie, so this figure — actually a disguise of the First Evil — taunted Willow and disappeared.[2]

Powers and abilitiesEdit

Some things, I just know. I don’t know how I do, I just do.
―Cassie[src]

Cassie’s precognitive abilities manifested themselves not in the form visions of premonitions, but in the form of vague knowledge and intuition. Her abilities granted her vague knowledge of future events, but not their causes, thus leaving her nearly helpless to prevent them. Cassie’s predictions included:

  • Buffy’s coffee stain on her shirt.
  • Mike’s B in Egyptian History.
  • Buffy going underground.
  • Coins, which were part of the ritual summoning of Avilas.
  • Her own death.[1]
  • Buffy telling Spike she loved him.
  • Buffy defeating the First Evil and activating the power of all potential Slayers.[3]

RelationshipsEdit

I want go to the stupid Winter Formal. I have this friend, and it would be fun to go with him. Just to dance, hear lame music, to wear a silly dress and laugh and stuff.
―Cassie Newton
  • Mike Helgenberg — He was Cassie’s closest friend, and he also had a crush on her and repeatedly asked her to the Winter Formal. While she kept it a secret, Cassie was seemingly aware of Mike’s feelings for her and also reciprocated them but refused to get closer to him because of the knowledge of her future.[1]

GalleryEdit

In her blog, the following pictures were available:

Behind the scenesEdit

  • She was portrayed by Azura Skye.
  • Her full name was disclosed on the real website for her blog www.cassienewton.com (now inactive).
  • Cassie’s name derives from the Greek mythological figure of Cassandra, a woman was cursed to utter prophecies which were true but which no one believed.
  • Cassandra is the last of only two characters on Buffy the Vampire Slayer to die of natural causes, the other being Joyce Summers.

AppearancesEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Help"
  2. "Conversations with Dead People"
  3. "Chosen"
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