Btvs The subject of this article is non-canonical.
While created as part of licensed material, it has not been confirmed as part of the "real" Buffyverse.

"Heat" is a Crossover novel. Written by Nancy Holder, it was published by Simon Pulse in June 29, 2004.


Buffy and Angel both battle the same ancient evil, a Possessor who was once Qin, First Emperor of China. As a Possessor, Qin's body loses its temperature fast and he is forced to jump from body to body through the ages, rendering him immortal. In present day Sunnydale and Los Angeles, Qin is attempting to usher in the Year of the Hot Devil and drive humans out of his dimension by resurrecting an ancient dragon frozen in ice from centuries before.


  • Set during Buffy season 7, and Angel season 4, after episodes "Him" and "Spin the Bottle".


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