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While created as part of licensed material, it has not been confirmed as part of the "real" Buffyverse.
While Buffy looks for clues to find her sister, Harmony hatches another lame plan to cause trouble and ends up distracting everyone from the search. Meanwhile, insane vampire monks, who all know the terrible truth concerning Dawn's past, hold her captive. If that isn't enough, there's a former Slayer turned vampire in town, and Buffy's at the top of her hit-list.
- Buffy mentions that Joyce is still in the hospital, admitted in episode "Shadow."
- Dawn mentions Riley paying vampires to bite him, as revealed in "Into the Woods."
- Dawn demonstrated knowledge of the circumstances in which Angel lost his soul ("Surprise").
- Spike mentions his Behavior-Modification Circuitry, in his head since "The Initiative."
- Spike mentions having killed Slayers before, as first seen in "Fool for Love."
- Willow talks about her fabricated memories of Dawn's presence when Angelus revealed himself to the Scooby Gang ("Innocence").
- Angel (Only in flashbacks)
- Anya Jenkins
- Buffy Summers
- Dawn Summers
- Jenny Calendar (Only in flashbacks)
- Joyce Summers (Only mentioned)
- The Judge (Only mentioned)
- The Master (Only mentioned)
- Riley Finn (Only mentioned)
- Rupert Giles
- Tara Maclay
- Willow Rosenberg
- Xander Harris
- Yuki Makimura
Organizations and Titles
- Sunnydale, USA
Weapons and Objects
Behind the Scenes
- The photo cover has a promotional picture for Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 5, taken by photographer Greg Gorman and edited by designer Keith Wood.