| 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 continuity.
One night while on patrol, the Slayer and her friends are outnumbered and receive aid from a totally unexpected source: Buffy's old flame, Pike. He and Buffy had a complex relationship back in Los Angeles, when the Chosen One was first called. Now, Pike has arrived in Sunnydale, on the run from a stone demon with a grudge. Faced with this blast from the past, Buffy finds herself caught between her history with Pike... and her future with Angel.
But there's little time to contemplate this situation as vamp activity rises and Giles, in particular, becomes the target of mysterious, brutal attacks. Buffy suspects a deeper connection between old friends and new enemies. With the help of her friends, Buffy unmasks the evil entities — and discovers that even a Watcher can be watched....
- The story takes place during Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 3.
- Cordelia Chase
- Rupert Giles
- Alexander Harris
- Daniel Osbourne
- Willow Rosenberg
- Buffy Summers
- Joyce Summers
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Behind the scenes
- The cover features a promotional picture taken for Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 3.
- French: Les Fautes du Père (The Father's Faults)
- German: Sünden der Vergangenheit (Sins of the Past)