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The Longest Night is a short story anthology book of Angel novel series. It was originally published on December 2, 2002 by Pocket Books.

Synopsis[edit | edit source]


December — sure, 'tis the season and all that, but evil generally isn't up for a holiday. And December 21 — well, that's usually the winter solstice.

A.K.A. the longest night of the year.

It's easy enough to see why this night would practically be the undead's New Year's Eve, which means, visions or no, it's a crunch time for Angel Investigations.

Now, in the first-ever Angel short story collection, follow our gang hour by hour, evil by evil. From twilight to daylight, Angel, Cordelia, Wesley, Gunn and Fred have to keep the forces of darkness at bay — even when black magick has a head start...

Continuity[edit | edit source]

  • The stories place from 6 P.M. to 5 A.M. in December 21–22, 2001, during Angel season 3.

Stories[edit | edit source]

Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]

Production[edit | edit source]

  • The Longest Night is the only of Angel short story anthology. Although the book is labeled as "Vol. 1", no further volumes were ever published.
  • Writer Jeff Mariotte explained why the stories do not reference each other: "We didn't get to read each other's stories, we just knew a tiny bit about what would happen in the ones before and after ours. So, for instance, I mentioned in the very end of mine that Angel knew he had to go do some last-minute shopping. But we knew it wouldn't flow exactly right, because if it did then it would be a novel by a buncha different writers, and not a collection of short stories."[1]

International titles[edit | edit source]

  • French: Solstice d'Enfer (Solstice of Hell)

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