Fred continues to struggle against the power of Illyria and reveals to Angel and Faith her great fear of losing control. Meanwhile, Koh deals with the reality that his quest for vengeance may be futile.
- Illyria returns in this issue after her ultimate sacrificial act in 'The Core'.
- Illyria is also seen to have returned to her original ruthless, Old One personality and behavior she had her in first coming ("Shells").
Organization and Titles
- Magic Town, London, England
Weapons and Objects
Behind the Scenes
- Joss Whedon intended to have Fred and Illyria appearing on screen together, had Angel lived on for a sixth season on television. This comes to fruition on this issue.