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 continuity.

Unseen is a series of Crossover novels. Written by Nancy Holder and Jeff Mariotte, it was originally published in May–August 2001 by Pocket Books.


The story takes place in the summer after episodes "Restless" and "To Shanshu in L.A.", and before "Buffy vs. Dracula" and "Judgment".



Cover Title Volume Authors Release date
Unseen1 The Burning 1 Nancy Holder & Jeff Mariotte May 1, 2001
It's summertime in Sunnydale, and Salma de la Navidad, a friend of Buffy's from Sunnydale High, needs help. She and her family immigrated to America, and now she fears her brother, in an attempt to gain social acceptance, has stumbled into supernatural gang warfare. To make matters worse, an unknown creature has been doing a little night stalking. Buffy is certain that this new demonic presence has its roots in L.A. — Angel's turf. So with the help of the Slayerettes, she heads off to battle demons — both actual and personal.
Unseen2 Door to Alternity 2 Nancy Holder & Jeff Mariotte June 26, 2001
Part two of the three-volume crossover series featuring Buffy and Angel. In Los Angeles, the pair compare notes and realize that both are dealing with cases of missing teenagers, most of them children of rich and powerful parents. Coincidence? Or is there something more sinister at work?
Unseen3 Long Way Home 3 Nancy Holder & Jeff Mariotte August 28, 2001
Buffy and Angel find themselves launched into a frightening reality where fierce dragons and other fairy-tale monstrosities rule supreme. Once they locate each other, they rally the missing teens — including Salma — and attempt to make their way through the interdimensional portal back to Sunnydale. Little do they know that two unlikely allies have also come through to alternity: Spike and the rogue Slayer, Faith, both with their own respective — and complicated — MOs.

Behind the scenesEdit

International titlesEdit

  • French: Les guerriers de l'ombre (The Warriors of the Shadows)
  • German: Die geheime Geschichte (The Secret History)
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.