Buffy season 11 episode 9 - Willow - much better

Buffy keeps coming back and I keep coming back to Buffy

When you are aware of something you see it all around you. Thinking about a holiday? Holiday adverts will jump up around you on the streets. Do just a little bit of dusting and then see dust everywhere.

It’s been like that with Buffy the Vampire Slayer for me this last week.

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Quick guide to Buffy and Angel comics and other news

Some news for y’all. I want to branch out and write on subjects broader than vampire fiction and have started blogging at spanglesplace.com

Here’s a vampire fiction related post from over there. I have often heard from fans who would like get into the Buffy and Angel comics but don’t know where to start, so I thought a quick guide of the comics since the shows ended could help a lot of people out.

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Buffy Season 11: a sharp message for our times

A quick break from my Buffy rewatch posts, where I am still right near the beginning in Season 1; I am also avidly reading the Season 11 comics. Things have taken a very serious turn for Buffy and all her supernatural friends and foes.

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The Chosen One’s right to choose

“Into each generation, a Slayer is born. One girl in all the world, a chosen one.”
Giles, Welcome to the Hellmouth, Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season One, Episode One.

Spoiler Alert: Buffy Season Seven, Buffy Season Nine comics

From the beginning Buffy has been a “chosen one”. Now, while Buffy’s story continues in comic form the Chosen One is exercising her right to choose an abortion.

Having been chosen as a slayer rather than making a choice about it is one of the few ways in which Buffy might be considered a weak or passive character. The title of the final episode of the TV show, Chosen, which aired in 2003 reinforced the nature of her calling. But Buffy created a chance to escape the burden of being the only chosen slayer of her generation.[1] Continue reading