Bring On The Night

Season 7 Episode #10
Overall Episode #132; Original air date December 17, 2002
Written by Marti Noxon & Doug Petrie. Directed by David Grossman.

Slay Me - episode rating
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The Story:
- - Sorry To Barge In We Have A Slight Apocalypse - -
Xander works on fixing the Summer's window while the gang tries unsuccessfully to research the First Evil. Buffy receives omninous visits from her mother in her dreams. The First wearing the guise of Drusilla tortures Spike while trying to convince him to join its side for the uncoming fight. When the gang goes to the school basement to check out the Seal of Danzelthar they find the remains of the torture device the First used to raise the ubervamp and have a suspicious encounter with Pricipal Wood. Giles unexpectedly arrives at the Summer's house with a group of Potential Slayers and informs Buffy about the destruction of the Watcher's Council and the few facts he recovered on the First. Buffy's first encounter with the ubervamp, which Giles identifies as a Turok-han, nearly kills her leaving the Potentials and Scoobies wondering about her ability to protect them and fight the First.

Say What? - quote of the week... More Quotes
Joyce: Are you worried about the sun going down? Because there's some things you can't control. The sun always goes down. The sun always comes up.
Buffy: Everyone's counting on me.
Joyce: Well, they do that and I'm sorry, Buffy, but these friends of yours put too much pressure on you. They always have.
Buffy: Something evil is coming.
Joyce: Buffy, evil isn't coming. It's already here. Evil is always here. Don't you know? It's everywhere.
Buffy: And I have to stop it.
Joyce: How are you going to do that?
Buffy: I don't know yet but-
Joyce: Buffy, no matter what your friends expect of you, evil is a part of us. All of us. It's natural. And no one can stop that. No one can stop nature, not even-

Slayage - 0.

Body Count - 1 - Potential Annabelle by the Ubervamp.

Credits - the cast: *Sarah Michelle Gellar - Buffy Summers; *Nicholas Brendon - Xander Harris; *Alyson Hannigan - Willow Rosenberg; *James Marsters - Spike; *Emma Caufield - Anya; *Michelle Trachtenberg - Dawn Summers; Anthony Stewart Head - Rupert Giles; Kristine Sutherland - Joyce Summers; Tom Lenk - Andrew Wells; Iyari Limon - Kennedy; Clara Bryant - Molly; Courtnee Draper - Annabelle; Juliet Landau - Drusilla; DB Woodside - Principal Robin Wood; Camden Toy - Ubervamp; Chris Wiley - Roger.

Rock On - Soundtrack: Episode score by Robert Duncan.

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