History Recap / BuffyTheVampireSlayerS3E10Amends

4th Jul '16 1:28:34 AM PanzerGeneral
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It turns out that this is a nightmare of Angel's. When he wakes up, unable to fall asleep again, he walks the streets of Sunnydale and runs into Buffy, their first encounter since ending their friendship. They exchange a few awkward words before Angel becomes frightened, seeing the ghost of Daniel staring at him. The next day, as Sunnydale High starts winding down for Christmas vacation, Buffy tells her friends about her freaky encounter with Angel. They fill each other in on holiday plans and then Oz shows up, ready to talk to Willow. He tells her that he knows that she and Xander have a history and how doesn't know if things between the two will ever be over. However he also tells her tells her he misses her terribly, so is willing to give their relationship another shot. Cordelia Chase on the other hand is still cold and hostile toward the rest of the Scooby Gang and smuggly tells them that she'll be going to Aspen, "With real snow."

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It turns out that this is a nightmare of Angel's. When he wakes up, unable to fall asleep again, he walks the streets of Sunnydale and runs into Buffy, their first encounter since ending their friendship. They exchange a few awkward words before Angel becomes frightened, seeing the ghost of Daniel staring at him. The next day, as Sunnydale High starts winding down for Christmas vacation, Buffy tells her friends about her freaky encounter with Angel. They fill each other in on holiday plans and then Oz shows up, ready to talk to Willow. He tells her that he knows that she and Xander have a history and how doesn't know if things between the two will ever be over. However he also tells her tells her he misses her terribly, so is willing to give their relationship another shot. Cordelia Chase on the other hand is still cold and hostile toward the rest of the Scooby Gang and smuggly tells them that she'll be going to Aspen, "With real snow."
17th Jun '16 8:14:35 PM gewunomox
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* ReadyForLovemaking: Oz enters Willow's house to find a candle-lit room, Willow wearing a tight red dress, and BarryWhite's "Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe" playing on the stereo.

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* ReadyForLovemaking: Oz enters Willow's house to find a candle-lit room, Willow wearing a tight red dress, and BarryWhite's Music/BarryWhite's "Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe" playing on the stereo.
23rd May '16 3:15:12 PM trumpetmarietta
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--> '''Giles:''' ''(stares, then bursts out laughing)'' Sorry. That's just rather funny, coming from you. ''(chuckles)'' "Sorry to bother me."

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--> '''Giles:''' ''(stares, then bursts out laughing)'' Sorry. That's just Coming from you, that phrase strikes me as rather funny, coming from you.funny. ''(chuckles)'' "Sorry to bother me."
8th Feb '16 7:43:16 PM jedidarrick
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-->--'''Buffy Summers'''

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-->--'''Buffy Summers'''
-->--'''Spike'''
10th Jan '16 10:23:43 AM tropermorgan1234
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Dublin 1838A man named Daniel runs down a street, afraid of something or someone. He finally stops to rest in the entrance to an alley when the man following him, Angelus, appears in front of him. Apparently, Daniel had gambling problems and was in Angelus's debt, so Angelus decided to take his payment "his way". Before he kills Daniel, he tells him to be of good cheer, because after all, "It's Christmas!"

It turns out that this is a nightmare of Angel's. When he wakes up, unable to fall asleep again, he walks the streets of Sunnydale and runs into Buffy, their first encounter since ending their friendship. They exchange a few awkward words before Angel becomes frightened, seeing the ghost of Daniel staring at him. The next day, as Sunnydale High starts winding down for Christmas vacation, Buffy tells her friends about her freaky encounter with Angel. They fill each other in on holiday plans and then Oz shows up, ready to talk to Willow. He tells her that he knows that she and Xander have a history and how doesn't know if things between the two will ever be over. However he also tells her tells her he misses her terribly, so is willing to give their relationship another shot. Cordelia Chase on the other hand is still cold and hostile toward the rest of the Scooby Gang and smuggly tells them that she'll be going to Aspen, "With real snow."

Buffy and her Mom go shopping for a Christmas tree and decide to invite Faith to Christmas dinner, but when Buffy suggests inviting Giles, Joyce becomes uncomfortable and immediately vetoes the idea. While at the lot, Buffy spots a bunch of trees that just died for no reason and the salesman offers to make her "a hell of a deal". Buffy then visits Faith at her run-down motel room, and invites her to Christmas Eve dinner, denying that it was Joyce's idea. Faith claims that she has plans, however Buffy knows she's lying but doesn't push the issue, just telling her that the offer is open.

Angel's nightmares continue to haunt him, and he finally resorts to going to Giles for help. Giles is initially amused when he hears that Angel is asking for his help, but lets him ask. However, wary of Angel and still bitter over Jenny's death and the torture he suffered at his hands, Giles keeps a loaded crossbow in hand, but still listens to Angel's explanations and questions how he is back on Earth. Their conversation is cut short when Angel sees Jenny, and runs off. Giles turns around, but doesn't see her.

In another one of Angel's dreams, he attacks a maid but as he finishes her off, he looks up and sees Buffy there in his dream. They both wake up, realizing that they're in each other's dreams. Buffy goes to Giles and they plan to research so they can find out what force is taking over Angel. Xander offers to help as well, partly to make up for being such a bad friend to Buffy where Angel is concerned, but also it's a better option than being at home. Willow joins in and the gang research for hours, with no joy. Willow tells Buffy that she is trying to think of a way to let Oz know she's truly sorry, and Buffy advises her that she needs to make sure that Oz knows he comes before Xander.

Angel is still unable to sleep and encounters Jenny's spirit at the mansion. He tries to apologize, but she doesn't want to hear it; she just wants to make him suffer. He is then visited by the many ghosts of his victims, including Daniel and the maid he had killed. Finally, nearly crazy from being reminded of what a monster he was, Angel begs for it to stop. Jenny offers him comfort and tells him to rest. At the library, Buffy also falls asleep and both she and Angel are in the same dream again. This time, the two are making passionate love on Buffy's bed. Looking over his shoulder, Buffy notices a creature with its eyes sewn shut just before Angel vamps out and bites her. They both wake up. Jenny tells Angel he needs to kill Buffy.

Giles has found out that the force that is taking over Angel is called The First. It's very powerful and impossible to kill. However, there are three priests (the creatures with their eyes sewn shut) which Buffy can kill, and hopefully put an end to the mental torment Angel is suffering from. Buffy and Xander visit Willy the Snitch, but he only says that The First may be underground. Oz arrives at Willow's house with videos from Big Lou's and finds she has a bit more planned for the night. He tells her he's not ready to take their relationship that far and that she doesn't need to prove herself to him, which she's fine with and they just kiss.

At home, Buffy and her mom are trimming the tree, and they both get a surprise when Faith shows up. Buffy goes upstairs to her room to find that Angel is there waiting for her. Blind with the need to find peace of mind, he fights the urge to kill Buffy. As Jenny, unseen and unheard by Buffy, continues to goad him into doing so, a frantic Angel jumps headfirst out the window as a horrified Buffy looks on. Buffy leaves Faith in charge of watching her mom, while she goes to Giles for immediate help. At the mansion, Jenny tries to convince Angel that he must kill Buffy and that she will be at risk as long as he is alive. With that, Angel resolves to commit suicide by sunlight instead, which Jenny says wasn't the plan, but it would nevertheless be acceptable.

After some more research, Buffy discovers that wherever the priests are, nothing will grow above or below. Buffy remembers the dead trees at the Christmas tree lot, though before she departs, Giles warns her that she may have to kill Angel again should he truly become dangerous. She goes there and in the middle of a circle of dead trees, she makes a hole in the ground which then leads to the priests. She tears the place and the priests apart, then encounters the First in Jenny's form. They attack each other verbally and then Buffy runs off to the mansion to save Angel from killing himself with the sun.

She finds him atop Kingman's Bluff, the sun only minutes away from rising. He tells her that he loves her and wants her so much that he'd be willing to lose his soul just to be with her. Buffy desperately wants him to come inside, but he believes very strongly that he is evil and he's got to be strong for once, and die. They yell, and hit each other, and cry and say how much they love one another. Buffy gives him his last chance to prove how strong he really can be and to come in from the sun. She tells him that if he really doesn't have a place on Earth then he can burn. Then, out of nowhere, snow begins to fall, covering the previously sunny and warm Sunnydale in a beautiful white Christmas, hiding the sun.

Willow and Oz wake up on Willow's bed (they were just sleeping) to the snow. Xander wakes up in a sleeping bag in his backyard covered in snow. Giles notices it from his apartment, while Faith and Joyce see it from the Summer's home. Buffy and Angel walk hand in hand together through the snow, united once again with Angel truly ready to rejoin the fight against evil and make amends for what he has done.




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8th Jan '16 6:16:41 AM tropermorgan1234
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->''It's not the demon in me that needs killing, Buffy. It's the man.''

Angel is haunted by the spirits of people he's killed, and the Scooby Gang suspect an ancient evil is involved.

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->''It's ->'' "You're not the demon friends. You'll never be friends. You'll be in me that needs killing, Buffy. It's the man.''

Angel is haunted by the spirits of people he's killed,
love till it kills you both. You'll fight, and the Scooby Gang suspect an ancient evil is involved.
you'll shag, and you'll hate each other till it makes you quiver but you'll never be friends. Love isn't brains, children, it's blood; blood screaming inside you to work its will. I may be love's bitch, but at least I'm man enough to admit it."''
-->--'''Buffy Summers'''

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5th Dec '15 7:06:47 AM morenohijazo
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* WeatherSavesTheDay: Angel is about to commit {{Suicide By Sunlight}} when it suddenly starts to snow and the sun doesn't come up.
2nd Nov '15 1:33:46 PM FF32
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* ChekovsGun: The dead Christmas trees.

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* ChekovsGun: ChekhovsGun: The dead Christmas trees.
25th Oct '15 8:16:53 PM Nintendoman01
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* BaitAndSwitchComment: Angel decides to kill himself. Jenny!First says "You're not supposed to die, that's not the plan." After Angel leaves she adds, "But it will do."
* BehindTheMask: Carrying on the themes raised in "Becoming", this episode deconstructs Angel the MysteriousProtector and [[StarCrossedLovers Star Crossed Lover]]. He was a drunken hedonist as a human, now crushed under the guilt of hundreds of years of gleefully sadistic evil. A couple of years as Buffy's champion don't even begin to up for that, even if he hadn't spent the time falling for the woman he was supposed to be protecting. Afraid that he doesn't have the strength of character to resist having sex with (and killing) Buffy again, he tries to kill himself.

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* BaitAndSwitchComment: Angel decides to kill himself. Jenny!First says "You're not supposed to die, that's not the plan." After Angel leaves she adds, "But it will it'll do."
* BehindTheMask: BeneathTheMask: Carrying on the themes raised in "Becoming", this episode deconstructs Angel the MysteriousProtector and [[StarCrossedLovers Star Crossed Lover]]. He was a drunken hedonist as a human, now crushed under the guilt of hundreds of years of gleefully sadistic evil. A couple of years as Buffy's champion don't even begin to up for that, even if he hadn't spent the time falling for the woman he was supposed to be protecting. Afraid that he doesn't have the strength of character to resist having sex with (and killing) Buffy again, he tries to kill himself.


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* TitleDrop:
-->'''Buffy''': Angel, you have the power to do real good, to make amends.
16th Sep '15 9:33:45 AM Morgenthaler
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* DissonantSerenity: Giles opens the door to find Angel standing there asking for a VampireInvitation. He keeps it together and walks into the kitchen, then comes out with a loaded crossbow. OhCrap.

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* DissonantSerenity: Giles opens the door to find Angel standing there [[MustBeInvited asking for a VampireInvitation.an invitation]]. He keeps it together and walks into the kitchen, then comes out with a loaded crossbow. OhCrap.
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