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* TemptingFate: Warren runs into Buffy's lawn, shoots a few times with a gun, and Buffy and Tara are both hit, which sends Willow on a revenge spree.
-->'''Buffy:''' How hard you gonna hit when you're blowin' in the wind?\\
''(Vampire kicks Buffy into a tombstone just as she dusts him)''\\
'''Buffy:''' ''(groaning)'' That was rhetorical.


* AttemptedRape

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* AttemptedRapeAttemptedRape: Spike on Buffy. Buffy barely pushes him away, leaving Spike to wallow in guilt and shame.


Directed by Creator/MichaelGershman

Written by Creator/StevenSDeKnight & Creator/RebeccaKirshner

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Directed by Creator/MichaelGershman

Michael Gershman.

Written by Creator/StevenSDeKnight Steven S [=DeKnight=] & Creator/RebeccaKirshner
Rebecca Kirshner.

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* StuffedIntoTheFridge: Tara's death occurs for the sole purpose of pushing Willow over the edge and transforming her into Dark Willow.


* SexDressed: Dawn Tara (wearing a bedsheet) and Willow (wearing only a large shirt) come out of Willow's room. Cue {{Squee}}ing from Dawn and the fans alike.



* {{Squick}}: InUniverse, while searching for the Trio Buffy has a good look at the scantily clad figurines they collect and is clearly put off by their lecherous ideas about women.

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* {{Squick}}: InUniverse, while searching for the Trio Trio, Buffy has a good look at the scantily clad figurines they collect and is clearly put off by their lecherous ideas about women.



* SurprisinglySuddenDeath:

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* SurprisinglySuddenDeath:SurprisinglySuddenDeath: Warren runs into Buffy's lawn, shoots a few times with a gun, and Buffy and Tara are both hit, which sends Willow on a revenge spree.

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* ClothingDamage: Buffy's jacket gets damaged by the buzzsaw in the Trio's house. Naturally, this pisses her off.


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* LargeHam: Warren really goes off the deep end.
-->"''You think you can just do that to me? You '''THINK''' I'd let you get '''AWAY WITH IT?''' [[GigglingVillain HA HA!]] '''THINK AGAIN!'''''"
** For context: While saying this he is pointing a gun at Buffy. The line is designed to show that he's coming unhinged, and took the whole "evil nemesis" thing vastly more seriously than the other two members of the trio.


* BuryYourGays: '''Hoo boy.''' Joss however said he was unaware of the trope.

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* BuryYourGays: '''Hoo boy.''' Joss however said he was unaware of the trope.trope, and that whoever Willow was in love with would have died.


* ItsAllAboutMe: This marks the moment when Warren makes his own ego clear; for all his talk about the Trio being equal partners, he was keeping the Orbs of Nezzla'khan for himself.



* RealityEnsues: Warren's plot is thwarted, the heroes have their denouement with the talking about their feelings, and Tara is shot dead by a stray bullet when Warren comes back with a gun.

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* RealityEnsues: Warren's plot is thwarted, the heroes have their denouement with the talking about their feelings, feelings... and then Tara is shot dead by a stray bullet when Warren comes back with a gun.


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* SmallNameBigEgo: Warren rants about how he's smarter and stronger than Buffy after acquiring the Orbs, but in practical terms the Orbs were the only reason he had any chance against Buffy.


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* UnskilledButStrong: Buffy manages to knock Warren about during their fight despite his superior strength, throwing him into an armoured car or under a stone archway that subsequently collapsed on top of him; the invulnerability granted by the Orbs is the only reason Warren didn't lose the fight earlier, and he flees as soon as he realises that the Orbs have been destroyed.

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Directed by Creator/MichaelGershman

Written by Creator/StevenSDeKnight & Creator/RebeccaKirshner


** Buffy tells Spike that she does have feelings for him, but doesn't trust him enough for those feelings to become love. [[spoiler:A major trust moment between the two in Season 7 is when Buffy invites Spike to hold her while she's sleeping; a couple of episodes later she finally admits she loves him.]]

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** Buffy tells Spike that she does have feelings for him, but doesn't trust him enough for those feelings to become love. [[spoiler:A major trust moment between the two in Season 7 is when Buffy invites Spike to hold her while she's sleeping; a couple of episodes later she finally admits she loves him.]]



** Andrew telling Warren he's done being the bait. "Next time one of you can wiggle on the hook." In the next episode [[spoiler:Willow tortures Warren to death by tying him to a tree and ripping his skin off. The Trio's skinning of the demon also serves as LaserGuidedKarma for this.]]

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** Andrew telling Warren he's done being the bait. "Next time one of you can wiggle on the hook." In the next episode [[spoiler:Willow tortures Warren to death by tying him to a tree and ripping his skin off. The Trio's skinning of the demon also serves as LaserGuidedKarma for this.]]



* WhamEpisode: This episode ranks as biggest DramaBomb episode in the entire franchise, one of the most iconic and devastating plot twists in TV history.

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* WhamEpisode: This episode ranks as the biggest DramaBomb episode in the entire franchise, one of the most iconic and devastating plot twists in TV history.


** Buffy tells Spike that she does have feelings for him, but doesn't trust him enough for those feelings to become love. A major trust moment between the two in Season 7 is when Buffy invites Spike to hold her while she's sleeping; a couple of episodes later she finally admits she loves him.

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** Buffy tells Spike that she does have feelings for him, but doesn't trust him enough for those feelings to become love. A [[spoiler:A major trust moment between the two in Season 7 is when Buffy invites Spike to hold her while she's sleeping; a couple of episodes later she finally admits she loves him.]]



** Andrew telling Warren he's done being the bait - "Next time one of you can wiggle on the hook." One episode later, Willow tortures Warren to death by tying him to a tree and ripping his skin off.
*** The Trio's skinning of the demon.

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** Andrew telling Warren he's done being the bait - bait. "Next time one of you can wiggle on the hook." One In the next episode later, Willow [[spoiler:Willow tortures Warren to death by tying him to a tree and ripping his skin off.
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off. The Trio's skinning of the demon. demon also serves as LaserGuidedKarma for this.]]



* WhiteShirtOfDeath: Variation: when Tara gets shot in we can tell because it splatters onto Willow's white shirt. For added effect, she doesn't realize she was shot; her last words are a confused "Your shirt?" before she falls.

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* WhiteShirtOfDeath: Variation: A variation; when Tara gets shot in we can tell because it her blood splatters onto Willow's the white shirt. shirt worn by Willow. For added effect, she Tara doesn't realize even ''realize'' she was shot; her last words are a confused "Your shirt?" before she falls.


* AttemptedRape: Spike attempts to rape Buffy, and since Buffy is injured and can't fight him off, he nearly succeeds before she eventually is able to kick him off her long enough for him to stop himself.

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* AttemptedRape: Spike attempts to rape Buffy, and since Buffy is injured and can't fight him off, he nearly succeeds before she eventually is able to kick him off her long enough for him to stop himself.AttemptedRape



* DownerEnding: Both Buffy and Tara have been shot by Warren, Tara fatally.

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* DownerEnding: Both Buffy and Tara have been shot by Warren, Tara fatally.The most infamous in the Buffyverse.

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* GutPunch: For sheer emotional value, Tara's death was the most brutal kill Creator/JossWhedon ever had.


Only for Warren to enter the backyard, ranting about his recent defeat and declaring his intentions of revenge; deciding to go for the simple approach, he produces a 9MM and aims directly at Buffy. She pushes Xander to the ground, taking the bullet as Warren starts shooting randomly. One of the bullets breaks the window to Willow's bedroom... and in the most infamous and heartbreaking moment in the entire Buffyverse, said bullet strikes Tara right in the heart. Willow is then covered in the blood of the love of her life as Tara only has enough time to say "Your shirt..." before she the hole in her chest registers and she collapses. Xander tries to stanch the bleeding of Buffy's chest wound, while in the house, Willow cries out as she holds Tara's lifeless body and her eyes turn magically dark red with pain and fury.

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Only for Warren to enter the backyard, ranting about his recent defeat and declaring his intentions of revenge; deciding to go for the simple approach, he produces a 9MM and aims directly at Buffy. She pushes Xander to the ground, taking the bullet as Warren starts shooting randomly. One of the bullets breaks the window to Willow's bedroom... and in the most infamous and heartbreaking moment in the entire Buffyverse, said bullet strikes Tara right in the heart. Willow is then covered in the blood of the love of her life as Tara only has enough time to say "Your shirt..." before she the hole in her chest registers and she collapses. Xander tries to stanch the bleeding of Buffy's chest wound, while in the house, Willow cries out as she holds Tara's lifeless body and her eyes turn magically dark red with pain and fury.


Later, at home in bed, Willow reviews some files on her laptop, but is quickly distracted by Tara. Buffy, badly injured from patrolling earlier, sets up a bath for herself to soothe her aching back. Spike shows up uninvited and tries to convince her that she loves him and just needs to admit it. She protests as he forces himself on her, an attempt to make her feel love for him again. With her back injured, Buffy barely manages to stop him from raping her. Spike is immediately stunned by his behavior and tries to apologize, but Buffy knows he only stopped because she made him. When Xander notices Spike's coat on the stairs, then finds Buffy on the floor in the bathroom with a large bruise on her leg, he realizes what has happened. His desire to go after Spike is thwarted when Willow and Tara arrive to tell Buffy they found plans indicating The Trio are planning to steal a large amount of money. After Xander warns her of Warren's new strength, Buffy rushes off to stop them.

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Later, at home in bed, Willow reviews some files on her laptop, but is quickly distracted by Tara. Buffy, badly injured from patrolling earlier, sets up a bath for herself to soothe her aching back. Spike shows up uninvited and tries to convince her that she loves him and just needs to admit it. She admits that she does have feelings for him, but it's not love because she can't trust him. Spike argues that trust is irrelevant, that true love burns and consumes. Buffy retorts that kind of love doesn't last. Spike, thinking this is another example of their sexual push and pull, tries to "make her feel it", thinking sex will make her love him. She protests as he forces himself on her, an attempt to make her feel love for him again. With her; with her back injured, Buffy barely manages to stop him from raping her. Spike is immediately stunned by his behavior and tries to apologize, but Buffy knows he only stopped because she made him. When Xander notices Spike's coat on the stairs, then finds Buffy on the floor in the bathroom with a large bruise on her leg, he realizes what has happened. His desire to go after Spike is thwarted when Willow and Tara arrive to tell Buffy they found plans indicating The Trio are planning to steal a large amount of money. After Xander warns her of Warren's new strength, Buffy rushes off to stop them.



Willow and Tara get dressed and while hugging, Tara notices Xander and Buffy in the backyard together. Buffy and Xander begin to discuss Buffy's relationship with Spike, and Xander tells her that he was hurt she didn't trust him enough to tell him about the relationship but accepts that he gave her plenty of reason to believe he would react badly. The two accept they've made some very bad choices recently but know they can't imagine life without the other, and they make up. As the two hug, Xander spots Warren entering the backyard with a gun. Warren rants about his recent defeat and declares his intentions of revenge. He pulls out the gun and fires directly at Buffy, who pushes Xander to the ground, then shoots randomly over his shoulder as he runs away. The window to Willow's bedroom is broken and a bullet strikes Tara in the back as she's facing Willow. The blood from her wound splashes on Willow's shirt. Tara stares at the stain and manages to say "Your shirt..." before she collapses and dies. Xander tries to stanch the bleeding of Buffy's chest wound, while in the house, Willow cries out as she holds Tara's lifeless body and her eyes turn magically dark red with pain and fury.

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Willow and Tara get dressed and while hugging, Tara notices Xander and Buffy in the backyard together. Buffy and Xander begin to discuss Buffy's relationship with Spike, and Xander tells her that he was hurt she didn't trust him enough to tell him about the relationship but accepts that he gave her plenty of reason to believe he would react badly. The two accept they've made some very bad choices recently but know they can't imagine life without the other, and they make up. As the two hug, Xander spots up...

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Warren entering to enter the backyard with a gun. Warren rants backyard, ranting about his recent defeat and declares declaring his intentions of revenge. He pulls out revenge; deciding to go for the gun simple approach, he produces a 9MM and fires aims directly at Buffy, who Buffy. She pushes Xander to the ground, then shoots randomly over his shoulder taking the bullet as he runs away. The Warren starts shooting randomly. One of the bullets breaks the window to Willow's bedroom is broken bedroom... and a in the most infamous and heartbreaking moment in the entire Buffyverse, said bullet strikes Tara right in the back as she's facing Willow. The heart. Willow is then covered in the blood from of the love of her wound splashes on Willow's shirt. life as Tara stares at the stain and manages only has enough time to say "Your shirt..." before she collapses the hole in her chest registers and dies.she collapses. Xander tries to stanch the bleeding of Buffy's chest wound, while in the house, Willow cries out as she holds Tara's lifeless body and her eyes turn magically dark red with pain and fury.



* WhamEpisode: This episode ranks as one of the biggest DramaBomb episodes in the series. Warren uses an orb to make himself more powerful, leaving Jonathan to tell Buffy on how to defeat him. However, Warren manages to escape, leaving Andrew and Jonathan to be arrested, with the latter learning that Warren was planning on betraying him anyway. In addition, Spike tries to convince Buffy that she loves him by attempting to rape her, and leaves Sunnydale after reflecting on his behavior. But the truly shocking moment is at the very end of the episode, when Warren suddenly appears, shoots Buffy, kills Tara, and leaves. The episode ends with Willow's eyes turning red with anger, as she becomes Dark Willow, the BigBad of the rest of the season. This moment in particular is one of the most iconic and devastating plot twists in TV history.

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* WhamEpisode: This episode ranks as one of the biggest DramaBomb episodes in the series. Warren uses an orb to make himself more powerful, leaving Jonathan to tell Buffy on how to defeat him. However, Warren manages to escape, leaving Andrew and Jonathan to be arrested, with the latter learning that Warren was planning on betraying him anyway. In addition, Spike tries to convince Buffy that she loves him by attempting to rape her, and leaves Sunnydale after reflecting on his behavior. But the truly shocking moment is at the very end of the episode, when Warren suddenly appears, shoots Buffy, kills Tara, and leaves. The episode ends with Willow's eyes turning red with anger, as she becomes Dark Willow, in the BigBad of the rest of the season. This moment in particular is entire franchise, one of the most iconic and devastating plot twists in TV history.



-->'''Tara''': Your shirt.

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