After the surgery of Joyce, the surgeon tells Buffy, Dawn, Riley, Giles, Willow and Xander that the procedure was successful and the brain tumor had been totally removed, and Joyce would stay in the hospital for observation. While Anya and Xander lodge Dawn, Buffy and Riley spend the night together in her house. However, the snoopy Spike sees Riley leaving Buffy's place in the night while stalking her, and finds that Riley is addicted in vampire bite in a junkie nest where people pay to be bitten by vampires. He discloses the truth to Buffy, and she breaks with Riley after and argument. When the Initiative invites Riley to go to an operation in Belize, he gives an ultimatum to Buffy about the future of their relationship.
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Did You Know?
This episode is dedicated to D.C. Gustafson, a member of the series' art department, who died on November 4, 2000. He was a close friend of Sarah Michelle Gellar. See more
After Buffy and Riley's talk in the training room, Buffy tells Xander that Riley is leaving with a covert ops squad at midnight - but Riley never mentioned a time to her, he only said "tonight." See more
I can just hear you in private. "I dislike that Anya. She's newly human, and strangely literal".
What? I don't say that. No one says that. No one talks that way.
References The Graduate
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