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Episode 143: S7E18 Dirty Girls

May 5th, 2014 by bthomas

btvs_s7e18A group of Bringers chase a new Potential into the grasp of Caleb, an agent of the First disguised in priest’s clothing. He gives her a message for the Slayer, burns her, stabs her, and throws her out of the car.  Willow and Faith return to Sunnydale and find the injured girl, who tells Buffy that Caleb says he has something of hers.

Podcast Length: 25:10

Podcast Format: MP3

Episode 142: S7E17 Lies My Parents Told Me

April 28th, 2014 by bthomas

btvs_s7e17Giles shows up with a mystical means of tracing The First’s hold on Spike though he is still upset at Buffy had the chip removed. Spike reluctantly submits to the insertion of a magical slug into his eye socket. Once inside the creature shakes loose lots of memories. Spike recalls the close relationship he shared with his crippled mother and his disastrous decision to sire her once Drusilla entered the picture.

Podcast Length: 32:46

Podcast Format: MP3

Episode 141: S7E16 Storyteller

April 20th, 2014 by bthomas

btvs_s7e16This episode is entirely from Andrew’s point of view as he creates a documentary called Buffy, Slayer of the Vampyres to describe the current situation in Sunnydale to show to future generations. Many emotions are captured during its filming, from Willow and Kennedy’s making out to the recognition of what would have been Xander and Anya’s 1 year marriage anniversary.

Podcast Length: 18:16

Podcast Format: MP3

Episode 140: S7E15 Get It Done

April 13th, 2014 by bthomas

btvs_s7e15Principal Wood tells Buffy to go home and concentrate on her “real” job, killing monsters and getting ready to battle the First. Buffy takes him to the house and introduces him to the rest of the crew, including Spike. The tension between Spike and Wood is visible to all. Principal Wood gives Buffy a bag of items that used to belong to his mother.

Podcast Length: 21:25

Podcast Format: MP3

Episode 139: S7E14 First Date

April 7th, 2014 by bthomas

btvs_s7e14bWhile Buffy and Giles disagree on removing Spike’s chip, Giles reveals how he got away from the Bringers attack. Buffy, wanting to know more about Principal Wood, agrees to go goes on a date with him. They are jumped by a group of vamps and he shows off some slayer-like skills by dusting a few.

Podcast Length: 22:08

Podcast Format: MP3

Episode 138: S7E13 The Killer In Me

March 31st, 2014 by bthomas

btvs_s7e13After sharing a lingering kiss with Potential Slayer Kennedy, Willow transforms into Warren as a mysterious spell hits. Meanwhile, Giles had taken the Potentials to the desert to meet the First Slayer but the gang get word that Giles may be an agent of the First and race to intervene. Xander and others arrive to learn that Giles is indeed himself.

Podcast Length: 21:59

Podcast Format: MP3

Episode 137: S7E12 Potential

March 24th, 2014 by bthomas

btvs_s7e12Buffy and Spike begin to train the potential Slayers, teaching them the smartest thing to do right now is RUN when confronted with a baddie. Willow performs a locator spell and discovers another potential is right under their noses at Sunnydale High.

Podcast Length: 18:53

Podcast Format: MP3

Episode 136: S7E11 Show Time

March 17th, 2014 by bthomas

btvs_s7e11More potential Slayers arrive at the Summers’ house and one of them, Eve, creates tension as she openly voices their fear that Buffy alone cannot save them. Buffy and Xander discover the body of the real Eve and rush home to confront The First who has infiltrated the group and she warns them that the Turok Han will be coming for them and disappears.

Podcast Length: 30:09

Podcast Format: MP3

Episode 135: S7E10 Bring on the Night

March 9th, 2014 by bthomas

btvs_s7e10With Spike missing, the gang try to cope and clear the damage done to the Summer’s home. Giles, having survived that attack arrives with three young girls he identifies as potential slayers. He reveals that the ‘First Evil’ is killing off the line of slayers in an attempt to rid the world of good, leaving the Hellmouth free to open again.

Podcast Length: 26:05

Podcast Format: MP3

Episode 134: S7E9 Never Leave Me

March 1st, 2014 by bthomas

btvs_s7e9Spike is held captive in the Summers home while the gang ponder their options in the aftermath of his murder spree. The First uses Andrew to try and open the symbol beneath the high school going as far as to send him to buy mass quantities of blood at the butcher’s shop.

Podcast Length: 23:12

Podcast Format: MP3

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