On my seventh birthday… I wanted a toy fire truck, and I didn’t get it, and you were real nice about it, and then the house next door burnt down, and then real fire trucks came, and for years I thought you set the fire for me. And if you did, you can tell me. […]
Angelus: Now that’s everything, huh? No weapons… No friends…No hope. Take all that away… and what’s left? Buffy: Me.
“But… It’s just that it’s buggin’ me, this ‘cool’ thing. I mean, what is it? How do you get it? Who doesn’t have it? And who decides who doesn’t have it? What is the essence of cool?”
I want you to know that I still care about you, no matter what you look like. And-and we can still date. Or-or not. I mean, I understand if you wanna see other fish. I’ll do everything I can to make your quality of life better, whether that means little bath toys or whatever.
Passion. It lies in all of us. Sleeping… waiting… And though unwanted, unbidden… it will stir, open its jaws, and howl. It speaks to us, guides us. Passion rules us all. And we obey. What other choice do we have? Passion is the source of our finest moments. The joy of love… the clarity of […]
I wish dating was like slaying. You know, simple, direct, stake to the heart, no muss, no fuss. Last week we checked in on Willow’s love life and the week before we visited the horrorshow of Buffy’s relationship, so of course it’s time to check in on our other Scooby couple, Cordelia and Xander. There’s […]
She made me feel like a human being. That’s not the kind of thing you just forgive.
Yes, it’s terribly simple. The good guys are always stalwart and true, the bad guys are easily distinguished by their pointy horns or black hats, and, uh, we always defeat them and save the day. No one ever dies, and everybody lives happily ever after.
“You still don’t understand, do you? I am free because you fear it. Because you fear it, the world is crumbling. You nightmares are made flesh.”
I’ve watched the series so many times now I can easily pick the stock footage and the episode footage out of the voice over sequence, which episodes they had already filmed from looking at the title credits, and how padded SMG’s bra was in the first season. (The answer: a lot.)