During a routine slaying, Buffy encounters a vampire named
Veronique who knows the slayer''s name and can anticipate her
attack. One who doesn''t have the proper respect for Mr. Pointy.
One who cannot die. If slain, she will reincarnate in a new
An invincible demon is the last thing Buffy needs right now.
Joyce Summers is about to undergo a serious operation, calling up
all of her daughter''s fears about her own mortality. Angel wants
to comfort Buffy, but her mother''s crisis underscores the
differences between them: he will live forever, while she will grow
old...or die young.
Torn between her duties as the Chosen One, Buffy needs the
support of her friends to help her solve a rash of grave robberies,
head off an influx of new vampires, and take Veronique down once
and for all. For Veronique is on a mission -- to bring about the
unification of her masters, the Triumvirate, into one all-powerful
demon that will drink the blood of the last man on earth...