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Buffy The Vampire Slayer

        Season 8


      Episode 22

       The Power
      "The Power"
                             TEASER

FADE IN:
     IN
EXT. BEAR RIVER - MAIN STREET - NIGHT
EXT
We SLOWLY      DOWN
We SLOWLY MOVE DOWN THE ROAD.
                        ROAD

    town             quiet Everyone
The town is dark and quiet. Everyone has gone home for the
night.
night
EXT. BUFFY'S BEAR RIVER HOUSE - NIGHT
EXT BUFFY S
We                                       quiet
We PUSH IN on the house. Again, dark and quiet.
                  house Again
                       BUFFY (V.O.)
                              V O
            My             twice
           "My life closed twice before it's
                                        it s
                     yet
           close/ It yet remains to see...
                                    see
INT. BUFFY'S BEAR RIVER HOUSE - LIVING ROOM - NIGHT
INT BUFFY S
We                       room toward              we
We PUSH IN on the living room, toward a table. As we near
                                        table
    table we
the table, we see an envelope leaning against one of the
lamps.
lamps
                        BUFFY (V.O.)
                               V O
              If Immortality
           ...If Immortality unveil/ A third
           event to me.
                    me
ANGLE ON : THE ENVELOPE

       envelope there s writing
On the envelope, there's writing. It reads : "RYAN CRANE"
                                              RYAN CRANE
INT. BUFFY'S BEAR RIVER HOUSE - BASEMENT - NIGHT
INT BUFFY S
Also dark, and silent.
     dark      silent
ANGLE ON : THE SUPPORT THINGY
Where     was                           now
Where Rip was tied up. All that remains now are the ropes
                    up
that once bound him.
                him
                       BUFFY (V.O.)
                              V O
           So huge, so hopeless to conceive/ As
              huge
                      twice befell
           these that twice befell...
INT. BUFFY'S SUNNYDALE HOUSE - LIVING ROOM/FOYER - NIGHT
INT BUFFY S
               we     know               it s somehow
The same house we all know and love, but it's somehow
                               love
                               it s somehow off
different. It's decorated, but it's somehow off. Something
different It s decorated
isn t quite
isn't quite right about it.
                        it
It's also dark and silent.
It s               silent
We SLOWLY
We SLOWLY PUSH IN on the front door.
                               door
                                                          2.
                                                          2
                      BUFFY (V.O.)
                             V O
                         we know
          Parting is all we know of heaven/
                  we
          and all we need of hell."
                             hell
                                BUFFY WILLOW XANDER DAWN
The front door bursts open, and BUFFY, WILLOW, XANDER, DAWN,
                      open
GILES and JENNA rush in, closing the door behind them.
                     in                          them

Buffy                      everyone
Buffy turns on a light and everyone looks around the place.
                                                     place
                      BUFFY (CONT'D)
                             CONT D
                empty enough We      stay
          Looks empty enough. We can stay here
          while we work
          while we work on a plan.
                             plan
                        XANDER
          Plan. Right. Good idea.
          Plan Right          idea
              (beat)
                beat
          Who s
          Who's up for some good ol' fashioned
                                   ol
                   away
          running away?
                      BUFFY
                      now
          Xander, not now. This isn't the time.
          Xander                isn t     time
                      XANDER
                           don t know what is
          If this isn't, I don't know what is.
                  isn t
                      BUFFY
              (to Giles)
               to Giles
                      we              what
          So, I guess we figured out what
          So
                              Slayers
          happened to all the Slayers.
                      JENNA
          The gathering.
              gathering
Buffy
Buffy looks to Jenna.
               Jenna
                        BUFFY
          What
          What?
                      JENNA
              gathering That s what Kennedy
          The gathering. That's what Kennedy
                    when     was
          called it when she was talking to
          me.
          me
                      GILES
              knew
          You knew about this?
                         this
                      JENNA
                                          what
          Not this. I had no idea this is what
               this
                                       what
          she meant. She never told me what it
               meant
          was
          was.

                       BUFFY
                              now What
          That doesn't matter now. What else
               doesn t
                  say
          did she say?
                                                             3.
                                                             3
                        JENNA
          That's it. She gave me a bunch of
          That s it
          lines about letting me go back to
          being normal, and then had me take
                 normal
              Scythe               many
          the Scythe. I didn't ask many
                          didn t
          questions
          questions.
              (to self)
               to self
          Stupid.
          Stupid
Buffy
Buffy stops and thinks.
                thinks
                      WILLOW
                      WILLOW
          They can t know right
          They can't know, right? I mean, the
                                     mean
                Slayers can t     walking
          other Slayers can't be walking to
                        willingly Maybe we
          their deaths willingly. Maybe we
                explain
          could explain it to them.
                               them
                      XANDER
                          they throw
          Before or after they throw cars at
          us?
          us
                      BUFFY
          Xander s right They won t listen
          Xander's right. They won't listen.
          Kennedy s
          Kennedy's given them the same lines
                  Jenna which probably
          she fed Jenna, which probably means
               they
          that they all think I'm the evil
                              I m
          one We ll
          one. We'll have to do this another
          way
          way.

                      GILES
                     would            we
          Perhaps it would be best if we sat
          down We re
          down. We're all tired.
                           tired
                       BUFFY
          Sure Every Slayer         world s
          Sure. Every Slayer in the world's
                            why
          about to die, so why not take a load
                   die
          off?
          off
                       GILES
                            we
          I just mean that we need to think
                through We can t      any
          this through. We can't make any rash
          decisions We         try
          decisions. We should try to remain
          calm.
          calm
Buffy
Buffy takes a deep breath.
                   breath
                       BUFFY
          You re right I m sorry
          You're right. I'm sorry.
              (beat)
               beat
          I just can't believe this is
                 can t
          happening. I can't believe I let it.
          happening     can t              it
                      JENNA
                was    way you       know
          There was no way you could know.

Buffy                              how
Buffy looks at Jenna. She realizes how far Jenna's come in
               Jenna                       Jenna s
         few months       by
the last few months, just by hearing that line.
                                          line
                                                             4.
                                                             4

                       DAWN
                       DAWN
          She s right We ll       this We
          She's right. We'll stop this. We
                               with
          just have to come up with a plan.
                                      plan
              (beat)
                beat
          Which           we       probably
          Which, I guess we should probably do
          soon, considering that the Night of
          soon
                                       day
          Morel Divineh is less than a day
          away
          away.
              (beat)
                beat
          But, no pressure.
          But      pressure
                      BUFFY
          Right. No pressure.
          Right     pressure
       Buffy    saying
Though Buffy is saying things that make it sound as though
she's feeling better, it's obvious that she's not. The look
she s         better it s               she s not
       eyes                      very uneasy
in her eyes tells us that she is very uneasy.
                                                 FADE TO BLACK:
                                                         BLACK
                       END OF TEASER
                                                             5.
                                                             5
                           ACT ONE

FADE IN:
     IN
EXT. SUNNYDALE HIGH - COURTYARD - NIGHT
EXT
                                    courtyard             by
KENNEDY stands in the center of the courtyard, surrounded by
HUNDREDS OF SLAYERS. She's giving a speech.
            SLAYERS She s           speech
                        KENNEDY
                   it We re finally
           This is it. We're finally gathered
                  place ready
           in one place, ready to take back our
                                     you wanted
           true destinies. None of you wanted
                destinies
                          you
           this. None of you chose to be called
           this
                   Slayer Why           you
           to be a Slayer. Why should you have
                   with
           to live with that burden?
                              burden
ANGLE ON : THE SLAYERS
We              they re
We can see that they're all a little nervous, but eager to
                                     nervous
              with They           want
get this over with. They all just want to be normal.
                                             normal
ANGLE ON : RHONA

                Slayers watching Kennedy speak
Among the other Slayers, watching Kennedy speak. Her face is
without expression
without expression.
                       KENNEDY (CONT'D)
                                CONT D
           The Night of Morel Divineh is here.
                                         here
           By           tomorrow you ll
           By this time tomorrow, you'll be
           free.
           free
               (beat)
                 beat
           Now rest Tomorrow            day
           Now, rest. Tomorrow is a big day and
           we                            party
           we might have crashers at the party.
           We
           We have to be prepared.
                         prepared

Kennedy                           walks off toward
Kennedy is finished speaking. She walks off, toward the
                    speaking
school. ETHAN joins her.
school              her
                        ETHAN
                 was quite                you
           That was quite a little speech you
           gave.
           gave
                        KENNEDY
                           my
           You should see my dad give one of
           his speeches.
               speeches
                       ETHAN
                              thrilling Really
           I'm sure that'd be thrilling. Really.
           I m      that d
               (beat)
                beat
               you
           Are you prepared for the ritual?
                                    ritual
                       KENNEDY
           As prepared as I'll ever be.
                          I ll      be
                                                             6.
                                                             6
                      ETHAN
          Somehow that s      entirely
          Somehow, that's not entirely
          comforting.
          comforting

They walk
They walk into the school.
                   school
                      HALLWAY
INT. SUNNYDALE HIGH - HALLWAY - CONTINUOUS - NIGHT
INT
                quite                         we saw before
Again, it's not quite like either school that we saw before.
Again it s
                      Sunnydale Highs
It's a blend of both Sunnydale Highs.
It s

                                               Kennedy
There are MORE SLAYERS sitting on the floor as Kennedy and
                 way down
Ethan make their way down the hall.
                              hall
                      KENNEDY
          I m ready    know              know
          I'm ready. I know the spell. I know
                                spell
              choreography What
          the choreography. What else is there
             know
          to know?

They walk
They walk into a classroom, and close the door behind them.
                 classroom                            them
INT. SUNNYDALE HIGH - CLASSROOM - CONTINUOUS
INT
       waiting        classroom with      Scythe She s
AMY is waiting in the classroom, with the Scythe. She's
           over Kennedy s
looking it over. Kennedy's not sure she likes that.
                                              that
                      KENNEDY
          What     you doing
          What are you doing?

                      AMY
          Relax I m
          Relax. I'm just checking it out.
                                      out
              (beat)
               beat
          Powerful        ax isn t it
          Powerful little ax, isn't it?

Kennedy           Scythe
Kennedy grabs the Scythe.

                      KENNEDY
          Just leave it alone.
                        alone
                      AMY
          Someone has trust issues.
                            issues
                       KENNEDY
                             you trying
          I just don't need you trying a spell
                 don t
              blowing
          and blowing it up before I get a
          chance to use it.
                         it
                      AMY
          Right you re
          Right, you're great noble cause.
                                    cause
          Entirely
          Entirely not selfish.
                       selfish
                      KENNEDY
              (defensive)
               defensive
          Those girls never chose this life.
                                       life
          I'm just offering them a chance to
          I m
          get rid of it.
                     it
                                                          7.
                                                          7
                      AMY
          Whatever you say
          Whatever you say.

Kennedy doesn t                                 Amy
Kennedy doesn't feel like being around Ethan or Amy. She
          Scythe                room Amy watches
takes the Scythe and leaves the room. Amy watches her leave.
                                                      leave
     she s gone Amy
Once she's gone, Amy turns to Ethan.
                              Ethan
                      AMY (CONT'D)
                           CONT D
          And I thought I had issues.
                              issues
INT. BUFFY'S SUNNYDALE HOUSE - KITCHEN - MORNING
INT BUFFY S
                                                       when
Xander is in the kitchen, looking through the cabinets when
                 kitchen
Buffy walks in
Buffy walks in. She sits on one of the stools near the island.
                                                       island
                      BUFFY
               any food
          Find any food?
                       XANDER
                         whatever
          Nope. I guess whatever rebuilt the
          Nope
          place didn't go shopping for edibles.
                didn t                 edibles
                      BUFFY
                  well I m
          Just as well. I'm not sure I'd be
                                      I d
                       anything down
          able to keep anything down.
Xander goes to another stool and sits.
                                 sits
                      XANDER
          Kinda feels like old times, doesn't
                               times doesn t
          it?
          it
                       BUFFY
          Yeah.
          Yeah
              (beat)
                beat
            was                         days
          I was kinda hoping that those days
          were                     world would
          were behind me. Like the world would
                       me
          stop ending just because all those
                 were chosen
          girls were chosen.

                       XANDER
              now they               anyway
          And now they go and end it anyway.
                               you
          That's gratitude for you.
          That s
                       BUFFY
                                     knew
          At least all of the others knew,
          y know    mean Glory
          y'know? I mean, Glory and the Master,
                                        Master
              Mayor Wilkins knew what they
          and Mayor Wilkins knew what they
          were trying
          were trying to do. These girls don't
                          do              don t
          have a clue.
                 clue
                      XANDER
          Wilkins Was
          Wilkins? Was that his name? I just
                                name
                            The Mayor
          keep calling him "The Mayor".
              (then)
               then
                                     were
          But, beside the point. You were
          But             point
          talking about clueless girls.
                                 girls
                                                         8.
                                                         8
                      BUFFY
              (ignoring Xander)
               ignoring Xander
          They shouldn t
          They shouldn't have been brought
               this They re
          into this. They're not prepared, and
                                  prepared
          there s nobody           them How
          there's nobody to train them. How
          could I have been so stupid?
                                stupid
                      XANDER
          You're not stupid, Buff. You did
          You re     stupid Buff
          what you                     win
          what you had to, in order to win the
                       to
          battle.
          battle
                      BUFFY
                             how
          Did I ever mention how I came to
          that decision?
               decision

       doesn t reply
Xander doesn't reply.
                        BUFFY (CONT'D)
                               CONT D
          The First.
              First
Okay       piques Xander s interest Buffy        down
Okay, that piques Xander's interest. Buffy looks down.
                       BUFFY (CONT'D)
                              CONT D
          The First came to me and fed me all
                                 how
          of these lines about how alone I
          was How I d always
          was. How I'd always be alone. It
                                   alone
          played     my own feelings
          played on my own feelings.
              (beat)
                beat
                            Scythe
          It led me to the Scythe, and then
          pointed me in the direction and gave
                             was
          me a shove like I was a blindfolded
          kid trying                        knew
          kid, trying to hit a pinata. I knew
                                 pinata
          how            played
          how the First played these games,
                                        games
                             anyway
          but I fell for it anyway. I thought
            was
          I was being so smart.
                          smart
She looks at Xander again.
                    again
                      BUFFY (CONT'D)
                             CONT D
          So how s
          So, how's that for a mood killer?
                                     killer
              try
          You try to be all comforting and
               you                 pretty
          then you find out that I pretty much
          destroyed            world
          destroyed the entire world.

             Buffy squarely        eyes with   steely
Xander looks Buffy squarely in the eyes with a steely
expression
expression.

                      XANDER
              were
          You were never alone.
                         alone

Buffy smiles
Buffy smiles.
                      BUFFY
                  finally
          Yeah, I finally got that message.
          Yeah                     message
                                                             9.
                                                             9
                      XANDER
                      this It s how we work
          You'll stop this. It's how we work.
          You ll
                              we
          Big drama, and then we stop it just
              drama
          in time. Planet saved, bring on summer
             time         saved
          vacation.
          vacation
              (beat)
               beat
                                    world
          You're stronger than this world.
          You re
          Don t try    deny
          Don't try to deny that fact.
                                 fact
Buffy              words They                her Finally
Buffy takes in his words. They mean a lot to her. Finally,
she moves on.
          on
                      BUFFY
          How bout you
          How 'bout you?
                         XANDER
          Me?
          Me
                      BUFFY
          How     you
          How are you handling this situation?
                                    situation
              (beat)
               beat
                        we went
          The last time we went into battle,
                                     battle
                                    well
          things didn't turn out as well as
                 didn t
          they
          they could have.
                     have
Xander gets her meaning and emotions flood back to his mind.
                                                       mind
                        XANDER
            can t say
          I can't say I haven't thought about
                          haven t
          that.
          that
              (beat)
                beat
          Y think Willow d
          Y'think Willow'd agree to just sit
          this one out?
                    out
                      BUFFY
          I don't think so.
            don t       so
Buffy
Buffy puts a hand on Xander's shoulder.
                     Xander s shoulder
                      BUFFY (CONT'D)
                              CONT D
          When we re           tomorrow
          When we're fighting tomorrow, just
                        we re
          remember that we're fighting against
                                      Anya
          the same thing that killed Anya and
                                    this We re
          Spike. The First planned this. We're
          Spike
                                         they
          still fighting the cause that they
          died for.
                for
                      XANDER
                       we d
          Then I guess we'd better kick some
          ass.
          ass

Buffy
Buffy smiles at Xander.
                Xander
                         BUFFY
          Count on it.
                   it
                                                         10.
                                                         10
INT. SUNNYDALE HIGH - BATHROOM - DAY
INT
Kennedy
Kennedy is standing in the bathroom, looking at herself in
                           bathroom
                 Scythe
the mirror. The Scythe is resting on the sink in front of
    mirror
her next         box with
her, next to the box with the amulet in it. She takes a deep
                                        it
                              watch
breath, and then looks at her watch.
breath

                                          Scythe
After checking the time, she picks up the Scythe and looks
                   time
                        eyes                  power
it over. She closes her eyes and takes in the power that
   over
it's giving off.
it s        off

                               DAWN S
INT. BUFFY'S SUNNYDALE HOUSE - DAWN'S ROOM - DAY
INT BUFFY S
Dawn walks                                 around It s pretty
Dawn walks into her room, and takes a look around. It's pretty
                    room
                                                 oddly
much the same as she remembers it, but she feels oddly out
                               it
of place here.
         here
    walks                     down
She walks to the bed and sits down, resting her head in her
hands.
hands

        moment Buffy                         walks in Dawn
After a moment, Buffy knocks on the door and walks in. Dawn
looks up at her.
            her

                      DAWN
                      DAWN
          Hey
          Hey.
                      BUFFY
                           quiet
          I'm not spoiling quiet alone time,
          I m                          time
          am I?
              I
                      DAWN
                      DAWN
                               away
          I just needed to get away from the
                      while It s
          group for a while. It's kinda tense.
                                        tense
                      BUFFY
          Yeah.
          Yeah
Buffy      down next    Dawn
Buffy sits down next to Dawn.

                      DAWN
                      DAWN
          It s weird
          It's weird being back here. I mean,
                                 here   mean
          it's the same as I left it, but it
          it s                     it
                     don t know
          seems... I don't know.
          seems
                      BUFFY
               you shouldn t
          Like you shouldn't be here? Like
                                here
          you re walking                 memory
          you're walking around inside a memory?

                      DAWN
                      DAWN
          Yeah. At the same time though, it
          Yeah                   though
          kinda still feels like home.
                                 home
                      BUFFY
               we
          Like we never left.
                        left
                                                         11.
                                                         11

                        DAWN
                        DAWN
              (beat)
                beat
               really
          Not really. I think things have
          changed too much for me to jump back
          here like nothing ever happened. I'm
                                    happened I m
          not sure I'm the same person I was
                    I m                     was
          when
          when I lived here.
                         here
              (beat)
                beat
                 wish    was though
          Kinda wish I was though.

Dawn       down
Dawn looks down.

                      BUFFY
                                     we fight
          You should call him before we fight.
                  saying you
          I'm not saying you should tell him
          I m
          everything      you
          everything, but you should talk to
          him. Just to talk.
          him          talk
                      DAWN
                      DAWN
                       we re
          I'm not sure we're in a talking place.
          I m                             place
Dawn          Buffy             with
Dawn looks at Buffy, struggling with her thoughts.
                                         thoughts

                      DAWN CONT D
                      DAWN (CONT'D)
          How                      this How
          How am I supposed to do this? How
          can I go about life, never telling
                         life
          anyone           reality        world
          anyone about the reality of the world?

                      BUFFY
          It's hard. You just have to remember
          It s hard
          that this is easier for them. As
                                  them
          much as it kills us, it keeps them
                           us
          safer.
          safer
                      DAWN
                      DAWN
                                don t know
          Does it? Sometimes, I don't know for
                it Sometimes
          sure.
          sure
Buffy stands
Buffy stands, feeling a little uncomfortable.
                               uncomfortable
                        BUFFY
          I think it does. Sometimes, I sit in
                       does Sometimes
                       morning wishing
          bed in the morning, wishing that I
                                  Willow
          never told Xander or Willow the truth.
                                               truth
                                how        they ve
          I look at them, and how much they've
                     them
                                      wonder what
          gone through, and I just wonder what
               through
          they d              they
          they'd be like if they never had to
               with any
          deal with any of this. The magic, or
                             this        magic
              demons How
          the demons. How much of their pain
                                       they
          could have been spared if they never
                            how
          found out? Just how much did I ruin
                 out
          their lives?
                 lives
Dawn          Buffy
Dawn looks at Buffy, a little surprised. She's never heard
                              surprised She s
Buffy say
Buffy say this before.
               before
                                                           12.
                                                           12

                       DAWN
                       DAWN
                            they d want that
          You can't think they'd want that. I
              can t
          mean yeah there s
          mean, yeah, there's been pain, but
                                     pain
          there's been good things too. There's
          there s                    too There s
                                          family
          been love, and strength, and family
               love        strength
               they d                     wasn t
          that they'd never have if it wasn't
              you They know what
          for you. They know what to look out
              now They know how
          for now. They know how to survive.
                                      survive
                      you Willow
          Because of you, Willow and Xander
                             world
          can take on this world and the demons
          that live on it.
                        it
                      BUFFY
              (long beat)
               long beat
                        me they ll      trying
          Or because of me, they'll die trying.

Buffy           down next    Dawn            Dawn
Buffy sits back down next to Dawn. She looks Dawn in the
eyes
eyes.
                       BUFFY (CONT'D)
                              CONT D
                       we           battle you
          Tonight, if we lose this battle, you
          Tonight
          guys               with
          guys have to live with the outcome.
                                      outcome
             we                       you re
          If we lose this, I die and you're
                      this
                  your own
          all on your own.

                      DAWN
                      DAWN
              won t die
          You won't die.

                       BUFFY
             wouldn t              time Dawn
          It wouldn't be the first time, Dawn.
          We
          We have to be realistic about this.
                                        this
                                 what
          Sometimes, I lose. And what happens
          Sometimes     lose
                    you when I m
          to all of you when I'm not around to
               anymore
          help anymore?

Dawn              moment Finally                     Buffy
Dawn thinks for a moment. Finally, she looks back at Buffy
with                 eyes
with strength in her eyes.

                      DAWN
                      DAWN
               we ll
          Then we'll handle it ourselves.
                               ourselves
                  we know how           you
          Because we know how. Because you
                      power
          gave us the power to take care of
          ourselves. You made us strong.
          ourselves              strong
Buffy               Dawn                       what
Buffy just looks at Dawn for a beat, taking in what her sister
                               beat
                                    words
just told her. As she absorbs these words, she sees the
          her
            Dawn s eyes
strength in Dawn's eyes.

                      BUFFY
                  you will
          I think you will.

Buffy       down                    she s wearing
Buffy looks down at the locket that she's wearing, thinking
hard. She puts her hand on it.
hard                       it
                                                           13.
                                                           13
                      BUFFY (CONT'D)
                              CONT D
          If-- If something does happen to me,
          If                                me
             want you
          I want you to take this. If I die, I
                              this      die
          want you
          want you to have it.
                           it
Dawn
Dawn thinks about it for a second. She nods her head,
                           second               head
          Buffy s words
accepting Buffy's words.

                      DAWN
                      DAWN
          No. You're not gonna die. You're
          No You re            die You re
          stronger than that.
                        that

Buffy smiles
Buffy smiles.
                       BUFFY
          Just in case.
                  case
                       GILES (O.S.)
                              O S
              (calling from
               calling
               downstairs
               downstairs)
          Buffy Dawn        you
          Buffy. Dawn. Are you up there?
                                   there
Buffy            toward
Buffy looks back toward the door.
                            door
                      BUFFY
              (calling back)
               calling back
          Coming.
          Coming

Buffy          Dawn again
Buffy looks to Dawn again.

                      DAWN
                      DAWN
                  we            down there
          I guess we should get down there.

Buffy nods
Buffy nods.
                       BUFFY
          You go. I'll be there in a sec. I
               go I ll               sec
                wanna            water    my
          just wanna splash some water on my
          face.
          face
Dawn       Buffy s                           walks
Dawn pats Buffy's shoulder as she stands and walks out of
                   leaves Buffy
the room. As she leaves, Buffy takes a look around. She takes
     room                                   around
a deep breath.
        breath
INT. BUFFY'S SUNNYDALE HOUSE - LIVING ROOM - DAY
INT BUFFY S

Buffy walks down
Buffy walks down the stairs, into the living room. All of
                     stairs                  room
                       already                     weapons
the other Scoobies are already in there, preparing weapons
                                  there
and looking over blueprints that are unrolled on the table.
                                                     table
When Buffy walks
When Buffy walks into the room, she sees the blueprints.
                          room               blueprints
                      BUFFY
          What
          What are those?
                   those
                                                      14.
                                                      14
                      XANDER
                             school We
          Blueprints for the school. We found
          them in a closet.
                    closet
                        BUFFY
          Good We ll                  We ll
          Good. We'll need them. We'll have
                              them
             know
          to know that place like the backs of
          our hands. To get through those
               hands
          Slayers             Kennedy
          Slayers and stop Kennedy, it won'twon t
          be a matter of fighting our way way
          through. That'd be impossible.
          through     That d      impossible
          They d                          bloody
          They'd kill us all good and bloody
                  we
          before we got through the front door.door
          We re
          We're gonna need stealth. We're
                              stealth    We re
                          way
          gonna need a way to get in there
          without anyone
          without anyone noticing us until
                                want
          it's too late. I want to be holding
          it s       late
               Scythe      my        by
          the Scythe in my hands by the time
          they            something s wrong
          they realize something's wrong. Sound
                            you
          good to all of you?

                      XANDER
          Well yeah
          Well, yeah.
              (beat)
               beat
          Except
          Except these are blueprints for the
          Sunnydale           we
          Sunnydale High that we fought in
                             new hybrid school
          last time, not the new hybrid school.
               time
          They re actually
          They're actually kinda pointless.
                                 pointless
                      WILLOW
                      WILLOW
              they
          But they look neat, all rolled out
                        neat
          on the table like that. Makes it
                             that
                    we re planning
          look like we're planning.

Buffy
Buffy takes in this information.
                    information
                       BUFFY
          Oh.
          Oh
              (beat)
               beat
                       we ll
          Then I guess we'll just have to fight
              way in
          our way in.
                       JENNA
                wishing
          Kinda wishing I hadn't heard the
                            hadn t
                     bloody         your
          "good and bloody" part of your last
           good
                 now
          speech now.

                      BUFFY
          No we ll     this We        two
          No, we'll do this. We have two things
                         Slayers don t Weapons
          that the other Slayers don't. Weapons
              training They ll      sloppy
          and training. They'll be sloppy.
          That's an advantage to us.
          That s                 us
                      DAWN
                      DAWN
          So what s      plan We can t
          So, what's the plan? We can't just
                     they were demons      we
          go in like they were demons, can we?
          These are just girls. Human beings.
                         girls        beings
                                          15.
                                          15
            GILES
We         whatever
We must do whatever it takes to
prevent the ritual from taking place.
                                place
If saving the lot of them means
                few
sacrificing the few--
            BUFFY
Not gonna happen.
          happen
             GILES
What
What?

            BUFFY
It's not gonna happen. I've let too
It s           happen I ve
many                    already
many of these girls die already. I
won t
won't let it happen again.
                    again
            GILES
                    clearly
You're not thinking clearly.
You re
             BUFFY
                   very clearly My
Oh, I'm thinking very clearly. My
Oh I m
           crystal        now
brain's a crystal right now.
brain s
    (beat)
     beat
Which is like really clear
Which is, like, really clear.
    (beat)
     beat
Whatever                 won t
Whatever. Point is, I won't kill
                   is
them. I'll fight them. I'll hurt
them I ll          them I ll
them. I'll knock them out if I have
them I ll
                            day
to, but at the end of the day, these
to
                                   down
girls either live, or I'm going down
              live      I m
with them That s
with them. That's not up for debate.
                                debate
            DAWN
            DAWN
                   What s
So, again I ask... What's the plan?
So          ask               plan
             BUFFY
     is we            way
Plan is, we fight our way through
    Slayers            Kennedy
the Slayers and get to Kennedy. Once
            Scythe
I have the Scythe or the amulet,
                          amulet
game's over.
game s over
            WILLOW
            WILLOW
    how     we      they won t
And how are we sure they won't kill
us?
us
            XANDER
  very            question
A very reasonable question.
            BUFFY
They won t          you You re
They won't be after you. You're not
a threat.
  threat
             WILLOW
             WILLOW
       we re               ass won t
But if we're kicking their ass, won't
they want
they want to kick our ass?
                      ass
                                                         16.
                                                         16
                      BUFFY
               you stay back
          Then you stay back.
                      GILES
          What Buffy you can t
          What? Buffy, you can't be serious.
                                    serious
                       BUFFY
                            way you guys
          Look, there's no way you guys can
          Look there s
                  Slayers
          take on Slayers. Me and Jenna are
              only two
          the only two that stand a chance.
                                     chance
                       JENNA
                    while they
          Great, so while they sit out, I get
          Great                    out
          killed. Fun.
          killed Fun
                      BUFFY
                             killed Nobody s
          You're not getting killed. Nobody's
          You re
          getting killed.
                  killed
                      XANDER
               isn t how we work
          This isn't how we work.
                      BUFFY
                 now
          It is now.
              (beat)
               beat
            know
          I know it sounds insane, but it has
                           insane
                     way
          to be this way. I made this mess.
                                      mess
                     WILLOW
                     WILLOW
          We, Buffy We
          We Buffy. We made this mess.
                                 mess
                      BUFFY
          However you wanna
          However you wanna look at it, it's
                                    it it s
                                       exactly
          mine to clean up. You're not exactly
                        up You re
                            anymore Will
          Samatha Stephens anymore, Will.

Willow       down                         weakness
Willow looks down. All of her feelings of weakness returning
to her. Xander sees this and doesn't like it.
   her                       doesn t      it
                      XANDER
                               herself We
          She can take care of herself. We all
          can.
          can
                       BUFFY
          Enough. Talking's over.
          Enough Talking s over
              (beat)
                beat
                        you guys there I m
          Look, I need you guys there. I'm not
          Look
          saying       you won t        work
          saying that you won't have work to
                                 stay
          do. You just have to stay out of the
          do
                                       Amy
          fight, and make sure that Amy and
          fight
          whoever       Kennedy       working
          whoever else Kennedy has working
          with
          with her don't decide to turn me
                    don t
          into a rat.
                  rat
              (to Giles)
                to Giles
          How          we have
          How long do we have?
                                                           17.
                                                           17
Giles shakes his head. He still doesn't like her plan, but
                 head           doesn t          plan
she's in charge.
she s    charge
                       GILES
            don t know
          I don't know.

Buffy         sword          nearby table
Buffy grabs a sword off of a nearby table.

                       BUFFY
                          weapons     cause we re
          Then grab some weapons, 'cause we're
                               we can
          leaving as soon as we can. The sooner
          we
          we get there, the better chance we
                 there                       we
          have of stopping it.
                            it
                                                FADE TO BLACK:
                                                        BLACK
                        END OF ACT ONE
                                                            18.
                                                            18

                                TWO
                            ACT TWO

FADE IN:
     IN
EXT. RESIDENTIAL STREET - DAY
EXT
               down          slowly                empty
The SUV drives down the road slowly. The street is empty in
  way
a way that just doesn't seem natural.
                doesn t      natural
                                 sky
The sun is shining bright in the sky. It looks like it'd
                                                    it d
actually           day       weren t
actually be a nice day if it weren't for the possible deaths
                                   world          downfall
of thousands of girls all over the world, and the downfall
   humanity    we know it
of humanity as we know it.
INT. SUV - DAY
INT

Everyone                             watching     world
Everyone is sitting in silence, just watching the world pass
                       silence
by       windows    they                 weapons
by their windows as they hold onto their weapons of choice.
                                                    choice
This is the lull before the big battle.
                                battle
                           wheel
Again, Giles is behind the wheel. He looks straight ahead
Again
      few moments                         Buffy
for a few moments, but then looks over to Buffy. He can see
                                            wants    say
that her mind is full of deep thoughts. He wants to say
                              thoughts
something to her, to make her feel better, but he can't think
             her                   better         can t
   anything
of anything.
When                                eyes widen
When he looks back to the road, his eyes widen and he slams
                          road
       brakes Everyone                               reality
on the brakes. Everyone in the car is jolted back to reality.

                       WILLOW
                       WILLOW
           What s
           What's going on?
                        on

             ahead Everyone looks
Giles points ahead. Everyone looks.
               WINDSHIELD
ANGLE ON : THE WINDSHIELD

        it we
Through it, we can see DEMONS (a lot of them) starting to
                               a        them
gather in front of the car.
                       car
                       BUFFY
           They know it s coming
           They know it's coming.
                       XANDER
               they know we know where it s
           And they know we know where it's
                 down
           going down.

                       DAWN
                       DAWN
                we
           Can we floor it, and run 'em all
                        it           em
           over?
           over
                       GILES
           This is a rental.
                     rental
                off Buffy s look
               (off Buffy's look)
                    probably wouldn t work
           Also, it probably wouldn't work.
           Also
                       BUFFY
           We fight
           We fight.
                                                            19.
                                                            19
                      JENNA
          Won t                          we
          Won't it kinda ruin the fun if we
                            way
          get killed on the way to the bigger
          fight?
          fight
                      BUFFY
          We don t
          We don't have a choice.
                          choice

Buffy                    everyone
Buffy looks back to give everyone their orders.
                                        orders
                      BUFFY (CONT'D)
                             CONT D
          We re
          We're going to have to make it the
                      way    foot Everyone
          rest of the way on foot. Everyone
                try
          just try to push past the demons and
                                       you
          get to the school as fast as you
          can.
          can
                      XANDER
          Won t they follow us
          Won't they follow us?

                       BUFFY
                 Slayers
          Lot of Slayers at the school. Let's
                                school Let s
                       few
          just hope a few of them help us out.
                                          out
              (beat)
               beat
              we ready
          Are we ready?
                      XANDER
          Is that rhetorical?
                  rhetorical
                      BUFFY
          Let's go.
          Let s go

Buffy                         out Everyone       follows
Buffy opens her door and hops out. Everyone else follows,
                   weapons
holding onto their weapons.
EXT. RESIDENTIAL STREET - CONTINUOUS
EXT
The gang prepares to fight as the demons get closer and
closer.
closer
Toward
Toward the front of the demon lines, there's a REPTILIAN
                              lines there s
DEMON wearing
DEMON, wearing a long robe.
                      robe
                      REPTILIAN DEMON
          Show us Slayer Show
          Show us, Slayer! Show us or die.
                                      die

Buffy
Buffy looks back to Jenna, and then to the reptilian demon.
                    Jenna                            demon
                      BUFFY
          I m sorry were you
          I'm sorry, were you talking to me,
                                         me
          or her?
             her
The reptilian demon HISSES.
                    HISSES
                      XANDER
                      word Buff
          Give us the word, Buff.
                                                            20.
                                                            20
                      BUFFY
          Word
          Word.
With that Buffy          toward
With that, Buffy charges toward the group of demons. She
                                              demons
swings     sword
swings her sword through the air as she goes.
                                        goes
ANGLE ON : XANDER

Also rushing into battle. Once in the middle of the mess,
                  battle                            mess
one of the demons grabs onto Xander, pulling him back.
                             Xander              back
                      XANDER
          Little help here!
                      here
Dawn                       what s happening      swings
Dawn spins around and sees what's happening. She swings her
ax
ax, taking off the arm of the demon that's holding Xander.
                                    that s         Xander
Xander gets free.
            free
                      XANDER (CONT'D)
                              CONT D
          Thanks.
          Thanks
                      DAWN
                      DAWN
          Let's go!
          Let s go
ANGLE ON : BUFFY AND JENNA
             way
Making their way through the demons much easier than the
                     struggling They re
others, though still struggling. They're near the back of
others
the herd.
    herd
                      JENNA
          We re
          We're almost out.
                       out
                      BUFFY
               fighting We          wait
          Keep fighting. We have to wait for
          the others.
              others
                                        others who
Jenna turns around, looking back at the others, who are still
            around
fighting to make it through the demons.
                                demons
                      JENNA
                 we
          Should we help them?
                         them
                      BUFFY
          They
          They can handle it. It just takes
                          it
          them a little longer.
                        longer
Jenna continues to battle the demons that are coming at her.
                                                        her
Finally
Finally, she turns around and faces the others again.
                                               again
                      JENNA
          Hurry up
          Hurry up!

                      HALLWAY
INT. SUNNYDALE HIGH - HALLWAY - DAY
INT

Kennedy                    hallway             Slayers
Kennedy is standing in the hallway. The other Slayers that
once rested there are gone, leaving her alone.
                      gone              alone
                                                            21.
                                                            21

                             Scythe                box
She's still holding onto the Scythe and the amulet box,
She s
waiting
waiting.
                                            walks out
One of the classroom doors opens, and Ethan walks out. He
                           opens
        Kennedy
goes to Kennedy.
                      ETHAN
          It's almost time.
          It s        time
                         KENNEDY
            know that
          I know that.

                       ETHAN
                    probably     know
          Yes. You probably also know that
          Yes
               probably won t    smoothly
          this probably won't go smoothly.
                  very rarely           town
          Things very rarely do in this town.
              you
          Are you prepared for that?
                               that
                      KENNEDY
                       whatever s thrown my
          I can handle whatever's thrown my
          way
          way.
                       ETHAN
                   you
          I'm glad you think so.
          I m                so
EXT. RESIDENTIAL STREET - DAY
EXT

Buffy                                                  few
Buffy, and the others are still fighting the demons. A few
                                             demons
           laying                                 trying
demons are laying in the street, dead. Others are trying to
                         street dead
                  who
get at the people who are fighting them.
                                   them
                                    with        which
Xander is engaged in some fighting with a demon which is
           what
covered in what looks like mold. He and the demon are fighting
                           mold
        ax                      with him
for the ax that Xander brought with him.

Finally                                                   ax
Finally, Xander knees the demon in the gut and pulls the ax
         whacks                           with
free. He whacks the demon across the face with the blade,
free                                               blade
sending the demon to the ground.
                         ground
                                        Willow
Once that demon's gone, Xander turns to Willow.
          demon s gone
                      XANDER
                  really
          I could really go for another one of
          your               eyes
          your demonic super eyes right about
          now
          now.
Willow doesn t respond She s      busy             with
Willow doesn't respond. She's too busy, struggling with a
                                trying
cat-like demon. The demon keeps trying to scratch at her,
cat like demon                                        her
    Willow                      claws   Willow smiles
but Willow manages to avoid the claws. Willow smiles, proud
of her evasion skills.
               skills
                      WILLOW
                      WILLOW
                       why I m
          See? This is why I'm a dog person.
          See                        person
Another demon bumps into the cat demon, and both fall to the
                                 demon
ground Willow                                 first wondering
ground. Willow looks a little disappointed at first, wondering
who
who took out her demon.
                 demon
                                                            22.
                                                            22
                      who                  Giles who
She looks over to see who did it, and sees Giles, who is
                              it
already          with yet
already battling with yet another demon.
                                  demon

                       DAWN
                       DAWN
              (dodging demon punches)
               dodging       punches
               really isn t           well
          This really isn't going as well as
          I'd hoped.
          I d hoped

Buffy                   throws                      Dawn
Buffy grabs a demon and throws it at the demon that Dawn is
fighting Dawn                              with Buffy
fighting. Dawn uses this chance to join up with Buffy.
                      BUFFY
          We
          We have to get to the school.
                                school
Dawn
Dawn punches a little demon that's coming after her. The
                            that s              her
            pretty quickly
demon drops pretty quickly.

                      DAWN
                      DAWN
                                            we
          Look on the bright side. At least we
                             side
          know
          know the spell takes place at night.
                                        night
          That's not for, like, hours.
          That s     for like hours
           Dawn says that                            sky
As soon as Dawn says that, THUNDER ROARS through the sky.
Buffy     Dawn
Buffy and Dawn look up.
                    up
                      DAWN CONT D
                      DAWN (CONT'D)
          What was that
          What was that?

                      BUFFY
          Not good.
              good

                      HALLWAY
INT. SUNNYDALE HIGH - HALLWAY - DAY
INT
Kennedy                              they       actually
Kennedy and Ethan look up, as though they could actually see
                       up
    sky                     watch
the sky. Ethan looks at his watch.

                      ETHAN
                              countdown
          It's happening. The countdown is
          It s happening
          nearly complete
          nearly complete.

Kennedy
Kennedy takes a deep breath.
                     breath
                      KENNEDY
          Let's go.
          Let s go
              walk toward     exit                   hallway
She starts to walk toward the exit at the end of the hallway.
      follows her
Ethan follows her.

EXT. SUNNYDALE HIGH - COURTYARD - CONTINUOUS
EXT

Kennedy            exit                             by Amy
Kennedy and Ethan exit the building, and are joined by Amy,
                           building
who     already outside
who is already outside.

    courtyard           tightly with             Slayers
The courtyard is packed tightly with hundreds of Slayers, as
       balcony type hallway
is the balcony-type hallway on the upper level of the school.
                                                      school
           Slayers     watching Kennedy                  way
All of the Slayers are watching Kennedy as she makes her way
toward
toward the stairs.
           stairs
                                                            23.
                                                            23
When
When she reaches them, she turns around, and looks at Ethan
                 them            around
     Amy
and Amy.
                      KENNEDY
              two
          You two, start telling the girls
          that it's time for this to happen.
               it s                  happen
                      AMY
          Why don t you
          Why don't you just get up the stairs
                        yourself
          and tell them yourself.
                      KENNEDY
                                      you
          Do I look like Morpheus to you?
                                           worry
          Besides, I have other things to worry
          Besides
                                        ready
          about. Just tell them to get ready,
          about
                   we ll                    any
          and that we'll need them to keep any
          party          away
          party crashers away from me.
                                   me
    Kennedy          walks                           Slayers
As Kennedy turns and walks up the stairs, one of the Slayers
                                  stairs
        courtyard        a younger teenager
in the courtyard, DIANA (a younger teenager) calls out to
her.
her
                      DIANA
          What s happening
          What's happening?

Kennedy doesn t                      Amy               with
Kennedy doesn't look back. Ethan and Amy start to talk with
                     back
    Slayers                                 what they re
the Slayers, and telling them to pass along what they're
being told.
      told
ANGLE ON : KENNEDY
As she reaches the top of the stairs, she turns around and
                              stairs
          box
opens the box that contains the amulet. She pulls the amulet
                                 amulet
           box               box
out of the box, and lets the box fall to the ground.
                                             ground
MORE THUNDER ROARS.
             ROARS
EXT. RESIDENTIAL STREET - DAY
EXT

                                continuing While
The fight against the demons is continuing. While there are
demon corpses on the ground, the fight is still a hard one.
                     ground                             one
For each demon that's killed, another takes it's place.
               that s killed                it s place

Buffy               by                   with
Buffy is being held by a large red demon with cloven feet.
                                                     feet
                                    yet
It's strong, but she's not finished yet.
It s strong      she s
She manages to bend over, and flip the demon to the ground.
                    over                            ground
                                           twists
As she does, she grabs the demon's arm and twists it until
       does                demon s
it SNAPS.
   SNAPS

                      others who
She looks back to the others, who are all still fighting.
                                                fighting
                      BUFFY
          Giles what s with
          Giles, what's with the thunder?
                                 thunder
                                                           24.
                                                           24
ANGLE ON : GILES

           with              very
Struggling with a demon, and very close to losing the fight.
                  demon                               fight
                      GILES
               between punches
              (between punches)
          No idea.
             idea
              (beat)
               beat
          Little help here?
                      here
   Buffy
As Buffy starts to head to Giles, the demons all stop
                           Giles
fighting They       whoever they re
fighting. They drop whoever they're attacking at the moment
         away They        walking toward
and turn away. They start walking toward the school.
                                             school
ANGLE ON : XANDER

On the ground, and out of breath. He looks at the demon he
       ground             breath
was                walks away
was fighting as it walks away.
                      XANDER
          Hey
          Hey! Get back here!
                        here
Willow
Willow helps Xander to his feet.
                           feet
                      XANDER (CONT'D)
                               CONT D
          Is it me, or are demons getting ruder
                me
                days
          these days? Leaving a fight right in
          the middle like that.
                          that
                      WILLOW
                      WILLOW
          They
          They just have no class.
                            class
ANGLE ON : BUFFY
Watching
Watching the demons go.
                    go
                      BUFFY
          They re          amulet We
          They're onto the amulet. We have to
          beat them to the school.
                           school
Dawn       Buffy She s
Dawn joins Buffy. She's bleeding from a cut on her head.
                                                   head

                       DAWN
                       DAWN
          We
          We can take care of the demons. You
                                  demons
          and Jenna go.
                    go

Buffy          Dawn
Buffy looks at Dawn.

                       BUFFY
              you sure
          Are you sure?

Dawn       Buffy       with
Dawn gives Buffy a nod with a sense of calm that reminds
Buffy
Buffy of their earlier conversation.
                       conversation

                       DAWN
                       DAWN
          Go.
          Go
                                                            25.
                                                            25

Buffy
Buffy nods and then looks to Jenna. Jenna takes the hint and
                             Jenna
            Slayers                             they can
both of the Slayers take off running as fast as they can.

     they re gone Willow                            with
Once they're gone, Willow, Xander and Giles join up with
Dawn They re                     weapons again
Dawn. They're holding onto their weapons again.

                      DAWN CONT D
                      DAWN (CONT'D)
          We
          We have to keep the demons back.
                                     back
          Let's go.
          Let s go
Dawn            ax
Dawn raises her ax and starts to run after the demons.
                                               demons
                      XANDER
          We re
          We're so gonna die.
                         die
Willow                      they            Dawn
Willow nods in agreement as they rush after Dawn.

                        watch
Giles takes a moment to watch them run off. He can't help
                                       off     can t
but feel proud, seeing them take on such a huge task and
         proud
          how     they ve
realizing how far they've all come.
                              come
Finally     follows
Finally, he follows.

           DAWN
ANGLE ON : DAWN

As she reaches the back of the demon lines, she buries her
                                      lines
ax                                               down quickly
ax into the back of one of the demons, taking it down quickly.
                               demons

              ax                                   demon who
She pulls her ax back out, and charges at another demon, who
                      out
                         swings
I'll call ROTAK. As she swings at Rotak, he sees her coming
I ll      ROTAK                     Rotak
              ax      Dawn                 ax
and grabs the ax from Dawn. He flips the ax in his hand,
                                                    hand
                                swings    Dawn Luckily
grabbing onto the handle, and swings at Dawn. Luckily, she
                  handle
manages to avoid it.
                 it
The Rotak laughs.
          laughs
                      ROTAK
          Lucky girl Let s      you
          Lucky girl. Let's see you do that
          again.
          again
   swipes        with          hand which            away
He swipes at her with his free hand, which she ducks away
                                      ax down
from. As she does this, he brings the ax down at her from
from              this
                this Dawn
above. To avoid this, Dawn hits the street and rolls out of
above
     way     quickly                              GROWLS
the way. She quickly gets back to her feet. Rotak GROWLS.
                                      feet
                      DAWN
                      DAWN
          With          luck you d
          With all this luck, you'd think I'd
                                          I d
          be in Vegas or something.
                          something
              (beat)
               beat
          Well       few years
          Well, in a few years. I don't think
                                   don t
          they d actually
          they'd actually let me--
                               me
                                          swings
Before she can finish the sentence, Rotak swings at her again.
                          sentence                      again
                                                            26.
                                                            26
ANGLE ON : XANDER

He rushes up behind another demon. The demon he rushes up
                            demon
behind is a blue demon, from the Sisterhood of Jhe.
                 demon                         Jhe
As he nears the demon, he jumps onto her back, and thus the
                 demon                   back
                           swings     around trying
struggle begins. The demon swings him around, trying to get
         begins
him off of her back, but he refuses to let go. As he holds
                back                       go
                                          with
on, he pounds her in the back of the head with his fist.
on                                                 fist
Finally
Finally, she flips him onto the ground and steps over him,
                                                      him
        down
looking down at him.
                him
                      slightly
Xander cocks his head slightly, recognizing the breed.
                                                breed
                      XANDER
          Hey    know you
          Hey, I know you.
          what
Realizing what kind of demon this is fuels his drive to fight.
                                                         fight
He grabs her leg and pulls it out from under her, causing
                                             her
                  she s down
her to drop. Once she's down, Xander gets back up to his
       drop
feet.
feet
                       XANDER (CONT'D)
                               CONT D
                                        when
          Ha! You don't like it so much when
          Ha      don t
          you re          with
          you're the one with the big bruised
                   you
          head, do you?
          head
He pulls a dagger from his belt and stabs the demon through
the chest. She dies.
    chest      dies

                                       nobody noticed
Xander looks up, proud of himself, but nobody noticed.
             up           himself
                      XANDER (CONT'D)
                               CONT D
          Oh. Right. Fighting.
          Oh Right Fighting

               new
Xander picks a new target and attacks.
                              attacks
EXT. SUNNYDALE HIGH - COURTYARD - DAY
EXT
Buffy                          courtyard
Buffy and Jenna arrive at the courtyard, and stop short behind
                       Slayers               packed which
the large gathering of Slayers. The place is packed, which
                               anything
makes it hard for then to see anything.

                      JENNA
                  impossible How       we
          This is impossible. How are we
          supposed to get through here?
                                  here
                      BUFFY
          We ll        way
          We'll find a way.

Buffy       around trying                             crowd
Buffy looks around, trying to spot a path through the crowd.
Finally                             it with
Finally, she starts to push through it, with Jenna close
behind her.
        her

          Slayers don t pay
The other Slayers don't pay them much attention at first,
                                                   first
but the area is so crammed that there is a lot of pushing
                                                         27.
                                                         27

                                              talking which
and shoving being done. There's also a lot of talking, which
                  done There s
                      any
makes it hard to hear any one voice.
                              voice
ANGLE ON : JENNA

Trying            with Buffy
Trying to keep up with Buffy, but finding it difficult. She
                                             difficult
keeps being pushed off of her path.
                              path
                          way through              elbow
As she tries to force her way through, she gets an elbow in
               Slayer who doesn t
the gut from a Slayer who doesn't see her coming.
                                          coming
                      JENNA
          Ouch Watch it
          Ouch! Watch it.

          Slayer       around It s now       we
The other Slayer turns around. It's now that we can see that
     Slayer                                       slutty
this Slayer is CANDY. She's dressed a little less slutty
               CANDY She s
now            aren t any      wounds
now, and there aren't any neck wounds.

Candy
Candy looks Jenna over.
                  over
                      CANDY
          Sorry               you
          Sorry. I didn't see you.
                   didn t

              her trying               with Buffy still
Jenna ignores her, trying to catch up with Buffy still. As
                              walking
Jenna looks around, she stops walking.
            around
                      JENNA
          Oh, no. No. No. No.
          Oh no No No No
She begins to look around, frantic.
                   around frantic
                      JENNA (CONT'D)
                             CONT D
          Buffy
          Buffy!
                                  where Buffy s gone
Jenna's lost her. She has no idea where Buffy's gone, and
Jenna s      her
          Slayers
the other Slayers talking are making it impossible for her
                      by Buffy
to make herself heard by Buffy.
JENNA'S POV
JENNA S
    crowd              pushy Buffy     nowhere
The crowd is dense and pushy. Buffy is nowhere to be seen.
                                                     seen
ANGLE ON : JENNA

Not liking her current situation.
                       situation
ANGLE ON : BUFFY

                  way             crowd
Still pushing her way through the crowd. She is still looking
around for a plan of attack.
                      attack

                            Jenna When
She looks back, looking for Jenna. When she doesn't see Jenna
           back                             doesn t
                      walking
behind her, she stops walking.
       her
                                                           28.
                                                           28
                       BUFFY
              (calling out)
                calling out
          Jenna?
          Jenna
              (louder)
                louder
          Jenna?
          Jenna
Buffy                                    many Slayers
Buffy still can't see her. There are too many Slayers. She
            can t      her
decides to keep moving. Once again, she begins to push through
                moving       again
    crowd
the crowd.
ANGLE ON : RHONA

                 where Buffy                way through
Not too far from where Buffy is pushing her way through.
           Buffy             way             crowd
Rhona sees Buffy pushing her way through the crowd and
                                    away
realizes that something is up right away.

                         way             crowd
Rhona begins to push her way through the crowd.

             show                          Ethan while Buffy
PULL BACK to show that Rhona is headed for Ethan, while Buffy
                     way toward                   courtyard
is still pushing her way toward the center of the courtyard.

ANGLE ON : ETHAN
        with                    Slayers
Talking with another one of the Slayers.

                      ETHAN
                               many     you
          Be prepared. Tell as many as you
             prepared
          can We mustn t allow anyone
          can. We mustn't allow anyone to ruin
                         you understand
          this event. Do you understand?
               event
    Slayer nods
The Slayer nods.

                      ETHAN (CONT'D)
                             CONT D
          Good then. Go tell the others.
               then              others

    Slayer walks off                              with
The Slayer walks off. Ethan turns around to speak with another
Slayer when       walks
Slayer when Rhona walks up behind him and grabs his shoulder.
                                                    shoulder
                        RHONA
          Hey
          Hey!

Ethan turns.
      turns
                        ETHAN
          What
          What is it?
                  it
                      RHONA
                  you       wanna know    saw
          Thought you might wanna know, I saw
          Buffy                crowd She s
          Buffy Summers in the crowd. She's
          here.
          here

Ethan s eyes                  crowd       away
Ethan's eyes jump over to the crowd right away, scanning for
Buffy
Buffy.
                        ETHAN
          Where
          Where?
                                                           29.
                                                           29
                      RHONA
              was walking toward
          She was walking toward the center.
                                     center
                      ETHAN
          Were       any        with her
          Were there any others with her?
Rhona shakes her head.
                 head
                      RHONA
                     any
          Didn't see any.
          Didn t
                      ETHAN
                                 anyone
          Good. Keep looking for anyone else
          Good
          that might be helping her.
                                her

                                             toward
Ethan leaves Rhona behind and starts pushing toward the
fountain When
fountain. When he reaches it, he steps onto it's ledge and
                          it                it s
          crowd again
scans the crowd again.
When                                           crowd
When he finds it impossible to see through the crowd, he
calls out.
      out
                         ETHAN (CONT'D)
                                CONT D
          Quiet!
          Quiet
    crowd
The crowd is still making noise. Ethan looks back.
                          noise              back
ETHAN'S POV
ETHAN S
Amy             by                     with         Slayer
Amy is standing by the school, talking with another Slayer.
                       school
She looks up and sees him.
                      him
Ethan puts a finger over his lips.
                             lips
ANGLE ON : AMY

            message Amy s
Getting the message, Amy's EYES TURN BLACK. She mumbles
                                     BLACK
                          we can t               crowd
something to herself that we can't hear over the crowd.

Suddenly                              Amy s
Suddenly, a BALL OF LIGHT shoots from Amy's mouth and over
     crowd When it s
the crowd. When it's right in the center, the light POPS
                                  center
with
with a LOUD BANG.
            BANG

    crowd
The crowd goes silent.
               silent
ANGLE ON : ETHAN

                    crowd
Looking back at the crowd.
                      ETHAN (CONT'D)
                             CONT D
                 everyone s attention
          I need everyone's attention!

ANGLE ON : BUFFY

                                              fountain When
She looks back and sees Ethan standing on the fountain. When
              eyes widen slightly                  who
she does, her eyes widen slightly as she realizes who has
    does
             Kennedy while Amy s
been helping Kennedy while Amy's been in the past.
                                             past
                                                            30.
                                                            30
                      BUFFY
              (to herself)
               to herself
          Son of a bitch.
                   bitch
                      ETHAN (O.S.)
                             O S
          We
          We have an intruder amongst us! A
                                      us
          Slayer       Buffy      who would
          Slayer named Buffy. One who would
          stop this event from happening.
                               happening
Buffy                             wanting
Buffy starts to look around, not wanting to be noticed just
                     around
yet                     slightly
yet. She ducks her head slightly.

ANGLE ON : KENNEDY
At the top of the   stairs, holding the amulet in one hand and
                    stairs
     Scythe
the Scythe in the   other When            Buffy s name
                    other. When she hears Buffy's name, her
eyes
eyes shoot to the   crowd           way Ethan s did
                    crowd, the same way Ethan's did. She begins
to scan the area,
            area                Buffy
                    looking for Buffy.
                      ETHAN (O.S.) (CONT'D)
                             O S    CONT D
          We
          We must find her and keep her from
          the amulet.
              amulet
ANGLE ON : CHAO-AHN
           CHAO AHN
       crowd                   Buffy When           Buffy
In the crowd, not too far from Buffy. When she sees Buffy,
she smiles.
    smiles
                       CHAO-AHN
                       CHAO AHN
               in Chinese which
              (in Chinese, which I
               can't translate)
               can t translate
          Finally             know
          Finally, someone I know.
               waving
              (waving)
          Hi Buffy
          Hi, Buffy!
ANGLE ON : BUFFY

                                        eyes widen She s
As she hears her name being spoken, her eyes widen. She's
                            spoken
               knows it
busted and she knows it.

ANGLE ON : KENNEDY
       where Chao Ahn is      who she s         at Kennedy
Seeing where Chao-Ahn is, and who she's looking at. Kennedy
          Buffy with                  Scythe
points to Buffy with the blade of the Scythe.
                        KENNEDY
          There!
          There
ANGLE ON : ETHAN

       Buffy now too
Seeing Buffy now too.

                      ETHAN
                             away
          Stop her! Keep her away from the
               her
          stairs!
          stairs
                                                            31.
                                                            31
ANGLE ON : BUFFY

She lifts her head and prepares for battle as the rest of
    Slayers
the Slayers close in on her.
                        her
                      BUFFY
          Uh-oh.
          Uh oh

            begins Slayer       Slayer                 Buffy
The battle begins. Slayer after Slayer jumps on top of Buffy,
         her Buffy
hitting her. Buffy tries to fight them off, but there are
                                       off
    many
too many of them. She falls to the ground, and is pinned
             them                  ground
                    Slayers
there. As the other Slayers hold her there, she struggles
there                                there
    yells
and yells.
                      BUFFY (CONT'D)
                             CONT D
          Stop it! Get off of me! Stop!
               it             me Stop
                             inch Buffy
But the others don't give an inch. Buffy is trapped.
               don t                        trapped
                                              FADE TO BLACK:
                                                      BLACK
                                  TWO
                       END OF ACT TWO
                                                            32.
                                                            32
                          ACT THREE

FADE IN:
     IN
EXT. RESIDENTIAL STREET - DAY
EXT
Willow Xander Dawn
Willow, Xander, Dawn and Giles continue to battle the demons
                      way toward
that are making their way toward the school.
                                     school
   Dawn
As Dawn finishes off another one, she looks around and then
                             one
back to Giles.
        Giles

                       DAWN
                       DAWN
                       many They re
           There's too many. They're getting
           There s
           through.
           through
                       GILES
                      school We ll try
           Get to the school. We'll try to cut
           them off there.
                    there

Dawn nods                    toward
Dawn nods, and starts to run toward the school.
                                        school
           WILLOW
ANGLE ON : WILLOW AND XANDER

         two demons Willow s                  by
Battling two demons. Willow's demon grabs her by the neck
and picks her up.
              up
As she struggles, she manages to kick the demon in the chest,
       struggles                                       chest
                 it allowing
and push off of it, allowing her to escape.
                                    escape
                                  swings     ax
As she gets back to her feet, she swings her ax and kills
                        feet
the demon.
    demon
                                 Xander who
As her demon drops, she looks to Xander, who is still
             drops
           with
struggling with his demon.
                    demon
                       XANDER
           Go Dawn        you
           Go! Dawn needs you.
                       WILLOW
                       WILLOW
                               you here
           I'm not gonna leave you here!
           I m
                                            with
Giles rushes to Xander's side and helps him with the demon.
                Xander s                             demon
                       GILES
           Willow     with Dawn We ll follow
           Willow, go with Dawn. We'll follow
                      we can
           as soon as we can.

                       WILLOW
                       WILLOW
           But--
           But
                       GILES
           Go!
           Go
Willow doesn t want               eventually does
Willow doesn't want to leave, but eventually does. She runs
                       leave
                               Dawn
off in the same direction that Dawn ran in.
                                        in
                                                         33.
                                                         33
EXT. SUNNYDALE HIGH - COURTYARD - DAY
EXT
Dawn
Dawn approaches the school, and takes in the sight of all
                    school
     Slayers who     yelling
the Slayers, who are yelling and causing a big fuss. Of
                                               fuss
course Dawn doesn t know why they re yelling
course, Dawn doesn't know why they're yelling and fussing,
                                                  fussing
          knows     it s noisy
she just knows that it's noisy.
Willow                                     when
Willow soon joins her here and stops short when she sees the
Slayers
Slayers.
                      WILLOW
                      WILLOW
          Wow                   many      when
          Wow, it looks like so many more when
          you re
          you're up close.
                    close
                      DAWN
                      DAWN
                      Buffy              you
          I don't see Buffy or Jenna. Do you?
            don t              Jenna
                       WILLOW
                       WILLOW
          No. But...
          No But
              (turns around)
               turns around
                   whole
          I see a whole lot of demons coming
               way       ya     any
          this way. Do ya think any of these
          Slayers
          Slayers might help us kill a bunch
          of them?
             them
                         DAWN
                         DAWN
          We
          We can hope.
                 hope

Dawn
Dawn turns around and prepares for more fighting against the
                           way
demons that are coming her way.
            Willow     Dawn                         crowd
From behind Willow and Dawn, Jenna emerges from the crowd.
          Dawn s shoulder
She grabs Dawn's shoulder.
                         JENNA
          Hey
          Hey.

Dawn
Dawn is surprised, and jumps a little, but then turns around.
        surprised               little                 around
When
When she sees Jenna, she's a little relieved. Then she
              Jenna she s            relieved
              Buffy s
realizes that Buffy's not there.
                          there
                      DAWN
                      DAWN
          Where s Buffy
          Where's Buffy?

                      JENNA
          The others have her pinned. I can't
                              pinned    can t
          even get to her.
                      her
                      WILLOW
                      WILLOW
          We
          We have to help her.
                          her

Dawn                                   crowd    Slayers
Dawn mulls this over. She looks to the crowd of Slayers, and
                over
                                  courtyard
then to the demons headed for the courtyard.

                      DAWN
                      DAWN
          We can t We
          We can't. We have to keep the demons
          back.
          back
                                                            34.
                                                            34
                       WILLOW
                       WILLOW
              (confused)
                confused
          But--
          But

                        DAWN
                        DAWN
          We
          We have to fight off the demons, at
                                     demons
                             Slayers
          least until these Slayers start doing
             themselves Kennedy
          it themselves. Kennedy getting this
          power
          power is bad, but a demon getting it
                    bad
          would     worse Buffy
          would be worse. Buffy can handle
          herself.
          herself
              (beat)
                beat
          I hope.
            hope
Willow doesn t                                        Dawn
Willow doesn't like it, but she accepts it. She gives Dawn a
                    it                  it
nod.
nod
                      JENNA
          Where         guys
          Where are the guys?

                       WILLOW
                       WILLOW
          Coming They                     few
          Coming. They just had to kill a few
          demons first.
                 first
                      JENNA
          Well         they hurry
          Well, I hope they hurry.

                        courtyard Willow Dawn
As the demons reach the courtyard, Willow, Dawn and Jenna
            weapons            with
raise their weapons and attack with all their might.
                                              might
ANGLE ON : BUFFY

                                                   Slayers
Still pinned on the ground, screaming at the other Slayers.
                    ground
                      BUFFY
              don t know what you re doing
          You don't know what you're doing!
          You don't understand!
              don t understand
      walks                      down with
Ethan walks up to her, and looks down with a smile.
                  her                        smile
                      ETHAN
          Hello Buffy
          Hello, Buffy.
                      BUFFY
            don t know how you
          I don't know how you got out of
                             you d
          prison, Ethan, but you'd best be
          prison Ethan
          running like hell.
                       hell
                        ETHAN
                  words                   down
          Strong words from such a pinned down
          Slayer
          Slayer.
              (beat)
               beat
          How s ol
          How's ol' Ripper doing?
                             doing
                                                           35.
                                                           35
                      BUFFY
                    you ll         yourself
          I imagine you'll see for yourself
          when he s burying               your
          when he's burying his loafer in your
          ass.
          ass
                               Kennedy
Ethan chuckles. He looks up at Kennedy.
      chuckles
                       ETHAN
          Well           that I d say it s
          Well, look at that. I'd say it's
          just about time to end this
          conversation.
          conversation

Buffy                       Slayers
Buffy struggles against the Slayers that are holding her
down      eventually        view    Kennedy
down, and eventually gets a view of Kennedy.
ANGLE ON : KENNEDY

    wraps                                    Scythe
She wraps the chain of the amulet around the Scythe and raises
                                     eyes
it into the air, and then closes her eyes.
            air
                      KENNEDY
              (in a demon language)
               in          language
          Vortala meson noctu Morel Divineh.
                                     Divineh
          Jubris en sokree.
                    sokree
              (translation)
               translation
          I call upon the source of Morel
          Divineh. Bring forth the night.
          Divineh                   night

              eyes                                GLOW
She keeps her eyes closed as the AMULET BEGINS TO GLOW.
           WILLOW DAWN
ANGLE ON : WILLOW, DAWN AND JENNA

                    demons Willow isn t            easy
Battling a group of demons. Willow isn't having an easy time
with hers                                               ax
with hers. Both she and the demon are holding onto her ax,
trying
trying to get it from the other.
                          other
                    weapon       now                 with
Jenna has lost her weapon and is now battling it out with a
demon, hand to hand. After getting punched rather hard in
demon          hand
                       with                            own
the face, she returns with a barrage of punches of her own.
    face
Dawn meanwhile      trying                      with
Dawn, meanwhile, is trying to stab at her demon with a knife
                              primary weapon
she's pulled after losing her primary weapon. The demon
she s
refuses to sit still long enough to get stabbed. It keeps
                                        stabbed
                   way        hyper jack in the box
ducking out of the way like a hyper jack-in-the-box.

                       DAWN
                       DAWN
               annoyed
              (annoyed)
          Would you
          Would you stop moving and let me
               you
          stab you?
Willow s                              now
Willow's getting into serious trouble now. The demon that
                 with twists     ax          Willow
she's struggling with twists the ax, causing Willow to lose
she s
                    eyes widen                         ax
her grip on it. Her eyes widen as the demon raises the ax,
            it
                swing
and prepared to swing at her.
                         her
                                                         36.
                                                         36

                      sword
Just before it can, a sword blade comes through its chest.
               can                                  chest
It's pulled back out, and the demon drops to the ground,
It s             out                             ground
dead.
dead
REVEAL Giles standing behind the demon.
                                 demon
                      GILES
               to Willow
              (to Willow)
              you alright
          Are you alright?
                      WILLOW
                      WILLOW
          Yeah, thanks. And also, duck.
          Yeah thanks       also duck
                       GILES
          What
          What?
                suddenly
              (suddenly gets it)
                             it
          Oh!
          Oh
                       swooshes
Giles ducks as a blade swooshes over his head. It's being
                                         head It s
     by                  armor Next                     twin
held by a demon in metal armor. Next to this demon, its twin
                                             demon
             sword
also holds a sword.
ANGLE ON : XANDER

                 nearby He s
Battling a demon nearby. He's got the demon in a choke-hold,
                                                 choke hold
while                      Kennedy         glowing amulet
while he looks up and sees Kennedy and her glowing amulet.
                      XANDER
          I thought the Night of Morel Divineh
          was
          was supposed to take place at night.
                                        night
Willow
Willow turns and sees the amulet.
                          amulet
                      WILLOW
                      WILLOW
          How
          How can she...?
                  she
ANGLE ON : THE AMULET

                     air wrapped            Scythe
Still raised in the air, wrapped around the Scythe. The amulet
                                      sky
shoots a BEAM OF BLACK LIGHT into the sky, and BLACK CLOUDS
            sky
form in the sky, blocking most of the sun and giving the
area a strange blue-ish hue.
                blue ish hue
           WILLOW
ANGLE ON : WILLOW

                sky
Looks up at the sky.

                      WILLOW CONT D
                      WILLOW (CONT'D)
          Oh. Nevermind.
          Oh Nevermind
ANGLE ON : BUFFY

Still struggling on the ground.
                        ground
                       BUFFY
          You have to let me go! You're all
                             go You re
          going to die!
                   die
                                                            37.
                                                            37

           Slayers that s             down
One of the Slayers that's holding her down grins at her.
                                                    her
                      SLAYER
             you really       you re
          Do you really think you're in a good
          place for making threats?
                           threats
                      BUFFY
                           threat you moron
          I'm not making a threat, you moron!
          I m
                      you
          I'm telling you!
          I m
Buffy            eyes annoyed by       whole thing
Buffy closes her eyes, annoyed by this whole thing. She takes
a deep breath and stops struggling.
                        struggling
    Slayers                      down
The Slayers that are holding her down look at each other,
                                                   other
wondering why Buffy
wondering why Buffy has stopped struggling.
                                struggling

Suddenly Buffy s eyes                                 with
Suddenly, Buffy's eyes shoot open. Her face is filled with
                             open
determination.
determination
She uses all of her strength to lift her arms off of the
                two        Slayers                       down
ground, causing two of the Slayers that are pinning her down
ground
to crash into each other.
                    other

                  freed Buffy
Once her arms are freed, Buffy punches another one of the
Slayers                          quickly
Slayers, and frees her legs. She quickly gets to her feet
                       legs
                        Slayers
and looks around at the Slayers around her.
                                       her
                      BUFFY (CONT'D)
                             CONT D
              wanna
          You wanna fight me? Then let's fight.
                          me       let s fight
    Slayers        again throwing              kicks Buffy
The Slayers attack again, throwing punches and kicks. Buffy
manages to avoid all of their attempts to hit her as she
                     Slayer     throws
grabs the arm of one Slayer and throws her into another
Slayer
Slayer.
She kicks another, causing her to fall back, into another
          another                      back
two Slayers Buffy smiles
two Slayers. Buffy smiles.
                      BUFFY (CONT'D)
                              CONT D
          Maybe    you didn t
          Maybe if you didn't all spend so
                    whining        your power
          much time whining about your power,
          you d actually know how
          you'd actually know how to use it.
                                          it
                           watches              first without
Rhona approaches. She just watches the fight at first, without
      approaches
   expression        face Finally
an expression on her face. Finally, she speaks.
                                        speaks
                      RHONA
            know
          I know.

Buffy
Buffy looks over and sees Rhona. She doesn't like this.
                          Rhona      doesn t      this
                      BUFFY
          Rhona you know me
          Rhona, you know me. Listen to me.
                                        me
                                                         38.
                                                         38
                      RHONA
            know      you
          I know that you like to be the boss
             everyone      always       you
          of everyone. You always think you
          know
          know better than the rest of us.
                                       us
              (beat)
               beat
          You did this to us. You cost us our
                          us
          lives My family won t
          lives. My family won't even speak to
             anymore
          me anymore.

                       BUFFY
              (still fighting other
                still
                Slayers
               Slayers)
          And on the more literal side of that
          comment, this spell is going to kill
          comment
          you It s                       we
          you. It's gonna kill us all if we
          don't stop it.
          don t       it
                      RHONA
                               anymore Buffy
          You're not in charge anymore, Buffy.
          You re
          Time to step back and let the rest
          of us handle things.
                       things
                      BUFFY
          Tell that to the demons that are
                                your lines
          attacking the back of your lines.

                                                Slayers
Rhona looks back. She can't see past the other Slayers, but
             back      can t
something tells her that something isn't right in the back
                                   isn t
                  slowly                    way
of the group. She slowly starts to push her way through the
       group
crowd toward
crowd, toward the back.
                  back

Buffy                    with           Slayers
Buffy continues to fight with the other Slayers. She takes a
                                  slow     down
lot of hits, but doesn't let them slow her down. She avoids
       hits      doesn t
punches and kicks and- for some odd reason- a flashlight
                  and               reason
that s thrown                 while
that's thrown at her. All the while, hitting back at the
                 her
girls that are attacking her.
                         her
ANGLE ON : CHAO-AHN
           CHAO AHN
Watching Buffy fight Confused
Watching Buffy fight. Confused.

                      CHAO-AHN
                      CHAO AHN
              (in Chinese)
               in Chinese
          Okay now I m confused Why       we
          Okay, now I'm confused. Why are we
                   Buffy
          fighting Buffy?
           WILLOW
ANGLE ON : WILLOW

        away                              isn t dying
Hacking away at a rather large demon that isn't dying. It
              angrily with it s         eyes
looks at her angrily, with it's big red eyes, and huffs. It
                                                  huffs
         with                                    flying
hits her with the back of it's hand, sending her flying
                          it s hand
through the air, and onto the ground.
             air              ground
                            busy
Xander sees her, but is too busy fighting to help her.
            her                                   her
                      XANDER
          Willow
          Willow!
                                                            39.
                                                            39
                         WILLOW
                         WILLOW
          I m okay
          I'm okay.

           DAWN
ANGLE ON : DAWN

                   sword       with     twin
In the middle of a sword fight with the twin of Giles' demon.
                                                Giles demon
             Willow s demon
She looks at Willow's demon.

                      DAWN
                      DAWN
                           it s eyes
          Mahrn demon. Get it's eyes!
                demon
Willow                                  ax
Willow stands back up, and picks up her ax. She starts to
                   up
walk toward     demon who     trying             way
walk toward the demon, who is trying to make his way into
     crowd   Slayers However          Willow
the crowd of Slayers. However, before Willow can get to it,
                                                         it
Rhona kicks the demon in the gut, causing him to stumble
                             gut
back.
back
Willow
Willow sees Rhona, and is a little confused.
            Rhona                  confused
                         WILLOW
                         WILLOW
          Rhona?
          Rhona
                       RHONA
              (calling back to the
               calling
               Slayers
               Slayers)
          We                guys
          We have more bad guys back here!
                                     here

                      Slayers               with
A couple of the other Slayers see the fight with the demons,
                                                     demons
    walk
and walk back to help fight them.
                            them
Willow watches this                 what
Willow watches this, still not sure what to think.
                                            think
                      RHONA (CONT'D)
                             CONT D
               to Willow
              (to Willow)
          Ax Now
          Ax. Now.

                         WILLOW
                         WILLOW
          Uh... right.
          Uh    right
Willow                  ax
Willow tosses Rhona the ax.

                      WILLOW CONT D
                      WILLOW (CONT'D)
                     eyes
          Go for the eyes.

                         demon s eyes
And so Rhona attacks the demon's eyes.
Willow                   knowing which
Willow stands back, not knowing which direction to go in.
              back                                    in
                    very
The area is full of very confusing chaos.
                                    chaos
          Willow               toward
And then Willow turns her head toward the school and sees
something.
something
ANGLE ON : AMY
           way             crowd
Making her way through the crowd, and into the school.
                                               school
                                                           40.
                                                           40
           WILLOW
ANGLE ON : WILLOW

Watching Amy              which                  next
Watching Amy. She decides which baddie to attack next.
              walk toward     school When
She starts to walk toward the school. When Xander sees this,
                                                       this
              what
he's not sure what to think.
he s                  think
                       XANDER
          Will
          Will?
                      WILLOW
                      WILLOW
          It s okay Stay here
          It's okay. Stay here.

Willow           way             crowd
Willow makes her way through the crowd, into the school.
                                                 school

                      HALLWAY
INT. SUNNYDALE HIGH - HALLWAY - CONTINUOUS
INT
Willow
Willow enters the school. As the door closes behind her, the
                  school                            her
sounds of the chaos outside become muffled.
                                   muffled

Nobody                     hallway
Nobody else is around. The hallway is dark. It's a bubble of
               around                 dark It s
           otherwise insanely
calm in an otherwise insanely loud area.
                                   area
              walk down     hallway
She starts to walk down the hallway, not dropping her guard.
                                                      guard
As she passes classrooms, she looks inside, but moves on
              classrooms             inside
when                 Amy    any
when she doesn't see Amy in any of them.
         doesn t                    them

                                       any     sounds When
She pauses for a moment, to listen for any odd sounds. When
                 moment
                 any                   walk
she doesn't hear any, she continues to walk.
    doesn t
             on we         Amy                  her Amy s
As she moves on, we REVEAL Amy, standing behind her. Amy's
smiling.
smiling
                      AMY
            was        you d
          I was hoping you'd come in here.
                                     here
Willow
Willow spins around.
             around
                      WILLOW
                      WILLOW
                                  eye   you
          Someone had to keep an eye on you.
                               Kennedy
          Nice trick, bringing Kennedy back
               trick
               that Honestly
          like that. Honestly, I thought it'd
                                         it d
                      beyond you
          be a little beyond you.

                      AMY
          I've had time to learn.
          I ve             learn

Amy                        Willow    fly backwards
Amy raises a hand, causing Willow to fly backwards, and slide
             hand
across the floor.
           floor
                      AMY (CONT'D)
                           CONT D
              what
          See what I mean?
                     mean
                                                FADE TO BLACK:
                                                        BLACK
                       END OF ACT THREE
                                                           41.
                                                           41
                           ACT FOUR

FADE IN:
     IN

                      HALLWAY
INT. SUNNYDALE HIGH - HALLWAY - DAY
INT
               we      off Amy          few       toward
Not long after we left off. Amy takes a few steps toward
Willow
Willow.

                        AMY
                here you always         you
           And here, you always thought you
           were              witch   Always
           were the toughest witch. Always
                    you were
           thought you were so much stronger
                             you        any
           than me. Not that you earned any of
                 me
           it.
           it
Willow
Willow stands back up.
                   up
                       AMY (CONT'D)
                            CONT D
                who s      powerful now
           Look who's more powerful now.

Amy waves                        time Willow
Amy waves her hand again. This time, Willow is slammed into
                   again
a group of lockers. She doesn't fall this time.
           lockers       doesn t           time

                                     Amy
Once she recovers, she looks back to Amy.
         recovers
                       WILLOW
                       WILLOW
           Wow you      powerful
           Wow, you are powerful. Still missing
             few                      when
           a few pieces of the puzzle when it
                    sanity though
           comes to sanity though.
                       AMY
              you really wanna
           Do you really wanna be pissing me
                     now
           off right now?

Amy         few            toward Willow
Amy takes a few more steps toward Willow.

                       AMY (CONT'D)
                            CONT D
                  you re               anymore
           I hear you're not too tough anymore.
           Too bad. You're missing a hell of a
               bad You re
           party
           party.
                       WILLOW
                       WILLOW
                             you
           I'm not scared of you.
           I m
Amy smiles            wind blows
Amy smiles. A gust of wind blows past her, and she BEGINS TO
                                      her
LEVITATE.
LEVITATE
                        AMY
               probably
           You probably should be.
                               be

    extends
She extends her hand, and a BOLT OF LIGHTNING shoots from
                hand
it Willow                   way
it. Willow dives out of the way as the lightning hits a
display
display case behind her, causing glass, pictures and trophies
                     her         glass
                   Willow
to fall all around Willow.
                                                         42.
                                                         42

Amy                toward Willow Willow
Amy begins to move toward Willow. Willow looks around for a
weapon     finally
weapon and finally picks up one of the trophies. It's a
                                       trophies It s
slightly                     trophy      we ve
slightly melted cheerleading trophy that we've all seen
before.
before
Willow throws       Amy      Amy            without
Willow throws it at Amy, but Amy catches it without missing
                                   trophy
a beat. She grins and looks at the trophy.
  beat
                      AMY (CONT'D)
                            CONT D
          Hey    finally      my
          Hey, I finally got my hands on a
                       trophy      only my
          cheerleading trophy. If only my mother
                       now
          could see me now.

With                                  trophy
With a slight chuckle, she tosses the trophy aside and
              chuckle
                  toward Willow
continues to move toward Willow.

EXT. SUNNYDALE HIGH - COURTYARD - DAY
EXT
Buffy                   with           Slayers
Buffy is still fighting with the other Slayers. She punches
                      throws              crowd
one of them, and then throws her into the crowd. As soon as
        them
      Slayer
that Slayer is gone there is another one there to take her
place They re           Buffy throwing               every
place. They're all over Buffy, throwing punches from every
angle.
angle

Buffy                    with
Buffy dodges their fists with some painful looking back-
                                                   back
                 every
bending and uses every free chance she gets to hit one of
               knows     can t totally
them back. She knows she can't totally stop them, but she
      back                                  them
tries to keep as much clear space around herself as possible.
                                                    possible
                                    very far
Sensing that this isn't getting her very far, she begins to
                  isn t
                                                  Kennedy
look around for another option. She has to get to Kennedy.
                        option

           XANDER DAWN
ANGLE ON : XANDER, DAWN, GILE AND JENNA

               demons Dawn     now                sword
Still battling demons. Dawn is now holding onto a sword in
                                 sword
each hand, having picked up the sword of the demon that she
     hand
was
was battling before. She is using them to attack a fur-covered
             before                                fur covered
demon that keeps snapping at her.
                             her

                  hand to hand with         which
Giles is fighting hand-to-hand with a demon which has insect
type qualities                    swipe by
type qualities to it. He avoids a swipe by this demon, and
                  it                             demon
                              head With    twist
manages to grab it around the head. With a twist, the head
pops off in his hands. He looks at it for a moment, and then
                hands                       moment
drops it.
      it
                                                    gray
Xander is on the ground. On top of him, a black and gray
                  ground             him
                                                trying
alien looking demon has it's mouth open, and is trying to
                         it s        open
                              barely
get closer to him. Xander is barely managing to hold it back.
              him                                        back
Dawn                                             eyes widen
Dawn looks back and sees Xander's situation. Her eyes widen.
                         Xander s situation

                      DAWN
                      DAWN
          Xander! That's a soul sucker! Don't
          Xander That s         sucker Don t
          let it get too close.
                         close
                      XANDER
          Really trying
          Really trying not to.
                            to
                                                            43.
                                                            43
Giles grabs the soul sucker off of Xander and stabs it. The
                                                    it
demon dies and falls on top of Xander.
                               Xander
Xander pushes the demon off, and gets up.
                        off           up
                      XANDER (CONT'D)
                              CONT D
              (to Giles)
               to Giles
          Thanks.
          Thanks
                        crowd    Slayers
Giles looks back at the crowd of Slayers. The demons are
              way    by now                      with Slayers
pushing their way in by now. The area is filled with Slayers
fighting demons.
         demons
The bright side to this is, it gives Giles a chance to think.
                        is                             think
Xander takes a look back at the big battle that's going on.
                                           that s       on
As he looks, he sees something.
      looks          something
                      XANDER (CONT'D)
                               CONT D
                        Rayne
          Is that Ethan Rayne?

      immediately               where
Giles immediately looks over to where Xander is looking. His
                                                looking
           with anger
face fills with anger.

                      GILES
          Stay here
          Stay here. Help the girls.
                              girls
    with that                            way
And with that, Giles starts to force his way through the
crowd
crowd.
Xander remains behind, taking a look at the demons around
               behind
him.
him
                       XANDER
                       leaving Why
          People keep leaving. Why do people
          keep leaving?
               leaving
ANGLE ON : KENNEDY

                                            Scythe
Still at the top of the stairs, holding the Scythe into the
                        stairs
air.
air
                       KENNEDY
              (in demon language)
               in         language
          Umprute ela miku en. Senoiah avinoke
                             en
          comreesh!
          comreesh
              (translation)
               translation
                                 power
          Vessel of the chosen power, I command
          you        your
          you. Open your gates and release
               which
          that which I seek!
                        seek
ANGLE ON : BUFFY

                 swinging   Slayer            throwing
In the middle of swinging a Slayer around and throwing her
         crowd                           Slayers
into the crowd. Once she does this, more Slayers attack her.
                              this                      her
                                                             44.
                                                             44

Buffy exchanges
Buffy exchanges punches at an almost impossible speed, doing
                                                speed
                                             thrown
her best to avoid the punches that are being thrown at her.
                                                       her

       nowhere                                 Buffy
Out of nowhere, a RED HAIRED SLAYER dives onto Buffy, taking
    down
her down, into the fountain.
                   fountain
Buffy                Slayer             they       try
Buffy and this other Slayer struggle as they both try to
                            water                  Slayer
gain the upper hand in the water. The red haired Slayer
                 Buffy            water      Buffy quickly
attempts to hold Buffy under the water, but Buffy quickly
                                        Slayer flying
kicks the girl off of her, sending this Slayer flying
                       her
backwards
backwards.

Buffy
Buffy gets to her feet and stands on the edge of the fountain
         Slayers                    try
and more Slayers attack her. Some try to pull her feet out
                        her
                                                   away
from under her, but she avoids them, or kicks them away.
           her                 them
                               with her
Others climb onto the fountain with her, forcing her to
exchange
exchange hits again.
               again
                          Slayers
As she battles one of the Slayers, another one comes from
                                       head Buffy
behind and hits her in the back of the head. Buffy loses her
balance and falls off of the fountain, landing on the ground,
                             fountain                 ground
                   many      Slayers
and at the feet of many more Slayers.

                   up they
Before she can get up, they begin to kick her and punch at
her. She is once again unable to get back to her feet.
her                                              feet
                                                 many
She tries to block these hits, but there are too many of
                         hits
them.
them
                             punch Buffy
Kick after kick. Punch after punch. Buffy is bleeding from
           kick
                          by
several spots on her face by this point. She curls into a
                                  point
fetal position, but the hitting doesn't stop.
      position                  doesn t stop
ANGLE ON : KENNEDY
                      KENNEDY (CONT'D)
                               CONT D
              (still speaking
               still
               demonese)
               demonese
          Umpruto selesta congragor.
                          congragor
              (translation)
               translation
                              your home
          Come to me. Make me your home.
                  me
ANGLE ON : THE SKY

             with
Still filled with dark clouds. A BLACK VORTEX begins to form
                       clouds
above the school.
          school

                      DAWN
ANGLE ON : XANDER AND DAWN

                       together Dawn
Fighting one big demon together. Dawn has given Xander one
        swords                     trying          away
of her swords and both of them are trying to hack away at
               they can t
the demon, but they can't seem to cut through it's thick
     demon                                    it s
skin.
skin
                      XANDER
          What
          What is this thing?
                       thing
                                                            45.
                                                            45

                      DAWN
                      DAWN
          Contegra demon.
                   demon
               whacks
              (whacks at the demon
               again)
               again
               we
          Once we get through the skin, it's
                                   skin it s
          just a matter of getting it's heart.
                                    it s heart

                                                    backwards
The demon hits at Xander, causing Xander to stumble backwards.
                  Xander
           swipes   Dawn
The demon swipes at Dawn, but she avoids it and keeps on
attacking.
attacking
                      JENNA (O.S.)
                              O S
          Dawn
          Dawn!
              (beat)
                beat
          What
          What is this thing?
                       thing

Dawn doesn t      back She s busy
Dawn doesn't look back. She's busy avoiding the demon's
                                                demon s
swipes
swipes.

                      DAWN
                      DAWN
          Hold on a sec.
                    sec
                      JENNA (O.S.)
                             O S
              (beat)
               beat
          Seriously       won t die
          Seriously... It won't die!

                      DAWN
                      DAWN
          Okay It s a
          Okay. It's a...

Dawn now
Dawn now looks back, as she just gets a chance.
               back                     chance

                      DAWN CONT D
                      DAWN (CONT'D)
          It's a--
          It s a
When                              what she s fighting
When she looks back to tell Jenna what she's fighting, she
gets a puzzled look on her face.
                           face
                      DAWN CONT D
                      DAWN (CONT'D)
          Clem?
          Clem
ANGLE ON : JENNA

                         CLEM who isn t
Stabbing the hell out of CLEM, who isn't feeling a thing.
                                                   thing
                 Dawn     waves
He looks over at Dawn and waves.

           DAWN
ANGLE ON : DAWN

                       DAWN CONT D
                       DAWN (CONT'D)
          What     you
          What are you--?

Before she can finish, the demon she's fighting grabs her.
               finish            she s                her
              sword
She drops her sword and begins to struggle.
                                  struggle
Xander comes back into the picture, stabbing at the demon
                           picture
with     sword                   times with
with his sword. He stabs several times, with little damage
done to the demon.
            demon
                                                            46.
                                                            46
ANGLE ON : LYLE GORCH

Walking                   with              COWBOY
Walking up to the battle with SEVERAL OTHER COWBOY STYLE
VAMPS When
VAMPS. When he gets there, he smiles and VAMPS OUT.
                    there                      OUT
                        LYLE
          Well now             we
          Well now. Looks like we got here
          just in time.
                   time
                                      Slayer
He jumps into the battle, taking on a Slayer, and loving
                   battle
every
every moment of it.
                it
INT. SUNNYDALE HIGH - SCIENCE LAB - DAY
INT
Willow
Willow rushes into the room, and slams the door behind her.
                       room                            her
     watches                          way
She watches the door as she makes her way to the back of the
           knows     Amy will             any moment
room. She knows that Amy will be there at any moment.
room
As she gets to the back of the room, she finds herself in
                               room
                knowing what        next
the corner, not knowing what to do next.
    corner
ANGLE ON : THE DOOR

            doesn t open There s nobody there
Silence. It doesn't open. There's nobody there.
Silence
           WILLOW
ANGLE ON : WILLOW
      watching                           heavy
Still watching the door. She's breathing heavy.
                   door She s
ANGLE ON : THE DOOR

                          blows
Still nothing... Until it blows off it's hinges and flies
      nothing                        it s
                                      room only   few
across the room. AMY FLOATS into the room, only a few inches
           room
           ground with          wind blowing
off of the ground, with a cool wind blowing her hair and
                    eyes
clothes around. Her eyes are black.
        around               black
                      AMY
          Way         yourself
          Way to back yourself into a corner.
                                       corner
          What s your next trick          really
          What's your next trick? Scream really
                             away
          loud and hope I go away?
              (beat)
               beat
          Oh wait That s right
          Oh, wait. That's right. You don't
                                       don t
               any                 you
          have any more tricks, do you?
                        tricks
Amy s               WITH                    slowly
Amy's HANDS CRACKLE WITH ELECTRICITY as she slowly raises
one of them.
       them
                      AMY (CONT'D)
                           CONT D
                      with     power now
          I'm the one with the power now.
          I m

Amy                               Willow Willow
Amy SHOOTS A BOLT OF LIGHTNING at Willow. Willow dives out
       way                                 wall
of the way just in time. The bolt hits the wall behind her,
                   time                                her
and pieces of debris fall to the ground near her.
                                             her
                      AMY (CONT'D)
                            CONT D
          You're nothing.
          You re nothing
                      (MORE)
                       MORE
                                                         47.
                                                         47
                      AMY (CONT'D)
                           CONT D
                        old weak
          Just the same old, weak nerd that
          couldn t pay anyone             way
          couldn't pay anyone to look her way
          back in high school.
                       school
Willow              stays                             Amy
Willow sits up, but stays on the ground. She looks at Amy,
            up                   ground
who
who is in the front of the room.
                           room
                      WILLOW
                      WILLOW
              weren t exactly
          You weren't exactly popular either.
                                      either
                       AMY
          Hey     wasn t         who
          Hey, I wasn't the one who hung around
                    crowd
          the cool crowd, just to seem more
          popular. "I'm dating the guitarist",
          popular    I m             guitarist
           My                         world
          "My best friend saved the world",
           I m secretly          with
          "I'm secretly in love with the most
                           school s boyfriend
          popular girl in school's boyfriend,
          even though I'm supposed to be gay
                       I m                  gay
              don t know     yet
          but don't know it yet."
              (beat)
                beat
          My goodness      you           any
          My goodness, if you clung on any
          more they d officially         you
          more, they'd officially make you a
          leech.
          leech
                      WILLOW
                      WILLOW
              don t know anything
          You don't know anything about me.
                                        me
                       AMY
                                    bookworm
          Please. You're an open bookworm. You
          Please You re
          want
          want to be the coolest, most loved,
                           coolest        loved
                powerful                 world
          most powerful person in the world,
               you don t want      work
          but you don't want to work for it. it
              (beat)
                beat
          Funny               worked
          Funny part is, it worked! You didn't
                      is                   didn t
                anything you have
          earn anything you have. You didn't
                                         didn t
                                you used
          earn the magic that you used. The
                      work
          rest of us work our entire lives,
                                        lives
                                  anything
          and it doesn't get us anything but a
                  doesn t
                                       ability
          stake to burn at, and the ability to
                          at
          turn ourselves into rats.
                                rats

Amy lowers                            few       toward Willow
Amy lowers to the ground, and takes a few steps toward Willow.
                  ground
                       AMY (CONT'D)
                             CONT D
                     finally
          Oh, but I finally got the hint. I
          Oh                           hint
          finally               how
          finally caught onto how this game is
          played It s
          played. It's not about earning it,it
                       how
          or learning how to use it. It's not
                                    it It s
                     power       you re
          about the power that you're supposed
                         your blood It s
          to inherit in your blood. It's about
                  what you want It s
          taking what you want. It's all about
                                  you
          cutting corners. Once you learn that
                   corners
          little piece of information, it's
                           information it s
              easy
          all easy street from there, isn't
                                 there isn t
          it?
          it
                                                         48.
                                                         48

Amy                                              with power
Amy stops and looks at her hand, still crackling with power.
                           hand
                      AMY (CONT'D)
                           CONT D
          Now you re
          Now you're the underdog, and I'm the--
                         underdog      I m the
                      WILLOW
                      WILLOW
            Really insane                with
          --Really insane, mental person with
          more issues than I have fingers to
                     on Yup that s what
          count them on? Yup, that's what I
          was
          was thinking too.
                       too
Willow
Willow stands up.
              up
                       WILLOW CONT D
                       WILLOW (CONT'D)
          I mean, I've heard of holding onto
            mean I ve
                       jeez How many years
          things, but jeez! How many years
          things
               you
          have you had to get over it? Look at
                                    it
          you         whining
          you, still whining about a mother
          you haven t             your
          you haven't seen since your second
          year
          year of high school.
                        school
Amy doesn t
Amy doesn't like this. She raises her crackling hand.
                 this                           hand
                      AMY
                   my            were you
          I'd shut my mouth if I were you.
          I d
Willow smiles            quite possibly
Willow smiles. She could quite possibly get her ass kicked
      now                                       nearby
right now, but she doesn't care. She leans on a nearby
                   doesn t care
counter which              tray
counter, which has a metal tray on it.
                                   it
                      WILLOW
                      WILLOW
          You think I'm the same person that I
                    I m
          was
          was in high school?
                      school
                      AMY
          Shut up!
               up
Amy                              Willow Willow quickly
Amy shoots a STREAM OF ENERGY at Willow. Willow quickly grabs
          tray
the metal tray and holds it in front of herself.
                                        herself
    energy          tray
The energy hits the tray, and bounces off if it. It hits the
                                             it
ceiling which                                        Amy
ceiling, which causes a lot of debris to fall around Amy,
    Amy
but Amy looks up and STOPS THE DEBRIS before it hits her. It
                                                     her
harmlessly
harmlessly falls around her.
                         her
Meanwhile                 Willow flying               wall
Meanwhile, the jolt sends Willow flying back into the wall,
and she falls to the ground.
                     ground
                  Amy
She looks back to Amy, feeling the pain.
                                   pain
                      AMY (CONT'D)
                           CONT D
          Clever How bout we try
          Clever. How 'bout we try it one more
          time?
          time

Amy         toward Willow again
Amy motions toward Willow again, sending a BALL OF ENERGY
toward Willow Willow quickly                   way
toward Willow. Willow quickly moves out of the way just in
time.
time
                                                          49.
                                                          49

              crawl        floor between      counters trying
She starts to crawl on the floor, between lab counters, trying
       away
to get away.
           WILLOW
ANGLE ON : WILLOW

                       WILLOW
                       WILLOW
              (to self)
               to self
          Okay think
          Okay, think. You can get out of this.
                                          this
                         Willow
Another BLAST hits near Willow, causing papers to fall around
her. She stops to think.
her               think
                      WILLOW CONT D
                      WILLOW (CONT'D)
              (still to self)
                still   self
          She's using a-- a Drolian impact
          She s       a
                         energy
          spell. Pulling energy from the air.
          spell                           air
              (beat)
                beat
          It's all just a balance of the
          It s
          elements That s science y      know
          elements. That's science-y. I know
          science. I just need to think.
          science                 think
                                     Willow s crawling near
ANOTHER BLAST rocks the counter that Willow's crawling near.
           crawling again
She starts crawling again.

                      WILLOW CONT D
                      WILLOW (CONT'D)
                while moving
          Think while moving.
                      AMY (O.S.)
                           O S
                  crawl      you can t hide
          You can crawl, but you can't hide.
ANGLE ON : AMY

Moving around the room, looking around the counters for
                  room
Willow
Willow.
                      AMY (CONT'D)
                           CONT D
          How bout
          How 'bout some light?
                         light
Without              word      Amy
Without so much as a word from Amy, the bunsen burners ignite
with                             with       glow
with tall flames. The room fills with their glow.
          flames
                      AMY (CONT'D)
                           CONT D
          Better.
          Better
Amy       toward                  Willow
Amy turns toward the counter that Willow is hiding behind,
                                                    behind
        Willow
just as Willow scurries to another part of the room.
                                               room
                      AMY (CONT'D)
                           CONT D
                               pretty fast
          This is getting old pretty fast.
              (beat)
               beat
          How bout    show you
          How 'bout I show you another trick I
          picked up?
                 up
Amy       walking           toward
Amy stops walking and turns toward the front of the room
 now          somewhere
(now standing somewhere in the center of the room). She looks
                                             room
up, and spreads her arms.
up                  arms
                                                            50.
                                                            50
From around the room, TINY BLACK BALLS begin to form, and
                room                            form
              Amy
circle around Amy.
           WILLOW
ANGLE ON : WILLOW

                                         watching
She's under one of the counters, and is watching some jars
She s                  counters
      nearby shelf
on a nearby shelf. Several of these jars are marked "SULPHUR",
                                                        SULPHUR
and their contents are being pulled through the glass, and
                                                  glass
                                    Amy
forming the balls that are circling Amy.
Willow watches this confused
Willow watches this, confused.

                      AMY (CONT'D)
                            CONT D
                              you Elemen
          Colletus, I summon you. Elemen, I
          Colletus
                 your power
          envoke your power. Come forth to
                                 my wishes
          this place, and serve my wishes.
               place
              (beat)
               beat
          Cepa. The stones of Hell.
          Cepa                 Hell
Willow                       carefully trying
Willow listens to this spell carefully, trying to remember
what
what it is.
        is
                       WILLOW
                       WILLOW
              (to self)
               to self
          Think. Colletus. Elemen. Cepa. I
          Think Colletus Elemen Cepa
          know these
          know these.
ANGLE ON : AMY

                         swirling
The black balls that are swirling around her are pulled into
             directly
one big ball directly in front of her. The BALLS TURNS INTO
                                  her
                                      grows
A SEMI-CLEAR, AMBER BUBBLE that soon grows, and forms around
  SEMI CLEAR
Amy            happens Amy continues
Amy. Once this happens, Amy continues. She brings her hands
                                water
to her front, as though cupping water in them.
       front                              them
                      AMY
          Lucht. The breath of life.
          Lucht                life
The amber sphere begins to spin around her, causing a STRONG
                                       her
WIND    blow                  wind    finally drawn
WIND to blow around her. This wind is finally drawn into a
                    her
WHITE                                down
WHITE BUBBLE in her hands. She looks down at this.
                    hands                    this
           WILLOW
ANGLE ON : WILLOW

Still thinking.
      thinking
                      WILLOW
                      WILLOW
          The breath of life.
                        life
Suddenly Willow s eyes widen                  what s
Suddenly, Willow's eyes widen as she realizes what's
happening.
happening
                       WILLOW CONT D
                       WILLOW (CONT'D)
                whispered
              (whispered)
          L'eau.
          L eau
                       (MORE)
                        MORE
                                                            51.
                                                            51
                      WILLOW CONT D
                      WILLOW (CONT'D)
              (beat)
               beat
              good Really
          Not good. Really not good. I like me
                               good
                         don t want
          being human. I don't want to be dirt.
                human                     dirt
                              room trying
She starts to look around the room, trying to find something
very specific
very specific.

ANGLE ON : AMY
Continuing the spell.
               spell
                      AMY
          L'eau. The tear of the spirit.
          L eau                  spirit

Amy
Amy separates her hands, and again spreads her arms. As she
                  hands                        arms
                      WATER                         white
does this, A RIPPLING WATER BALL is pulled from the white
     this
              now           white
bubble. She now holds the white bubble in her right hand,
bubble                                               hand
        water
and the water ball in the left.
                          left
This is taking a lot of her strength, but she continues.
                            strength          continues
                      AMY (CONT'D)
                           CONT D
          Fuego. The eternal light.
          Fuego              light
         water ball                                    Amy
From the water ball, a FIRE BALL is formed in front of Amy.
           WILLOW
ANGLE ON : WILLOW

      scurrying
Still scurrying to find something on the shelves of science
supplies.
supplies
                      WILLOW
                      WILLOW
          C mon where      you
          C'mon, where are you?
Willow finally       what she s
Willow finally finds what she's looking for. She picks up
                                        for
another jar, marked "ZINC" and lets out a sigh of relief.
        jar          ZINC                         relief
                      AMY (O.S.)
                           O S
                   powers
          Of these powers, I summon the fourth.
                                        fourth
          Bestow                      enemy
          Bestow this force upon mine enemy.
Willow unscrews
Willow unscrews the top of the jar, and then stands up.
                               jar                  up
Amy               Willow
Amy looks over at Willow as all three of the balls in front
                GLOW BRIGHTER
of her BEGIN TO GLOW BRIGHTER, gathering their energies.
                                               energies
Willow          Amy with                eyes
Willow looks at Amy with resolve in her eyes.
                       WILLOW
                       WILLOW
          You're right. I am the same geek I
          You re right
          was
          was back in high school.
                            school
With that Willow throws                     Amy
With that, Willow throws the jar of zinc at Amy.

                                        Amy
As the jar hits the amber bubble around Amy, the AMBER BUBBLE
DESTABLIZES and collapses.
                collapses
                                                            52.
                                                            52
                      with
As it does, it reacts with the fire ball, and a MASSIVE GREEN
      does                          ball
                Amy flying          wall
EXPLOSION sends Amy flying into the wall, taking out a large
chunk of it as she falls to the ground.
                                ground
Willow waits                                   room Slowly
Willow waits for a moment as silence fills the room. Slowly,
                       way toward where Amy fell
she begins to make her way toward where Amy fell.
When             Amy           down                 with
When she reaches Amy and looks down, her face fills with
disgust.
disgust
ANGLE ON : AMY

Eyes           wide open                             really
Eyes and mouth wide open, making it look like she is really
surprised She s very
surprised. She's very dead looking.
                           looking
Willow gently        Amy with                      this Amy s
Willow gently taps Amy with her foot. As she does this, Amy's
                                  foot
         HOLLOW
EYES GO HOLLOW, caving into her head, and her head falls to
                                  head
     side When
one side. When it falls, DIRT POURS FROM HER MOUTH, leaving
                   falls                     MOUTH
only     empty           Amy remaining while
only an empty shell of Amy remaining, while her insides have
been turned to dirt.
                dirt
Willow cringes
Willow cringes.
EXT. SUNNYDALE HIGH - COURTYARD - DAY
EXT
               now                     with
The demons are now in a full-on battle with the rest of the
                        full on
Slayers
Slayers. There are more demons than can be counted, fighting
                                            counted
     Slayers
more Slayers than can be counted.
                         counted
                          mess Buffy
In the middle of all this mess, Buffy is off the ground,
                                                  ground
              by                   by    few Slayers
being carried by her arms and legs by a few Slayers, each
seeming to pull in a different direction.
                               direction
Buffy s eyes
Buffy's eyes are closed and she isn't moving. It looks like
                                isn t moving
  very
a very uncomfortable situation to be in.
                                     in
ANGLE ON : XANDER

               repeatedly by  large black slimy demon
Being punched repeatedly by a large, black, slimy demon. His
        bloody               eye                swell
face is bloody, and his blue eye is starting to swell.

                     DAWN
ANGLE ON : JENNA AND DAWN

                    own demons Dawn
Each battling their own demons. Dawn is knocked to the ground
                              by
and is about to be stomped on by her demon, but she manages
                                     demon
                   way
to roll out of the way just in time.
                               time

                            LAWN
EXT. SUNNYDALE HIGH - FRONT LAWN - DAY
EXT
                    way                  lawn
Ethan is making his way across the front lawn, skipping out
on the battle.
       battle
                      GILES (O.S.)
                             O S
                                your
          Making another one of your last minute
          escapes, Ethan?
          escapes Ethan
                                                            53.
                                                            53
Ethan stops and turns around. REVEAL GILES standing beind
                      around
him.
him
Ethan smiles at Giles.
                Giles
                      ETHAN
          Hello, Ripper. Come to stop me?
          Hello Ripper                me
                      GILES
          Actually yes
          Actually, yes.
                      ETHAN
          Right What then
          Right. What then? A punch to the
          face? Send me back to prison?
          face                  prison
                      GILES
          That's not enough. You've gone too
          That s     enough You ve
          far this time.
                   time
                        ETHAN
          Oh, come on. You have to admit, it
          Oh        on                 admit
          worked               well mathamatically
          worked out rather well, mathamatically
                                     everyone
          speaking. A battle for everyone in
          speaking
          your
          your little circle.
                        circle
              (beat)
                beat
          We                     boy
          We even had another boy helping us
                  Slayers               week He d
          gather Slayers until last week. He'd
          have been the perfect sparring partner
                    boy     yours
          for that boy of yours if one of the
                     Slayers hadn t
          less sane Slayers hadn't killed him
          first.
          first
                      GILES
                       enjoying this
          You're still enjoying this?
          You re
                       ETHAN
                     say it s       fun What s
          I have to say, it's been fun. What's
                   they re always saying
          it that they're always saying?
                       sweet           years
          "Revenge is sweet"? I spent years,
           Revenge
                                       you
          locked in a cage because of you and
          your girl
          your girl. I think it's about time I
                              it s
          repaid the favor.
                      favor
                      GILES
          By         her By
          By killing her? By killing all of
              Slayers By             destroy
          the Slayers? By helping to destroy
              world
          the world?

                   toward       with            Ripper y
Giles takes a step toward Ethan with one of his Ripper-y
expressions
expressions on his face.
                   face
                      GILES (CONT'D)
                             CONT D
          You've crossed a line this time. I
          You ve                     time
                    you     away with it
          can't let you get away with it.
          can t
                                                           54.
                                                           54
                      ETHAN
          So what
          So, what? You kill me? Isn't there a
                             me Isn t
                                guys
          rule against the good guys killing
          humans?
          humans
                       GILES
                  what
          I'll do what I have to.
          I ll                to
Giles gets closer to Ethan and is about to grab him. As soon
                                                him
as he gets close to Ethan, Giles' face goes blank. After a
                    Ethan Giles             blank
                 down
moment, he looks down.
moment
REVEAL Ethan's hand, holding a small pen-knife. It's sticking
       Ethan s hand                  pen knife It s
into Giles' stomach.
     Giles stomach
                       ETHAN
                  what you              what
          You do what you have to. I do what I
                               to
          have to.
               to
Ethan pulls the knife out.
                      out
                      ETHAN (CONT'D)
                             CONT D
                             wouldn t
          You didn't think I wouldn't be
              didn t
                       you      you
          prepared for you, did you, old mate?
                                         mate
Giles drops to his knees as the blood starts to soak his
shirt.
shirt
                      ETHAN (CONT'D)
                             CONT D
          Really                now
          Really must be going now. Good luck
          with            world
          with saving the world.

                          walk away
Ethan turns and starts to walk away.

            down        wound
Giles looks down at his wound, still taking in the shock of
                                                    with
being stabbed. After a beat, he looks back to Ethan with a
      stabbed          beat
look that tells us that this fight isn't over.
                                   isn t over
CLOSE ON : ETHAN

      walks away with
As he walks away with a slight grin on his face.
                                           face
EXT. SUNNYDALE HIGH - COURTYARD - DAY
EXT
Kennedy                                                Scythe
Kennedy is still at the top of the stairs, holding the Scythe
                                    stairs
                               sky
in the air. She looks into the sky.
        air

              again Wind
THUNDER ROARS again. Wind begins to gust.
                                    gust
                      KENNEDY
                          power         Slayer
          I call upon the power of the Slayer!
          Let it reside in me! Essance of Morel
                           me
                                your might
          Divineh, bring forth your might!
          Divineh
                                                            55.
                                                            55
ANGLE ON : BUFFY

   Buffy
As Buffy is being pulled in different directions, she begins
                                      directions
   wake up       eyes open
to wake up. Her eyes open, and she takes in the sight of
    world
the world around her.
                 her
BUFFY'S POV
BUFFY S

    Slayers
The Slayers battling against the demons. Total chaos.
                                 demons        chaos
          Kennedy
PAN UP to Kennedy, performing the ritual.
                                  ritual

Buffy                      with      severity
Buffy is once again struck with the severity of the situation.
                                                    situation
She begins to struggle, but she can't get free. It seems
              struggle          can t      free
like the more she tries to pull free, the more trapped she
                                free
becomes.
becomes
                      BUFFY
          Let me go! You have to let me stop
                 go
          this!
          this
    Slayers don t listen
The Slayers don't listen.
                      BUFFY (CONT'D)
                             CONT D
                                     us Why
          She's going to kill all of us! Why
          She s
          won t you
          won't you listen to me?
                              me

Buffy
Buffy struggles more, but still can't break loose. As she
                more            can t       loose
                                                courtyard
fights, she looks up at the second level of the courtyard.
fights
BUFFY'S POV
BUFFY S

                            down
On the upper level, looking down on her is THE FIRST, in the
             level                              FIRST
        Buffy herself            watches what s
form of Buffy herself. The First watches what's happening
without any expression
without any expression on it's face.
                          it s face
When Buffy
When Buffy sees this, she stops struggling for a moment. The
                this                             moment
world            suddenly                Buffy
world around her suddenly GOES SILENT as Buffy and the First
      eyes It s only                                 eternity
lock eyes. It's only for a moment, but it seems like eternity.
                           moment
                                          Buffy
After that moment, the NOISE RETURNS, and Buffy snaps back
           moment            RETURNS
   reality                               Slayers
to reality as a demon tackles one of the Slayers that is
        Buffy s legs When                down Buffy s
holding Buffy's legs. When the girl goes down, Buffy's feet
drop to the ground.
            ground
Buffy                              backwards
Buffy takes this chance, and flips backwards, pulling free
                   chance
           two Slayers
from the two Slayers that are holding her arms. Once free
                                          arms
                                  Slayer         trying
from them, she spin-kicks another Slayer that is trying to
      them       spin kicks
attack her.
        her

Buffy                 sky                     vortex
Buffy looks up to the sky, and sees the black vortex that
has formed. She then looks to the top of the stairs and
    formed
      Kennedy
sees Kennedy, still performing the spell.
                                   spell
    quickly                              area trying
She quickly looks around the rest of the area, trying to
                           many Slayers            between
form a plan. There are too many Slayers and demons between
       plan
herself and the stairs, making that path an impossible one.
                stairs                                 one
                                                            56.
                                                            56

Finally                                       forward
Finally, she spots another option. She rushes forward and
                           option
jumps into the air. She then kicks off of a demon, onto the
               air                           demon
                    Slayer
shoulder of another Slayer, and then manages to grab onto
the ledge of the upper level.
                       level
With   quick swing
With a quick swing and a flip, she leaps onto the upper level
                         flip
                               with      Slayers ready
and finds herself face to face with more Slayers, ready to
fight her.
      her
                         down
She stares the first one down.
                      BUFFY (CONT'D)
                             CONT D
          You don't have to fight me. Just let
              don t               me
          me through.
             through

    Slayer doesn t respond      simply         Buffy Buffy
The Slayer doesn't respond. She simply attacks Buffy. Buffy
effortlessly
effortlessly punches the girl and tosses her over the ledge,
                                                      ledge
             below
onto a demon below.
                       BUFFY (CONT'D)
                              CONT D
          Why can t they
          Why can't they ever just pick the
          easy option
          easy option?

Buffy         toward           Slayers        path ready
Buffy charges toward the other Slayers in her path, ready to
take them on.
          on
           XANDER DAWN
ANGLE ON : XANDER, DAWN, AND JENNA

                             with           Slayers
Still fighting demons, along with the other Slayers.
               demons
Dawn
Dawn knees her demon in the groin. Once it doubles over, she
                            groin                   over
                            swings     sword around
punches it in the face. She swings her sword around, and
                  face
stabs the demon through the back. It drops.
                            back     drops
Jenna back-hands her demon in the face, then spins around
       back hands                 face
with
with a kick. The demon drops to the ground, but grabs onto
         kick                        ground
her leg. She struggles to pull free.
     leg                       free
                                         enemy
As Xander decapitates his current demon enemy, he looks for
    next target
his next target. Then he spots something.
                               something
XANDER'S POV
XANDER S
The demons in the area clear a path for this particular demon
                way
as he makes his way through the battle. It is D'HOFFRYN, and
                                 battle       D HOFFRYN
he has set his sights on Xander.
                         Xander
       watches D Hoffryn walking toward him
Xander watches D'Hoffryn walking toward him, but he's not
                                                 he s
                    Xander s eyes says bring
scared. The look in Xander's eyes says "bring it on."
scared                                           on
ANGLE ON : BUFFY.
           BUFFY
            Slayer     throws                  two Slayers
She grabs a Slayer and throws her into another two Slayers,
                        floor Buffy
sending them all to the floor. Buffy then catches the arm of
        Slayer
another Slayer that is attempting to punch her in the face,
                                                      face
               Slayer
and flips this Slayer to the floor.
                              floor
                                                            57.
                                                            57

Buffy                     Kennedy by
Buffy is getting close to Kennedy by this point.
                                          point
ANGLE ON : KENNEDY
         we saw
Still as we saw her before.
                    before
                       KENNEDY
              (demon speak)
                demon speak
          Durah, essente mogratos. Vortun les
          Durah           mogratos
          intagra. Shor trun! Olte mosenna!
          intagra        trun       mosenna
          Shor trun!
                trun
              (translation)
                translation
          Weapon         Slayer
          Weapon of the Slayer, channel the
          energy
          energy. Unlock the source and bring
             forth Endow      with
          it forth! Endow me with the heart of
          the source. Bring it forth!
              source            forth
           WILLOW
ANGLE ON : WILLOW
                 way
As she makes her way out of the school, the sight of the
                                 school
              courtyard                 doesn t know where
battle in the courtyard hits her. She doesn't know where to
                             her
       what       next
go, or what to do next.
go
She looks to one side and sees Giles stumbling back into the
courtyard                   bloody stomach             toward
courtyard, holding onto his bloody stomach. She rushes toward
him.
him
                      WILLOW
                      WILLOW
          Giles!
          Giles
She gets to him and starts to look him over.
                                       over
                      WILLOW CONT D
                      WILLOW (CONT'D)
                     you okay
          Giles, are you okay?
          Giles

                                                 Kennedy
Giles doesn't respond to her. He's looking up at Kennedy.
      doesn t            her He s
                      GILES
          Oh, God. She's too late.
          Oh God She s       late
Willow               Kennedy
Willow looks back to Kennedy. As she does, her face goes
                                     does
blank.
blank
ANGLE ON : KENNEDY
                   WITH POWER Kennedy s
The amulet SURGES WITH POWER. Kennedy's hair and clothes
blow violently            wind             nobody
blow violently, due to a wind that affects nobody else in
    area Kennedy
the area. Kennedy is no longer speaking, or performing a
                                speaking
               now       waiting with     Scythe
ritual. She is now just waiting, with the Scythe still held
ritual
over her head.
         head
ANGLE ON : BUFFY

         Kennedy      knows
She sees Kennedy. She knows that this is not a good thing.
                                                    thing
                                                            58.
                                                            58
                         BUFFY
                (to self)
                 to self
          No.
          No

    power           Buffy
The power inside of Buffy begins to surge.
                                    surge
                        BUFFY (CONT'D)
                               CONT D
          No!
          No
Buffy                       few            Slayers
Buffy grabs onto one of the few remaining Slayers in her
         throws
path and throws her back into another one.
                                      one
                      BUFFY (CONT'D)
                              CONT D
          Kennedy
          Kennedy, stop this!
                        this

                                            Kennedy Only
She's fighting as hard as she can to get to Kennedy. Only
She s
two      Slayers             now
two more Slayers in her path now.
ANGLE ON : THE SKY

          vortex                 WITH LIGHTNING
The black vortex begins to FLASH WITH LIGHTNING.
A bolt of this lightning strikes the amulet, sending a surge
                                     amulet
           Kennedy Still
that jolts Kennedy. Still, she remains standing.
                                       standing
Kennedy                crowd    Slayers
Kennedy looks over the crowd of Slayers, and the demons
they re fighting
they're fighting. She smiles.
                      smiles
                        KENNEDY
          It's time.
          It s time
ANOTHER LIGHTNING BOLT strikes the amulet.
                                   amulet
ANGLE ON : BUFFY

    throws                    Slayer
She throws the last remaining Slayer over the side of the
                    toward Kennedy
railing, and rushes toward Kennedy.
railing
                       BUFFY
              (screaming)
                screaming
          Stop!
          Stop
ANGLE ON : KENNEDY

               eyes
She closes her eyes.
                                                without
In one last-ditch effort to stop the spell, and without even
       last ditch                    spell
               it Buffy               Kennedy
thinking about it, Buffy rushes up to Kennedy, and rams into
    with
her with all of the force that she can muster, grabbing the
                                       muster
Scythe      Kennedy s hand
Scythe from Kennedy's hand.

Kennedy                                       Buffy wanting
Kennedy falls to the ground and looks back to Buffy, wanting
to scream "No!".
           No

       Kennedy     say anything however
Before Kennedy can say anything, however, A VERY LOUD THUNDER
                              courtyard
ROARS, and ECHOES through the courtyard.
ROARS
                                                            59.
                                                            59

Kennedy s                upward toward      sky
Kennedy's face is thrust upward, toward the sky, and HER
              GLOW
EYES BEGIN TO GLOW.

Buffy watches
Buffy watches this happen, and a realization comes over her.
                   happen                                her
          down        Scythe            what
She looks down at the Scythe, realizing what is about to
                          anything       it Buffy
happen. Before she can do anything about it, Buffy is struck
happen
by                                               toward
by a sudden surge, causing her face to be thrust toward the
             surge
sky    well
sky as well.

                      Scythe
At the same time, the Scythe pulls her arm into the air,
            time                                    air
          Kennedy was
much like Kennedy was holding it.
                              it
ANGLE ON : THE COURTYARD

                           every Slayer freezes
The fighting stops cold as every Slayer freezes, and looks
upward                      GLOW
upward. THEIR EYES BEGIN TO GLOW, and LIGHT SHOOTS FROM THEIR
                 sky
MOUTHS, into the sky.
MOUTHS
                      when they
The demons stand back when they see this. A sudden calmness
                                    this
          courtyard        Slayers     paralyzed by
fills the courtyard as the Slayers are paralyzed by this
energy      everyone               watch them
energy, and everyone else stops to watch them.
           WILLOW
ANGLE ON : WILLOW AND GILES

Watching             with wide eyes They
Watching this happen with wide eyes. They are in utter shock.
                                                       shock
           DAWN
ANGLE ON : DAWN

    eyes      with                   what s happening
Her eyes fill with tears as she sees what's happening.
ANGLE ON : THE COURTYARD

       energy           Slayers
As the energy from the Slayers continues to shoot into the
air Suddenly
air. Suddenly, THE ENERGY STOPS. For a moment, the girls
                           STOPS       moment
                with        eyes                 wide
remain standing with their eyes and mouths still wide, and
        toward     sky
pointed toward the sky.

              by one they
And then, one by one, they begin to fall to the ground, dead.
    then                                        ground dead
ANGLE ON : KENNEDY

As she slumps over, also dead.
              over       dead
ANGLE ON : BUFFY

      standing Scythe                          toward
Still standing, Scythe above her head, looking toward the
                                 head
sky
sky.

ANGLE ON : THE SKY

              vortex            many            energy
And the black vortex. There are many streams of energy
                  vortex          directions Finally
shooting into the vortex from all directions. Finally, the
energy stops
energy stops.

                    vortex
After a moment, the vortex forms into a TORNADO-LIKE FUNNEL,
        moment                          TORNADO LIKE FUNNEL
which lowers          Sunnydale
which lowers into the Sunnydale High area.
                                     area
                                                            60.
                                                            60
ANGLE ON : BUFFY

                                                    SWIRLS
As the tip of this funnel strikes her. BLACK ENERGY SWIRLS
                                  her
                         were
AROUND HER as though she were in the center of a tornado.
                                                 tornado
She screams as this hits her.
                         her
                                              Buffy
BALLS OF LIGHT shoot through the funnel, into Buffy. Each
                                 funnel
                   by one
time she is struck by one, it hits her like a bolt of
                       happens BUFFY S WOUNDS
lightning. As this all happens, BUFFY'S WOUNDS BEGIN TO HEAL.
lightning                                               HEAL
Finally             DISSIPATES Buffy
Finally, the FUNNEL DISSIPATES. Buffy is left, holding the
                                         left
Scythe            down                          heavily
Scythe. She looks down at the ground, breathing heavily.
                              ground
                  any                 showing        body
She no longer has any signs of battle showing on her body.

Slowly                   lower              courtyard
Slowly, she looks to the lower level of the courtyard, at
                Slayers
all of the dead Slayers.

ANGLE ON : THE DEAD SLAYERS

Laying
Laying all over the place. Demons still standing over them,
                    place                             them
only                                             grumpy
only just starting to snap back into their usual grumpy
selves.
selves
                 walk off while        stay
Some demons just walk off, while other stay to cause more
trouble Whatever
trouble. Whatever these demons are deciding to do, it doesn't
                                               do     doesn t
change the fact that there are still tons of them, packed
                                             them
         courtyard
into the courtyard.

           DAWN
ANGLE ON : DAWN

                           Slayers
Looking at all of the dead Slayers, in shock.
                                       shock

                         Jenna laying
She looks over, and sees Jenna, laying on the ground, dead.
          over                                 ground dead
Dawn                           by her crying
Dawn rushes to her, and kneels by her, crying.
               her

                      DAWN
                      DAWN
          Jenna!
          Jenna
ANGLE ON : BUFFY

                           Slayers      eyes finally
As she looks over the dead Slayers, her eyes finally reach
something else.
          else
ANGLE ON : XANDER

           up by      throat by D Hoffryn
Being held up, by the throat, by D'Hoffryn.

                      D'HOFFRYN
                      D HOFFRYN
               you        two    my
          For you, I lost two of my brightest
          stars Now you will
          stars. Now, you will suffer the same
          fate.
          fate
Xander is struggling to get free, but can't. He also can't
                            free       can t         can t
                   eyes
breathe. Soon, his eyes begin to close.
breathe Soon                     close
                                                            61.
                                                            61
ANGLE ON : BUFFY

As she looks to the bottom of the stairs.
                                  stairs

                           between                     wanting
There are dozens of demons between her and Xander, all wanting
                                           Xander
to kill her.
        her

                  coolly
She looks at them coolly.

ANGLE ON : D'HOFFRYN
           D HOFFRYN
Still holding Xander up.
                     up
Suddenly               D Hoffryn s
Suddenly, a hand grabs D'Hoffryn's neck from behind, and
                                             behind
squeezes D Hoffryn s                        body
squeezes. D'Hoffryn's head is torn from his body, and both
parts drop to the ground, releasing Xander.
                  ground            Xander
   D Hoffryn              ground we      Buffy
As D'Hoffryn falls to the ground, we see Buffy standing behind
    with
him with the same cool look on her face.
                                   face

           every                         way
Behind her every demon that stood in her way lies dead on
the ground. There is a MIST OF BLOOD still hovering in the
    ground
air from all of this sudden carnage that just ripped through
    area Buffy however       perfectly           without
the area. Buffy, however, is perfectly clean and without a
scratch on her.
           her
All of the other demons are running like hell.
                                         hell

               safely                          air Buffy
Once Xander is safely on his feet, gasping for air, Buffy
                             feet
turns to look at the dead girls on the ground of the
courtyard
courtyard.

Willow                      Buffy
Willow and Giles soon join Buffy and Xander. All of them
                                        Xander
                    Slayers
looking at the dead Slayers, in shock.
                                  shock

Buffy           where Dawn
Buffy looks to where Dawn is still kneeling over Jenna's
                                                 Jenna s
body      walks
body, and walks over to her.
                         her
                                                 next
REVEAL The First, in the form of JESSE, standing next to
           First                 JESSE
Buffy smiling
Buffy, smiling.

                      THE FIRST/JESSE
          Y know my                    watching
          Y'know, my job is kinda like watching
          TV. Just press the right buttons,
          TV                       buttons
                                watch      show
          and then sit back and watch the show.

Buffy doesn t
Buffy doesn't react to the First at all. She goes to Jenna
                                    all
            down                        Scythe
and kneels down beside her, placing the Scythe on the ground
                       her
next
next to her.
        her

        beat Buffy
After a beat, Buffy sees the Isabelle Acker cross around
Jenna's neck. She leans over and takes it.
Jenna s neck                           it
Dawn               Buffy     quickly
Dawn looks over to Buffy and quickly grabs her hand.
                                               hand

                       DAWN
                       DAWN
          Buffy
          Buffy?
                                                            62.
                                                            62

Buffy       down    Dawn      doesn t say anything
Buffy looks down at Dawn, but doesn't say anything. After a
second Buffy                            Scythe
second, Buffy stands up, picking up the Scythe as she does.
                     up                               does
Dawn
Dawn has a confused look on her face as she also stands up.
                                                        up
                      THE FIRST/JESSE
          Doesn t really         who
          Doesn't really matter who got the
          power
          power. You realize that, right? I
                              that right
                win
          still win. You lose.
                         lose
Still Buffy doesn t
Still, Buffy doesn't react to the First.
                                  First
Willow                              Buffy     Dawn Willow
Willow, Xander and Giles stand near Buffy and Dawn. Willow
         Buffy
looks to Buffy.
                      WILLOW
                      WILLOW
          What         now What     we do
          What happens now? What do we do?

ANGLE ON : BUFFY

Buffy                   question              down
Buffy contemplates that question as she looks down at the
cross in her hand.
             hand
                       GILES (O.S.)
                              O S
                           we     do Buffy s
          There's nothing we can do. Buffy's
          There s
          it. The last.
          it      last
                      XANDER (O.S.)
                               O S
          What
          What does this mean?
                         mean
Buffy                                               away
Buffy then puts the cross around her neck and turns away
from her friends.
         friends
                      BUFFY
                                       every
          It means, I don't rest until every
             means    don t
          demon on the face of this planet is
          dead.
          dead
Buffy           walk away             courtyard
Buffy starts to walk away, out of the courtyard, leaving her
friends behind.
        behind
                         DAWN
                         DAWN
          Buffy wait
          Buffy, wait.

    Buffy doesn t stop                 walking away
But Buffy doesn't stop. She just keeps walking away.
               wide shot showing
PULL BACK to a wide shot, showing all of the dead girls, and
                                                  girls
Buffy s                walks away
Buffy's friends as she walks away from them.
                                       them
                         DAWN CONT D
                         DAWN (CONT'D)
          Buffy
          Buffy?

                      MALE REPORTER (V.O.)
                                     V O
              world
          The world remains in a state of shock
          today                           women
          today, as tens of thousands of women
          suddenly        unknown causes
          suddenly die of unknown causes.
                      (MORE)
                       MORE
                                                           63.
                                                           63
                        MALE REPORTER (V.O.) (CONT'D)
                                       V O    CONT D
          Though rumors of bio-terrorism
                             bio terrorism
                          mysterious event
          surround this mysterious event,
                                 deny any
          government officials deny any evidence
          of such an attack. Studies are
                      attack
          currently underway
          currently underway to discover the
                           deaths however
          cause of these deaths, however no
          leads have been discovered as of
          yet
          yet.
               (beat)
                beat
                                      every
          Though deaths occurred in every part
                  world       town    Sunnydale
          of the world, the town of Sunnydale,
                      saw what
          California saw what could be the
          largest number of casualties in one
                           town which was
          location. The town, which was
          location
          recently
          recently reconstructed after a massive
          sink hole swallowed it s
          sink-hole swallowed it's buildings
                summer was                nearly
          last summer, was the scene of nearly
          three hundred deaths...
                          deaths

    NEWS
The NEWS REPORT FADES OUT.
                      OUT
           DAWN
ANGLE ON : DAWN

       watches Buffy go                                eyes
As she watches Buffy go. She is still confused and her eyes
           with tears
are filled with tears.

                          down
After a moment, she looks down at her hand.
        moment                        hand
           DAWN S
ANGLE ON : DAWN'S HAND
As she opens her hand, she finds that she is holding the
                 hand
                         Buffy        birthday
locket that Hank gave to Buffy on her birthday.

           DAWN
ANGLE ON : DAWN

                down
As a tear rolls down her cheek.
                         cheek
ANGLE ON : BUFFY

Walking away           school alone Expressionless She s
Walking away from the school, alone. Expressionless. She's
                  will
on a mission, and will not rest until that mission is
     mission
complete.
complete
                                               FADE TO BLACK:
                                                       BLACK
                             THE END

				
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