It was Tuesday.
And Buffy Summers the Vampire Slayer was out on patrol instead of at the Bronze with Willow and Xander (and hopefully Angel) because Giles had figured out that tonight was the Rising.
The Rising of what, Buffy’s Watcher did not know, but it was easy to guess that it probably meant vampires. Maybe zombies. Something that rose from graves, anyway.
Something that kept her from the fun other sixteen-year-olds were having.
Sighing, Buffy trailed her fingers over the lowered head of a weeping cherub statue and waved her...