Btvs The subject of this article is non-canonical.
While created as part of licensed material, the novel Cursed is confirmed in a historian's note to not be part of the "real" Buffyverse.
Angel and Spike ... on the same side?
Author(s) Mel Odom
Publication date 11 November 2003
Length 448 pages
Published by Pocket Books
ISBN ISBN 978-0689864377

Cursed was a novel written by Mel Odom based on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel.


Various demons battled Spike since he was given a chip preventing him from hurting humans. A more organized and united effort was made to put him out of the picture. In Los Angeles, Angel was searching for a mystical object that was linked to his days as Angelus. Spike arrived in Los Angeles, but he and Angel still held grudges against each other. They reluctantly worked together and dealt with their shared evil pasts.


Behind the Scenes

  • A Buffy the Vampire Slayer / Angel crossover book, this involved Spike (who was, at the time, a regular on Buffy the Vampire Slayer) with Angel and the "Fang Gang" in Los Angeles.
  • Cursed is notable because it is one of the very few Buffyverse works to have had its canonical status confirmed. In a historian's note at the beginning of the book, it is stated to take place in an alternate version of Buffy Season 5/Angel Season 3.