| The subject of this article is non-canonical.|
While created as part of licensed material, it has not been confirmed as part of the "real" Buffyverse.
|Here Be Monsters|
|Family ties that bind.|
|Publication date||June 2000|
|Published by||Pocket Books|
After Buffy kills twin teenage vampires, their vampire mother steps in to seek revenge for the death of her sons. The mother summons the goddess of Balance and Buffy is faced with a trial in order to save her life as well as her mother's. In this trial, Buffy discovers what she fears most and her love for her mom must triumph over the vampire mother's love for her dead sons.
- Buffy Summers
- Xander Harris
- Willow Rosenberg
- Rupert Giles
- Cordelia Chase
- Joyce Summers
- Zahalia Walker "Big Mama" (Civil War vampire)
- Webster (Big Mama's vampire son)
- Percy (Big Mama's vampire son)
- Heidi Lindstrom (victim)
- Suz Tompkins (victim's friend)
- Nemesis (other-dimensional entity of judgment)
Behind the Scenes
- In France the book was called Ici Vivent les Monstres (Here Live the Monsters).
- Setting: Season 3.