|"In Pieces on the Ground, Part Two"|
|Publication date||December 23, 2015|
|Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Ten #22|
"In Pieces on the Ground, Part One"
"In Pieces on the Ground, Part Three"
|Published by||Dark Horse Comics|
|Editor(s)|| Sierra Hahn|
|Cover artist(s)|| Steve Morris|
|Letterer(s)|| Richard Starkings|
Willow's loyalties to Buffy are questioned when she makes a decision behind the Slayer's back... Are the besties growing apart? Also unknown to Buffy, Spike has a conversation with an old friend that leads him to question the patterns of his relationship with Buffy.
- Theo Daniels was last seen in Guarded, Part Three.
- Willow is formally dressed like Giles had recommended her in Freaky Giles Day.
- Willow remembers the events of "magic cyberterrorism" from "Guarded".
- The war room shows the flying centipedes attack in Italy, from In Pieces on the Ground, Part One.
- Lake Stevens is first introduced, becoming a recurring character.
- After being first mentioned since New Rules, Part Five, the second formation of the Magic Council appears.
- Dylan and Spike finally set things up after they last met, in "Spike: Into the Light".
- Spike says he was usually involved with violent woman, which includes vampires and the Slayer.
- Dylan mentions Harmony's appearances on TV and the vampire craze.
- Dylan's surname is revealed as "Turner".
- Willow mentions Buffy's collaboration with Satsu in In Pieces on the Ground, Part One.
- Willow had first mentioned Buffy introduced her to Theo in Day Off (or Harmony in My Head), finally passing the job interviews.
- Buffy recollects the military attack in Tibet ("Retreat"), while remembering a Slayer called Saabira, killed in this battle.
- Buffy mentions Willow and Aluwyn's end of relationship, in Love Dares You, Part Three.
- Buffy says Willow is never home; she haven't appeared in two issues, busy with her job: Triggers and In Pieces on the Ground, Part One.
- Buffy remembers she and Willow being best friends for a long time, which began in "Welcome to the Hellmouth".
- Buffy mentions beating evil boyfriends (Angel in "Becoming, Part Two"), evil goddesses (Glory in "The Gift"). and the First Evil ("Chosen").
- Buffy Summers
- Willow Rosenberg
- Dylan Turner
- Lake Stevens
- Theo Daniels
- The Quiet Man
- The Brahma
- Xander Harris (Only mentioned)
- Rupert Giles (Only mentioned)
- Dawn Summers (Only mentioned)
- Kennedy (Only mentioned)
- Harmony Kendall (Only mentioned)
- Satsu (Only mentioned)
- Riley Finn (Only mentioned)
- The Mistress (Only mentioned)
- The Sculptor (Only mentioned)
- The Soul Glutton (Only mentioned)
- Aluwyn (Only mentioned)
- Andrew Wells (Only mentioned)
Organization and Titles
- Scooby Gang
- Daniels Technologies
- United States Armed Forces
- Magic Council
- Xander and Spike's cats
- Wolfram & Hart (Only mentioned)
- Taliban (Only mentioned)
- Daniels Technologies Corporate Headquarters
- San Francisco, USA
- Montana, USA
- Italy (Only in flashbacks)
- Tibet (Only mentioned)
Weapons and Objects
Behind the Scenes
Pop Culture References
- Daniels Technologies has a "Michelin-rated cafeteria," in reference to the Michelin Guide books about hotels and restaurants.
- Keiko pays homage to horror series characters Kayako Saeki from Ju-on/The Grudge, and Sadako Yamamura from Ringu/The Ring.
- The Quiet Man resembles the Cenobites from the Hellraiser film series.
- Buffy says she assumed Theo was "into social networks, mobile games and candy unicorn farms", likely referencing "Fairy Farm" app.
- The Slayer Saabira lived under the Taliban, the fundamentalist political movement waging war within Afghanistan.