|"Relationship Status: Complicated, Part One"|
|Publication date||April 22, 2015|
|Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Ten #14|
"Love Dares You, Part Three"
"Relationship Status: Complicated, Part Two"
|Published by||Dark Horse Comics|
|Cover artist(s)|| Steve Morris|
|Letterer(s)|| Richard Starkings|
"Relationship Status: Complicated, Part One" was the fourteenth issue of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Ten comic book series.
While traveling into Spike's mind and seeing his past and present, Buffy looks for clues about the newest threat in San Francisco: someone or something with a deep connection to Spike!
- It is revealed that Archaeus sired the Master and is the cause of Angel and Spike's recurring murderous visions.
While traveling into Spike's mind, Buffy visits keys moments of Spike and The Whirlwind's past in this order:
- Spike saving kitten ('Love Dares You, Part One')
- at a bar with Robert Dowling and consulting the Slayer Handbook ('Day Off (or Harmony In My Head)')
- in his first good term discussion with Xander ('I Wish, Part Two')
- fighting the last Zompires at Santa Rosita ('New Rules, Part One')
- in a sex session with Harmony at London ('Spike and Faith')
- killing a young woman under the The First Evil's influence at Sunnydale ("Conversations with Dead People")
- obtaining his soul in Africa ("Grave")
- killing the Slayers Nikki Wood and Xin Rong
- sired by Drusilla ("Fool for Love")
- Drusilla sired by Angelus ("Dear Boy")
- Angel sired by Darla ("Becoming, Part One")
- Darla sired by The Master ("Darla")
- Buffy Summers
- Willow Rosenberg
- Alexander Harris
- Dawn Summers
- Rupert Giles
- Harmony Kendall (flashback)
- Nikki Wood (flashback)
- Drusilla (flashback)
- Angelus (flashback)
- Darla (flashback)
- The Master (flashback)
Organization and Titles
- San Francisco
Weapons and Objects
Behind the Scenes
- The story was somewhat similar to the horror film series A Nightmare on Elm Street. Archaeus has a similar role to Freddy Krueger.
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