| 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.
|Buffy's not the only one chosen for a higher purpose.|
|Publication date||April 2002|
|Published by||Pocket Books|
Buffy has a run in with a couple demons at store while a gangly blonde girl watches on. Afterwards Buffy tries to talk to her but she runs off, faster than Buffy can catch her. Meanwhile Dawn has befriended a girl named Arianna at her school. Arianna has no friends and an abusive mother and has always longed to become a heroine. After it becomes clear that Arianna is the exceptionally strong girl that Buffy ran into, the gang tries to find out where Arianna's powers are coming from. Meanwhile, a demon called Aurek is searching for his daughter Arianna who is to become the Reaver, a being used for mass destruction of the dimensions. He finally locates her and tries to convince her that all humans are against demons. Just as Arianna starts to befriend Buffy, she then begins to pull away. Fearing that Buffy will just kill her in the end. Arianna has to make a decision on whether or not to keep her humanity.
- Buffy Summers
- Joyce Summers
- Rupert Giles
- Xander Harris
- Dawn Summers
- Tara Maclay
- Willow Rosenberg
- Anya Jenkins
Behind the Scenes
- Tagline: "Buffy's not the only one chosen for a higher purpose."
Pop Culture References
- Dawn references Psycho Beach Party, a film starring Nicholas Brendon.