This week on Buffy and the Art of Story – Earshot (Season 3 Episode 18 of Buffy the Vampire Slayer), where Buffy gains a dangerous power and someone threatens the entire high school. And:
(1) A different kind of audience mislead than we saw in Enemies
(2) The role of happenstance and luck
(3) What happens when you sideline your protagonist
(4) How rewriting and revisions here heightened the dialogue and themes
As always, the discussion of Buffy the Vampire Slayer is spoiler-free, except at the end (with plenty of warning).
Next Up: Choices
Last Episode: Enemies
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Episode Transcript for Earshot
Coming Soon. (I promise, as Buffy might say.)