This week on Buffy and the Art of Story – The Harsh Light of Day (Season 4 Episode 3 of Buffy the Vampire Slayer), where Buffy falls for a new guy and an old enemy returns to Sunnydale. This podcast episode looks at:
(1) connecting vastly different scenes through dialogue; (2) themes of connection an distance; (3) which is the main plot and which the subplot? and (4) Buffy’s frame of reference for romance.
Spoiler-free, except at the end (with plenty of warning).
Next Up: Fear Itself (S4 E4)
Last Episode: Living Conditions (S4 E2)
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