This time on Buffy and the Art of Story, Buffy crosses over and Faith's story continues on Sanctuary (Season 1 Episode 19 of Angel), where Angel tries to save Faith and turns his back on Buffy. This podcast episode looks at:
(1) making things as hard as possible for the protagonist (Angel); (2) conflict-filled dialogue that keeps scenes tense; (3) when to leave out the backstory; and (4) the world, or society, as antagonist.
Spoiler-free, except at the end (with plenty of warning).
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