Triangle S5 E11 (Buffy and the Art of Story Podcast)

Buffy and the Art of Story podcast coverIn Triangle (Buffy the Vampire Slayer S5 E11), Anya and Willow conjure an evil troll as Buffy deals with post-Riley life. This podcast episode recaps Triangle, focusing on:

  • Anya, Willow, and Xander are in a troll triangle and it's Buffy's show – so who is the protagonist?
  • running season arcs but no subplots for Spike, Xander, Buffy, and Dawn;
  • what less dramatic plot turns do to the episode's pace; and
  • should you break your characters for a joke?

Spoiler-free, except at the end (with plenty of warning).

Last Episode: Into The Woods S5 E10

Next Up: Checkpoint S5 E12 on July 4 (after a short break)

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About Lisa M. Lilly

In addition to hosting the podcast Buffy and the Art of Story, Lisa M. Lilly is the author of the bestselling four-book Awakening supernatural thriller series as well as numerous short stories. She is currently writing the latest novel in her Q.C. Davis mysteries. Her non-fiction includes books on writing craft under L. M. Lilly. She also founded