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What is the point of Angel's curse, exactly?

We learn in Angel: Orpheus that Angelus has been trapped in Angel's body for a century, essentially incapable of effecting any change or influence over Angel. By forcing Angel to exist without ...
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Short scifi story of a man who can remember his past lives because of a grudge with an angel

Time Travel for Pedestrians by Ray Nelson. I read it in Again, Dangerous Visions. The protagonist takes a drug that allows him to visit past lives. The scene with the knight is particularly graphic ...
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Did the Powers actually want Cordy to have the Visions anyway?

This may be opinion-based, as there's not much in the way of explicit evidence, but my interpretation of this episode was that the alternate reality Cordelia experienced was one she created herself. ...
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Does Pardoning mean something different in Pylea?

There's no indication that they misunderstood what Cordy had said, or that the concept of pardoning someone was different in Pylea than on Earth. They beheaded Lorne because they wanted to, and ...
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How does inviting a vampire work with changing flat and tenant?

We're told (in Buffy: Real Me) that a vampire can only enter a property when it's invited in by someone that lives there. XANDER: Uh, yeah, actually, she -- Harmony -- kind of happened to sort of get ...
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Did the Powers actually want Cordy to have the Visions anyway?

Although the source cannot be entirely trusted, Skip gives some indication that many of the events of the first three and a bit seasons were engineered as part of the Beastmaster's plan, including ...
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How come the Prince of Lies was killed so easily?

The show transcript on BuffyWorld notes that Prince of Lies was old and slighty paunchy, both of which would have contributed to his poor fighting skills against a vampire in top condition like Angel. ...
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How did Angel escape hell?

Both 'The First Evil', and Jasmine (a 'Rogue Power That Was') have claimed responsibility for that act. They each had their own reasons, and are (most likely) not the best of friends. Ultimately, we ...
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