Still seeking normalcy in the midst of zompire-stricken San Francisco, Buffy contemplates a life-changing decision the likes of which few Slayers have ever faced. Meanwhile, Spike rushes to the aid of Detective Dowling, who's in over his head with his recent investigation into the undead bloodsuckers plaguing the city. Buffy settles down with Spike?! A cliffhanger certain to shock fans! Executive produced by Joss Whedon!