Tales of the Slayer: Volume 4

Tales of the Slayer: Volume 4

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"I can't be...just a person,
I can't be helpless like that...."
— Buffy, "Helpless"

At eighteen, each Slayer must face a terrifying trial: the Tento di Cruciamentum. This time-honored, albeit cruel, rite of passage forces each Watcher to drain the Slayer of all her physical powers and then send her to vanquish a powerful vampire using

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"I can't be...just a person,
I can't be helpless like that...."
— Buffy, "Helpless"

At eighteen, each Slayer must face a terrifying trial: the Tento di Cruciamentum. This time-honored, albeit cruel, rite of passage forces each Watcher to drain the Slayer of all her physical powers and then send her to vanquish a powerful vampire using only her wits. When Buffy Summers underwent her Cruciamentum, she managed to defeat Kralik, a vampire who had been committed to a sanitarium as a human for torturing and murdering more than a dozen young women before he was turned. However, not all Slayers have been so cunning.
Tales of the Slayer, Vol. 4 chronicles the Cruciamentum of eight earlier Slayers. From Prohibition Chicago to beatnik New York City, from the sideshows of a traveling carnival to a small Irish farm, from the fifteenth century to the twentieth, the Cruciamentum has tested the prowess of Slayers throughout history. Each of them has had to fight: for her job, for the lives of those she loved, and for her own existence....

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780689869556
Publisher:
Gallery Books
Publication date:
11/02/2004
Series:
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Series, #4
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
0.62(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)
Age Range:
16 Years

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