Spike and Buffy are finally reunited (_sigh_) and lucky him, he's discovered the source of all her problems, and it's not Angel. Now Buffy must revisit the place where love was indiscriminate, the Scoobies were formed, and hell's mouth was closed for good. **Joss Whedon, Scott Allie** and **Georges Jeanty** launch readers into the **finale** of _Buffy_ Season 8, promising more adventure, twists, and turns. Bonds are tested, lives altered, and_oh!_the fate of humanity hangs in the balance. **Joss Whedon** writes the series finale!