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Tales of the Slayer: Volume 4

Tales of the Slayer: Volume 4 Cover

 

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Publisher Comments:

andlt;Bandgt;"I can't be...just a person,andlt;BRandgt; I can't be helpless like that...."andlt;BRandgt; — Buffy, "Helpless"andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt; 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. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;Iandgt;Tales of the Slayer, Vol. 4andlt;/Iandgt; 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....

Synopsis:

"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....

Synopsis:

This fourth volume of short stories based on the hit television show chronicles the Cruciamentum--the test each Slayer must undergo when she turns 18.

About the Author

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780689869556
Publisher:
Gallery Press
Subject:
Horror & Ghost Stories
Author:
Various
Subject:
Vampires
Subject:
Fantasy - Contemporary
Subject:
Horror tales, American
Subject:
Horror - General
Subject:
Movie-TV Tie-In - General
Subject:
Movie or Television Tie-In
Subject:
Media Tie-In - General
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy-Contemporary
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Series:
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Series Volume:
Volume 4
Publication Date:
November 2004
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 11
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f/c cvr
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 12.46 oz
Age Level:
from 16

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Film and Television » Novelization
Fiction and Poetry » Horror » General
Fiction and Poetry » Science Fiction and Fantasy » Fantasy » Contemporary
Fiction and Poetry » Science Fiction and Fantasy » Film, Television, and Media Tie Ins

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Product details 272 pages Simon Spotlight Entertainment - English 9780689869556 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "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....

"Synopsis" by , This fourth volume of short stories based on the hit television show chronicles the Cruciamentum--the test each Slayer must undergo when she turns 18.
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