First, there was one girl in all the world..
For centuries, one girl in each generation, the Slayer, fought the vampires, the demons and the forces of darkness.
Then, there were many.
The Slayer of her era, Buffy Summers, and her friend, the witch Willow Rosenberg, gave the power of the Slayer to every “potential” in the world. Then there were thousands of slayers, overseen in their fight against evil by the reborn Watchers Council.
Finally, there was everyone.
In the Crisis of 2006, the world at large found out about the existence of the supernatural, vampires, demons and magic as they watched Slayer Faith Lehane’s death and resurrection. Now the Watchers Council must fight the forces of evil while also keeping an uneasy peace between our world and those that intrude on its boundaries.
Today, the Council is the most famous organization in the world.
It is now 2022. The Watchers Council, jointly run by the watchers, slayers and witches, seems to have beaten back the darkness further than ever before. Grace Hatherley has spent eight successful years as Chairwoman overseeing the Council’s second generation, since Buffy Summers chose her as her successor in 2014. Now the third generation has entered the fight. The Council seems to be on top of the world. But…
“Had a little trouble,” Emma offered, as she watched them all shuffle past her and start walking through the hall. She stood for a moment with her arms extended and her palms upward. “And my therapist wonders why I feel no one hears me.”