ten favourite btvs episodes → becoming pt. I & II
i have had a really bad day, okay? if you have information worth hearing, then i am grateful for it. if you’re gonna crack jokes, then i’m gonna pull out your ribcage and wear it as a hat.
“In their resting state, our actives are as innocent and vulnerable as children. We call it the “Tabula Rasa”. The blank slate. Now imagine the imprint process filling it, creating a new personality. A friend, a lover, a confidant in a sea of enemies. Your heart’s desire made flesh. And when the engagement has been completed, all memory of you and your time together will be wiped clean.”
If nothing we do matters, then all that matters is what we do.
It’s terribly simple. The good guys are always stalwart and true, the bad guys are easily distinguished by their pointy horns or black hats, and we always defeat them and save the day. No one ever dies and everybody lives happily ever after.
Tara: Do you love him? It’s okay if you do… He’s done a lot of good, and he does love you… and Buffy, it’s okay if you don’t. You’re going through a hard time, and you’re…
Buffy: What? Using him? What’s okay about that?
Tara: It’s not that simple.