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Encyclopedia > Colony (Buffy novel)
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Book Information

Author(s): Melinda Metz, Laura J. Burns


Substance: 256 pages


Publisher: Pocket Books


Date first published: September 27, 2005


Book Description

Mayor Richard Wilkins III invited a woman named Belakane to speak at the local Sunnydale High School. She has a program, "Be the Ultimate You!". It aims to build self-esteem in teenagers. However she is a demon antlike queen, the program is a test to find workers to build her colony, and to find mates to expand her populace. She soon reduces students to single trait beings, for example Buffy is reduced to 'agressive slayer'.


Continuity

  • Suppose to be set in BtVS's second season, after Spike and Dru, have arrived in Sunnydale, but before Angel has lost his soul.

Canonical issues

Main articles: Buffyverse canon, and [[]], and [[]], and [[]], and [[]]

Buffy novels, such as this one are considered by most fans to not be part of Buffyverse canon. They are not considered as official Buffyverse reality, but are novels from the authours' imaginations. However unlike fanfic, 'overviews' summarising their story, written early in the writing process, were 'approved' by both Fox and Whedon (or his office), and the books were therefore later published as officially Buffy merchandise (see main article for further details). // Introduction Main article: Canon (fiction) Canon of a fictional universe comprises those stories, considered to be genuine (or official), and those events, characters, settings, etc. ... // Introduction A large number of books have been published since 1998 by Pocket Pulse, and Simon Spotlight Entertainment. ... // Introduction Main article: Canon (fiction) Canon of a fictional universe comprises those stories, considered to be genuine (or official), and those events, characters, settings, etc. ... // Introduction Main article: Canon (fiction) Canon of a fictional universe comprises those stories, considered to be genuine (or official), and those events, characters, settings, etc. ...


Trivia

  • Part of the line of buffy book 'Stake your Own Destiny'. These books give the reader a large series of choices, once a choice is made, the page number to turn to is given. The result is that the reader might decide the fate of the chracters.
  • There are more than a dozen possible endings.
  • Tagline: 'STAKE YOUR DESTINY'.
  • Buffyverse canon characters include Buffy, Xander, Principal Snyder, Cordelia, Willow, Giles, Oz, Angel, Joyce, Harmony, Amy, Jenny Calendar, and Richard Wilkins
  • Buffyverse non-canon characters include Victoria Belakane (villain)

// Introduction Main article: Canon (fiction) Canon of a fictional universe comprises those stories, considered to be genuine (or official), and those events, characters, settings, etc. ... For the Australian television/entertainment personality, see Richard Wilkins (TV presenter). ...

See Also

// Introduction A large number of books have been published since 1998 by Pocket Pulse, and Simon Spotlight Entertainment. ... // Introduction These books focus on Angel and his so-called Fang Gang Canonical issues Main article: Buffyverse canon The books featured in this list are not part of Buffyverse canon. ... Note this is not to be confused with Tales of the Slayers Graphic Novel. ... // Introduction Main article: Canon (fiction) Canon of a fictional universe comprises those stories, considered to be genuine (or official), and those events, characters, settings, etc. ... // Introduction This list orders many of Buffy/Angel related stories by the place which they chronologically fit into the Buffyverse. ... Buffy and Angel // Introduction Buffy and Angel and the Buffyverse they created have inspired hundreds of Wikipedia articles between them. ... // Introduction Buffyverse original novels fit into one of four categories. ... The Buffyverse is a term coined by fans of Joss Whedons first two television shows to refer to the shared fictional universe in which they are set. ...

External Link

Nika Summer's Buffy Library


 
 

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