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Darla is a fictional character in the U.S. television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, played by Julie Benz. Darla from the TV Series Angel This is a screenshot of a copyrighted website, video game graphic, computer program graphic, television broadcast, or film. ... Darla from the TV Series Angel This is a screenshot of a copyrighted website, video game graphic, computer program graphic, television broadcast, or film. ... A fictional character is any person who appears in a work of fiction. ... ... A television program is the content of television broadcasting. ... Buffy the Vampire Slayer was a U.S. television series loosely based on the original script for the 1992 movie of the same name. ... Angel was the highly successful spin-off from the American television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. ... Julie Benz (born May 1, 1972 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a American actress. ...

Not a lot is known about Darla's life as a human, not even her birth name. The earliest account of her activities puts her on her death bed in the Virginia Colony in 1609, when she received a visit from The Master, disguised as a priest. He called her "a woman of some property" to which she replied "I'm a WHORE!" She despised the clergy (and religion). We later come to learn that she was indeed a prostitute and had contracted syphilis, which had caused heart failure. The Master sired her (made her a vampire). So began her un-life as a member of the Order of Aurelius. Her human love of sex and hate of religion continued into her vampire life as well. Binomial name Homo sapiens Linnaeus, 1758 Subspecies Homo sapiens idaltu(extinct) Homo sapiens sapiens Homo (genus). ... State nickname: Old Dominion Other U.S. States Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Governor Mark R. Warner (D) Tim Kaine (D-Governor Elect) Senators John Warner (R) George Allen (R) Official language(s) English Area 110,862 km² (35th)  - Land 102,642 km²  - Water 8,220 km² (7. ... // Events April 4 – King of Spain signs an edit of expulsion of all moriscos from Spain April 9 – Spain recognizes Dutch independence May 23 - Official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia. ... Mark Metcalf as The Master The Master is a fictional character in the U.S. television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, played by Mark Metcalf. ... Roman Catholic priest LCDR Allen R. Kuss (USN) aboard USS Enterprise A priest or priestess is a holy man or woman who takes an officiating role in worship of any religion, with the distinguishing characteristic of offering sacrifices. ... Prostitution is the sale of sexual services (typically manual stimulation, oral sex, sexual intercourse, or anal sex) for cash or other kind of return, generally indiscriminately with many persons. ... Clergy is the generic term used to describe the formal religious leadership within a given religion. ... Prostitution is the sale of sexual services (typically manual stimulation, oral sex, sexual intercourse, or anal sex) for cash or other kind of return, generally indiscriminately with many persons. ... Depression-era U.S. poster advocating early syphilis treatment Syphilis (historically called lues) is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that is caused by a spirochaete bacterium, Treponema pallidum. ... This article contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ...


In the mid 18th century, Darla was out exploring the world and wreaking havoc, when fate brought her to the small town of Galway in Ireland, where she found a man named Liam, who was drinking and whoring his way through a rather uneventful life. Admiring him from afar, she later coaxed him into an alley where she sired him. Liam would become Angelus. Waiting for him atop his grave, she gave Angelus his first lessons in evil when she encouraged him to slaughter his entire town, including his human family. Galway (official Irish name: Gaillimh) is the only city in the province of Connacht in Ireland and capital of County Galway. ... Alleys are generally less well-maintained than roads. ... David Boreanaz as Angelus Angelus is a fictional character in the television shows, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel played by David Boreanaz. ... Grave has multiple meanings: A grave (IPA: ) is a place for the dead, see tomb, burial, grave (burial) A grave accent (IPA: ) is a type of diacritical mark (as in French crème de la crème). ... ...


After cutting a bloody swath across Wales and England, Darla brought her new consort back to The Master in London, but Angelus had no interest in The Master, the Order of Aurelius, or anything other than living a decadent life of evil pleasure with Darla by his side. Darla chose Angelus over her master. Over time, Darla and Angelus would make their way throughout Europe and North Africa, occasionally sparring with each other but constantly tormenting the vampire hunter Holtz. Back in London, their family grew as Drusilla and Spike were sired. Throughout their adventures, Darla always had to have a room with a pretty view. This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: England Inter. ... A consort is somebodys spouse, usually a royalty. ... Part of the London skyline viewed from the South Bank London is the most populous city in the European Union, with an estimated population on 1 January 2005 of 7,421,328 and a metropolitan area population of between 12 and 14 million. ... Decadence was the name given, first by hostile critics, and then triumphantly adopted by some writers themselves, to a number of late nineteenth century fin de siècle writers associated with Symbolism or the Aesthetic movement. ... A satellite composite image of Europe Europe is the worlds second-smallest continent in terms of area, with an area of 10,600,000 km² (4,140,625 square miles), making it larger than Australia only. ... North Africa is a region generally considered to include: Algeria Egypt Libya Mauritania Morocco Sudan Tunisia Western Sahara The Azores, Canary Islands, and Madeira are sometimes considered to be a part of North Africa. ... Holtz was a fictional character on the television series Angel. ... Drusilla Drusilla is a fictional character that appeared in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. ... James Marsters as Spike. ... This article should be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ...


Finding themselves in Borsa, Romania, in 1898, Darla brought Angelus a gift: a Roma girl with whom Angelus could have his way, so long as Darla watched. Soon after, the family of the Roma girl, a gypsy princess, cursed Angelus with the restoration of his soul. Darla noticed almost immediately, and banished Angelus from her sight. Obviously bewildered, Darla tracked down the Roma clan and took revenge. A few years later, Darla ended up in the midst of the Boxer Rebellion in China, and Angelus found her. Darla tried to convince herself that she could still be with Angelus despite his soul, but she soon realized that it could never work. 1898 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... The Roma people (pronounced rahma, singular Rom, sometimes Rroma, and Rrom) along with the closely related Sinti people are commonly known as Gypsies in English, and as Tsigany in most of Europe. ... The soul, according to many religious and philosophical traditions, is the ethereal substance — spirit (Hebrew:rooah or nefesh) — particular to a unique living being. ... Boxer forces, 1900 photograph The Boxer Uprising (Traditional Chinese: 義和團起義; Simplified Chinese: 义和团起义; pinyin: ; The Righteous and Harmonious Fists was an uprising against Western commercial and political influence in China during the final years of the 19th century, from November 1899 to September 7, 1901. ...


Little is known about Darla's activities between that time and 1997, but one can assume that she rejoined the Master and had been in Sunnydale, CA since at least the 1930s. 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sunnydale, California is the fictional suburban setting for the popular television drama Buffy the Vampire Slayer. ...


When Buffy Summers, a recently chosen Slayer, ended up in the same town, The Master was not pleased. After several attempts to kill the Slayer, Darla finally volunteered to kill her herself. Darla pretended to be a school friend of Buffy's and got Buffy's mother, Joyce, to invite her into the house. Darla bit Joyce but cleverly set it up so that it would appear that Angel had done it. After a tense three-way confrontation in The Bronze, Angel finally staked Darla, turning her into dust. This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... A Slayer in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer fictional universe is a young girl bestowed with mystical powers that originate from the heart of a demon. ... Joyce Summers is a fictional character in the television show Buffy the Vampire Slayer, played by Kristine Sutherland. ... The Bronze is a nightclub in Sunnydale, the fictional setting for the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. ...


But that was not the end for Darla. She was resurrected, in human form, by Wolfram and Hart as a way to both torture Angel and to get him to turn evil. During her short time as a human, Darla found it increasingly difficult to live with a soul and desperately wanted to be a vampire again. Angel, through acts of bravery and nobility, finally convinced Darla to live out her remaining days as human (she was dying from syphillis as she would have if she weren't sired the first time) and re-assured her that he would help her. In an odd twist of fate, Wolfram and Hart brought in Drusilla to once again sire Darla. As a vampire, Darla went on another killing rampage that nearly ended when Angel set her on fire. She survived, and as Angel became more and more dark, he came to Darla to help him "not care." Angel and Darla had sex all night, the expectation being that he would have lost his soul as a result of "a moment of perfect happiness" (the other half of the gypsy curse), but the next morning Angel was still en-souled. Not even one moment of perfect happiness, that whole night. Surprised, angry, and upset, Darla left Los Angeles, supposedly forever. Wolfram and Hart, Attorneys at Law is an international fictional law firm in the television series Angel, its principal human faces being Holland Manners, Lilah Morgan, and Lindsey McDonald. ... David Boreanaz as Angel Angel is a fictional character on the television shows Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel played by David Boreanaz. ... It has been suggested that flame be merged into this article or section. ... The City of Los Angeles (from Spanish; Los Ángeles, ) also known simply as L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States in terms of population, as well as one of the worlds most important economic, cultural, and entertainment centers. ...


However, the unthinkable had happened. Angel had impregnated Darla. Darla visited every shaman in the Western Hemisphere, who all told her one thing: it was impossible, and impossible to abort. So, with nowhere else to turn, Darla went to Angel. Various theories emerged about the child, from a cult of vampires worshiping it as a miracle, to fear that it was the evil spoken of in the Tro-Clon prophesies. It turned out the child was simply a healthy human baby boy, with whom Darla was sharing a soul. This did not matter to Holtz, who had been brought through time by the demon Sahjhan to hunt and kill Angel and Darla. Darla loved the child, and realizing that she could not give live birth, staked herself in an alley. In one final moment of redemption, Darla ended her 400+ year run for the life of her son, Connor. The shaman is an intellectual and spiritual figure who is regarded as possessing power and influence on other peoples in the tribe and performs several functions, primarily that of a healer ( medicine man). The shaman provides medical care, and serves other community needs during crisis times, via supernatural means (means... The Geographical Western Hemisphere of Earth highlighted in yellow. ... In religion and sociology, a cult is a cohesive group of people (often a relatively small and new religious movement) devoted to beliefs or practices that the surrounding culture or society considers to be far outside the mainstream. ... According to many religions, a miracle, derived from the old Latin word miraculum meaning something wonderful, is a striking interposition of divine intervention by God in the universe by which the operations of the ordinary course of Nature are overruled, suspended, or modified. ... Redemption can mean several things: Redemption is a term in Christianity synonymous with salvation; or delivery from sins. ... Connor is a character in the fictional universe of Angel created by Joss Whedon. ...


Darla's spirit was sent by the Powers That Be to her son, who was faced with a difficult decision, to try to convince him to do right, as she had done. She failed, however. There are also theories among the viewers of both "Angel" and "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" that this version of Darla was not sent by the Powers That Be, but was actually an incarnation of The First Evil attempting to prevent the coming of Jasmine, an occurrence that would interfere with the First's own plans. This, however, is pure speculation and unproven. The Powers That Be is a euphemism for the enigmatic and ancient forces that assist the side of good in the WB television series Angel. ... The First Evil In the fictional world of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The First Evil, commonly referred to as The First, is the Big Bad (major villain) in the series seventh season. ... Jasmine was a fictional character on the television series Angel. ...


Other than that, Darla has not been seen again (except in flashback). Look up flashback in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


Darla has probably died more times than any Angel or Buffy character (twice as a human and twice as a vampire). She was a particularly disturbing character, arguably the most genuinely malevolent of either series. Julie Benz gave an effective performance as a woman who was consistently dedicated to degredation, murder, and blasphemy while both human and vampire.


Her episode catologue is as follows:

Contents


Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Season One 1997-

Welcome to the Hellmouth
The Harvest
Angel


Season Two 1997-1998

Becoming Part One of Two (flashbacks)


Season Five 2000-2001

Fool For Love (flashbacks)


Angel

Season One 1999-2000

The Prodigal (flashbacks)
Five By Five (flashbacks)
To Shanshu In LA


Season Two 2000-2001

Judgement
First Impressions
Untouched
Dear Boy (present/flashbacks)
Darla
The Trial
Reunion
Redefinition
Reprise
Epiphany


Season Three 2001-2002

Heartthrob (present/flashbacks)
That Vision Thing
Offspring
Quickening
Lullaby


Season Four 2002-2003

Inside Out


Season Five 2003-2004

Origin (clips from previous episodes - uncredited)
The Girl In Question (flashbacks)


 
 

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