Who Are You?
Who Are You?
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Police and paramedics
are on the scene at the Summers' house, investigating the aftermath of
Buffy and Faith's battle. Faith is brought out on a stretcher as a detective
thanks Buffy for somehow knocking her unconscious. When he calls Faith
a kid though, Buffy becomes defensive and retorts that she's tougher than
he thinks. Faith has obviously transferred her spirit into Buffy's body
with the Mayor's amulet.
Back in the living room,
Joyce can't understand why her "daughter" is acting so cold and shallow.
She can't even bring herself to hug Joyce. Faith, in her new body, retires
to take a bath and explore herself. She looks in the mirror and practices
acting as Buffy-like as possible. For the most part she overdoes it though
and ends up looking foolish. The real Buffy wakes up in the hospital in
Faith's body. When she tries to go save her mother, the police restrain
her and load her full of sedatives. Back in Tara's room, she and Willow
discuss their "relationship". Willow explains that she hasn't introduced
her to her friends yet because she likes to have something that is just
hers. Tara reassures her that she is hers. Meanwhile, Faith goes through
Buffy's room and tries on her clothes. When she comes across Buffy's wallet,
she orders a flight for 10 am the next morning. Joyce informs her that
Giles and the gang are waiting to meet her at Giles'. Faith decides she
wouldn't mind seeing what her enemies are up to and leaves to head over.
The real Buffy is simultaneously waking up again, this time in the backseat
of a police car. Suddenly, the police car is rammed by an armored truck
and the cops knocked unconscious. The same men who met at the hospital
after Faith came out of her coma, jump out of the back of the vehicle.
They smash the police car window and drag the girl they think is Faith,
out. The stone-faced men inform her that she is under arrest in the name
of the Watcher's Council.
Back at Giles' house,
Faith enters and greets the unwitting gang. Giles informs them that "Faith"
has been extracted to England by a Council Retrieval Team. When Willow
announces her repulsion of Faith, Faith does everything she can to act
natural and restrain from killing Buffy's friend. That night, Faith takes
advantage of her new sexy body, by cutting a rug at the Bronze. She runs
into Spike who just assumes it is the same old Buffy. But instead of her
normal righteous self, this Buffy rubs against Spike, titillating him.
She tells him she could "have him" if she wanted and then leaves him frustrated,
angry, and thirsty for revenge. Elsewhere, a group of marauding vampires
enter their lair to find Adam waiting for them. When one of them attacks,
Adam easily defends himself, tearing the vamp's head clean off. He tells
the other four bloodsuckers that he has a plan to help them unite.
Under the guard of the
Watcher Retrieval Team, Buffy tries to convince the men that she's not
Faith. The less-than-professional
soldiers just mock and spit on her. Back at the Bronze, Willow and Tara
arrive to hang out. Willow sees "Buffy" and decides to finally introduce
her to Tara. Faith decides to have a little fun with Tara when Willow leaves
them alone to get a drink and mocks the apparent feelings she has for her
Wicken companion. Suddenly, Willow returns and points out a vampire leaving
the club with an oblivious girl. Faith, forced to act as Buffy would, leaves
in pursuit. She slays the vampire in the parking lot with a broken pool
cue and helps the girl to her feet. When the shaken young lady thanks her
sincerely for saving her life, Faith seems to feel good about it for a
split second. When she returns inside, Willow announces that she is taking
her friend home because she isn't feeling well. When she mentions Riley,
Faith decides to leave too and pay Buffy's boyfriend a visit.
When Willow and Tara arrive
at Tara's room, they discuss "Buffy's" behavior. Tara feels that the energy
she gave off was fragmented and Buffy couldn't have been her normal self.
The two Wickens decide to perform a ritual that opens a passage to the
netherworld where Willow could visit Buffy's body on an astral plane and
investigate her inner self. Meanwhile, the outer self of Buffy is busy
turning Riley on. When Faith gets a little too kinky though, Riley starts
to suspect something is wrong with his normally conservative girlfriend.
Before he can question her, Faith seals his lips with a more romantic kiss.
Later, when they rest in a post coital embrace, Willow and Tara's ritual
begins to take effect. Surrounded by a ring of energy, Willow's spirit
leaves her body and enters Buffy's. Faith rolls out of bed and questions
the other inhabitant of Buffy's body. Riley watches confused as his girlfriend
argues with herself schizophrenically. Faith seems to finally suppress
Willow's intrusion and return to bed.
In a subterranean cave,
Adam lectures to his new pupils. He wants to use his small vampire posse
to spread the word of his coming apocalyptic attack on humanity. The next
morning, Faith leaves Riley's room before he wakes up. On her way out the
door, Forrest confronts her about disturbing Riley while he recovers from
his injuries. When he criticizes her profession by calling her a killer,
Faith finds herself defending what Buffy does. Confused about why being
called a killer offended her, she storms out the door to catch her flight.
At the shipyard, Buffy makes a flight of her own. When one of the guards
reaches a tranquilizer gun into her room, she grabs it with her feet and
kicks the guard in the head. After a couple more slick moves, she jumps
into the driver's seat of the armored truck they picked her up in and drives
it through the front of the shipyard warehouse. When she shows up at Giles'
house in Faith's body, her ex-Watcher is understandably shocked. To prove
it is her, Buffy lists things that only she could possibly know about Giles,
like the fact that he had sex with her mom. Just then Willow and Tara show
up. They show Buffy and Giles a Katra they conjured which is a small, glowing
green orb they have in a charm box. Willow explains that all they have
to do is bring Buffy and Faith together to employ the Katra which will
switch their spirits back to their rightful bodies. Suddenly they notice
a breaking newscast on Giles' television. A group of citizens are being
held hostage in a church by unknown assailants. At the airport, Faith is
watching the same newscast.
Inside the church, the
vampires that Adam took under his wing are the ones tormenting the frightened
Sunnydale locals. When Faith shows up outside, she runs into Riley who
still thinks she is Buffy. When she tells him she wants to go inside and
do some slaying, Riley tries to stop her from entering alone. Faith shrugs
him off and goes in anyway, driven by some force to help the innocent people
inside. She takes on Adam's followers in a grueling fight that rumbles
throughout the church. After slaying three of them she is pinned down by
the leader. Out of nowhere, Buffy stakes him from behind. But rather than
thanking her, Faith attacks Buffy. After a knuckle-splitting flurry, Buffy
is able to grab Faith's hand and switch their bodies back with the power
of the Katra. Faith, now in her original body, jumps up and runs out of
the church. Later, in Riley's room, Buffy explains to him what happened.
She is angry to find out that Riley unknowingly slept with Faith, but relieved
with the knowledge that she probably won't be returning for a while. Meanwhile,
somewhere far away, Faith somberly rides across the countryside in the
boxcar of a train she apparently hopped leaving Sunnydale.
~Episode Synopsis by: Zack Peacock