This is a 'Hellmouth' prelude. This serves no purpose. It's Halloween. The art is ugly. Jenny Calender serves no purpose. Drusilla shrieks. This is full of apocalyptic warnings and seems designed to deliberately irritate as Sunnydale falls into chaos. Did Drusilla kill Spike? There is no dramatic potential or emotional edge. This exists for no especially good reason.
“Activate a hell portal.”
“Wherever she is, bad things follow.”
“Looks a bit like a serial killer.”