Are we supposed to care that Dawn is vanishing? She’s not real and she never was. Xander continues to be angry. Simone plans something that selfish Buffy does not see coming. Cue a demon, a cliffhanger and if Buffy hadn’t been so busy navel gazing maybe she could have prevented all this. This was okay.
“He’s why vampires exist. He’s why you’re the Slayer. He’s why that scythe was forged.”