28 February 2018

ST:DS9, a Chronology of the Series and its Relaunch

This is my chronology for the TV best series of the Star Trek, including episodes of its predecessor which give some background for the story and its relaunch in books, comics, and ebooks after the series ended.


STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION

“Prequel” episodes in the immediately preceding iteration of Star Trek that provide a set up for the story in the main series addressed here.  These are essential viewing, especially for those who have not seen Star Trek: The Next Generation or who have not seen it in a long time.

ST:TNG s01e25 “Conspiracy”

ST:TNG s02e20 “The Emissary”

ST:TNG s03e05 “The Bonding”

ST:TNG s03e15 “Yesterday’s Enterprise”

ST:TNG s03e17 “The Sins of the Father”

ST:TNG s03e25s04e01 “The Best of Both Worlds

ST:TNG s04e02 “Family”

ST:TNG s04E07 “Reunion”

ST:TNG s04e012 “The Wounded”

ST:TNG s04e26s05e01 “Redemption”

ST:TNG s05e03 “Ensign Ro”

ST:TNG s06e10e11 “The Chain of Command”

STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE, the TV series

The episodes of the greatest incarnation of the Star Trek franchise, with the episodes of the core series, crossover episodes with Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Voyager, two ST:TNG films which interconnect with the storyline of this series, and one comic book story, because you can never have enough tribbles.

Season 1

ST:DS9 s01e01e02 “Emissary”
ST:DS9 s01e03 “Past Prologue”
ST:DS9 s01e04 “A Man Alone”
ST:DS9 s01e05 “Babel”
ST:DS9 s01e06 “Captive Pursuit”
ST:DS9 s01e07 “Q-Less”
ST:DS9 s01e08 “Dax”
ST:DS9 s01e09 “The Passenger”
ST:DS9 s01e10 “Move Along Home”

ST:TNG s06e16e17 “Birthright”

ST:DS9 s01e11 “The Nagus”
ST:DS9 s01e12 “Vortex”
ST:DS9 s01e13 “Battle Lines”
ST:DS9 s01e14 “The Storyteller”
ST:DS9 s01e15 “Progress”
ST:DS9 s01e16 “If Wishes Were Horses”

ST:TNG s06e23 “Rightful Heir”

ST:DS9 s01e17 “The Forsaken”
ST:DS9 s01e18 “Dramatis Personae”
ST:DS9 s01e19 “Duet”
ST:DS9 s01e20 “In the Hands of the Prophets”

Season 2

ST:DS9 s02e01 “Homecoming”
ST:DS9 s02e02 “The Circle”
ST:DS9 s02e03 “The Siege”
ST:DS9 s02e04 “Invasive Procedures”
ST:DS9 s02e05 “Cardassians”
ST:DS9 s02e06 “Melora”
ST:DS9 s02e07 “Rules of Acquisition”
ST:DS9 s02e08 “Necessary Evil”
ST:DS9 s02e09 “Second Sight”
ST:DS9 s02e10 “Sanctuary”
ST:DS9 s02e11 “Rivals”
ST:DS9 s02e12 “The Alternate”
ST:DS9 s02e13 “Armageddon Game”
ST:DS9 s02e14 “Whispers”

ST:TNG s07e15 “Lower Decks”

ST:DS9 s02e15 “Paradise”
ST:DS9 s02e16 “Shadowplay”
ST:DS9 s02e17 “Playing God”
ST:DS9 s02e18 “Profit and Losse”
ST:DS9 s02e19 “Blood Oath”

ST:TNG s07e20 “Journey’s End”

ST:DS9 s02e2e21 “The Maquis”

ST:TNG s07e21 “Firstborn”

ST:DS9 s02e22 “The Wire”
ST:DS9 s02e23 “Crossover”

ST:TNG s07e24 “Preemptive Strike”

ST:DS9 s02e24 “The Collaborator”
ST:DS9 s02e25 “Tribunal”
ST:DS9 s02e25 “The Jem’Hadar”


Season 3

ST:DS9 s03e01e02 “The Search”

Star Trek: Vulcan’s Legacy (e-book)

ST:DS9 s03e03 “The House of Quark”
ST:DS9 s03e04 “Equilibrium”
ST:DS9 s03e05 “Second Skin”
ST:DS9 s03e06 “The Abandoned”
ST:DS9 s03e07 “Civil Defense”
ST:DS9 s03e08 “Meridian”
ST:DS9 s03e09 “Defiant”
ST:DS9 s03e10 “Fascination”
ST:DS9 s03e11e12 “Past Tense”

ST:VOY s01e01e02 “Caretaker”

ST:DS9 s03e13 “Life Support”
ST:DS9 s03e14 “Heart of Stone”
ST:DS9 s03e15 “Destiny”
ST:DS9 s03e16 “Prophet Motive”
ST:DS9 s03e17 “Visionary”
ST:DS9 s03e18 “Distant Voices”
ST:DS9 s03e19 “Through the Looking Glass”
ST:DS9 s03e20 “Improbable Cause”
ST:DS9 s03e21 “The Die is Cast”

Star Trek: Generations

ST:DS9 s03e22 “Explorers”
ST:DS9 s03e23 “Family Business”
ST:DS9 s03e24 “Shakaar”
ST:DS9 s03e25 “Facets”
ST:DS9 s03e26 “The Adversary”

Season 4

ST:DS9 s04e01e02 “The Way of the Warrior”
ST:DS9 s04e03 “The Visitor”
ST:DS9 s04e04 “Hippocratic Oath”
ST:DS9 s04e05 “Indsicretion”
ST:DS9 s04e06 “Rejoined”
ST:DS9 s04e07 “Starship Down”
ST:DS9 s04e08 “Little Green Men”
ST:DS9 s04e09 “The Sword of Kahless”
ST:DS9 s04e10 “Our Man Bashir”
ST:DS9 s04e11 “Homefront”
ST:DS9 s04e12 “Paradise Lost”
ST:DS9 s04e13 “Crossfire”
ST:DS9 s04e14 “Return to Grace”
ST:DS9 s04e15 “Sons of Mogh”
ST:DS9 s04e16 “Bar Association”
ST:DS9 s04e17 “Accesion”
ST:DS9 s04e18 “Rules of Engagement”
ST:DS9 s04e19 “Hard Time”
ST:DS9 s04e20 “Shattered Mirror”
ST:DS9 s04e21 “Muse”
ST:DS9 s04e22 “For the Cause”
ST:DS9 s04e23 “To the Death”
ST:DS9 s04e24 “The Quickening”
ST:DS9 s04e25 “Body Parts”
ST:DS9 s04e26 “Broken Link”

Season 5

ST:DS9 s05e01 “Apocalypse Rising”
ST:DS9 s05e02 “The Ship”
ST:DS9 s05e03 “Looking for par’Mach in All the Wrong Places”
ST:DS9 s05e04 “…Nor the Battle to the Strong”
ST:DS9 s05e05 “The Assignment”
ST:DS9 s05e06 “Trials and Tribble-ations”

ST DS9 #14: “Nobody Knows the Tribble I’ve Seen” (comic)

ST:DS9 s05e07 “Let He Who is Without Sin…”
ST:DS9 s05e08 “Things Past”
ST:DS9 s05e09 “The Ascent”
ST:DS9 s05e10 “Rapture”
ST:DS9 s05e11 “The Darkness and the Light”
ST:DS9 s05e12 “The Begotten”
ST:DS9 s05e13 “For the Uniform”

Star Trek: First Contact

ST:DS9 s05e14 “In Purgatory’s Shadow”
ST:DS9 s05e15 “By Inferno’s Light”
ST:DS9 s05e16 “Dr. Bashir, I Presume?”
ST:DS9 s05e17 “A Simple Investigation”
ST:DS9 s05e18 “Business as Usual”
ST:DS9 s05e19 “Ties of Blood and Waters”
ST:DS9 s05e20 “Ferengi Love Songs”
ST:DS9 s05e21 “Soldiers of the Empire”
ST:DS9 s05e22 “Children of Time”
ST:DS9 s05e23 “Blaze of Glory”
ST:DS9 s05e24 “Empok Nor”
ST:DS9 s05e25 “In the Cards”
ST:DS9 s05e26 “Call to Arms”

Season 6

ST:DS9 s06e01 “A Time to Stand”
ST:DS9 s06e02 “Rocks and Shoals”
ST:DS9 s06e03 “Sons and Daughters”
ST:DS9 s06e04 “Behind the Lines”
ST:DS9 s06e05 “Fortunes Favors the Bold”
ST:DS9 s06e06 “Sacrifice of Angels”
ST:DS9 s06e07 “You Are Cordially Invited…”
ST:DS9 s06e08 “Resurrection”
ST:DS9 s06e09 “Statistical Probablilities”
ST:DS9 s06e10 “The Magnificant Ferengi”
ST:DS9 s06e11 “Waltz”
ST:DS9 s06e12 “Who Mourns for Morn?”
ST:DS9 s06e13 “Far Beyond the Stars”
ST:DS9 s06e14 “One Little Ship”
ST:DS9 s06e15 “Honor Among Thieves”
ST:DS9 s06e16 “Change of Heart”
ST:DS9 s06e17 “Wrongs Darker Than Death or Night”
ST:DS9 s06e18 “Inquisition”
ST:DS9 s06e19 “In the Pale Moonlight”
ST:DS9 s06e20 “His Way”
ST:DS9 s06e21 “The Reckoning”
ST:DS9 s06e22 “Valiant”
ST:DS9 s06e23 “Profit and Lace”
ST:DS9 s06e24 “Time’s Orphan”
ST:DS9 s06e25 “The Sound of Her Voice”
ST:DS9 s06e26 “Tears of the Prophets”

Season 7

ST:DS9 s07e01 “Image in the Sand”
ST:DS9 s07e02 “Symbols and Shadows”
ST:DS9 s07e03 “Afterimage”
ST:DS9 s07e04 “Take Me Out to the Holosuite”
ST:DS9 s07e05 “Chrysalis”
ST:DS9 s07e06 “Treachery, Faith, and the Great River”
ST:DS9 s07e07 “One More unto the Breach”
ST:DS9 s07e08 “The Siege of AR-588”
ST:DS9 s07e09 “Covenant”
ST:DS9 s07e10 “It’s Only a Paper Moon”

Star Trek: Insurrection

ST:DS9 s07e11 “Prodigal Daughter”
ST:DS9 s07e12 “The Emperor’s New Cloak”
ST:DS9 s07e13 “Field of Fire”
ST:DS9 s07e14 “Chimera”
ST:DS9 s07e15 “Badda-Bing Badda-Bang”
ST:DS9 s07e16 “Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges”
ST:DS9 s07e17 “Penumbra”
ST:DS9 s07e18 “Til Death Do Us Part”
ST:DS9 s07e19 “Stange Bedfellows”
ST:DS9 s07e20 “The Changing Face of Evil”
ST:DS9 s07e21 “When It Rains…”
ST:DS9 s07e22 “Tacking Into the Wind”
ST:DS9 s07e23 “Extreme Measures”
ST:DS9 s07e24 “The Dogs of War”
ST:DS9 s07e25e26 “What You Leave Behind”

STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE relaunch

After the series ended, fans wanted more and writers wanted to write more.  So Star Trek: Deep Space Nine continued in novels, comics, and ebooks as well as in short story collections.  It was the first of the second generation Star Trek TV series to do so, establishing the trend.  There are several lists of this across the web; mine includes ST TNG novels that feature or include Worf as a Federation ambassador that are not usually included in other lists, but since they touch on subjects the TV series dealt with, I’ve included them in my list of relaunch works.

ST DS9 = Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
ST SNW = Star Trek: Strange New Worlds (collections of short stories)
ST TNG = Star Trek: The Next Generation
ST SCE = Star Trek: Starfleet Corps of Engineers (originally release as ebooks)
ST GKN = Star Trek: Gorkon
ST KE = Star Trek: Klingon Empire
ST ENT = Star Trek: Enterprise

ST DS9: What You Leave Behind

ST DS9: The Lives of Dax

ST DS9: N-Vector (comic)

ST SNW #7 - “Barclay Program Nine”

ST DS9: The Left Hand of Destiny I & II

ST DS9: A Stitch in Time

ST TNG: Diplomatic Implausibility

ST SNW #9 - “Living on the Edge of Existence”

ST DS9: Avatar I & II

ST SNW #8 - “Gumbo”

ST SCE 6: Cold Fusion (ebook)

ST SNW #6 - “Urgent Matter”

ST Section 31: Abyss

ST Gateways #4: Deep Space Nine - Demons of Air and Darkness

ST Gateways #7: What Lay Beyond – “Horn and Ivory”

ST SCE #10: Here There Be Monsters (ebook)

ST DS9: Mission Gamma I - Twilight

ST DS9: Divided We Fall (comic)

ST The Brave and the Bold II, Part 2: The Final Artifact

ST DS9: Mission Gamma II – This Gray Spirit

ST DS9: Mission Gamma III – Cathedral

ST GKN: A Good Day to Die

ST GKN: Honor Bound

ST DS9: Mission Gamma IV – Lesser Evil

ST DS9: Rising Son

ST DS9: Unity

ST GKN: Enemy Territory

ST DS9: Worlds of Deep Space Nine #2 – “Trill: Unjoined”

ST Tales from the Captain’s Table - “The Officers’ Club”

ST DS9: Worlds of Deep Space Nine #2  “Bajor: Fragments and Omens”

ST DS9: Worlds of Deep Space Nine #1 – “Andor: Paradigm”

ST KE: A Burning House

ST DS9: Worlds of Deep Space Nine #3 – “Ferenginar: Satisfaction Is Not Guaranteed”

ST SCE #51: Lost Time (ebook)

ST DS9: Worlds of Deep Space Nine #1 – “Cardassia: The Lotus Flower”

ST SNW #9: “Shadowed Allies”(DS9)

ST DS9: Worlds of Deep Space Nine #3 – “The Dominion: Olympus Descending”

ST TNG: Genesis Force

ST DS9: Warpath

ST DS9: Fearful Symmetry

ST DS9: The Soul Key

ST SNW #9 - “The Last Tree on Ferenginar”

ST DS9: The Never-Ending Sacrifice

ST TNG: A Time to Kill

ST TNG: A Time to Heal

ST TNG: A Time for War, a Time for Peace

Star Trek: Articles of the Federation

ST DS9: Prophecy and Change – “The Calling”

ST Destiny I: Gods of Night

ST Destiny II: Mere Mortals

ST Destiny III: Lost Souls

Star Trek: A Singular Destiny

ST Typhon Pact #1: Zero Sum Game

ST Typhon Pact #3: Rough Beasts of Empire

ST Typhon Pact #4: Paths of Disharmony

ST TNG: Indistinguishable from Magic

ST Typhon Pact #5: Plagues of Night

ST Typhon Pact #6: Raise the Dawn

ST The Fall #1: Revelation and Dust

ST The Fall #3: A Ceremony of Losses

ST DS9: Lust’s Latinum Lost (and Found)

ST DS9: The Missing

ST DS9: Sacrements of Fire

ST DS9: Ascendance

ST Section 31: Disavowed

ST DS9: Force and Motion

ST DS9: Rules of Accusation

ST DS9: The Long Mirage

ST Section 31: Control

ST DS9: Enigma Tales

ST DS9 Gamma: Original Sin

ST DS9: I, The Constable

ST ENT: The Good That Men Do

27 February 2018

Buffyverse Groups and Their Members



These are the major groups in the Buffyverse from The Whirlwind in the 18th century through the end of Season 11, focusing mostly on the Scooby Gang and Team Angel, with members, allies, and primary enemies listed by composition for each season.


SCOOBY GANG

Now based in San Francisco, this group’s core are Buffy, Giles, Willow, and Xander from the time Buffy moved to Sunnydale.  Other members have come and gone, with a few remaining or returning.  Current members live on the same floor of an apartment building near the Tenderloin district in San Francisco.

Current members (at end of Season 12)

Buffy Summers (Slayer; died, revived; died, resurrected)
Willow Rosenberg (human witch)
Xander Harris (human former Watcher)
Rupert Giles (human warlock &amp Watcher; died, resurrected)
Spike (ensouled vampire; died; resurrected)
Dawn Summers (human; The Key)
Faith Lehane (Slayer)
Andrew Wells (human magic-user & Watcher)
Angel (ensouled vampire)
Illyria/Fred Berkle (Old One/human; currently in hell)

BtVS Season 1

Headquarters:

Sunnydale High School library

Gang members:

Buffy Summers (Slayer; died, resurrected)
Rupert Giles (Watcher; warlock)
Willow Rosenberg (human; computer geek)
Xander Harris (human)

Allies:

Angel (ensouled vampire)
Cordelia Chase (human; starting with “Out of Mind, Out of Sight”)
Jenny Calender (human Gypsy witch; starting with “I Robot, You Jane”)
Watchers Council

Primary enemies:

The Master (master vampire; died in “Prophecy Girl”)
Darla (vampire; dusted in “Angel”)
Order of Aurelius (vampire cult)

BtVS Season 2

Headquarters:

Sunnydale High School library

Gang members:

Buffy Summers (Slayer)
Rupert Giles (Watcher; warlock)
Willow Rosenberg (human; computer geek)
Xander Harris (human)
Cordelia Chase (human)
Angel (until becoming Angelus in “Innocence”)
Jenny Calender (until her secret was revealed in “Innocence”)

Allies:

Daniel “Oz” Osborne (human; became a werewolf in “Phases”)
Jenny Calender (murdered by Angelus in )
Kendra Young (Slayer; murdered by Drusilla)
Spike (vampire; ally against Angelus in “Becoming”)
Willy the Snitch (human; owner, Willy’s Bar/Place)
Watchers Council

Primary enemies:

Order of Aurelius (until “School Hard”)
Spike (vampire; until “Becoming”)
Drusilla (vampire)
Angelus (vampire; after “Innocence”; killed in “Becoming”)
Minions of The Whirlwind
Ethan Rayne (human; chaos wizard; in “Eyghon” and “The Dark Age”)

BtVS Season 3

Headquarters:

Sunnydale High School library

Gang embers:

Buffy Summers (Slayer)
Rupert Giles (Watcher until “Helpless”; warlock)
Willow Rosenberg (human; computer geek; becomes novice Wiccan)
Xander Harris (human)
Cordelia Chase (human; member until “Lovers Walk”, returns in “Enterprise”)
Angel (resurrected in “Faith, Hope, & Trick”; returns to the group in “Revelations”)
Daniel “Oz” Osborne (werewolf)
Faith Lehane (Slayer; from “Faith, Hope, & Trick” until “Consequences”)
Wesley Wyndam-Pryce (from “Bad Girls”)

Allies:

Joyce Summers (human)
Anya Jenkins (human; former vengeance demon)
Amy Madison (human; witch; turned into a rat)
Willy the Snitch (human; owner, Willy’s Bar/Place)
Watchers Council

Primary enemies:

Mayor Richard Wilkins (human immortal)
Trick (vampire)
Faith Lehane (rogue Slayer; after “Consequences”)
Ethan Rayne (human; chaos wizard; in “Band Candy”)


BtVS Season 4

Headquarters:

Rupert Giles’ apartment

Gang members:

Buffy Summers (Slayer)
Rupert Giles (former Watcher; warlock)
Willow Rosenberg (human; computer geek; Wiccan)
Xander Harris (human)
Anya Jenkins (human; from “Pangs”)
Daniel “Oz” Osborne (werewolf; leaves in “Wild at Heart”)
Riley Finn (human; military; from “New Moon Rising”)

Allies:

Tara Maclay (human; witch; from “Who Are You”)
Riley Finn (human; military; from “Doomed” until “New Moon Rising”)
Spike (vampire; from “Pangs”)
Willy the Snitch (human; owner, Willy’s Bar/Place)
Olivia Williams
The Initiative (from “Doomed” until “The ‘I’ in Team”)

Primary enemies:

The Initiative (after “The I in Team”)
Adam (cyborg)
Spike (vampire; until “Wild at Heart”)
Harmony Kendall (vampire)
Ethan Rayne (human; chaos wizard; in “A New Man”)

BtVS Season 5

Headquarters:

Rupert Giles’ apartment
The Magic Box

Gang members:

Buffy Summers (Slayer; dies in “The Gift”)
Rupert Giles (human  warlock; Watcher again from “Checkpoint”)
Willow Rosenberg (human; computer geek; witch)
Xander Harris (human)
Anya Jenkins (human; former vengeance demon)
Daniel “Oz” Osborne (werewolf; leaves in “Wild at Heart”)
Riley Finn (human; ex-military; leaves in “Into the Woods”)
Tara Maclay (human; witch; after  )
Buffybot (robot; in “The Gift”)

Allies:

Joyce Summers (human; dies in “I Was Made to Love You”)
Dawn Summer (human; The Key incarnate)
Spike (vampire)
Willy the Snitch (human; owner, Willy’s Bar/Place)
Watchers Council (after “Checkpoint”)
Ben Wilkinson (until “The Weight of the World”)
Order of Dagon

Primary enemies:

Glorificus (hell god)
Glory’s minions (demons)
Ben Wilkinson (from “The Weight of the World”)
Harmony Kendall (vampire)
The Minionators (dusted in “Real Me”)
Knights of Byzantium (overzealous enemies of Glorificus)

BtVS Season 6

Headquarters:

The Magic Box (until “Hell’s Bells)
Summers family residence (from “Hell’s Bells”)

Gang members:

Buffy Summers (Slayer; resurrected; returns to the group in “Afterlife”)
Buffy-bot (in “Bargaining”; destroyed)
Rupert Giles (human; warlock; Watcher again from “Checkpoint”)
Willow Rosenberg (human; computer geek; witch; until “Seeing Red”)
Xander Harris (human)
Dawn Summers (human)
Anya Jenkins (human; until “Hell’s Bells; returns to being a vengance demon)
Tara Maclay (human Witch; until “Tabula Rasa”; returns in “Entropy”; dies in “Seeing Red”)

Allies:

Spike (vampire; until “Entropy”)
Watchers Council
Devon Coven (from “Seeing Red”)
Willy the Snitch (human; owner, Willy’s Bar/Place)
Amy Madison (human; witch)

Primary enemies:

The Trio (until “Entropy”)
Dark Willow (from “Seeing Red”)
Amy Madison (human; witch)

BtVS Season 7

Headquarters:

Summers family residence

Gang members:

Buffy Summers (Slayer)
Rupert Giles (Watcher; warlock; from “Bring on the Night”)
Willow Rosenberg (human; witch; from “Selfless” )
Xander Harris (human; “the one who sees”)
Anya Jenkins (human again; after “Selfless”; died in “Chosen”)
Dawn Summers (human)
Spike (ensouled vampire; from “Potential”; died in “Chosen”)
Andrew Wells (human; computer geek; magic user; from “Storyteller”)
Faith Lehane (Slayer; from “Dirty Girls”)

Allies:

Robin Wood (human; former Slayer’s son; from “First Date”)
Andrew Wells (human; computer geek; magic user; from “Never Leave Me” until “Storyteller”)
Spike (ensouled vampire; until “Potential”)
Willy the Snitch (human; owner, Willy’s Bar/Place)
Watchers Council (until destroyed in “Never Leave Me”)
Devon Coven

Primary enemies:

The First (the First Evil)
Caleb (primary servant of The First)
Harbingers of Death, or Bringers (humanoid demons)
Turok-Han (proto-vampires)
Amy Madison (human; witch)

BtVS Season 8: Slayer Organization

This group had its roots in the Potentials who gathered at the Summers’ residence in Season 7, then became Slayers along with all the Potentials around the world in the battle leading up to the Fall of Sunnydale and the closing of its Hellmouth.  It dissolved with the End of Magic at the end of Season 8.  During most of its existence, the Scooby Gang was dispersed among it.  There were 500 slayers involved in the organization out of the 1800 slayers activated worldwide during the Battle of Sunnydale, along with Wiccans, Watchers, and other support personnel.  The Scooby Gang was together again in Tibet, then in the final battle against Twilight.

Headquarters:

Slayer Citadel (Scotland; until Time of Your Life)
Slayer Mansion (Scotland; from After These Messages until Retreat)
Slayer Island (Scotland; in Retreat, Part 1)
Oz’s Retreat (Tibet; from Retreat)

Command structure:

Buffy Summers, Head Slayer and squad leader, Scotland
Faith Lehane, squad leader, Cleveland, then Senior Slayer at-large
Willow Rosenberg, Head Wiccan
Rupert Giles, Watcher, at-large (died in Last Gleaming)
Xander Harris, Watcher, based in Scotland
Robin Wood, Watcher, based in Cleveland
Andrew Wells, Watcher, based in Rome/Tuscany
Amirah, squad leader, Rome
Unknown, squad leader, St. Petersburg
Vi, squad leader, Manhattan
Rona, squad leader, Chicago
Aiko, squad leader, Tokyo (died in Wolves at the Gate)
Satsu, squad leader, Tokyo (from Wolves at the Gate)
Donna, squad leader, Barcelona
Nadira, squad leader, Azores
Cori, squad leader, Louisiana

Allies:

Dawn Summers (human > giant > centaur > doll > human again)
Daniel “Oz” Osborne (werewolf)
Bayarmaa Osborne (werewolf)
Kelden Osborne (werewolf)
Riley Finn (human; military; triple agent in the Twilight Group)
Sam Finn (human; military)
Dracula (vampire)
Spike (ensouled vampire)
Melaka Fray (Slayer, 23rd century; in Time of Your Life)
The Beetles (giant extraterrestrial sapient insects)

Primary enemies:

Twilight Group
            Twilight (Higher Power)
            Twilight (Angel in disguise)
            General Voll (died in The Last Gleaming)
            The General (name classified; replaced Gen. Voll in The Last Gleaming)
            Riley Finn (triple agent)
            Warren Mears (skinless human; warlock)
            Amy Madison (human; witch)
            Whistler (half-Higher Being, half-Demon Lord)
            Pearl (half-demon)
            Nash (half-demon)
            The Master (master vampire)
            Roden (human; Warlock)
            Numerous military personnel, several demons and magic users

Toru’s Pack (vampire gang in Japan)
Simone Doffler (rogue Slayer)
Simone’s Crew (rogue Slayers)
Lady Genevieve Savage (rogue Slayer)
Ethan Rayne (human; chaos wizard; died in The Long Way Home)

BtVS Season 9

Headquarters:

Buffy’s and Willow’s apartment, San Francisco

Gang members:

Buffy Summers (Slayer)
Willow Rosenberg (human former witch)
Xander Harris (human; former Watcher)
Dawn Summers (human)
Andrew Wells (human; former Watcher)
Spike (ensouled vampire)

Allies:

Anaheed (Slayer)
Tumble (human)
Robert Dowling (human SFPD detective, Vampire Task Force)
SFPD Vampire Task Force
The Beetles (until the end of Spike: A Dark Place)
Eldre Koh (Nitobe demon)
The Beetles (giant extraterrestrial sapient insects)
Illyria
Team Angel
Deepscan Inc. (security agency)
First Mystical Council

Primary enemies:

Simone Doffler (rogue Slayer; became a Slaypire and died in The Core)
Severin the Siphon (human mutant; vampire hunter; died in The Core)
Maloker (Old One; first creator of vampires; from The Core)

BtVS Season 10

Headquarters:

Scoobies’ apartment building, San Francisco

Gang members:

Buffy Summers (Slayer)
Willow Rosenberg (human; Wiccan)
Spike (ensouled vampire)
Xander Harris (human)
Dawn Summers (human; became The Key empowered in Own It)
Andrew Wells (human)
Rupert Giles (human; warlock)
Billy Lane (Slayer; in Welcome to the Team)
Anaheed (Slayer; through Welcome to the Team)

Allies:

Robert Dowling (human; detective, SFPD Supernatural Task Force)
Olivia Williams, LAPD Supernatural Crimes Unit, liaison to SFPD
SFPD Supernatural Task Force
The Beetles (giant extraterrestrial sapient insects; until Spike: A Dark Place)
Team Angel
Team Billy
Deepscan Inc. (military contractors)
Harmony Kendall (vampire)
D’Hoffryn (head vengeance demon; until In Pieces on the Ground)
Second Mystical Council (murdered in In Pieces on the Ground)
Third Mystical Council

Primary enemies:

The Soul Glutton (demon; died in In Pieces on the Ground)
The Mistress (siren; died in In Pieces on the Ground)
The Sculptor (demon; died in In Pieces on the Ground)
Maloker (Old One; first creator of vampires; through New Rules)
Archaeus (Demon Lord who sired The Master)
D’Hoffryn (head vengeance demon; from In Pieces on the Ground; killed)

BtVS Season 11

Gang members:

Buffy Summers (Slayer)
Willow Rosenberg (human; witch)
Spike (ensouled vampire)
Xander Harris (human)
Dawn Summers (The Key incarnate)
Andrew Wells (human)
Rupert Giles (human; warlock)

Allies:

Riley Finn (human; military)
Sam Finn (human; military)

Primary enemies:

Peacekeepers, Supernatural Department (Slayers)
Pandora Project
Vice President of the United States
Ophelia Reyes, Secretary of the Supernatural
Joanna Wise, White House Press Secretary

BtVS Season 12

Based on the little information given out by Joss Whedon when announced the new series.

Headquarters:

Scoobies’ apartment building, San Francisco

Gang members:

Buffy Summers (Slayer)
Willow Rosenberg (human; Wiccan)
Spike (ensouled vampire)
Xander Harris (human)
Dawn Summers (The Key incarnate)
Andrew Wells (human; magic-user)
Rupert Giles (human; warlock)
Angel (ensouled vampire)
Fred Berkle/Illyria (human/Old One)
Faith Lehane (Slayer)

Allies:

Melaka Fray (Slayer; 23rd century)
Erin Fray (human police officer, Haddyn PD; 23rd century)
Gates (demon familiar; 23rd century)
Slayer Army

Primary enemies:

Harth Fray (vampire; 23rd century)
Wolfram & Hart
Richard Wilkins (resurrected demon; 21st century)
Demon horde (21st century)


TEAM ANGEL

Now based in London, Team Angel and Angel Investigations were in the early years virtually the same thing.  The latter did not exist during Team Angel’s time running the Los Angeles branch of Wolfram & Hart.   Connor took over Angel Investigations at the end of Season 6 when Angel left until stepping down in favor of Gunn when he returned to university.

Members at the end of Season 11:

Angel (ensouled vampire)
Fred Berkle/Illyria (human/Old One)
Eldre Koh (Nitobe demon)
Lavinia Fairweather (human witch)
Sophie Fairweather (human witch)
Nadira (mutant Slayer)

Angel Season 1

Headquarters:

Angel Investigations offices I

Team members:

Angel (ensouled vampire; Champion of the Powers-That-Be)
Allen Francis Doyle (half-Bracken demon; died in “Hero”)
Cordelia Chase (human)
Wesley Wyndam-Pryce (former Watcher; demon-hunter)

Allies:

Kate Lockley (human; LAPD detective)
Charles Gunn human; vampire hunter; from “War Zone”)
Gunn’s Crew (from “War Zone”)
The Oracles (Higher Beings; died in “To Shanshu in L.A.”)
Scooby Gang
Faith Lehane (Slayer; from the end of “Sanctuary”)

Primary enemies:

Lilah Morgan (human; lawyer, Wolfram & Hart)
Lindsey McDonald (human; lawyer, Wolfram & Hart)
Holland Manners (human; lawyer, Wolfram & Hart)
Wolfram & Hart (evil law firm)
Faith Lehane (rogue Slayer; from “Five by Five” until “Sanctuary”)
Spike (in “In the Dark”)

Angel Season 2

Headquarters:

Cordelia’s apartment (through “Are You Now or Have You Ever Been”)
Hyperion Hotel (from “First Impressions” until “Reunion”)
Angel Investigations offices II (from “Reunion” until “Epiphany”)
Hyperion Hotel (from “Epiphany”)

Team members:

Angel (ensouled vampire; until the end of “Reunion”; returns in “Epiphany”)
Cordelia Chase (human)
Wesley Wyndam-Pryce (human)
Charles Gunn (human; from “Untouched”)

Allies:

Charles Gunn (human; vampire hunter; until “Untouched”)
Kate Lockley (human; LAPD detective; until “Epiphany”)
Gunn’s Crew (vampire hunters)
Darla
Lorne, The Host (Deathwok demon; owner of Caritas)
Anne Steele (human; director, East Hills Teen Center)
Harmony Kendall (vampire; in “Disharmony”)
Groosalugg (half-Pylean demon; Champion)

Primary enemies:

Lilah Morgan (human; lawyer, Wolfram & Hart)
Lindsey McDonald (human; lawyer, Wolfram & Hart; until “Dead End”)
Holland Manners (human; lawyer, Wolfram & Hart; died in “Reunion”)
Linwood Murrow (human; lawyer, Wolfram & Hart)
Gavin Park (human; lawyer, Wolfram & Hart)
Wolfram & Hart (evil law firm)
Harmony Kendall (vampire; in “Disharmony”)
Darla (human; until “Darla”; vampire from “Reunion” until “Entropy”)
Drusilla (vampire; from “The Trial” until “Redefinition”)

Angel Season 3

Headquarters:

Hyperion Hotel

Team members:

Angel (ensouled vampire)
Cordelia Chase (human; half-demon in “Birthday”; Higher Being in “Tomorrow”)
Wesley Wyndam-Pryce (until “Sleep Tight”)
Charles Gunn (human)
Fred Burkle (human)
Lorne (Deathwok demon; from “Dad”; left in “Tomorrow”)
Groosalugg (Pylean half-demon; from “Couplet”)
Connor (human vampire-spawn; from “A New World”)
Darla (vampire; from “Offspring” until the end of “Lullaby”)

Allies:

Lorne, The Host (Deathwok demon; until “Dad”; owner of Caritas until “Offspring”)
Wesley’s Crew (demon hunters)
Faith Lehane (Slayer; in prison)

Primary enemies:

Lilah Morgan (human; lawyer, Wolfram & Hart)
Linwood Murrow (human; lawyer, Wolfram & Hart)
Gavin Park (human; lawyer, Wolfram & Hart)
Wolfram & Hart (evil law firm)
Skip (mercenary demon)
Sahjan (Granok demon; neutralized in “Forgiving”)

Angel Season 4

Headquarters:

Hyperion Hotel

Team members:

Angel (ensouled vampire; until “Awakening”; returns in “Orpheus”)
Cordelia Chase (human; from “The House Always Wins” until “Spin the Bottle”)
Wesley Wyndam-Pryce (from “Apocalypse Nowish”)
Charles Gunn (human)
Fred Burkle (human)
Lorne (Deathwok demon; rejoins in “The House Always Wins”)
Connor (human vampire-spawn; leaves at the end of “Deep Down”)

Allies:

Gwen Raiden (mutant human; occasional)
Faith Lehane (in prison until “Salvage”; leaves for Sunnydale at the end of “Orpheus”)
Wesley’s Crew (demon hunters)
Lilah Morgan (human; from “Habaeus Corpses”; died in “Cavalry”)
Scooby Gang

Primary enemies:

Lilah Morgan (human; lawyer, Wolfram & Hart; until “Habaeus Corpses”)
Linwood Murrow (human; lawyer, Wolfram & Hart; died in “Deep Down”)
Gavin Park (human; lawyer, Wolfram & Hart; died in “Habaeus Corpses”)
Wolfram & Hart (evil law firm; destroyed in “Habaeus Corpses”)
Jasmine (Higher Being; former Power; from “Spin the Bottle”; died in “Peace Out”)
The Beast (demon; died in “Salvage”)
Skip (mercenary demon; died in “Inside Out”)
Angelus (vampire; from “Awakening” until “Orpheus”)

Angel Season 5

Headquarters:

CEO offices, Wolfram & Hart

Team members:

Angel
     CEO, Wolfram & Hart
Wesley Wyndam-Pryce (human; died in “Not Fade Away”)
     Head, Wolfram & Hart research department
Fred Burkle (human; until “A Hole in the World”)
     Head, Wolfram & Hart science department
Charles Gunn
     Head, Wolfram & Hart legal department
Lorne
     Head, Wolfram & Hart entertainment department
Spike (ensouled vampire; from “A Hole in the World”)
Harmon Kendall (vampire; until “Not Fade Away”)
     CEO’s Office Manager, Wolfram & Hart
Illyria (Old One; from “A Hole in the World”)
Connor Reilly (human vampire-spawn; Champion; in “Not Fade Away”)

Allies:

Spike (ensouled vampire; until “A Hole in the World”)
Cordelia Chase (Higher Being; in “Origin”)
Lindsey McDonald (human; warlock; in “Power Play” and “Not Fade Away”; died)

Primary enemies:

Lindsey McDonald (human; warlock; until “You’re Welcome”; sent to a hell dimension)
Eve Levin (liaison to the Senior Partners until “You’re Welcome”)
Marcus Hamilton (liaison to the Senior Partners until “Not Fade Away”; died)
Sahjan (Granock demon; released and died in “Origin”)
Circle of the Black Thorn

Angel: After the Fall

In the first weeks after the Fall of Los Angeles into Hell, the members of Team Angel were splintered into smaller groups.  The Senior Partners also made Angel human.  The various teams later reconstituted as Team Angel to fight the Demon Lords.

Team Angel:

Angel (human)
Wesley Wyndam-Pryce (ghost; liaison to the Senior Partners)
Cordelia (dragon)

Team Connor:

Connor Reilly (human vampire-spawn)
Nina Ash (werewolf)
Gwen Raiden (human mutant)

Team Spike:

Spike (ensouled vampire; Lord of Beverly Hills)
Illyria (Old One; Lord of Beverly Hills)
Jeremy Johns (human)
The Spikettes

Team Lorne:

Lorne (Deathwok demon; Lord of Silver Lake)
Groosalugg (Pylean half-demon)
Cordelia (pegasus)

Team Angel reconstituted:

When the members of the various teams realized they needed to take on the Demon Lords, they banded back together as Team Angel based at the Hyperion Hotel.

Angel (human)
Connor Reilly (human vampire-spawn)
Wesley Wyndam-Pryce (ghost; liaison to the Senior Partners)
Cordelia (dragon)
Nina Ash (werewolf)
Gwen Raiden (human mutant)
Spike (ensouled vampire)
Illyria (Old One)
Jeremy Johns (human)
Lorne (Deathwok demon; Lord of Los Angeles after the great battle)
Groosalugg (Pylean half-demon)
Cordelia (pegasus)
Maria Harley (demon; former Spikette)
Betta George (Splenden Beast)
Cordelia Chase (as an apparition)

Primary enemies:

Demon Lords of Los Angeles (until defeated)
Charles Gunn (vampire)
Team Gunn (vampires)

Angel Season 6

Headquarters:

Abandoned church (in Aftermath)
Hyperion Hotel (between Aftermath and The Wolf, the Ram, and the Heart)
Angel Investigations offices III (from The Wolf, the Ram, and the Heart)

Team Members:

Angel (ensouled vampire;)
Connor Reilly (human vampire-spawn; died, resurrected in Connorland)
Charles Gunn (human)
Spike (ensouled vampire; until Spike #1)
Kate Lockley (human; LAPD detective, Supernatural Crimes Unit)
Desdemona (Mayan jaguar warrior; died in Connorland)
Laura Weathermill (human sorcerer & former Watcher; from Connorland)
Polyphemus (monasterenser magnaserm; died in The Wolf, the Ram, and the Heart)
James/Jamaerah (Higher Being; from Aftermath until Letters Home)
Gwen Raiden (human mutant; until Aftermath, Part 4)
Betta George (Splenden beast; until Spike #1)
Groosalugg (Pylean half-demon; until Spike #1)
Cordelia (dragon; until Spike #1)

Allies:

Jeremy Johns (human)
Eddie Hope (devil; in Spike: The Devil You Know)
Sisterhood of Jaro Hull (in Connorland)
Anne Steele (human; director, San Fernando Teen Center)

Primary enemies:

Eddie Hope (devil; in Eddie and the Crew, Parts 6-11)
Myresto Mor (Higher Being; from Letters Home; died in The Wolf, the Ram, and the Heart)
Rowant Mor (Higher Being)
Sisterhood of Jaro Hull (after sacrificing Connor)

(Myresto Mor masqueraded as James until being caught in Letters Home.)

Afterword:

After The Wolf, the Ram, and the Heart, Angel left Angel Investigations in the hands of Connor, who later resigned to return to university.  Gunn then took over and returned the agency to the Hyperion Hotel.  Kate returned to the LAPD to lead its Supernatural Task Force.  Angel, who had been secretly organizing the Twilight Group since encountering the extradimensional entity known as Twilight, turned his full attention to its task.  Spike had flown off with the Beetles.  Illyria was on a walkabout.

Angel & Faith Season 9

Headquarters:

Giles’ former home, London

Team members:

Angel (ensouled vampire)
Faith Lehane (Slayer)
Lavinia Fairweather (human witch)
Sophie Fairweather (human witch)
Rupert Giles (human; resurrected in What You Want, Not What You Need)

Allies:

Alasdair Coames (human; former archmage)
Charles Gunn (human; head of Angel Investigations)
Connor Reilly (human vampire-spawn)
Scooby Gang
Harmony Kendall (vampire)
Clem (loose-skinned demon)
Spike (ensouled vampire)
First Mystical Council

Primary enemies:

Drusilla (vampire)
Whistler (half-Higher Being, half-Demon Lord; died in What You Want, Not What You Need)
Pearl (half-demon)
Nash (half-demon; died in What You Want, Not What You Need)
Eyghon the Sleepwalker (demon; died in Death and Consequences)
Ethan Rayne (reanimated corpse; chaos wizard; destroyed in Death and Consequences)

Angel & Faith Season 10

Headquarters:

Giles’ former home, London

Team members:

Angel (ensouled vampire)
Faith Lehane (Slayer)
Lavinia Fairweather (human witch)
Sophie Fairweather (human witch)
Eldre Koh (Nitobe demon)
Nadira (mutant Slayer)
Fred Burkle/Illyria (human/Old One)

Allies:

Alasdair Coames (human; archmage)
Inspector Brandt (vampire; Met PD liaison to Magic Town)
Scooby Gang
The Magic (of Magic Town)
Rory (human mutant; owner of Rory’s Pub)

Primary enemies:

Inspector Brandt (vampire; Met PD liaison to Magic Town)
Amy Madison (human; witch)
Drusilla (vampire)
Archaeus (Demon Lord; neutralized in A Tale of Two Families)
Pearl (half-demon)

Angel Season 11

Headquarters:

Giles’ former home, London (presumably)

Definite Team members:

Angel (ensouled vampire)
Fred Burkle/Illyria (human/Old One)

Presumed Team members:

Lavinia Fairweather (human witch)
Sophie Fairweather (human witch)
Eldre Koh (Nitobe demon)
Nadira (mutant Slayer)

TEAM SPIKE

Operational on ad hoc basis in various locations from Spike:Asylum through Spike #1-8.  It is doubtful Team Spike will ever be assembled again.  Its core members were Spike, Betta George, and Beck, who met each other at Mosaic Wellness Center.

Members:

Spike (Scooby Gang)
Betta George (Splenden beast; whereabouts unknown)
Beck (half-fire elemental; whereabouts unknown)
Groosalugg (Pylean half-demon; whereabouts unknown)
Cordelia (dragon; whereabouts unknown)
Lorne (Deathwok demon; deceased)
Illyria (Old One; later  with Team Ange; currently in hell)
Spikettes (dispersed)
Eddie Hope (devil; returned home to his family)
The Beetles (Easter Island)
Jeremy Johns (married, living in L.A.)
Marv (werewolf)

Allies:

Scooby Gang
Team Angel

Spike: Asylum

Team members:

Spike (ensouled vampire)
Beck (half-demon)
Betta George (Splenden Beast)
Lorne (Deathwok demon)
Anna (Ringel demon)
Marv (werewolf)

Primary enemies:

Mosaic Wellness Center

Spike: Shadow Puppets

Team members:

Spike (ensouled vampire)
Beck (half-demon)
Betta George (Splenden Beast)
Lorne (Deathwok demon)
Marv (werewolf)
Tok Shinobu (human; ninja demon hunter)

Primary enemies:

Smile Time demon puppets

Spike: After the Fall

Team members:

Spike (ensouled vampire; Lord of Beverly Hills)
Illyria (Old One)
Jeremy Johns (human)
The Spikettes

Allies:

Team Angel
Team Connor
Team Lorne

Primary enemies:

Demon Lords of Los Angeles
Team Gunn

Spike: The Devil You Know

Team members:

Spike (ensouled vampire)
Eddie Hope (devil)
Illyria (Old One)

Primary enemies:

Tansy Fry (vampire)
Order of Aurelius, reconstituted

Spike #1-8

Team members:

Spike (ensouled vampire)
Beck (half-demon)
Betta George (Splenden Beast)
Jeremy Johns (human)
Illyria (Old One)
Groosalugg (Pylean half-demon)
Cordelia (dragon)
The Beetles

Allies:

Willow Rosenberg (human; witch)
Drusilla (vampire)

Primary enemies:

John (human psychopath; serial killer)
Wolfram & Hart, Las Vegas branch

Magical Mystery Tour, Featuring the Beetles

Team members:

Spike (ensouled vampire)
The Beetles

Spike: A Dark Place

Team members:

Spike (ensouled vampire)
The Beetles

TEAM BILLY

Based in the town of Santa Rosita.

Team members:

Billy Lane (Slayer)
Devon (human; vampire hunter; “Watcher”)
Anaheed (Slayer)
Katie (human)
Sky Lane (human)

Allies:

Scooby Gang

Enemies:

Zompires infesting Santa Rosita

Mystical Councils

These were founded after the End of Magic, after its restoration, then to stabilize it after D’Hoffryn destroyed the second council.

First Mystical Council

This was the first council, founded by Illyria after the Death of the Seed of Wonder and the End of Magic.  It focused on how to return magic to the world.

Illyria, Old One, head
Buffy Summers (late addition)
D’Hoffryn, chief of vengeance demons
Eldre Koh, Nitobe demon
Brahma, Hindu god
Balloon demon
Tree witch
Leaf Blower demon
Unidentified witch
Unidentified wizard

Second Mystical Council

This was the council founded after the restoration of magic.  D’Hoffryn killed all the others and took their powers.

D’Hoffryn, head
Brahma
Monarch, fae queen of woodland sprites
The Quiet Man, demon
Keiko, ghost
Matango, anthropomorphic mushroom

Third Mystical Council

This was founded in the aftermath of D’Hoffryn’s power grab and subsequent death on a more stable basis and balanced between the human and non-human communities.

Buffy Summers, president
Rupert Giles, vice-president
Willow Rosenberg, human magic user
Riley Finn, human military
Dracula, vampire
Archduchess Venobia, demon, Circle of the Black Thorn
Lucky Cat, mystical Japanese cat
Cedric, slime man
Unidentified skeleton demon

Circle of the Black Thorn

Archduke Sebassis (demon; leader)
Cyrus Vail (demon warlock)
Izzerial (devil)
Sen. Helen Brucker (demon)
Grand Pontentate Ed (demon; leader of the Fell Brethren)
Savrin Clan Leader (demon)

The Whirlwind

Darla
Angel
James (18th century)
Lisbeth (18th century)
Drusilla
Spike

The Master’s Bloodline

0. Maloker (Old One)
1. Archaeus (created by Maloker)
2. The Master (sired by Archaeus)
3. Darla (sired by The Master)
4. Angel (sired by Darla)
5. Penn (sired by Angelus)
5. Drusilla (sired by Angelus)
5. Sam Lawson (sired by Angel)
6. Spike (sired by Drusilla)
6. Sheila Martini (sired by Drusilla)
6. Darla (sired by Drusilla)
6. Drusilla’s London minions (sired by Drusilla)

Special Projects Division, Wolfram & Hart

Presidents:

Holland Manners (until “Reunion”)
Nathan Reed (from “Reunion” until “Quickening”)
Linwood Murrow (from “Quickening”; died in “Deep Down”)
Lilah Morgan (from “Deep Down” until “Habaeus Corpses”)

Known members:

Lindsey McDonald (until “Dead End”)
Lilah Morgan (until becoming president “Deep Down”)
Gavin Park (died in “Habeaus Corpses”)
Lee Mercer (died in “Blind Date”)

The Cordettes

Cordelia Chase
Harmony Kendall
Aura
Blue
Aphrodesia
Gwen Ditchik
Shanice
Katherine Wexford