The Chosen :: A Buffy virtual series continuation

9x05: 'Coming Home'

"Coming Home"

Story by: Jet Wolf, Novareinna and Ultrace
Scripted by: Jet Wolf
Prosed by: Novareinna and Jet Wolf

Premiers: Monday, 6 June 2005, 6pm ET

In two weeks, on an all-new episode of The Chosen ...

After six years ...

Open on Tara driving a truck in the dead of night. She peers through the windshield, apprehensive.
Tara (V.O.): It's hard. I didn't think it'd be this hard.
Willow (V.O.): If you maybe … need me…?
Tara (V.O.): You know I always need you. But this is something I have to do.

...Tara will get...

Cut to Tara walking down the street of a painfully small town. It doesn't look like anything has been remodeled there in about thirty years. Heads turn as she walks by, their eyes narrowed suspiciously.
Tara (V.O.): Hope Falls isn't exactly a tourist hub.
Tara's sitting in a diner, looking up at the waitress who is jabbing a finger at her.
Waitress: You're a Maclay! You're that one that run off!

...the homecoming of her life.

Tara's standing by the railing of a staircase, not quite going down.
Tara: 'Do you want some company? We can all come with you.'

Flash to Tara outside, looking at something when she slowly begins to turn around.
What appears to be the entire town is converging on her, torches held high.
Tara (V.O.): 'No no, this is a big spiritual thing. Very metaphorical. I have to do it ALL by myself.'
Flash to someone attacking, their fist raised.
Cut to Tara curled into a ball on the floor, screaming, her hands clamped over her ears.
Cut to Tara looking furious. Black energy crackles all around her.

Flash back to Tara standing by the stairs. She sighs.
Tara: Good move, Tara.

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