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Blackout is an original novel based on the U.S. television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

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AuthorKeith R.A. DeCandido
CountryUnited States
SeriesBuffy the Vampire Slayer
GenreHorror novel
PublisherSimon Spotlight Entertainment
Publication date
August 29, 2006
Media typePrint (paperback)
LC ClassCPB Box no. 2714 vol. 8
Preceded bySpike and Dru: Pretty Maids All in a Row 
Followed byHalloween Rain 


Plot summaryEdit

It is 1977, the summer of a brutal blackout, the time of the Son of Sam murders, and a period of brutal fiscal disaster for New York City. The slayer Nikki Wood fights against the forces of darkness and also tries to protect her son, Robin. Meanwhile, Spike and Drusilla arrive in the city hoping to hunt down a slayer, not without the local vampire community soon discovering of their arrival.


  • It is mentioned that Nikki had been the slayer for 4 years. And a specific date of February 10, 1973 is given for when her watcher informs her of her calling.

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