Collection of all 22 third season episodes. The season begins with Buffy in LA hiding from her friends, family and destiny, but she is forced to face what she is. Buffy then returns to Sunnydale for her senior year to a less-than-welcoming reception. A new Slayer, Faith, comes to Sunnydale, then Angel returns from Hell. Faith's new Watcher comes to town, Spike also returns, but without Drusilla. The gang finds out Angel is back, and Buffy's been keeping him to herself. Buffy's 18th birthday means a secret test by the Watcher's Council, then she gets a new Watcher. Faith initiates an alliance with the dark side, and brings the Mayor into her plans. As graduation approaches, the gang all face decisions about their futures, but those plans are put on hold for graduation day, when Buffy is forced to battle Faith with Angel's life in the balance.