Blackout (Buffy novel)

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Author Keith R.A. DeCandido
Country United States
Language English
Series Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Genre Horror novel
Publisher Simon Spotlight Entertainment
Publication date
August 29, 2006
Media type Print (paperback)
Pages 256
ISBN 1-4169-1917-1
OCLC 71192934
LC Class CPB Box no. 2714 vol. 8
Preceded by Spike and Dru: Pretty Maids All in a Row
Followed by Halloween Rain

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

Plot summary[edit]

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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