Halloween Rain

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Halloween Rain
Halloween Rain (Buffy Novel).jpg
First edition cover
Author Christopher Golden, Nancy Holder
Country United States
Language English
Series Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Genre Horror novel
Publisher Pocket Books
Publication date
November 1, 1997
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages 176
ISBN 0-671-01713-6
OCLC 37756911
LC Class CPB Box no. 1726 vol. 10
Preceded by Blackout
Followed by Night of the Living Rerun

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

Plot summary[edit]

Xander and Willow warn Buffy not to go out on Halloween if it's raining. According to the premise of the book, the rain in Sunnydale is magical on Halloween, and if it lands on a scarecrow it will animate and hunt down the Slayer. While at a Halloween party at the Bronze, Buffy is forced to go to the cemetery to fight vampires. She eventually encounters the reanimated scarecrow.


This novel is meant to take place between the episodes "The Pack" and "Angel" in season one. However, Halloween has already long passed in the show's continuity, making the events in this novel impossible.

Golden revealed in an interview that the book was written before the "Halloween" episode which contradicted elements of the novel Halloween Rain.[1]


  1. ^ Interview with Christopher Golden at Watcher's Web

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