"You tried. It was noble of you. You heard the prophecy that I was about to break free and you came to stop me. But prophecies are tricky creatures. They don't tell you everything. You're the one that sets me free. If you hadn't come, I couldn't go. Think about that."
The Master

"Prophecy Girl" is the twelfth episode of season one of the American supernatural television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. It was written and directed by series creator Joss Whedon and first aired on the WB Network on Monday, June 2nd, 1997. In this episode, the students at Sunnydale High prepare for the upcoming prom, but things get serious when Buffy learns about a prophecy in which it is foretold that she will face the Master and die in combat.

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  • This episode is production code number: 4V12.

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  • Rupert Giles: Listen, some prophecies are a bit dodgy. They're... they're mutable. Buffy herself has thwarted them time and time again, but this is the Codex. There is nothing in it that does not come to pass.
  • Angel: Then you're reading it wrong.
  • Rupert Giles: I wish to God I were. But it's very plain. Tomorrow night Buffy will face the Master, and she will die.



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