Jonathan and Andrew return to Sunnydale in Conversations with Dead People (episode 7) where The First begins to make a real presence in influencing characters. Warren’s manifestation keeps appearing to Andrew convincing him to commit a horrible act. The ghost of Cassie (Azura Skye) gives Willow a chilling message from Tara. But dead people are not who they seem. And in a graveyard elsewhere, Buffy meets Holden Webster (Jonathan M. Woodward, Angel, Drones) a vampire who recognizes Buffy. As they discuss her life choices, they fight – and he reveals who sired him just as Buffy stakes him. And utilizing classic horror movie conventions, the apparition of Joyce terrorizes Dawn with a dire message about Buffy. Truth, untruths, facing what can’t be said, betrayal, impending evil and revelations are all deeply explored in this heavy and terrifying episode.