One of Cordelia’s visions leads the gang on a wild goose chase to find demon with incineration powers. But, in a curious twist on the usual demons are evil spiel, Angel finds a Princess rescuing women from her own dimension who accidentally fry people when they’re attacked.
In this episode a group of man-children make a deal with a demon to be rich and successful in return for impregnating unsuspecting women with demon spawn. Nice guys.
This episode is just a good old-fashioned creature feature with a particularly sparkling script. This is one of those episodes that it’s easy to forget about, but are a joy to rediscover.
It’s nice to be reminded every now and then that vampires are evil. It’s easy to get used to the top-ticket vampires like Angel, Spike and Darla who have honed their skills to perfection.
Angel and Cordelia try to cope with Doyle’s death, and for a minute the whole series feels like it has gone sideways. But then a familiar face in the guise of a rogue demon slayer walks through the door.