Cadillax Research and Development — Czajak, Michael
Cadillax Research and Development: known as CRD. Computer research lab that used to be the third largest employer in Sunnydale. Xander’s uncle worked there as a janitor. After it shut down, Moloch used it as a base from which to build himself a new body.
Caine: werewolf hunter who tried to capture Oz, but was run out of Sunnydale by Buffy. Killed eleven werewolves so far. Caine wears a necklace strung with a tooth from every werewolf he has killed. He sells their pelts on the black market in Sri Lanka.
Calendar, Miss Jenny: Became the Computer Science teacher at Sunnydale High in 1996, and ran the computer club. An attractive technopagan, Jenny soon became an ‘honorary Scooby’. Real name Janna Kalderash, she was actually a descendant of the Kalderash tribe of Romany gypsies who cursed Angelus. She had been sent to keep watch on him, and was murdered by Angelus shortly after falling in love with Giles. See also Enias, Uncle.
Callie Megan Anderson: see Anderson, Callie Megan.
Cameron Walker: see Walker, Cameron.
Carl Marin: see Swim Team Coach.
Carl Sevinsky: see Sevinsky, Carl.
Carlisle, Ferris: Brit who went to college with Giles. Has an Advanced Degree in Entomology and Mythology. Now in an insane asylum having gone mad after seeing a She Mantis.
Carol Beats: see Beats, Carol.
Carol, Cousin: Xander’s obese cousin. Carol was a single mother and had an asthmatic daughter. Mistook Xander’s cufflinks for her earrings on the day of his wedding.
Carpe Diem: Buffy’s motto. Means ‘seize the day’.
Cave demon: looked like a big turd with claws and glowing green eyes. Cave dwelling demon, somewhere in Africa. Put Spike through a series of tests before it restored his soul.
Cecily: the object of Spike’s affection when he was a mortal poet. She broke his heart by telling him he was beneath her. Later became a vengeance demon called Halfrek.
Celia: Buffy’s cousin. Died in hospital when she and Buffy were eight years old. Buffy was alone with her at the time, and developed a fear of hospitals because of the experience. It wasn’t until Buffy was seventeen, and hospitalized with flu, that she realized Der Kinderstod had killed Celia.
Cerebral dampener: invented by the Trio so that they could control any woman they desired. Warren used it to make Katrina his sex slave, but killed her when it wore off and she tried to leave. See also Rescindi demon.
Chanterelle: Insecure and easily led homeless girl who became a member of Billy Fordham’s cult. Chanterelle changed her name to Buffy’s middle name ‘Anne’ after being saved from a hell dimension by The Slayer. She grew in confidence, and went on to run a homeless shelter in LA.
Chaos demon: described by Spike as ‘all slime and antlers’. Spike caught Druscilla making out with one on a park bench in Brazil. He gave her an ultimatum, and she left him.
Charleston, Holly: Oriental girl. Nice, but not too bright. Was joint winner of the Homecoming Queen competition, along with Michelle Blake. They beat Buffy and Cordelia.
Chase, Cordelia: queen bitch of Sunnydale High. Very shallow and self centered rich girl, but could be relied on in an emergency. Semi member of the Scooby Gang. Cordy fell in love with Xander despite their social differences, but ditched him when she caught him kissing Willow.
Chaz: friend of Oz. Helped to arrange a Halloween party on campus. Chaz painted The Mark of Gachnar on the floor as a decoration, but it was activated when drops of Oz’s blood dripped onto the symbol. All of the Halloween party’s tricks then became real, and Chaz spent most of the evening cowering in a cupboard!
Cheese guy: a bald, bespectacled man who appeared in the Scoobies’ nightmares when The First Slayer tried to kill them.
Chevalier, Dante: One of the Knights of Byzantium. Helped to spring Orlando from Sunnydale Hospital’s mental ward. Dante took over leadership of the knights when The General was captured. He later stabbed Orlando to death so that Glory could not have him. Killed by Glory.
Chinese Slayer: killed by Spike in China in 1900, during the Boxer Rebellion. He defeated her in a sword fight, and then killed by her by drinking her blood.
Chip: see Behavioural Modification Chip.
Chipectomy/chiperectomy: words used by Spike to describe having his chip removed.
Chosen One, The: see Slayer, The.
Chumash: tribe of Native Americans indigenous to the Sunnydale area. Wiped out by the colonists. See also Hus.
Cibo Matto: band that sometimes play at The Bronze.
Circle of Kayless: see Kayless, The Circle of.
Claddagh ring: Given to Buffy by Angel on her 17th birthday. A traditional Irish token of love and friendship. The hands represent friendship, the crown loyalty, and the heart love. You wear the heart pointing toward you if you ‘belong’ to someone. Scott also tried to give Buffy a Claddagh ring, but it made her freak out because she associated it with Angel.
Clarner, Pete: was so insanely jealous and insecure about his girlfriend, Debbie, that he created a potion to make himself more macho. An unfortunate side effect was that it also turned him into a ‘Freddy Krueger’ style monster. After a while, Pete didn’t need the potion any more. His paranoia about Debbie led him to kill Jeff Walken, Mister Platt, and Debbie herself. A feral Angel broke Pete’s neck when Pete tried to hurt Buffy.
Class Protector Award: the students at Sunnydale High School created this award especially for Buffy, to acknowledge the many times she had saved their lives. It was presented to her at the ’99 Prom by Jonathon Levinson. The award was a gold parasol with tinsel on it.
Clem/Clement: floppy skinned, red eyed demon with a nature as soft as his body. Wouldn’t harm a fly. Clem met Spike at a kitten poker game, and the two became friends. Looked after Dawn while Buffy went looking for Black Magic Willow. Clem’s favourite hobbies include eating snacks and watching movies.
Cliff notes version: short version.
Clowns: Xander has been afraid of clowns since one chased him on his sixth birthday.
Clutier, Sorcerer: Sixteenth century French sorcerer, who excelled at trances, especially ‘Pull the curtain back’.
Clusmeyer, Theresa: seventeen year old girl who was killed by Angelus simply because she knew Buffy. As a vampire, Theresa gave Buffy the message ‘Angel sends his love.’
Coach Marin: see Swim Team Coach.
Colin: see Anointed, The.
Colonel George Havilland: see Havilland, Colonel George.
Coltenbach, Old Man: rumoured to be a dangerous crazy, but was just a simple old man. Mr Coltenbach used to design toys for a living. He invited Dawn, Janice Penshaw, Justin and Zach in on Halloween. Justin was a vampire, and killed him.
Com cam: two-way communication device belonging to The Initiative. Worn on the head. Enables images as well as sound, location, and the wearer’s heart rate to be transmitted back to base.
Connick, Brad: stood Harmony up in tenth grade. He later became a vampire, and one of her minions. When the gang killed Mister Bogarty at The Magic Box, Brad stole a statue of a unicorn for Harmony. He was later beheaded by Buffy.
Cordelia Chase: see Chase, Cordelia.
Cordettes, The: nickname for the group of girls that hung around school with Cordelia.
Cordy: see Chase, Cordelia.
Corruptor, The: The demon Moloch.
Cortona: Italian town where the demon Moloch was finally ‘bound’ in a book in 1418 by monks using The Circle of Kayless. In the Dark Ages the souls of demons were sometimes trapped in books. There they remained harmless until the book was read aloud.
Count Dracula: see Dracula, Count.
Count Famous: Count Dracula.
Counter Spell: a spell cast to reverse the effects of another.
Cousin Beth: see Beth, Cousin.
Cousin Carol: see Carol, Cousin.
Cousin Geordie: see Geordie, Cousin.
Cow me: give me a burger.
Crawford Street: Angelus, Spike and Druscilla moved to a mansion on Crawford Street after their lair at The Factory burned down.
CRD: see Cadillax Research and Development.
Cruciamentum: test performed for a dozen centuries. When/if a Slayer reaches eighteen, her powers are taken from her by her Watcher using secretly administered drugs. She is then imprisoned with a vampire in a boarded up house, with only her wits to help her. Giles was fired by the Watchers’Council for telling Buffy about the test. See also Sunnydale Arms, grounding crystal, Zachary Kralik, Hobson and Blair.
Crucifix: usually worn on a chain around the neck. A Christian symbol. Can be used to repel vampires, and will burn their skin if touched.
Cuddle Monkey: lover.
Curse: Angelus was cursed by Kalderash gypsies, who restored his soul after he killed one of them. This gave him a conscience, so that he must live with the guilt of all he had done as a vampire. The curse would be broken if Angel had one second of perfect happiness. See also Ritual of Restoration.
Cursed seal: a painted, ‘plate like’ disc, held in the hands of the dead Inca Princess. Its pictures warned that anyone who broke the seal would awaken the mummy.
Czajak, Michael: Sunnydale High School student, and warlock. Temporarily formed a small coven with Willow and Amy. Picked on at school because he wore make up and black nail polish.