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Tara: Do you like cats?
Willow: I'm more of a dog person myself, but I'm not, like, death to all cats.
Giles: You know, I really don't appreciate your snide remarks, Anya. Now I have a great deal of experience in these matters and if I say there is a matter of some import brewing
Oz (breaking the silence after interrupting everyone with his mere presence): Hey.
Willow: W-when did you get back?
Oz: Pretty much now.
Xander: Oz, man. Hate to sound grandma, but... you don't call. You don't write.
Buffy (about Riley's concern about Willow dating a werewolf): God, I never knew you were such a bigot!
Riley: Whoa, hey, how did we get to bigot? I'm just saying it's a little weird to date someone who tries to eat you once a month.
Willow: It's so light out.
Oz: We talked all night.
Willow: Well, I believe a manly sized breakfast is order, don't you?
Oz: Or we could just... (he reaches for and holds her hand) sleep a little while. Whatever you want.
Willow: I'll have the less confusing waffles right now.
Buffy: Those, like, regulation? You have to do those every morning?
Riley: No, just a good way to start the day.
Buffy: Great, then you can have your perfectly balanced breakfast, and then you can call your mother.
Riley: OK, I'm up less than a minute and somehow I've managed to piss you off.
Buffy: I want to hear about you and Oz, you saw him, right?
Willow: I was with him all night.
Buffy: All night? Oh, my God. Wait, last night was a wolf moon, right?
Buffy: So, either you're going to tell me something incredibly kinky, or
Willow: No kink. He didn't change, Buffy. He said he was gonna find a cure and he did. In Tibet.
Buffy: Oh my God, I can't believe it! OK, I'm all with the woo-hoo here and you're not.
Willow: No, there's "woo" and "hoo," but there's "uh-oh" and "why now?" And it's complicated.
Buffy: Why complicated?
Willow: It's complicated... because of Tara.
Buffy: You mean Tara has a crush on Oz? No, you oh. Oh. Um... Well... That's great. You know, I mean, I think Tara is a really great girl, Will.
Willow: She is. And... there's something between us. It wasn't something I was looking for. It's just powerful. And it's totally different from what Oz and I have.
Buffy: Well, there you go. I mean, you know, you have to follow your heart, Will. And that's what important, Will.
Willow: Why do you keep saying my name like that?
Buffy: Like what, Will?
Willow: Are you freaked?
Buffy: What? No, Will, don't (regains her composure) No. No, absolutely no to that question. I'm glad you told me.
Tara: Whatever, you know, happens. I'll still be here. I'll still be your friend.
Willow: Of course, we'll be friends. That's not even a question.
Tara: But I'm saying, I know what Oz means to you.
Willow: How can you, when I'm not even sure? I mean, I know what he meant to me. But he left, and... everything changed. I changed, and then we
Willow: I don't know. I just life was starting to get so good again, and... you're a big part of that. And here comes the thing I wanted most of all, and... I don't know what to do. I want to know, but I don't.
Tara: Do what makes you happy.
Oz (Sniffs the air and turns): Willow. (Tara turns around) Hey. I thought I sm uh, heard Willow.
Tara: Hey. You're um, you're coming back to school here, huh?
Oz: Pretty much. Feeling oddly motivated.
Tara: That's, um, that's great. I mean, that's great for you and Willow right?
Oz: I hope so.
Tara: Good. That's... because
Oz: Is that her sweater?
Tara: I just, I just hope that you guys'll be very... happy.
Oz: You smell like her. She's all over you, do you know that?
Tara: I can't. I, I can't talk about this.
Oz (grabbing her arm): But there's something to talk about? Are you two involved?!
Tara: I have, I have to go.
Oz: Because she never said anything like that to me like that. We talked all night, and she never (Tara tries to leave, but Oz grabs her by the shoulders.) No, stop!!! Is she in love with you? Tell me! Is she? (He starts to wolf out.) Run.
Adam: Scout's honor.
Spike: You were a Boy Scout?
Adam: Parts of me.
Giles: How did you get in?
Spike: The door was unlocked. You might want to watch that, Rupert. Someone dangerous could get in.
Buffy: Or, someone formerly dangerous and currently annoying.
Colonel McNamara: Tomorrow I am going to institute a court-martial to investigate the extent of your involvement with the Slayer and her band of freaks. They're anarchists, Finn. Too backwards for the real world.
Anya (wanting a high five from Giles): Slap my hand now!
Riley (about his escape): Buffy. I leave now, I can't ever come back. ... I just wanted to hear that out loud.
Oz: I shouldn't have come back now. I just thought I'd changed.
Willow: You have changed. You stopped the wolf from coming out. I saw it.
Oz: But I couldn't look at you. I mean, It turns out the one thing that brings it out of me is you. Which falls under the heading of ironic in my book.
Willow: It was my fault. I upset you.
Oz (sarcastically): So we're safe then, 'cause you'll never do that again. (not sarcastic anymore But, you're happy?
Willow:I am. I can't explain it
Oz: It may be safer for both of us if you don't.
Willow: I missed you, Oz. I wrote you so many letters... But I didn't have any place to send them, you know. I couldn't live like that.
Oz: It was stupid to think that you'd just be... waiting.
Willow: I was waiting. I feel like some part of me will always be waiting for you. Like if I'm old and blue-haired and I turn the corner in Istanbul, and there you are. I won't be surprised... Because you're with me, you know?
Oz: I know. But now is not that time I guess.
Willow: No. What are you gonna do?
Oz: I think I better take off.
Oz: Pretty much now.
Willow: Tara, I have to tell you
Tara: No, I understand. You have to be with the person that love.
Willow: I am.
Tara: You mean...
Willow: I mean. OK?
Tara: Oh, yes.
Willow: I feel horrible about everything I put you through. And I'm going to make it up to you, starting right now.
Tara: Right now? (She blows out the candle.)