With the long-gestating Buffy the Vampire Slayer TV reboot on indefinite maintain, followers of the cult vampire drama are getting an audio offshoot, Slayers: A Buffyverse Story, centered round James Marsters’ character Spike. A lot of different authentic forged members, Charisma Carpenter, Anthony Head, Juliet Landau, Emma Caulfield Ford, Amber Benson, James Charles Leary, Danny Robust, will even make a return for the Audible sequence, which is able to premiere Oct. 12.

The unique sequence’ titular star, Sarah Michelle Gellar, who has dominated out an involvement within the potential Buffy reboot, is just not a part of Slayers: A Buffyverse Story, which is ready in an alternate actuality the place Buffy Summers by no means existed.

Written by authentic forged member Amber Benson alongside author Christopher Golden, and directed by Benson, Golden, and Kc Wayland, Slayers: A Buffyverse Story picks up 10 years after the occasions of the sequence finale of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, which aired greater than 20 years in the past, in Could 2003. Since then, Spike (Marsters) has gone deep undercover in Los Angeles, convincing the forces of darkness that he’s again to his evil methods.

When his cowl is compromised by sixteen-year-old Indira Nunnally (Buffy universe newcomer Laya DeLeon Hayes), Spike finds himself on baby-slayer-sitting responsibility as soon as extra. Whereas he makes an attempt to trace down a watcher for his keen new protégé, their paths collide with the veteran Slayer of a parallel actuality the place Buffy Summers by no means existed…a actuality the place Cordelia Chase (Carpenter) is the one-and-only Slayer. She wants Spike’s assist with a traditional massive dangerous terrorizing her world…his outdated flame, Drusilla (Landau).

“I’m ecstatic to be again with my pricey associates for this subsequent chapter within the Buffyverse, as we take listeners on a well-known however sudden journey chock stuffed with horror, ardour and mischief,” Marsters stated. “I’m excited for outdated and new followers to expertise this beloved world of vampire slaying like by no means earlier than, delivered to life via immersive audio storytelling.”

Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s universe first expanded with the profitable spinoff TV sequence Angel starring David Boreanaz.