The S.G.'s attempts to go on are hampered by their crushing grief in chapter two of Rebuilding, The Day after Death Visits.
Life starts to move forward for the Scooby Gang, as it is wont to do. Spike keeps his promise to Buffy by heading for Los Angeles.
While a mysterious stranger begins trouble in Sunnydale, Spike fulfills a promise to Buffy in Los Angeles.
The Trip Northward