Angel is saved from his watery tomb just in time, Connor is forced to face the truth of what he's done, and Cordelia returns from the higher plane. Also, a demonic stone Beast prompts the return of an enemy the gang swore never to summon again.
Angel struggles with his growing feelings for Cordelia, Fred's assimilation into the group, Buffy's death, and Wesley's new role as boss. Meanwhile, Darla returns with a surprise for Angel that breaks all the rules we know about vampires.
Old faces from the past come back to haunt Angel, making life difficult for Angel Investigations. Wolfram and Hart continue with their hidden agenda. An unexpected 'rescue attempt' proves interesting for the LA team.