- "The name means "child death". This book says he feeds off of children by sucking the life out of them. Eew! But anyway, afterwards, it looks like they died because they were sick."
-Cordelia Chase, "Killed by Death
In 1998, Buffy, now a Slayer, encountered Der Kindestod again while being treated for flu at Sunnydale General Hospital. She killed him by breaking his neck.
Powers and abilitesEdit
- "Uh, the, um, the Kindestod gorges by sitting atop his prey, pinning it down, uh, helplessly. Then he slowly draws out the life. I-it must be, uh, h-horrifying for the victim."
-Rupert Giles, "Killed by Death"
Der Kindestod is invisible to all adults and can only be seen by children, madmen and the feverishly ill. His eyeballs extend and latch onto people, leeching their life force.