Lullaby

In the end of the episode, tiny Connor puts a first appearance. Darla, realizing her dead body can't physically give birth, stakes herself to save her and Angel's child, but not before she asks Angel to tell him, that he's the one good thing they ever did together. In a dark alley, Connor is born, just like in a dark alley, over two centuries ago, his father died. Angel picks up his tiny son from the wet asphalt and gingerly embraces him to his chest, as Fred removed the jacket he gave her and helps Angel wrap it around the crying infant.

As Angel turns his head, he descries Holtz, standing (so it seems), several feet away from him, armed with a loaded crossbow and set to fire. He keeps holding Holtz's gave steadily, his eyes convey his despair and plead with the man to spare not even him, but his little son who he has cradled securely to his chest and trying to shield from the crossbow with his body. Holtz hesitates and is unable to fire, as he stares at Angel in utter disbelief. Finally, after a long moment, he lowers the crossbow, as Angel, together with Fred, quickly make their way towards his car and drive off, with both father and son safe and sound.


Memorable

Darla: Angel... Our baby is gonna die right here in this alley. You died in an alley, remember?
Angel: I remember.
Darla: I wanna say I'm sorry. I wanna say it and mean it, but I can't. Aren't you gonna tell me it's okay?
Angel: No.
Darla: No? It's really not, is it? We did so many terrible things together. So much destruction, so much pain. We can't make up for any of it. You know that, don't you.
Angel: Yeah.
Darla: This child, Angel, it's the one good thing we ever did together. The only good thing. You make sure to tell him that.

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