Rating: A mild M, I suppose, for dark subject matter and eventual violence. Could possibly pass for T.
Characters: In this part, Wishverse Giles and Wishverse Ethan.
Pairing: None, really, although there may be a bit of a leaning towards Wishverse Giles/Wishverse Buffy in the end.
Fic Summary: An AU scene from the Wishverse, including elements from The Dark Age. Wishverse Giles is confronted by his past on a dark and stormy night. When a dangerously altered Ethan Rayne seeks to reunite the old gang once and for all, will Giles have to save himself or will an unexpected ally come to his rescue?
Word Count: This part is less than 1,500 words. Whole story will clock in at less than 5,000.
Disclaimer: Standard disclaimers apply. They don't belong to me, but they are fun to play with. Especially the cracky Wishverse versions!
Spoilers: Yes, although this is blatantly AU. Spoilers for The Wish and The Dark Age in particular.
Notes: Unfortunately I was both busy and neglectful during SoG this year and wasn't able to finish in time to post this fic in its entirety today. The remainder of the story will follow during Tuesday's free for all! This is a bit darker than my usual, so be forewarned of a certain absence of humor.
Thanks: to littleotter73 for a welcome dose of encouragement and prodding during her present visit. :D
The Darkest Age
Part 1: A Dark and Stormy Night
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