Title: Nobody Never Gets to Heaven
Author: Lizbeth Marcs
Het/Slash/Gen: Mention of and some onscreen M/M/F threesome. One brief instance of M/M noncon. Past mention of M/F and F/F relationships.
Pairing(s): Xander/Faith/Spike. One brief instance of Xander/OC noncon. Past mention of Xander/Kennedy, Willow/Kennedy, Buffy/Spike, Faith/Robin.
Genre: Adventure, dark fic, character angst, future fic, monster hunt, political intrigue
Story Warnings: Mention of off-screen past torture, serial murder, and serial rape. One brief onscreen scene of noncon. Character death(s). Vengeance. Attempted suicide by Slayer. Warnings for all of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel the Series.
Summary: The world's most dangerous vampire has been lured to the glittering playground of Las Vegas. While the hunt is on through the casinos on the Strip, Buffy and Willow engage in a deadly battle of poker to determine the vampire's ultimate fate. It's up to Xander, Spike, and Faith to decide who should have the winning hand.
Accompanying Media: Worksafe. Quattro (Live) by Calexico. (Click on song title for download.)
Special Thanks To: entrenous88, rainkatt, othercat, nwhepcat, midnightfae, sunnyd_lite, mandylancast. Thank you for all your support and FB. Please note that any and all mistakes are completely mine.
Author's Note: Written for the Dark Xander Fic-A-Thon.
Disclaimer: Xander Harris, Spike, Faith Lehane, Buffy Summers, Willow Rosenberg, Kennedy, and all associated characters and organizations are the property of FOX and Mutant Enemy. Any mention of real life events and real people are done to serve the story and are not meant to imply that the incidents in question have any relationship to reality. All original characters and the plot are mine. No payment was asked for or received in the writing of this story and no profit was earned. No copyright infringement on FOX or Mutant Enemy is intended.
Yes. I am lame. I put a downpayment on my fic-a-thon. But I want to finish Facing the Heart in Darkness first.