Summary: When Skinner is ordered to track down the Consortium’s most deadly foe, he uncovers a web of intrigue that shakes him to the core and leads him to question his own choices in life.
Characters: Alex Krycek, Walter Skinner
Story Type: Action/Case, Angst, Character Study, First Time, Romance
Spoilers: Two Fathers, One Son, SR819, Requiem. Some knowledge of canon is required to make total sense of this story but you can cheerfully read it and enjoy it without.
Word Count: 49,874
Recommendations: Award Winner, Xanthe Loved Writing This One!, Xanthe’s Recommendation
Published: October 14, 2000
Spooky 2001 award winner for Outstanding Krycek Characterisation.
Runner up: Outstanding Krycek Slash Story
Third Place: Outstanding Original Character (Max)
Third Place: Outstanding Skinner Characterisation
Notes: Pic by Sean Spencer
This story was inspired by a conversation held on a rainy Saturday afternoon in Soho in the company of M Butterfly, Emma, Sergeeva, Wombat and Gaby. You’ve probably forgotten the conversation, but many thanks all the same, ladies!
Many thanks to Phoebe for beta reading help.