Many thanks to Ellie, Goddess of Fan Fic Encouragement, for beta-reading this beastie & convincing me to go ahead and post it, damn the consequences. Sad to say these boys don't belong to me; they belong to Renaissance Pictures. I'm just borrowing them for a little fun and angst. Please send comments to firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Greater than the death of flesh is the death of hope,
the death of dreams. Against this peril we can never
The future is all around us, waiting in moments of
transition, to be born in moments of revelation.
No one knows the shape of that future, or where it
will take us. We know only that it is always born in pain."
-- J. Michael Straczynski, "Z'ha'dum"