Title: When the War Fires FadeAuthor: snowdarkred Word Count:
Gen; Sherlock/John pre-slashDisclaimer:
I own nothing. Seriously.Rating/Warnings:
PG-13, magic!AU, violence, swearing, vampires that don't sparkle and are actually supposed to be somewhat scary, gratuitous descriptionsAuthor's Note:
I. Had. SO MUCH. Fun. Writing this. I can't even begin to tell you, seriously. Okay, Sunshine
is my favorite book and is pretty much the only current book dealing with vampires that I can stand. So it was only a matter of time before I wrote a fusion/inspired/crossover/thingamabob using it as a backdrop. And guess what? I did! But I would like to assure you that no knowledge of said amazing book is necessary to reading this, since I pretty much just adapted some of the mythology to my own ends. Um. Yeah. Anywho, my thanks to anruiukimi
for their encouragement and comments. You rock!ATTENTION: munchinglunch
made a podfic of this for help_japan
! You can download it here
The Wars turned the world on its head, and in that unrivaled chaos, John Watson was born with a rare gift. Sherlock, naturally, was born with an even rarer one. Years after the Wars end and the Others return to their dark lairs, two men are introduced by a well-meaning mutual acquaintance. And their world is upturned yet again.
Magic is believing in yourself; if you can do that, you can make anything happen.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
That's the thing with magic. You've got to know it's still here, all around us, or it just stays invisible for you.
Charles de Lint
A world in which elves exist and magic works offers greater opportunities to digress and explore.
We must try not to sink beneath our anguish, Harry, but battle on.
The story is always better than your ability to write it.
( He didn't hear them coming. But then you didn't, did you, when they were vampires. )
When the War Fires Fade