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Summary: When Ethan Rayne's plans get foiled, it creates a series of new adventures for a certain group of meddling kids. 
Written for the Elysian Fields Mystery Fic Event.
Beta and Sensitivity Readers: yellowb
Artists: MillennialCryBaby
Categories: Season 4
Characters: Buffy, Spike, Giles, Ensemble, Ethan Rayne, Faith Lehane
Genres: Action/Adventure, Mystery
Warnings: Adult Language, Buffy/Other (Temp)
Event: Mystery Fic-a-Thon 2021
Completed: Yes Chapters: 5
Word count: 20,175 Hit Count: 2,104 ePub Downloads: 53
Published: July 11, 2021 Updated: August 08, 2021


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Story Notes: Thank you to yellowb & Twinkles for helping jump-start my brain, and to yellowb for beta-reading. 
A huge thank you to MillennialCryBaby for the gorgeous banner.
Since this event is fluid, the summary/genres/etc. are subject to change. The B/other warning comes from the story starting during her relationship with Riley, but there shouldn't be much of them.
Disclaimer: All publicly recognizable characters, settings, etc. are the property of their respective owners. The original characters and plot are the property of the author. The author is in no way associated with the owners, creators, or producers of any media franchise. No copyright infringement is intended.

1. Lrayf by DarkVoid116 - Likes: 21 Comments: 12 Word Count: 3,921 Hit Count: 856 Published: July 11, 2021

Thanks again to yellowb for beta-reading. 

Some lines taken from 4x12 A New Man. 

To separate which language is being spoken, I've denoted dialogue as "English" vs. "Fyarl"

2. Beam by DarkVoid116 - Likes: 16 Comments: 7 Word Count: 3,779 Hit Count: 360 Published: July 18, 2021

Thank you to yellowb for beta-reading!

A few lines adapted from S3/7.

3. Hope & Prongs by DarkVoid116 - Likes: 14 Comments: 5 Word Count: 3,660 Hit Count: 290 Published: July 25, 2021

Many thanks to yellowb for beta-reading this chapter!

4. Conversations by DarkVoid116 - Likes: 17 Comments: 9 Word Count: 2,469 Hit Count: 278 Published: August 01, 2021

Thanks to yellowb for beta-reading! Apologies that this chapter's a bit on the short side. Final chapter should be longer.

5. Hope by DarkVoid116 - Likes: 22 Comments: 8 Word Count: 6,346 Hit Count: 320 Published: August 08, 2021

A huge thank you to yellowb for beta-reading this chapter & the whole story, brainstorming plot with me, and overall helping this story come to fruition.

Thank you also to the mods for such a fun & challenging event.