Title: And the Stars Burn
Author: Keira Marcos
Series: Ring of Fire
Series Order: 1
Fandom: Stargate: Atlantis
Pairing: Sheppard/McKay (plus many secondary pairings)
Beta(s): Chris King & Ladyholder
Word Count: 32,017
Author’s Note: This is the second series in the Alternate Universe that began with What Might Have Been
Contents: Violence, dark themes, angst, explicit sex, political plots, hurt/comfort, mean-spirited people, shock & awe, clichés, an extremely smart-assed kid, bad Humans, interesting Aliens, habitual abuse of canon events and characterizations—all written by a cruel author who has a general lack of respect for expectations and delusions of grandeur.
Categories: Slash, Established Relationship, Alternate Universe, Kid!fic, Surreal Fantasy
Summary: The unexpected arrival of someone from Pegasus forces the SGC to ramp up their plans to charge ZPMs and prepare for the Atlantis mission. On the home front, Patrick Sheppard makes a mistake that will nearly cost him everything he’s worked so hard to regain.