Title: Streetlight People
Series: STXI/Reboot/as you will
Character/Pairing(s): Kirk/Spock; minor/implied McCoy/Gaila, Uhura/Chapel, Pike/Number One, OFC/OFC
Disclaimer: I own everything, but only in my fevered dreams. Man, my dream!royalty checks are EPIC. My payment for this in real life, however, is nonexistent.
Word Count: 54,436
Warnings: prostitution, mentioned childhood sexual abuse, mentioned genocide, implied violence
Summary: AU. Strangers waitin', up and down the boulevard, their shadows searchin' in the night. Streetlight people, living just to find emotion; hiding somewhere in the night.
Author Notes: The title (as well as inspiration for a few of the scenes/random character bits) is from Don’t Stop Believin’ by Journey. The first two Glee! soundtracks were also a heavy influence here. I regret nothing. It’s possible that I may have drawn the basic structure of Velocity and its employees from the idea of Companions in Joss Whedon’s Firefly. Additionally, Gaila's last name (and the coding for the spoiler bar over the warnings) was
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