Summary: AU fic. Some of the Marines lived long enough to get off Acheron, but it seems the Company won't let them go. Following Newt's disappearance and the discovery of a nest of aliens in the heart of Gateway, Hicks and the other surviving Marines from Acheron are swept into a battle between two warring factions who can agree on only one thing: that they want all survivors from Acheron dead as soon as possible.
Characters: Cpl. Dwayne Hicks, Lt. Gorman, Rebecca (Newt) Jorden, Vasquez
Genres: Action, Adventure, Alternate Universe (AU), SF/Fantasy
Warnings: Profanity, Violence
Chapters: 6 Table of Contents
Word count: 68114 Read Count: 2050