A/N This, and the next instalment I'm working on, contain several references to previous stories in the series. It's not critical but will probably make a lot more sense if you've read them. Oh, and as ever, the chapter lengths are all over the place. Sorry ;)
Disclaimer: The Magnificent Seven, it's ATF AU and BtVS don't belong to me!
~@~@~@~@~Prologue You have one message left at 8.12pm today from
Chris Larabee:Why the hell aren’t you answering your phone? According to the Judge they finished with you yesterday.
Listen, Ezra. I’ve screwed up. I really need to talk to you about Xander. It’s… I mean, I…
Look, I’m sorry. Just call me when you get this.