Title: Coping Mechanisms
Disclaimer: If they were mine, there'd be waaay more emotional continuity. So there. Also, I probably wouldn't be buying lotto tickets
Author's notes: Thanks to chopchica
who had to crack the whip bunches during beta. I hate you my dear. Die in a fiery death? Thanks. *innocent blink
Length: Approx 25,000 words in four parts.
Summary: "Just because the universe is headed towards entropy is no reason to think that it won't get better."