Two stories focusing on the problems faced by gay partners when one of them is incapacitated. Thankfully, the world has progressed a bit since these stories were written.
The story starts when Det Jim Ellison, working in Vice meets a rent boy called Blair.
J'mellison, dragonrider of Pern and sentinel meets Master Blair of the Harper Craft Hall and nothing is ever the same again.
The series started as a standalone story, where Victoria returned to Chicago to find Ben. Ray finds her and Fraser's baby son and brings him to Ben after her death. The rest of the series deals with their relationship and with their son Fraser Metcalf Vecchio over the course of about twenty years.
Some of the stories in this series were written by Mitch Hudson, and these are hosted elsewhere.
The stories should be read in the following order:
The Vigil by Elaine. Victoria returns to find Ben, and in the process changes both Ben's and Ray's lives forever.
Vigilance by Elaine. Ben and Ray are building their lives together when a violent attack nearly destroys everything that matters to them.
Vigilant Life by Mitch. Struggling to recover from the gay bashing Ray can't seem to get into synch with his lover, to mesh their lives. Ben has a hard time figuring out how to be half of a couple, to relate to Ray as a spouse.
Vigilant Love by Mitch. Ray takes a daring step to reconcile with his mother while Ben works through his resentment toward her for the hurt she's caused his lover.
Vigil: Fathers and Sons by Elaine. Ben has been acting strangely, and Ray is worried.
Vigil: Wednesday's Child by Elaine. A past indiscretion comes back to haunt Ray. Warning: death of a minor character.
Vigilant Journey by Mitch. Grief devastates Ray so Ben takes his family to Ottawa for a fresh perspective. Told mostly from the viewpoint of their six-year-old son, Fraser.
Vigil: Home Fires by Mitch. Self discovery and mutual reliance are what Ray and Ben work for as they seek a time of peace in their lives. Together they face the most horrible danger their family has known.
Vigil: Full Circle: by Elaine. Fraser gets himself into trouble, and the consequences are much greater than anyone would have expected.
Vigilant Lovers: by Elaine. Ben and Ray have married at last. But their return home is marred by Ben's collapse.
Vigil: Casting Out Demons: by Elaine. Ray is investigating a crime which impacts on all his family.
Pairings: Fraser/Vecchio, M/M
Warnings: Angst, Death of Minor Character, Kidfic, Partner Betrayal, Underage, Violence