Two months away from his first adult-class dog sledding race, Stiles finds a big, black, surly dog at the local shelter with a tag inscribed Derek on the collar around his neck. Despite all sense, he decides to try training Derek as a sled dog. It’s probably going to all end in tears.
the Iditarod+ Swan Lake = this story)
It’s a cold, snowy night and Stiles is halfway through his shift at the campus coffee shop when a tall, dark and handsome stranger walks in, one who seems unaware that he’s being haunted by a wolf.
In which Stiles Stilinski sees the ghosts of animals with unfinished business, and Derek Hale is unaware that his dearly departed sister left a few things unfinished.
Derek’s badly in need of hugs, Stiles decides shortly before Halloween. His pack is secure and stable, but he still hovers on its edges, as though not quite sure where he belongs. Will the magic of Halloween night, and a cherished Stilinski tradition, be enough to lift that weight off his shoulders?