Author: ninaxwings PM
Set before season one, when Ebony and Zoot ruled the Locos with Zoot's family by his side. Then Ebony becomes pregnant and they concoct a plan to flee the city. Who will survive?Rated: Fiction T - English - Drama/Adventure - Ebony & Zoot/Martin - Chapters: 20 - Words: 27,640 - Reviews: 53 - Favs: 4 - Follows: 7 - Updated: 08-11-12 - Published: 06-29-12 - id: 8268071
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Martin was having the dream again. He was back in his childhood home before the virus hit. His alcoholic father dragged him out of his bed in a drunken rage. His twin sister Cassandra had also been woken by the ruckus and she was trying to pull their father off of Martin. He struck her across the face and she began screaming for their eldest brother, Bray. Her cries woke the sleeping siblings. The younger set of twins, Callie and Libby came into the room first. They were only ten years old at the time. Bray came next and he got in between Martin and their father. A blow to the head knocked out Bray and the fight raged on.
"Get Callie and Libby out of here!" Martin said to Cassandra. The two little girls were huddled together against the far wall, crying softly. Before either of them could do anything Martin was flung into a sliding glass door. The glass shattered and he landed on the porch with a thud.
"You're next, witch!" yelled their father. He had always harbored a special kind of hate for Cassandra. He grabbed Cassandra and threw her against the remaining glass panel. It cracked and Cassandra landed in the glass right next to her twin. This was the night they saw the light and it changed their eyes. Martin and Cassandra would forever wear the scars of this night on their faces.
When Zoot opened his eyes he realized it was just a dream. He was in bed with Ebony back in their home, the Horton-Bailey. Since Ebony became his lover they had taken up residence in the presidential suite. He was still the leader of the Locos, his siblings were all present and accounted for as of last night. There was no need to panic it was only a dream. Zoot thrashing around in his sleep woke ebony up; now that he was awake she curled around him.
"Did you have the dream again?" asked Ebony. This was a regular occurrence, the night terrors were all a part of being Zoot's woman. Zoot sighed and reached out to take her hand. He frowned when he noticed fresh scratches on her arm.
"Did I do this to you?" asked Zoot. Ebony pulled her arm away and trailed her hand down his chest.
"You were dreaming, babe, it's not like you hit me." Said Ebony. Zoot laughed then he leaned over and kissed her.
"If you don't hurry up and come to breakfast I'll have to spank you." Said Zoot. After a few more minutes of kissing and pillow talk he got out of bed and started getting ready for the day. He put on his coat and hat and touched up the tribal design painted on his face. He left Ebony to get ready and started down the hall to the lobby. He nodded good morning to Spike, the guard posted in the hall outside his room. His siblings all had rooms in the same hall as Ebony and Zoot. He knocked on the door of his twin sister's room. After a moment Kisenian came out looking alert and ready for the day. After the virus all of them changed their names, except for Bray. Callie and Libby became Californium and Lithium. Martin and Cassandra became Zoot and Kisenian. For whatever reason, Bray just stayed Bray. Kisenian had blonde dreads just like her twin and ghostly blue eyes. She painted her face with the same design and wore a vest similar to Zoot's jacket. She had goggles around her neck this morning and she was carrying her hat.
"Good morning, Kisenian." Said Zoot.
"Morning, brother," said Kisenian "I'm surprised you're up this early, does Ebony let you sleep?"
She playfully punched her twin's arm and they walked to breakfast together. All of their meals were held in the conference room off the lobby. The rest of Zoot's family was already seated at the table when he arrived. Californium and Lithium were sitting together near the end of the table. At first glance the twins were nearly identical. The only difference was Californium had black hair and her twin was a blonde. Both of them had delicate, doll-like facial features. Cali was always a little off though she seemed to be cold and unfeeling. After the virus hit she stopped crying one day and never shed another tear. Zoot kissed both of them on the forehead and went to take his seat at the head of the table. Kisenian took the opposite end by the younger twins. Bray always sat on Zoot's right. He acted as an advisor and counselor to his younger brother. Bray ran their headquarters and kept the ranks in line so Zoot could play the part of warlord. The Loco's resident healer sat next to Bray, his name was Sullivan AKA Sully. He was tall, blonde, and gawky with an overall sweet demeanor. Bray greeted his younger brother as Zoot took his place next to him.
"Where's the queen?" asked Sully. He was referring to Ebony.
"Fashion dilemma." Answered Zoot. He conversed with Bray about their food supply and how much gas they had left. Bray spread out a map on the table and circled abandoned gas stations for Zoot to check during today's rounds. Then, breakfast was interrupted by Ebony's entrance. She was wearing black leather pants with a short red corset. A bandit's mask was painted across her eyes and she swung her hips as she walked toward Zoot. He held his arms open and she crawled into his lap where she always sat. A chorus of catcalls came from the Locos gathered at the table. Zoot laughed and tightened his arms around his love. After Ebony ate Zoot signaled for Kisenian to start the day. She nodded at him and climbed up on the table. She crossed her arms over her head and began the chant.
"Power and chaos!" yelled Kisenian. Arms came up and echoed the cry back at her. Once everyone was yelling and on his or her feet she jumped down from the table and lead them out the back doors into the service area. Most of them roller-bladed but Zoot's siblings had police motorcycles. Bray was the only one that didn't ride with them he stayed at the base with Sully. Cali and Lithium mounted their motorcycles and took off to scout ahead with the rest of the Locos following on rollerblades. Kisenian sat on her bike and waited for Zoot to get in the patrol car. He came outside with his arm around Ebony; they were very much the royal couple. The driver opened the door and Ebony climbed in with Zoot behind her. Kisenian revved her bike and the two vehicles took off at full speed ahead. They caught up to the rest of the tribe and the car came out in front with the cycles flanking it. The crash happened so fast no one saw it coming. The Demon Dogs had set up an ambush because there was a traitor in the Loco's midst. They knew the Locos would be coming this way. They set up a tire spike in the road and hid. Zoot saw Cali and Lithium crash their bikes just before the tire spike snagged the patrol car. He held onto Ebony and prayed she wouldn't go flying through the sunroof. He heard one more crash that had to be Kisenian's bike, and then he blacked out.
Author's note: this is an old story that I lost but I remember it really well so I'm attempting to rewrite it. PLEASE review if you want more. The more I write the more I remember. This was originally a series so I guess we'll see how deep this goes.