Title: But Never The Nights
Genre: angst, First Time, hurt/comfort, drama, romance
Word Count: 67,906
Summary: When Rodney is being culled, John suddenly has to deal with the loss of his best friend. As for Rodney, things get downhill from there. Set somewhere after The Hive, spoilers up to that episode. (reccer’s note: not a Death!fic)
Why You Should Read This: Because it hurts so good. Seriously, this is one of my all time favorite reads to the point I consider it a classic of the fandom and I firmly believe that every McShep fan should read this at least once.