Pairing: Jack/Richard B. Riddick
Fic Title: Apprentice
Author: Ardath Rekha
Link: at The Art of Vin Diesel
Rating/Warning(s): NC-17 -- Controversial Subject Matter, Alcohol and/or Drug Use, Sexual Situations, Harsh Language, Explicit Sexual Content, BDSM, Non-Consensual Sex, Graphic Violence / Gore, Murder, Torture
Why This Must Be Read:
Ardath Rekha does a great job of keeping Riddick dark and dangerous while showing his softer side to Jack. This 150K fic sets up an interesting universe complete with back story for Riddick and three-dimensional OCs. AU after Pitch Black (maybe AU after Dark Fury... I can't remember at the moment and it's not in the notes).
Four and a half years after the crash of the Hunter-Gratzner, now-18-year-old Jack is released from the juvenile facility she's lived in for four years. Due to her refusal to help the authorities capture Riddick, they've done their best to ensure that her future will be as bleak as possible, until Riddick himself returns to rescue her. But the forces arrayed against them, determined to recapture Riddick at any cost, are enormous...