In the Company of Shadows

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Based on In the Company of Shadows, an original slash series by Sonny & Ais

The story contains..

M/M, M/F, and graphic: language, violence, and sexual situations. Not intended for anyone under 18! We are not responsible for anyone's actions in viewing this site.

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This site is based on the original slash series In the Company of Shadows by Sonny/Santino & Ais. Note that the shoutbox (to your left) may contain spoilers!



*** If you need a better setup for downloading the series, please visit Otherwise, see below***

We are working our way through the series, editing and revising it, while splitting each book into two volumes. This is called the Director's Cut. Director's Cut Evenfall Volume 1 and 2 are both available! Find them for download at!

You can also find the entire, original, series for free to download in epub, mobi or pdf at We recommend new readers read the Director's Cut version of Evenfall as they are released.

Expect inconsistencies and a huge difference in editing quality if you go from Director's Cut to original. It will likely be 1-2 years (so around 2016) before DC Afterimage is done so you might want to just go on to the original after DC Evenfall.

1/27: An ICoS Anthology


1/27, an ICoS anthology set after Fade, is now available for free for download! Visit to download or go straight to the links: mediafire or mega.

Buy Merch!


Hey, guess what you can do? Buy ICoS merchandise! It's true. You'll find all of it at IMPORTANT: remove the content filter on the left or you'll miss out on a lot of items. Also, everything is customizable so if you don't like a color or style or something seems too expensive, click on it and play around to see if you can find something that fits better for you. You should be able to change fonts and colors of text, as well.

After ICoS


  • If you've finished our series In the Company of Shadows and want to know what will be happening next with Sonny or Ais, check the following for staying up to date on any future projects.
  • Sonny: Sonny is currently working on self-publishing After Midnight, a book focused on Adam Blake and Gordon Frost, set in the same world as ICoS. It will be out in September. Find more about that book and his future solo projects (many slash) at You can also find him at his Goodreads author page under Santino Hassell.
  • Ais: Ais is deciding on which of a number of solo projects to work on first. She will likely be branching out into f/f and other glbt themes in the future. She can be found at her Goodreads author account under Ais or her livejournal, username starlite_gone.
  • You can also visit the Sonny & Ais goodreads group to discuss things with other readers or see updates on ICoS-related information.

Final chapters of In the Company of Shadows


  • In the Company of Shadows is now officially FINISHED! Thank you so much to everyone who has been with us from the start, and those of you who met up with us and stayed with us more recently. It's been six years and a rollercoaster of a series, but we hope you enjoyed it.
  • Fade chapter 40
  • Fade chapter 41
  • Fade chapter 42
  • Fade epilogue
  • Our usual forum post for this update has been created as well. Feel free to visit if you have any feedback or want to see what others have to say!

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The Series is About..

Years after the bombs of WWIII have changed the physical and political landscape, the Agency ruthlessly works behind the scenes to take down rebel groups that threaten the current government. Their goals justify all means. Hsin Liu Vega (Sin) is their most efficient and deadly assassin ever. However, he tends to go off on unauthorized killing sprees and somehow his assigned partners all end up dead under suspicious circumstances. That is why the Agency has had him locked up in a box on the fourth floor for years. But now they think it is time to put the psychopath back in the field. With a new partner.

Boyd's mother, a high ranking Agency official, volunteers her teenage son for the position. Boyd is not afraid of death. In fact, his life has been such an endless cycle of apathy and despair for the last few years that he'd welcome it.

Can these two broken men form an efficient partnership? Can they learn to trust anyone, let alone each other? Sin doesn't give a fuck about the Agency, or the androgynous boy who holds the remote to the shock collar that is supposed to control him.

On the other hand, Boyd is strangely unafraid of the man everyone calls 'monster' and Sin seems reluctant to let his keeper get himself killed on any missions. Yet.