Fic: In the Trenches, pts 26-30, by AmilynTitle: In the Trenches or at Archive of Our Own: "In the Trenches"Author: amilynPairing: None (in these sections, a bit of Temperance Brennan/Michael Stires)Rating: PG-13 (themes, abuse)Warnings: Bullying. Physical and emotional abuse. Sexual assault/harassment/threats, threatened rape. These vary by part, and are so noted.Spoilers: Story ends pre-series, but contains spoilers for all episodes that deal with Brennan's childhood, past, and history, including: "Boy in a Bush," "Girl in the Fridge," "Woman in the Garden," "Woman in Limbo," "Judas on a Pole," "Stargazer in a Puddle," "Boy in the Time Capsule," "Sum in the Parts of the Whole," and "Death of the Queen Bee." My notes and extrapolations on Brennan's background can be found at my Temperance Brennan Timeline.Summary: First her parents vanished. Then her brother left. Then foster family after foster family didn't work out. Temperance Brennan learned that there is no such thing as permanence, that she is no good at navigating interpersonal relationships, and that people will always let her down.Word Count: ~61,000Chapter 26: Behavior UnbecomingChapter 27: Hand to HandChapter 28: Honor CodeChapter 29: Crimes Against HumanityChapter 30: As Far As I Can Run*COMPLETE at all three locations.