edited by Mindi French
ORION PRESS' Human-interest/romance/relationship publication includes drama, hurt-comfort, the dalliance, the 'idylls,' if you will, of our favorite characters. Stories in IDYLLS can range from G to R, however, no age statement is required.
IDYLLS 9 features
"Just out of Reach" -- by Jo-Ann Lassiter. Sometimes, the realization of true love is obvious, and sometimes it takes any number of years to be shown.
"The Agony of Defeat" -- by Irene Deitel. Ever wonder what the aftermath of a carousing evening spent with Worf would be? Especially if one loses a bet with him? Riker is slowly recovering, with a little help from a friend.
"Idle Pleasures" -- by Gail Molnar. Two well-meaning fellow officers, one broken bed, and a deserted beach... Jean-Luc Picard and Beverly Crusher finally find some time to ... talk.
"Home Safely" -- by Alison Wilson. The best part of a trip is often the retum home. Or is it? And how would a younger Picard relate to time, and confidences shared with each member of the Crusher family?
"Missteps" -- by Irene Deitel. When Commander William Riker decides to brood, Deanna Troi knows where to find him, but next time, she won't forget her coat.
"Cold Turkey" -- by N.B. Thayer. An interesting "what if?" scenario for Picard and Crusher after their retum from KessPrit...and leaves them with a decision that could have life-long repercussions for them .
"Shore Leave" -- by Louise Ellis. Following "Sub-Rosa," Beverly has a difficult time readjusting to her previous life, until some friends take the time to remind her where true happiness lies.
"Talisman" -- by Rosemary Cullen. Nella Darin returns as a crewmember and companion of the captain. When she presents him with a small stature as a memento of a shore leave, the talisman opens a new adventure for the crew as it reunites a new lieutenant and her husband, a Starfleet scientist believed to be dead.
116 pages, 8½" x
11" size, comb binding.
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