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edited by Althea Katz

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 17 features

"The Host(ess)" -- by Diane Bellomo. Set after "The Host." Does Kareel feel what Odan did? The Trill searches her own heart with the help of Commander Will Riker.

"Evidence" -- by Terry S. Bowers. Beverly Crusher has proof of Picard's past misdeeds--or does she?

"A Stumbling Block Before the Blind" -- by Louise Ellis. Emotions, expectations, reputations, and regret are combined in this engaging story.

"Captured" -- by Diane Bellomo. One of our favorite couples has been taken, but who's the hunter and who's the prey?

"Sound Advice" -- by Audrey Liddy. A young Jean-Luc Picard receives some sage input...

"Survival" -- by Janis Sherringham. Picard, Riker, Crusher, and Troi are thrust into deadly games where the stakes are life and death.

"Locutus of Borg II: Suddenly Inhuman" -- by Gwyn Allman. A mirror universe with a very different Locutus who must come to terms with having lost his humanity, and so must his lover.

"Friends and Crewmates" -- by Rachel Rybarczyk. Riker, Crusher, and Picard are forced to explore the boundary between friendship and love.

"A Gallery of Memories" -- by Louise Ellis. A guided tour of Beverly and Jean-Luc's memories, preserving the images of their courtship and marriage.

"Avant De Ma Blonde" -- by AdmiraITAG. Why is the good captain is always stuck with a certain someone...

"Duty Before Pleasure" -- by TrexPhile. A little intoxication is added to the mix as the crew struggles...

"Grapes and Other Hazards" -- by Gwyn Allman. An expansion of the captain's personal boundaries...

"The Patient" -- by Emilie D'Andrilli. Based on the brilliant ideas and passages of Michael Ondaatje in his book The English Patient, combined with some of the wonderful dialogue written by Anthony Minghella for the screenplay. In an alternate universe for Picard, the Crushers, and Walker Keel, there are no boundaries ... not war, nor country, not time, nationality nor death.

Artwork by Janet D'Airo, Emilie D'Andrilli, Audry Liddy, AdmiralTAG.

194 pages, 8" x 11" size, comb binding.
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