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Hoshi’s Box: The Final Straw

Hoshi’s Box: The Final Straw by Mara Summary: Hoshi’s not in a very good mood, and a box found at her station doesn’t bode well. NOTES: This story is a response to Taryn’s Writer’s Block Party Challenge: “Hoshi finds a small box in her chair at the communications station. Show me what is in the […]

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Help Unasked For

Help Unasked For by Mara Summary: A revised version of the scene between Trip and T’Pol at the end of the third season premiere, “The Xindi.” NOTES: This story is the result of yelling at the television, “You idiots, *I* could write a better scene!” You see, the universe yelled back, “Prove it!” Those of […]

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Three Men In a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog)

Three Men In a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog) by Mara Summary: The crew is on leave, and the boys decide to go fishing while Hoshi watches from shore. NOTES: The title of this story is stolen completely from the novel by Jerome K. Jerome (by way of my having read Connie Willis’ […]

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Working Late

Working Late by Mara Summary: Trip’s been spending too much time working, methinks. NOTES: This little ficlet is a response to a Challenge in a Can from the Linguistics Database. I’ll reveal my challenge at the end. To see the original Challenge in a Can, visit http://www.dymphna.net/challenge/. The shippiness is for Josephine, ’cause she keeps […]

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The Ritual

The Ritual by Mara Summary: Hoshi is less than thrilled by the results of this first contact. NOTES: This is a response to a Challenge in a Can from the Linguistics Database . As usual, I’ll reveal my challenge at the end. This was just another one of those odd ideas that came up during […]

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The Bracelet

The Bracelet by Mara Summary: Hoshi’s sad, and Annie’s in town to cheer her up. NOTES: You really need to read my fic “Dear Annie” for this to make sense. This is a response to a Challenge in a Can from the Linguistics Database. I’ll reveal my challenge at the end. To see the original […]

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In the Event of My Death

In the Event of My Death by Mara Summary: Trip decides to record a message to be played in the event of his death. NOTES: I think brushes with death affect everyone differently. Hoshi’s response to the events of “Shuttlepod One” can be seen in my fic “Dear Annie.” This is Trip’s reaction. Thanks to […]

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Making History

Making History by Mara Summary: The Enterprise crew ponders their place in history. NOTES: Malcolm’s bit about the Captain, et al., is paraphrased from the musical _1776_ by Sherman Edwards and Peter Stone. My apologies to those esteemed gentlemen for stealing it, it was just…perfect. Thanks as always to Captain Average for the beta.

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The Fear

The Fear by Mara Summary: Hoshi’s thoughts after “Sleeping Dogs.” NOTES: Inspired by many things, including Fewthistle’s lovely “Shale,” and parts of my life. Been there, done that, painted the spare bedroom. Thanks muchly to Captain Average for the beta and reassurance.

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Schismogenesis

Schismogenesis by Mara Summary: Hoshi reads. Malcolm teases. Trip and T’Pol argue. Hoshi proposes a theory. NOTES: A smidgen of R/S shippiness (as a gift to the R/S shippers on the Linguistics Database Forum) and a little Tu/T shippiness (as a gift to Captain Average, the superhero with a thing for the Vulcan babe). Voluminous […]

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