Actions Speak Louder Than Words
|Title:||Actions Speak Louder Than Words|
|Fandom:||Star Trek: The Original Series|
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It was published in the print zine Matter/Antimatter #6.
"Kirk and Spock go undercover as Shakespearean actors to halt the flow of a Romulan drug into the Federation."
Reactions and Reviews
While the title reflects the cliched attitude of the entire 'zine, the story is quite interesting. Written by what might be an obviously pen name-- Stella Iter--- it throws Kirk and Spock into an undercover Shakespearean actor scenario. It is nicely written and will fulfill your expectations for a good read. 
Kirk and Spock go undercover as Shakespearean actors to halt the flow of a Romulan drug into the Federation, this intriguing story line contains some unusual twists and combines comedic and realistic elements. In this first time situation, it is interesting to see how the characters deal with some very unusual circumstances while still maintaining their accustomed aplomp. 
The first story, "Actions Speak Louder than Words," by Stella Iter, has our two heroes in the unlikely situation of posing as Shakespearean actors in order to assist in a Federation drug bust. Once the reader gets past the unbelievability of Kirk and Spock getting rave reviews for their performances, she can appreciate this story for being original, well-plotted, and humorous. It also has a very tender sex scene. It ended a little too abruptly for my taste, but was otherwise a very enjoyable read.