Advice and Consent

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Title: Advice and Consent
Author(s): Vivian Gates
Date(s): 1984
Genre: slash
Fandom: Star Trek: The Original Series
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Advice and Consent is a Kirk/Spock story by Vivian Gates.

It was published in the print zine Yet Another K/S Zine.


"Asked by Kirkʼs yeoman to look in on him, Spock discovers that Pike, and his relationship to Spock, are the reasons for Kirkʼs seeming depression."

Reactions and Reviews

The only thing wrong with this story is that I wish it had been longer - yet it was perfectly complete! I enjoyed the bit about Kirk's yeomen, how Janice left a "stack of notes two decks high" so Vorman would be able to look after Kirk properly. Kirk and Spock were totally in-character, from how Kirk figured out who Pike had meant (and how he went about revealing what he knew), to Spock's biasing himself for the "cultural error' and his icy response to Kirk's questions. A very good little story. [1]


  1. from The LOC Connection #20