Ashes to Ashes (War of the Worlds zine)

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Title: Ashes to Ashes
Publisher: Neon Rainbow Press/FeatherPaw Press
Author(s): Vicki L. Martin and H. Ann Walton
Cover Artist(s):
Date(s): 1991
Medium: print
Fandom: War of the Worlds
Language: English
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Ashes to Ashes is a 83-page (55,000 word) gen War of the Worlds novel by Vicki L. Martin and H. Ann Walton.



Publisher's summary:
The aliens have developed a new designer drug that addicts its victims after a single dose, and they've lined up a distributor. When people start dying the authorities send in samples of the drug for analysis. The results trip alarms at the Pentagon and involve the Blackwood Project – the new drug is an alien-blend composition. The Project travels to Texas to investigate the Aryan Sword, the human group responsible for distributing the drug and discover a disturbing fact: human are disappearing in large numbers and Suzanne is on the hit list. When Blackwood and Ironhorse go after Suzanne they're captured and Harrison is killed, or so Ironhorse thinks. The colonel and Suzanne escape and end up teaming up with Sergeant Jym C. Rivers, a five foot two ex-Texas Ranger to stop the aliens, but there are trials and tribulations waiting for them.
From an ad in the back of the Professionals zine Tenderloin:
Investigating the source of a new alien drug, the Blackwood Team is captured by a drug-dealing Satanic cult. Ironhorse is forced to kill a wounded Harrison Blackwood to keep him out of alien hands. Saved from death himself by a Texas Ranger, Ironhorse must find a way back into the enemy based and rescue Suzanne before she can be sacrificed on Satan's altar.