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|Title:||Attuclac (yes, it's Calcutta spelled backwards)|
|Editor:||Sheila Clark and Valerie Piacentini|
|Medium:||print zine, fanfic|
|Fandom:||Star Trek: TOS fusion with Sherlock Holmes|
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The interior art is by Martyn Delaney.
- Attuclac (1)
- Through a Glass Lightly (25)
Reactions and Reviews
I just managed to finish this after convincing myself NOT to throw it into the fire. (It wasn't my copy to do away with.) The story is probable and that's all I'll say in its favour! And I fail to understand why it was published at all. Shame, Sheila.
This story is up to the author's usual high standard and is in two parts -'Attuclac' and 'Through a Glass, Lightly' In part 1, Spock plays the role of Sherlock Holmes, with Kirk alongside as the faithful Watson. It is light hearted, but the explanation is quite believable. Part 2 is a sequel, but stands well on its own. The Enterprise is involved in a dangerous rescue mission in which it has to join forces with a Klingon ship. The crews experience adventure and treachery, and have plenty of opportunity to use their ingenuity. The story is well written, with some good characterisations, but I do feel that there are too many sub-plots which make the theme unnecessarily complicated. It is guaranteed a gripping read, however, with humour relieving the heavy threat to two universes.