Blast from the Past

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Title: Blast from the Past
Author(s): Kath
Date(s): 2002
Fandom: Star Trek: The Original Series
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Blast from the Past is a Star Trek: TOS story by Kath.

It was nominated for a 2002 ASC Award.

Reactions and Reviews

This story was mucho fun. "Blast from the Past" was witty, bawdy, sexy--with some;-) I LOVE this picture of the young Christine Chapel complete with blue hair--and blue language And those brownies...;-) As a very recent grad myself, I can say the picture of decompressing post-Final students, and campus life in general, was perfection;-) And with the state of Chris' dorm room. Funniest line in my very humble opinion? One word: "earlingus" Bwaaaahhhhhhhaaaa!!!!!! Of course that's rivaled by a certain exchange that contain uhm words of two primary colors. (I still giggle whenever I think of those lines) I'm not saying more about that--read the story which is delightful complete with more than one surprise it would be criminal to spoil. I can't remember a story I've read where someone wrote a love/sex scene that had me cracking up every other line like this (well, except maybe for a couple of stories where that was clearly unintentional but we won't go into that here). And then of course there's that kicker of a last line that had hooting with laughter. This is a wonderful debut story and one of the funniest stories I have read this year. I can only hope for more from this author in the coming months and years. [1]
I've loved Blast from the Past since I was first privileged to read the initial parts some time ago. I'm so glad Kath decided to finish it because this is truly funny stuff and it was a crime to leave it unresolved! I laughed out loud too many times at the antics of this wise-cracking, blue-haired, college-age Christine Chapel and the poor Vulcan that meets up with her one fateful night. Kath is a master of humor -- Chapel's interactions with her hapless guest are hysterical, her use of the ummm colorful metaphors and his own cluelessness are just irresistible. They have a very interesting, if chemically enhanced, chemistry. I love the ending, it really made me think about the possible implications of this story later on, on an entirely different planet. It also made me sad that we lost this Christine and wound up with the Korbyfied moony woman that we saw on the screen. I hope Kath gives us more next year, this is too much fun to stop now! [2]


  1. Rocky at This is the Digest from 2002 for the Category of: Original Series Humor or Parody
  2. Djinn at This is the Digest from 2002 for the Category of: Original Series Humor or Parody