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Title: Business Associates
Publisher: Neon Rainbow Press
Editor(s): Jody Norman & Cinda Gillilan
Medium: print
Fandom: War of the Worlds
Language: English
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Business Associates is a gen, het and slash War of the Worlds anthology. Two issues contain threesomes.

Issue 1

cover of issue #1

Business Associates 1 contains 192 pages. Subtitle on the cover: "A WOW zine of diversity. It was the winner of a 1994 FanQ.


Three is not a crowd (threesomes)

  • The Moon's Secret (by Ruby) Ironhorse and Harrison have a surprise in mind for Suzanne. (3)
  • The Lady of the Kingdom (by Debra Hicks) Suzanne is feeling a little left out, but not for long! (11)


  • Behold the White Horse (by Debra Hicks) An old enemy is back, and making accusations against Ironhorse the military can't ignore. However, events also open the colonel's eyes to feelings he'd rather ignore. (45) (also in Dyad #5)
  • Embracing the Snake (by Laura Duval Grigsby) A post-"Angel of Death" story that takes "Behold the White Horse" as its starting point. Ironhorse needs to know what Kitara has done to him, but the answers might just destroy his mind. (20) (also in Dyad #10)
  • A Turn of the Wheel (by Laura Duval Grigsby) A four-part series of short stories that reveal Ironhorse and Harrison's developing relationship. (18) (also in Dyad #9, #11, #13, and Playfellows #3)
  • Storm at Sea (by Laura Duval Grigsby) When Harrison and Ironhorse track aliens to a small island off the California coast, it's just another day for the Blackwood Project until the colonel disappears over the side of a cliff with an alien. (19)
  • Interlude Before Dark (by Debra Hicks) A Harrison and Paul moment. (7)
  • Child of Dawn (by Robin Hood) An encounter between Ironhorse and Harrison. (2)
  • Native Secrets (by Laura Duval Grigsby) When Debi reads "Dear Abby" discussing Native American secrets she has a few questions for the colonel, and so does everyone else! (4)
  • Surprise! (by Ruby) It's Harrison's birthday and Ironhorse knows the perfect gift. Now, if he can just get it delivered without getting himself killed. (7)
  • Plus poetry by Laura Duval Grigsby and Robin Hood.

Issue 2

Business Associates 2 contains 167 pages.



  • What's Mine is Mine (by A.B. Foss) This is just the beginning for Paul and Harrison. (13)
  • The Letter (by A.J.) A crossover with Tour of Duty. Paul gets some bad news about an old friend, but Harrison's there to listen and provide some much needed comfort. (6)
  • A First Time for Everything (by M.A. Calhoon) When Harrison discovers his real feeling he's not ready to deal with them. (6)
  • Sorry, Crystal (by Random) When Harrison gets a second dose of the crystal his true feelings are set free. (6)
  • Where are We Now? (by Random) A sequel to "Sorry, Crystal." It's the morning after and Harrison's regretting his actions. (6)
  • Blame it on the Crystal (by Random) A sequel to "Where are we Now?" Of course, even dark clouds have a silver lining. (4)
  • Wish Upon a Star (by Random) With Paul gone, Harrison sits and remembers. (1)
  • Deliverance (by C.J. Ueberall) Harrison gets a surprise visit from Paul, only it's not really Paul. (4)
  • Between Two Soldiers (by Debra Hicks) Harrison and Derriman go undercover among a bunch of white supremacists. (39) (also in Dyad #12)
  • Cheek to Cheek (by Duval) Ever try to share a shower at a Motel 6? Well, don't! (5)
  • Round Two (by Duval and Gillian Holt) Kitara is back and she brought a friend. (38)
  • Plus poetry by Duval, Salvatore Palumbo, and C.J. Ueberall. Art work by Anja Gruber and I.C. Burnett.
cover of issue #3, Anja Gruber

Issue 3

Business Associates 3 It contains 141 pages.

Three is not a crowd

  • Morels (by M. Jeffers) Mrs. Pennyworth leaves Harrison, Suzanne, and Ironhorse to their own devices, with one added ingredient. (10)
  • Target Sighted (by Angelica Cooper-Smith) Ironhorse overhears an interesting discussion. (3)
  • Insights (by Paul Sheldon) Harrison wants to know why he and Paul have been brought together in this life so he decides to check out their past lives and gets a surprise. (8)


  • Try Again (by A.B. Foss) Harrison needs to know a little more about Cherokee customs. (10)
  • Intimacy (by P.I. Devotee) Paul and Harrison are getting to know one another. (5)
  • Undercover (by Duval) Harrison's at it again! (1)
  • A Military Operation (by P.I. Devotee) Sometimes Harrison does follow orders! (2)
  • Play Time (by M.A. Calhoon) Paul and Harrison take time out for a picnic. (16)
  • Shiver Me Timber (by Duval) The Project is on vacation and Harrison's into role playing. (3)
  • Alpha and Omega (by Debra Hicks) Ironhorse and Kincaid's past is not what you'd expect. (7)
  • But the Eagle Still Remains (by Debra Hicks) Harrison understands Kincaid's loss and wants to help. (3)
  • At the Edge (by Debra Hicks) Harrison's having a hard time dealing with Paul's death, but Kincaid is there for him. (3) (also in Dyad #9)


  • Boy Scout (by Laura Brush) Mrs. Pennyworth is playing matchmaker and Suzanne and Derriman are her project of choice. (8)
  • A Small Complication (by Llyr Chaves) Ironhorse sees more than he expected to while reviewing the security tapes. (3)
  • No Deposit, No Return (by Laura Brush) Suzanne and Derriman explore their relationship further. (4)
  • Grace Under Pressure (by Llyr Chaves) Norton and Norah are at it again! (4)
  • Ties That Bind (by Bonnie Wickes) Suzanne sets her sights on Paul and she always gets her man. (16)
  • Briar Patch (by Smythe) In the middle of a blizzard sometimes you just have to take a couple of risks -- of course the payoff can be pretty terrific, too. (10)
  • Innocence Lost (by Smythe) A prequel to "Briar Patch." See what happens to Paul in Saigon. (10)
  • Plus art work by Anja Gruber.