By the Sword of Ares
|Title:||By the Sword of Ares|
|Fandom:||Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and Xena: Warrior Princess|
|External Links:||Unicorn Press|
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By the Sword of Ares 1 contains 88 pages and was published in 1997. Color cover by Sophia Kelly Shultz. Graphics by R.R. Schmitt.
- Fork in the Road by Kathy 'Tyrus' Artman
- Eyes of a Stranger by Kim 'Arete' Nickmann
- Raven's Love by Beth Hawkes
- Men in Black by Kelly Long
By the Sword of Ares 2 was published in 1998 and contains 73 pages. Color cover by James Wapple. Graphics by R.R. Schmitt.
Summary from the publisher: "More adventures with the God of War, his priestesses and...a few surprises. Come join a hunt, watch a battle plan develop--and, oh yeah--there's some very hot scenes with the God at play."
- A Day in the Life of a Centaur by Sophia Kelly Shultz
- B.B.S. by Paula Mackey
- True Love by E.A. Week
- God of War (poem) by Shay O'Neal
- The Many Faces of War by Kim 'Arete' Nicman
- You and Black Leather (poem) by Shay O'Neal
By the Sword of Ares 3 contains 73 pages. Color cover by James Wappel. Graphics by R.R. Schmitt.
Summary from the publisher: "Discover what happens and who suffers when a god in love changes history; follow the Amazons as they go into battle with some help from Hercules and Iolaus; and learn how a Centaur makes love."
- "Reflections by Kim 'Arete' Nickman
- The Hunt by Bastet
- Initiation by Sophia Kelly Shultz
- Someday" by Shay O'Neal
By the Sword of Ares 4 was published in 1999 and contains 78 pages. Cover by Sophia Kelly Shultz. Graphics, Pat Hayden.
- Liaison to Hades by Valerie Noble
- Motherland by EA Weeks
- Raven's Love by Beth Hawkes
By the Sword of Ares 5 was published in 1999 and contains 82 pages. Editor, Pat Hayden. Cover by Sophia Kelley Shultz. Stories include:
- Prophecy by Star - a dying woman's prophesy comes true
- Kalea by LoreliLee
- Dawn of the Dead by LoreliLee
- The Rains of Eurynome by LoreliLee
- Waterplay by Susan (JinXavier) Twohig
By the Sword of Ares 6 was published in 1999 and contains 72 pages.
- The Amazon King by Susan Twohig
- Total Control by Susan Twohig
- The Stranger Within by Susan Twohig
- Mother's Love by Laura Manushkin
- The Wedding Panthera by Laura Manushkin
- Raising the God of War by Laura Manushkin
By the Sword of Ares 7 is subtitled, "Casualties of War." It is a 102-page novel by Victoria Chandler. Cover by James Wappel.
Summary from the publisher, "Ares uses any means that he can to keep Ceaser from killing Xena and Gabrielle, but Callisto has other plans."
Special Edition 1: Hearts Home Trilogy
By the Sword of Ares Special Edition 1 is subtitled, "Hearts Home Trilogy." It is 128-page novel by Vickie Moore. Cover by Sophia Kelly Shultz. Graphics by Pat Hayden
Summary from the publisher, "When a beautiful Amazon warrior, who's more than she seems, catches the eye of the God of War, everyone gets caught in the middle."
Special Edition 2: Discord at the Temple
By the Sword of Ares Special Edition 2 is subtitled, "Discord at the Temple." It is a 88-page anthology.
Written by the priestesses of the Dominion Temple of Ares: Sophia Kelly Shultz, Valiere Camcam Noble (Kiari), Beth Hawkes (Seilidhe), Jennifer Weing (Dragonfly), Deborah Borrer (Scorpia), Wendy Carson (Amethysta), Janine Watkins (Zelena), Kim Sturdevant (Ped), Kimberly Dull (KimD), Cynthia (Sinn), Fushia and Destine. Cover by Sophia Kelly Shultz, graphics, Pat Hayden.
Summary from the publisher: "Ares and the priestesses are at it again. When the Goddess of Discord pays a visit to the God of War, no one's safe...or all they seem to be."
Special Edition 3: Family Circle
By the Sword of Ares Special Edition 3 is subtitled, "Family Circle." It is a 72-page novel written in play form by Jennifer J. Laws.
It presents a look at the sometimes confusing, always interesting antics as Ares pursues his two favorite things...war and women. Cover by Sophia Kelly Shultz.