Compay Segundo

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Qui-Gon/Obi-Wan Fanfiction
Title: Compay Segundo
Author(s): Gloriana
Date(s): 2001 (zine)
10 November 2002 (online)
Length: 329K
Genre: slash fanfiction
Fandom: Star Wars: The Phantom Menace
External Links: Compay Segundo (Master & Apprentice)

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Compay Segundo is a Qui-Gon/Obi-Wan story by Gloriana. This story was first published in the zine Rituals and Meditations. The online version differs a little from the zine version because of insightful feedback by Lori.

Summary: The Ritual of Acquiescence proves difficult for both Padawan and Master. Three parts, 329K total.

Recs and Reviews

Oh, what's not to like? The writing's wonderful, the sex is hot, the ritual is fantastic and the reasons behind it are both beautifully described and fit the story really well, Obi-Wan's nervousness, Qui-Gon's patience and inventiveness, the frustration on both parts when everything doesn't go according to plan. It's a great story, and well worth reading through all three parts, even if epic stories are not normally your thing (as they're not for me). [...] I almost gave this one a pass the first time it was recommended to me (by emmagrant01) -- the drama/romance category was never one of my favorites. *grin* As it turns out, this story is more about ritual than anything, and the ways Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan bond and grow together (and separately) through the experience. I'm a sucker for rituals, and this may be one of the best examples of a ritual I've seen in TPM fandom.[1]
Compay Segundo is a story about trust and how it works in a relationship. It's one of those "Master/Padawan ritual" fics, but this one has an interesting point to make. This story is in two parts.[2]
This fic draws influence from Swansong, recced above, though only in the idea of a sexual ritual practiced by Padawans before they can reach a higher level in their training. It has a lot of introspection, almost too much to read at times, but it also has some interesting insights into choices made in life that close doors to other opportunities. There are parts that are easier to skim than to read, but that doesn't make the fic not worth reading. It has hot sex, discusses interesting topics, and is overall a very enjoyable read.[3]
Guh. Just... guh. This one made me go looking for my vibrator, I swear. One of the hottest rimming scenes I've ever read. The story is complex and beautiful, and almost canonical. It took me two reads to really understand what it was about. Wonderful![4]
compay segundo, by gloriana. qui/obi, nc-17, star wars:tpm. a good, long, sweet slow fuck of a story with extremely graphic sex. centers on a jedi ritual that both the participants are having trouble with. first-time.[5]
This is a wonderful example of a story where the sex is integral to both plot and character. And as an added bonus, mature and intelligent Jedi . This isn't cheap angst - these guys have depth![6]

References

  1. helens78 in tpm_flashback. Gloriana - Compay Segundo (10-26 rec), 26 October 2004. (Accessed 16 April 2015)
  2. veronamay. The Phantom Menace recs: Qui-Gon/Obi-Wan, 29 July 2005. (Accessed 21 April 2015)
  3. recnabo. Star Wars Fic Recs, 21 July 2006. (Accessed 24 April 2015)
  4. Emma Grant's Star Wars Recs, last updated 01 June 2004. (Accessed 28 April 2015)
  5. Cimorene. Recs: Star Wars, via Wayback. (Accessed 10 May 2015)
  6. Eshva. The Forest of Eshva: TPM slash recs (Qui-Gon friendly). (Accessed 01 November 2015)