Desert Star

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Zine
Title: Desert Star
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Date(s): 2008
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Medium: print zine
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Fandom: Rat Patrol
Language: English
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Contents

Desert Star is a gen Rat Patrol 252-page anthology of fiction previously published in other zines. The stories are all by Starr.

Contents

  • The Long Walk Home Raid: When Hitch is separated during a mission gone wrong, it's a race against time between the Rats and Dietrich to see who will find him first..or if it will be the desert that end up claiming him. (10 pgs) (Lines in the Sand 3)
  • The Bad Luck Raid: Trapped in a German held town, Tully and Hitch play a deadly game of hide and seek as they attempt to escape the net slowly closing on them with only the help of a frightened civilian they're not sure they can trust. (17 pgs) (Remote Control 14)
  • The Balance of Trust Raid: Captured and injured, Troy and Hitch must convince a German nurse to help them escape before the Gestapo arrive to interrogate them and jeopardize the top secret mission that the other Rats must now complete without them. (38 pgs) (Remote Control 16)
  • The Duty and Honor Raid: After unexpectedly capturing Dietrich while rescuing a missing American officer, Troy is placed in the difficult position of protecting the German officer from a man who seems to have reasons to want him dead. (46 pgs) (Remote Control 17)
  • The Prometheus Raid: Tasked with disabling what was supposed to be a small German force guarding a water source necessary to a forward push by the Allies, the Rats discover a much larger problem hidden within the city walls, and must use all of their wiles and ingenuity to take control of the city before it – and all of its inhabitants – become collateral damage. (58 pgs) (Remote Control 19)
  • The Morning After Raid: Waking in an Allied brig with an aching head and no memory of how he came to be there, Hitch must rely on the determination of his fellow Rats to trace his actions and prove his innocence to charges that could see him hung. (44 pgs) (Remote Control 20 and Remote Control Goes to War)
  • The Brother's Keeper Raid: Captured and sent to a brutally run POW camp, Hitch and Tully attempt to organize an escape, putting them at odds with not only the camp commandant, but also their fellow prisoners. (20 pgs) (Remote Control 21)
  • The Broken Pieces Raid: Tormented by the recent events in the German POW camp, Hitch struggles to overcome his crippling sense of guilt and recover his nerve before he is unwillingly detached from the Rat Patrol and sent home. (19 pgs) (The Comfort Zone 2)