Different Destinies (Flying Nun zine)
|Publisher:||The M Press|
|Fandom:||The Flying Nun|
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Different Destinies is a gen anthology of fiction by Melody C. Melody also did the cover. This zine was written in memory of Melody's childhood friend Jeri, who died of brain cancer at the age of 9. They had both watched the Flying Nun together. It had been a cornerstone of their friendship.
- A Different Destiny by Melody C. (taken offline by the author) (35 pages)
- La Tormenta Grande by Elsie Ramirez (online here) (20 pages) (now offline)
- Mysterious Ways by Elsie Ramirez (online here)
From a distributor, Agent With Style: "... Sister Bertrille got along well with the wise and humorous Sister Jacqueline, and with Sister Sixto, the Puerto Rican nun who fought a running battle with the English language. Sister Bertrille was also admired, from a distance, by Carlos Ramirez, the rich, handsome playboy owner of a discotheque in town, who was a patron of the convent. Sister Bertrille's knack for finding trouble was overshadowed by her sincere desire to do good and benefit her poor community. And when she realized that her desire for Carlos was more than just friendly, and that it was returned in full, Sister Bertrille, or Elsie, as she had been known in her previous life, had to make an impossibly hard decision -- should she ignore her heart and take her vows, forever sealing her away from a life outside the convent walls, or should she give up being a nun for the one man she truly loved? Bride of Christ or bride of Carlos?"Author's note from the introduction in the zine:
"If you think popular opinion makes it tough to write slash or even het erotica, you should try writing the Flying Nun fan fiction sometime. That is when the bon temps really rouler.....Two stories appeared in rough form in online fan fiction venues. The pen name under which I wrote them was Elsie Ramirez...I've decided to just come clean and put my own name of them. The other novella is entirely original and has not or will not be shared in any online venue.