Fire and Rain
|Title:||Fire and Rain|
|Author(s):||Greywolf the Wanderer|
|Fandom:||Star Trek: The Original Series|
|External Links:||Fire and Rain|
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"On the 80th anniversary of Kirkʼs death, Spock remembers his bondmate."
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This nicely written, bittersweet, and very moving short story is the most satisfactory solution I've seen so far to the thorny problem of how to deal with the events of "ST: Generations" in a K/S context. Greywolf has given us a poignant, believable story that definitely conveys the depth of Spock's feeling for his beloved bondmate. 
Absolute torture to read, this is one of the saddest stories in years.
It is first person Spock, eighty years post-Enterprise B. Eighty years have elapsed since Spock has felt the sparking golden mind within his own. Almost a century since he’s heard the silken voice, the quicksilver laughter. A lifetime since he has felt the touch of his bondmate’s hand. He relates upon his empty life, his confusion that the severance of the bond was not felt; the sense of deprivation at it’s absence. He ponders the phases of his career, his life without Jim, his declining health. And then he feels a flame inside his soul, a thrill along that almost forgotten link...and pain. Jim’s pain. His own.This is not the way it should end. Not their lives and not this story. There must be more. Life would not be this cruel a second time. Would it? Tell us, Greywolf, what lies beyond? 
- from The K/S Press #59
- from The K/S Press #66