Holding Your Own
|Title:||Holding Your Own|
|Fandom:||Star Trek: The Original Series|
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It was published in the print zine Off Duty #2.
"Kirk and Spock start with masturbating in front of each other but end up lovers after trying to alleviate the problems caused by hearing McCoy make love in the next room."
Reactions and Reviews
Is a good title for this story. At first I thought it was just going to be a funny story but as it went on I could see that it was also a serious story. All Kirk wanted to do was rest and there was this noise that was keeping him up... he didn't realize what the noise was until Spock described the noise. Then he got embarrassed once he realized that McCoy was in the other room, and he was making the noise. That only made the matter worse when Spock realized what was going on. This was a good way to get Kirk and Spock together. I mean it is stimulating to hear someone malting love, it seems, even to Vulcans. It allowed Kirk and Spock to share something that they had never thought to have shared before, and it even may lead to something more. I did like this story for many different reasons and these were just some of them. 
- from The LOC Connection #10