Jealousy (Star Trek: TOS story)

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K/S Fanfiction
Title: Jealousy
Author(s): Vivian Gates
Date(s): 1984
Genre: slash
Fandom: Star Trek: The Original Series
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Jealousy is a K/S story by Vivian Gates.

It was published in the print zine Out of Bounds: Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves.

Reactions and Reviews

I don't really like what the author had Spock doing in this story, though his words to Kirk in the situation were quite believable. The point was to expose Kirk's jealousy, and that was done extremely well. We see in the beginning of the story Kirk's complete belief that Spock is naively unaware of just what Weiss is really suggesting, so he "rescues" Spock. When Spock tells him he knew exactly what was going on and he resents Kirk's interference, Kirk is utterly shocked - he truly had no idea of the truth of the matter. All of Kirk's subsequent jealous thoughts were very real — "Probably dyed his hair."— and very revealing — "He didn't seem to want Spock himself, but he didn't want anybody else to have him." The end, with no pat solution or easy answer, fit well with the overall tone of the story. [1]


  1. from The LOC Connection #18