Kadru's Slash Fiction

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Website: Kadru's Slash Fiction
Author: Kadru
Dates: 1998[1] - ?
Fandom: Due South, The Sentinel, The X-Files
URL: http://www.mindspring.com/~kadru/index.html (Wayback link)
http://www.geocities.com/kadru_25/ (defunct)
1998 version of the page
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Kadru's Slash Fiction is a fanfic site with Sentinel, X-Files and Due South content. It was linked from the Slash Sluts Link Page and from the WWOMB link list[2] and it was listed in the Slash Fan Fiction on the Net index in 1998 as Kadru's Homepage[3].

The 1998 Wayback version of the page includes a slash explanation:
But my two cents:
Slash is a recent genre in fiction-- about twenty years old, maybe, that takes characters from television shows and books for use in short stories.
It gets its name from the story titles. Each story has the character's initials, divided by a virgle, or "slash." The most famous, and apparently, the original slash concept, was the K/S slash, meaning James Kirk and Mr. Spock from Star Trek were the characters in the story.
It's a type of fan fiction, but one devoted to the physical and emotional relationships between two characters, usually male, that's only hinted at in the original texts. Homoeroticism is omnipresent in most television action shows, and slashers throw back the curtain, unveiling it in honest representations. Almost a type of rebellion against a straight white male culture which insists these action shows are just "buddy/buddy" paradigms. Yeah, right.
And slash has an extremely high emotional content which is romantic in nature but taking on a variety of forms -- erotica, humor, suspense or angst. This becomes all the more powerful when the slash writer doesn't have to focus on character or stage description because the audience is already familiar with these elements. Character development starts with the original or "canon" characters, but then the slash writer focuses it, making it stronger in certain areas to make the slash more "potent."[4]
For further explanation the page links to Patricia Scheiern Lewis' essay Pass the Crisco, Spock[5] and T'Mar's Slash Page.[6]

Links to other great slash fiction

All of these links come highly recommended -- some of the best fiction on the web. Go fix yourself a cup of coffee, or a cup of tea, or a beer, or a glass of wine, or a joint even (I'm very open-minded) and relax to some really great stuff.

The Sentinel Archive at 852 Prospect Street.

While you are in the archive, check out these two stories.

The Dragon by Mairead Triste Aristide. I swear it is so good it almost makes me want to stop writing.

And Between Dusk and Dawn by Jack Reuben Darcy. The angst is so powerful it's practically palpable.

Annabelle Leigh's Fiction By the Sea

Brenda Antrim's page.

Candy Apple's page.

Debra Tabor's page.

Emily Brunson's page. I am absolutely addicted to her "Aphrodite's Garden" series. It's incredible!

Grey's page.

The Pumpkin Patch.

Rrain's Coffeehouse.

Russet McMillan's page. He's one of my beta-readers and a damn good one at that!

Satyricon au go-go. Reading this site inspired me to write slash. It's Satyricon's fault!

Sasquash's Sentinel Woods.

South of Cascade. You have to go into Francesca's archive and read her "Nature Cycle." I love these stories!

Yvonne McCool's page.

For more, check out the Sentinel Slash Webring or The Slash Fan Fiction on the Net page or The Slash Revolution.

References

  1. http://www.mindspring.com/~kadru/index.html via Wayback. First Wayback crawl Dezember 3, 1998. (Accessed 03 October 2011)
  2. http://internetdump.com/users/daltonavon/links.html (Accessed 03 October 2011)
  3. Slash Fan Fiction on the Net S-Z, via Wayback: 06 December 1998. (Accessed 12 October 2013)
  4. Kadru's Home Page, 03 December 1998. (Accessed 03 October 2011)
  5. http://www.ilt.columbia.edu/projects/live_culture/lc1/articles/slash.html via Wayback, capture from 05 December 1998. (Accessed 03 October 2011)
  6. http://users.fast.co.za/~tmar/slash/welcome.html via Wayback, capture from 11 October 1999. (Accessed 03 October 2011)