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Star Trek Fanfiction
Title: Mish'I'Ya
Author(s): Cyrni Asher
Date(s): 1986
Genre: slash
Fandom: Star Trek: The Original Series
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Mish'I'Ya is a Spock/Kirk/OMC story by Cyrni Asher. It is a sequel to The Naming by Andrea Arat.

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It was published in the print zine Shades of Grey #1.

Reactions and Reviews

MISH'I'YA by Cyrni Asher is a sequel to THE NAMING and takes care of any lingering ambiguity left from the original story. Here, Spock tells of the aftermath of the events, in THE NAMING. We see an insightful view of Kirk and his interaction with both Haden and Spock. This story is told in a more traditional style than THE NAMING, attributable no doubt to the different author's style but this is no less fascinating than the original and, in fact, feels like a continuation of the story more than a sequels. [1]
The stories dealing with the theme of Kirk and Spock interrelating with a member of a third species were the weakest in the zine. "The Naming" by Andrea Arat, and its sequel "Mish'i'ya" by Cyrni Asher needed far more development of the alien third partner in order to be convincing, it is unclear to me why Kirk and Spock would love such a being. The idea of K/S being part of a group marriage is fascinating, but insufficiently explored. "The Naming" and "Mish'i'ya" read like fragments of a novel, and I'd much rather see the whole thing completed instead of jagged pieces that don't quite fit together. [2]


  1. from Datazine #43
  2. from Not Tonight, Spock! #15