Raison D'Q

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Star Trek TNG Fanfiction
Title: Raison D'Q
Author(s): Mercutio
Date(s): 1997
Genre: slash
Fandom: Star Trek: The Next Generation
External Links: online here

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Raison D'Q is a Star Trek: TNG Picard/Q story by Mercutio.

Picard doesn't reciprocate.

Reactions and Reviews

Unrequited love on Q's part. Q comes to Picard, haunted by the knowledge that he has learned what he was made for, cannot help but do what he was destined to do, and yet his feelings for Picard make him want not to do it. [1]
This isn't a pairing fic. In fact, the unrequited P/Q stuff is not only unnecessary but I've read a version of the story where the author successfully removed it. That's not the point. The point is this:

What would it be, to discover the purpose you were made for in life... and hate it?

What would it be, to be faced with a godlike entity who feels compelled to destroy humanity... but loves you too much not to let you try to talk him out of it?

Extremely chilling. Also, comes up with the best explanation I've ever seen for *why* the Continuum would be picking on humanity specifically when there are so many other "savage" races out there. [2]


  1. ^ Alara's Q Recs
  2. ^ 2005 rec by Alara Rogers at Crack Van