Route 666

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Title: Route 666
Publisher: Ashton Press
Editor(s): Ann Wortham
Date(s): 2008-2013
Medium: print
Fandom: Supernatural
External Links: Ashton Press Supernatural fanzines
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Route 666 is a gen Supernatural anthology.

Issue 1

Route 666 1 was published in September 2008 and has 123 pages (67,300 words). Full color cover by Montana. Artwork by Montana and Sojourner. Cartoons by Leah Rosenthal. Two color inserts.

  • Editorial (3)
  • Trial by Fire by K. Hanna Korossy: Sam's fear of flame becomes an issue when the Winchesters look into a string of suspicious fires. Can Sam overcome his memories in order to save himself and Dean and solve their case? (4)
  • Daddy’s Little Girl by Brate: A far from ordinary haunting finds Sam and Dean in the thick of things, as usual, and Dean forced to rely on an unlikely skill to survive. (24)
  • Monster Lake by Bayre: A novella. A childhood meeting, long forgotten, and now turned obsession, could turn deadly when both brothers fail to remember a face from their past. Suspicious drownings in Lake Champlain bring the brothers into an investigation where Dean picks up a stalker and Sam an unknown deadly enemy. Both brothers face the terrifying reality that there's more than one monster in the lake. (30)
  • On Through the Never by Geminigrl11: The Winchesters don’t do sick … until they do. (74)
  • Equal Partner by K. Hanna Korossy: Sam quit hunting for over three years, but he's still the only partner Dean would want. (83)
  • Harvester of Sorrow by JJJunky: A hunt for missing campers finds Dean and Sam fighting for survival against a familiar type of creature … as well as some of the very people they are trying to save. (96)

Issue 2

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Route 666 2 was published in 2009 and has 177 pages. Full color cover by Montana. Color back cover by brihana25. Artwork by Montana and Wilma. Cartoons by Leah Rosenthal. Color inserts.

  • Bait by K. Hanna Korossy: Sam and Dean join up with some other hunters on a case, but the results are nothing like they imagined!
  • Last Request by Brate: Sam convinces Dean to deal with a ghost in a somewhat unusual manner.
  • Car Trouble by Clarity159: A novella. The Impala has broken down. Sam is sick. The Feds and Agent Henriksen are on the Winchester brothers' trail. It couldn't get worse, right? Wrong.
  • Still Life by Geminigrl11: Dean and Bobby try to help Sam overcome his addiction.
  • Incoming by Yum@: John Winchester tries to deal with a storm and two frightened young boys.
  • The Architecture of Brotherhood by Dawn N.: A novel. Dean and Sam on a road trip – a real road trip. But things can never be that simple for the Winchester brothers, especially when an old friend of their father’s calls them, asking for help.

Issue 3

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Route 666 3 was published in 2010 and has 87 pages. Full color cover by Montana with color insert. Artwork by Montana, Wilma, Chasiderm and Romanse. Cartoons by Leah Rosenthal.

  • A Dog-Bites-Man Story by K. Hanna Korossy: Everything was going to well until Cujo showed up ...
  • Worth the Wait by Brate: When Sam goes missing and is found injured, Dean fears the worst -- yet another supernatural bad guy out to get them.
  • Fight the Good Fight by JJJunky: A chilling call from Dean sends Bobby scrambling to help his favorite idjits ...
  • And the Hunter Home from the Hill by Clarity159: Just another "holiday" in the life of hunters ...
  • When You Are Lost by Supernaturaldh: It was supposed to be a quick salt and burn ... but vampires and vengeful ghosts and memories all conspire against the Winchester brothers ...
  • To Be or Not to Be by Jeanne R. Gold: Coda to "It's a Terrible Life."
  • Winning Hand by K. Hanna Korossy: Just call this the "vampire" issue. When Sam is kidnapped by vampires, it's up to Dean to save him ... and to deal with the fallout.
  • Just Drive by Ann and Leah: Castiel has lost his angel "mojo" and there's no longer any getting around it: Dean is going to have to teach him to drive a car.
  • Never a Good Zombie Uprising When You Need One by Beth Honeycutt (bhoney): You'd think zombies would be easy for the Winchesters to find ...
  • More short stories by Wendy Myers and Carole Seegraves:
  • TOY DRIVE by Carole Seegraves
  • FILLING TIME by Carole Seegraves
  • BIG BROTHER by Wendy Myers
  • B-E-E by Carole Seegraves

Issue 4

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Route 666 4 was published in May 2011 and contains 120 pages. Full color cover by Montana. Artwork by Montana, TLR and Romanse. Color insert, full sized. The editor, Ann Wortham won a 2012 Fan Q Award, a three-way tie with Blood Brothers #6 and Rooftop Confessions #6.

  • Sauce Code by Leah Rosenthal & Ann Wortham: Christmas Eve and the Winchesters are tired and hungry ... but holidays are never traditional for Sam and Dean. (It won a 2012 Fan Q Award.]) (4)
  • Four Christmases by K. Hanna Korossy: Glimpses of the boys' Christmases from 2006 through 2009. (10)
  • Web of Confusion by Supernaturaldh (15)
  • Now's the Time, The Time is Now by Liz Babler : Dean recalls hearing lore about a book written by the Devil, and he believes that it may contain a spell to summon and destroy Lilith. However, a nasty cold on Dean’s part, an hourglass that’s almost run out, and heaps of angst complicate measures. (nominated for a 2012 Fan Q) (19)
  • It's All in the Cards by Carole Seegraves (nominated for a 2012 Fan Q) (35)
  • When You Are Scared by Supernaturaldh: Dean knew that his little brother Sam hated the rain and he remembered why ... (nominated for a 2012 Fan Q) (37)
  • Brotherhood is a Two-Way Street by Brate: A study in Sam and Dean's evolution of brotherhood. (47)
  • It's So Not Fair by Carole Seegraves: Dean's down with chickenpox and Sam is trying to cope. (53)
  • In Sickness and In Health by Nebula: A bad case of the flu sidelines Sam and a hunt gone wrong could be the end for Dean unless his brother can help him. (nominated for a 2012 Fan Q) (57)
  • And the Angels Said... by Supernaturaldh (70)
  • The Boy That Hates Christmas by K. Hanna Korossy (74)
  • Exercises in the Supernatural by Swellison: A collection of vignettes and short stories written for specific prompts. (80)
  • Vengeful Spirit by JJJunky: A call from Diana Ballard sends the Winchesters on the hunt for a vengeful ghost. (nominated for a 2012 Fan Q) (88)
  • Little Details by Yum@: A moment in the life of Sam, Dean and John Winchester. (97)
  • History Book by K Hanna Korossy: People are being killed and Sam and Dean can't figure out what or who is doing it ... but their search for the answers could be the death of both of them. (nominated for a 2012 Fan Q) (101)

Issue 5

Route 666 5 was published in May 2012 and contains 120 pages.

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  • Hunter's Best Friend by JJJunky: A burning building, a family in trouble, a ghost, and an unlikely hero named Sammy. (nominated for a 2013 FanQ)
  • Post-Traumatic Sam and Dean by K. Hanna Korossy: After Dean's return from Hell, the brothers must learn to work together and trust one another again.
  • Protect the Innocent by Brate: The young Sam and Dean find themselves drawn into a "hunt" for a ghost that turns into something they didn't expect.
  • Nighttime by Yum@: Nighttime in yet another hotel and Sam can't sleep .... (nominated for a 2013 FanQ)
  • Praise What is Lost by JJJunky: While Sam is down for the count sick, Dean decides to go on a hunt on his own. Always a bad idea!
  • To Infinity and Beyond by Ann Wortham & Leah Rosenthal. (nominated for a 2013 FanQ)
  • Unnatural Cause by K. Hanna Korossy: A night in New Orleans turns deadly for Sam ... or does it?
  • Nephilim Night by Jennifer M. Martin: A novella. Dean is deathly ill and Bobby tells Sam to take him to a healer of his acquaintance. What none of them knew was the true nature of the healer ... or what was actually causing Dean's illness.

Issue 6

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Route 666 #6 was published in May 2013. It contains short stories by JJJunky, Yum@, K. Hanna Korossy, Susan Macdonald, Nightowl, Lorraine Mumaw, Ann Wortham & Leah Rosenthal and more.

  • Dean's and Sammy's Excellent Adventure by JJJunky
  • Winchester Wounded by K. Hanna Korossy
  • Table Setting by Yum@
  • Free Fall by Carole Seegraves
  • Situational Morality by Lorraine Mumaw
  • Zombie Gnomes from Hell by Ann Wortham & Leah Rosenthal
  • Treasures for a Big Brother by Carole Seegraves
  • On Herndon Mountain by Nightowl
  • The Unhaunted House by Susan Macdonald
  • Fine Print by K. Hanna Korossy
  • It Was Bound to Happen by Yum@
  • Measure of His Sacrifice by JJJunky
  • No "Little" in Little Brother by K. Hanna Korossy