The Brothel

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K/S Fanfiction
Title: The Brothel
Author(s): Gayle F
Date(s): 1981
Genre: slash
Fandom: Star Trek: The Original Series
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The Brothel is a Kirk/Spock story by Gayle F.

It was published in The Price and the Prize and is now online.


"A/U: In an unreformed Vulcan, Spock discovers his soulmate in the human pleasure slave, Kirk."

Reactions and Reviews


I had VERY mixed emotions about this A/U slave story. Sometimes when I read it, I get a distinct feeling of "Starship Captains of Gor" i.e. Kirk doesn't really mind getting raped or abused as long as it is Spock who does it. On the other hand, a person kept in a state of continual abuse (as the brother-slave, Kirk, is) will many times grab at straws. In sheer desperation, he searches for the one who will somehow rescue him from the hell he endures daily. He will even accept a slightly less abusive state of bondage, believing that true freedom is absolutely unattainable. Spock in a spate of self-hatred as well as aggression abuses Kirk, trying to make Kirk hate him. But in the end, a reluctant and repentant Spock makes the decision to reach his hand out in aid. As in Gayle's CAVE OF THE HEART, no packages are neatly tied, no happily-ever-afters are guaranteed; I don't think one could be offered in this situation. I would like to see this theme expanded without any Gorean aspects. [1]


A definite sensory overload. [2]


Kirk has been enslaved and is a whore on Vulcan. Yup, that about covers it. [3]


  1. ^ from The LOC Connection #4
  2. ^ from Virgule-L, quoted anonymously (February 19, 1993)
  3. ^ from Past and Present Intertwined - Star Trek Kirk/Spock fic recs post, posted February 28, 2010, accessed June 19, 2013