The Hunt (Star Trek: TOS story)
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It was published in T'hy'la #4.
"Disguised as Romulan warriors, Kirk and Spock take part in a ritual which explores the meaning of courage, and brings unexpected personal discoveries, as well."
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Good story. Insight into the Romulan way of life, their code of honour and coincidentally also into Vulcan’s own warrior past. 
In order to retrieve a spy shuttle, Kirk and Spock must participate in a Romulan ritual "hunt" as warriors seeking to bond with their mates. Spock keeps revealing layers of the ritual as they go along, eventually including that they must mate in public in the final test. Too full of ritual and breast-beating over honor for my own taste.