The Warrior's Heart (Star Wars TPM zine)
|Title:||The Warrior's Heart|
|Publisher:||Two Vixens Press|
|Fandom:||Star Wars The Phantom Menace|
|External Links:||Author's Website (archived)|
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The Warrior's Heart is a zine featuring The Warrior's Heart series by Writestuff that was published online between 1999 and 2001.
The zine was published by Two Vixens Press between 2002 and 2005. The fanzines have elaborate illustrations and photo manips. The copies were hand-assembled, and to forestall complaints about 'imperfections' or errors, the publisher's enclosed a note about "Hand-Jobs." (see gallery below).
The exact order of publication and number of fanzines is not clear. Several have been listed for sale under the following titles. They are listed here in a best-guess order. Many of the stories were part of the The Warrior's Heart (Star Wars TPM series) and were posted online. Reviews and story descriptions can be found here.
The Warrior's Heart - Early Days (with the gold foil across the Fuumin cover in a strategic spot). Comb bound. 101 pages. It was published in 2002. The zine won the TPM Best Zine Sizzler award at ConneXions. The cover won the Sizzler TPM Best Art. Art by Fuumin, Black Rose, Smitty, and Moonshine.
- Rightful Owner
- Crime & Punishment
- The Anger Excercises
- The Geometry of Desire
- Close Shave
- But For Grace
- Give and Take
- Master & Apprentice
The Warrior's Heart - Trials and Errors has 162 pages. It won the TPM Best Novel at ConneXions Sizzler as well as a Mediawest a 2003 Fan Q Award. Art by Fuumin, EWK, Tem-Ve, Smitty, Writestuff, Moonshine, and Cynthia Martin. It was published in 2002.
- The Fear Exercises
- Willing Vessel
- An Accident Waiting
- Cold Feet
- The Sweet Science of Bruising
- From A High Place
The Warrior's Heart - What was Old is New Again has 156 pages. The story "Masquerade" won a Sizzler award for TPM Best Story ("Masquerade") and the story "Master Class won for Best Short Story. Art by Black Rose, Fuumin, MadByrd, and Smitty.
Writestuff also wrote another series set in the Warrior's Heart universe called "The Long Shadows" series. Several chapters in the series have been released in printed fanzine format. All stories are archived online.
The Long Shadow Series (through 9-2009):
- Love Letter I
- The Long Shadow - published as a 'mini-zine' that premiered at MediaWest 2004.
- If Memory Serve Me
- Padawans and Lovers
- The Amazing Adventures of Ass Master & Slut Boy
- Love Letter II
- Ships in the Night
- Love Letter III
- Spare the Rod, republished separately
- Auto da Fé
- In Dreams Begin Responsibility
- How It Begins Again
- Ghosts of Futures Past
- Love Letters IV & V
- Occult Matters - published as a 'mini-zine' that premiered at Eclecticon 2004.
- Comfort's Arms
- Partners in Crime
- Working Out the Kinks
- Conjugal Relations
- Tools of the Trade
- All the Kingdoms
- ~Brief Interlude of several stories~
Issue #1 interior art by Black Rose
Issue #1 interior art by Fuumin
Issue #1 interior art by Smitty
Issue #1 interior art by Moonshine
Issue #2 interior art by Cynthia Martin
Issue #2 interior art by Smitty
Issue #2 interior art by Moonshine