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ST: Voyager

Cultural Nuances by Sixbeforelunch

'Vulcans eat no meat, he is told indignantly when, at a banquet, he piles his plate with roasted insects. / In the north of Han-shir, where he was born, insects make up the majority of dietary protein.' A short exploring the diversity of Vulcan culture via Vorik, the ship's other Vulcan

[Added 31/10/2017; Drama; 1000-2500; Star Trek: Voyager]

Penelope by Alara J Rogers

'The choice she had made, the only choice, had been in who she chose.' Thoughtful vignette that explores how a strong woman might negotiate Vulcan society. Linking Vulcan biology into human myth is neat, too

[Added 18/10/2011; Character Piece; 1000-2500; Star Trek: Voyager]

Wearing Shrapnel In Our Skin by Raven

'That's a comfort, Kathryn decides; a relief, that Seven's world has begun to differ from her own, so they intersect like Venn diagrams rather than concentric circles.' A subtle, multilayered piece that explores what choice & consent mean for Seven & Data (Voyager/TNG)

[Added 28/10/2017; Drama; 6000-20,000; Star Trek: Voyager; Crossover]