Dark Fantasies 4

Multimedia Slash Zine. (Not for the Faint at Heart)

Color cover by Val Westall

Again a zine with the darker touch. It is recently available with many different fandoms represented with an emphasis this time on Starsky and Hutch and The Professionals.

Professionals: (83 pages)

In this issue Kitty Fisher is continuing her universe established in "Alchemist's Measure" from Dark Fantasies #2 with "The Devil's Apprentice." Kitty puts Doyle through the wringer and Lucy gets her just due. Kitty promises that this is just the second of four parts which will appear in future issues of Dark Fantasies. Each part is/will be entire on its own. (39 pages)

"Getting Serious" by Catherine and Katharina is a sequel to "Just for Fun" by the same authors which appeared in Dark Fantasies 3 but can be read as a stand alone story. Bodie and Doyle continue their adventurous exploration of their sexual relationship and have to com to terms with the issues of equality, submission, and trust.(15 pages)

"Doyle, Later" by Dee is a sequel to the hardhitting vignette in Dark Fantasies 3, "Without." The author told me at Z-Con that Bodie was in handcuffs and not very happy about it. She had me on pins and needles until it finally arrived.(12 pages)

"For a Start" by Irish (12 pages) Cowley knows Bodie's secret and is about to reveal it Doyle

"Bounds of Consociation" by James Kythe Walkswithwind (3 pages) Was it really a good idea for Ray to have a key to Bodie's flat?

Forever Knight: (13 pages)

"The Anniversary" by Katy Deery (first released on the jadfe list) LaCroix has his own blackmail scheme for a certain Toronto homicide detective. (8 pages)

"Of Knight Dreams" by Natasha Barry--Ever hopeful LaCrox attempts to melt Nick's heart of stone. (1 page)

"The Sheeted Altar" by Natasha Barry--The most desperate bondage is that of the mind. (3 pages)

"Gone With the Blow...Job" by Natasha Barry--Scarlett had the right idea. (1 page)

Blakes Seven:(25 pages)

"In the Dark" by Erica Bloom--Vila takes advantage of Avon.(5 pages)

"A Marketable Commodity" by Pat Jacquerie--Tarrant goes looking for rumors of Blake in the wrong area of town.(19 pages)

Extract from "A Marketable Commodity"

"Denouement" by Irish (1 page) Having finally proved he cares, Avon faces the ultimate penalty.

Starsky and Hutch: (68 pages)

"Down Roads Long Past" by James Kythe Walkswithwind--Hutch makes a terrible choice for a lover. (28 pages)

"Spanish Gold" by tasha--Why is the Torino abandoned in a gully on the Indian Reservation? (39 pages)

"Summer Days" by James Kythe Walkswithwind (1 page) Starsky has a heart-to-heart talk with Hutch.

Other universes include an X-Files story by Cody Nelson (4 pages), "Souvenir," Wild, Wild West story by Mary Millard (16 pages), "The Night of the Assault," and a Fugitive story by K.S. Nicholas (3 pages), "Fugitive Dreams." Don't buy the zine for just these fandoms.

167,000 words and 203 pages of text

All Art by Val Westall

B7 Contents

Editor: Jo Ann McCoy
Publisher: Maverick Press
Date: July 1996
B7 fiction:
Erika Bloom, "In the Dark" (A/V)
Pat Jacquerie, "A Marketable Commodity" (A/Ta)
B7 poetry:
Vanessa Mullen, Blake's 7 Limericks
B7 art:
Val Westall facing p. 98 illo for "In the Dark"
" facing p. 99 "

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