Published July 2009
• An anthology of eleven Bodie/Doyle slash stories set in the CI5 universe (no AUs)
• Full-sized, double-column format, 250 pages (235,000 words), spiral bound
• With a two-part color cover and nine pieces of color interior art by Suzan Lovett,
and five pieces of color interior art by Lorainne Brevig
• This zine is an inch thick and weighs almost two pounds, so shipping costs are
higher than usual
Firsts, by P.R. Zed [19 pages, 18,000 words]
The first time Bodie kissed another boy... P.R. Zed explores this and many other parallel "first" experiences of Bodie and Doyle that shape them into the men they become and bring them eventually together.
Calibre, by JGL [45 pages, 41,200 words]
In this novella, Bodie is tasked with getting Doyle back onto his feet after Discovered in a Graveyard. But Bodie's loyalty - and their fledgling relationship - is challenged when he discovers that Doyle has been keeping secrets that could threaten CI5 - and both their lives.
Crumpet Voluntary, by asymphototropic [4 pages, 2,600 words]
Wounded and under fire, Bodie and Doyle discuss - among other things - the sad disappearance of crumpets from the British culinary scene.
Catastrophe Theory, by JoJo [14 pages, 12,100 words]
After Wild Justice, Bodie's not at his best, and everyone has a different idea about what he needs most. In the end, of course, the answer is simple - but it's not going to be easy.
Endlessly, by FJBryan [14 pages, 13,400 words]
Bodie's prognosis is bleak after a devastating head injury, but Doyle refuses to give up hope, and caring for Bodie gives him new insights into his own feelings.
The Rules of Engagement, by aerye [42 pages, 40,300 words]
In this novella, Bodie and Doyle are already tense and at odds when they are sent undercover to cosy up to a senior IRA member - who is also Bodie's former lover, a fact that doesn't do much for Doyle's temper. The op promises to be long and drawn-out, and to cause potentially life-altering shifts in Bodie and Doyle's relationship.
A Day in the Life of..., by Felicity M. Parkinson [2 pages, 1,500 words]
A trip to a bookstore on Cowley's behalf yields unexpected benefits for Bodie and Doyle.
Poetry to Protect Us, by The Hag [12 pages, 10,400 words]
Somewhere in Bodie's concussed and poetry-addled brain lies the key to a dastardly IRA scheme, and only Doyle holds the key. That's the plot - but at heart, this is a tender and lyrical story about the nature of love.
He Was Catched, by Callisto [12 pages, 10,700 words]
In this sequel to the author's popular post-Discovered in a Graveyard story With a Dark Lantern, Doyle continues his recovery, returns to active duty, and discovers all the many ways in which Bodie is vital to him.
To the Sea, by PFL [6 pages, 5,200 words]
It was all because of Doyle's holster... Perennial favourite PFL explores how Bodie's lifelong avoidance of emotional commitment is challenged when Doyle is injured after an op goes wrong.
Absolution, by Angelfish [78 pages, 80,000 words]
Bodie seeks absolution from Doyle - or is it truly the other way around? This is a complete novel about the nature of love and forgiveness that follows Bodie and Doyle through over a decade of pain and joy. With nine color illustrations by Suzan Lovett.