"I can believe anything, provided that it is quite incredible."
"Now, the value of an idea has nothing whatsoever to do with the sincerity of the man who expresses it. Indeed, the probabilities are that the more insincere the man is, the more purely intellectual will the idea be, as in that case it will not be coloured by either his wants, his desires, or his prejudices."
Lord Henry Wotton, in Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray
NEW Ritual Cleansing (R; G, K, Du):
In this follow-up to Scheherezade Garak and Kira investigate the murder of a young woman at the Caspia Agricultural Commune, a murder in which the disguised Dukat is the prime suspect. Rated R for violence.
NEW Postscript (PG; G):
A decade after their meeting in A Discreet Private Inquiry, novelist Preloc visits his exiled former nemesis on the station, and Garak discovers that heís the model for a character in Prelocís latest book.
Fictions (NC-17; G/B):
A lunch time discussion about slashy subtext in a
Cardassian novel leads Garak and Bashir to a first
sexual encounter. This takes place about a week after
Scheherezade (NC-17; G/Du, G/K):
Six months after WYLB, Dukat's back, and Garak's got him. One of my usual redemption fables, with a little bdsm and voyeurism to spice things up. A holiday, too, but not a festive one.
A Discreet Private Inquiry (R; G):
The story takes place on Cardassia Prime in 2362, six years before Garakís exile. The discovery of a rare book in the hands of a street boy sets Garak off on his own investigation of the secret life of his favorite writer, Preloc. This story first appeared in the December 2001 issue of .
The Best-Laid Plans (PG):
Ever wonder what Garak was doing on the station during all those episodes in which he doesn't appear? Here are a few imagined vignettes from seasons two and three.
Flowering (NC-17; G/m):
ASC 1999 Awards Winner:
Best DS9 General Romance
At a high school for bright but rebellious Cardassian boys, Elim learns the pleasures of the flesh from an eccentric older classmate.
NEW The Brave Little Tailor in the Pale Moonlight (G; G, B, S):
In response to a challenge to set the DS9 characters in a fairy tale, this is In the Pale Moonlight from Garakís point of view, told in the style of the Grimm brothersí The Brave Little Tailor.
Eureka! (PG; O):
A speculation on how Odo might first have demonstrated his sentience and found his voice in Dr.Mora's lab. No Garak here, but there is a witty Cardassian stand-in.
Hurts Unspoken (PG):
Ezri goes to Cardassia post-WYLB to work with doctors there to help patients recover from post-traumatic stress. For one patient, though, Garak turns out to be the best therapist.
Taking in Trouble and Letting in Love (NC-17; G/B):
In these two linked stories, set one year after WYLB, Bashir visits Garak on Cardassia Prime with the intention of rekindling their relationship. However, the doctorís entanglement with two street urchins threatens to derail his plans.
This story follows up on Taking in Trouble/Letting In Love. Set ten years later than the earlier stories, this one tells us how everything worked out between Garak and Bashir and Jogal and Jilana.