EARTH: FINAL CONFLICTPairing:
noneAuthor on LJ:
none that I'm aware ofAuthor Website:http://home.nc.rr.com/antryes/Index.htmlhttp://kaarpaaj2.tripod.com/fanfic/fanfic/tina/index.htmlWhy this must be read:
I am not one of Tina Price's greatest fans, I must admit. I found her stories to be not my cup of tea, but I'm including them here because they were notable within the fandom, and are representative of the portion of fandom that clung to season one even after the change in cast and direction.
On it's own, this is just a cute little vignette, but, really, I'm recommending the whole set of Tina's stories, since they're one of those collections that pretty much everyone in fandom had read (and a lot of people were divided on).
Da'an rose from his seat. "I can see that you have grasped a part of the truth." He moved toward the doorway and paused to speak once more, but in the Taelon language.
"I strive to become..." Boone translated the phrase but did not recognize the final word.
"...as your own hand," Da'an finished for him. "You have said that I am the bridge between our people, but you were mistaken Boone." He blinked sincerely. "Together WE are the bridge."
I also include Tina's work since later stories, which dip into the Boone/Da'an pairing, display a rather fascinating oddity of the EFC fandom. Canonically, Taelons are neither male nor female, but the pronoun 'he' is used for ease of reference, though it isn't accurate. This has led to some, like Tina, who seem uncomfortable with the notion, altering the pronouns used to refer to the Taelon as 'she'.
I would always laugh upon reading a fervant disclaimer from an author declaring their fic not to be slash, even though everyone involved was using the same gender pronouns. Striving to Become