Winter's Tales

Escape From New York

Threshold
by Karen Winter & Sylvia Stevens
Notes: takes place right before Escape From L.A. Prequel to The Fire Next Time.

The Fire Next Time
by Karen Winter & Sylvia Stevens
Notes: Part IV is still "in progress" and any comments to the author would be Greatly Appreciated for the final draft!
Part One
Part Two
Part Three
Part Four

Star Wars

Note #1: Most of this material was originally published in zines made out of a Paleolithic substance we used to call "paper" under the name "Karen Osman".

Note #2: These are based on the movies Star Wars: A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back. That is, the real Star Wars. Therefore, expect some continuity conflicts.

The Empire

Knight of Shadows
by Karen Winter
Summary: This fascinating novel of court intrigue, the story of Darth Vader's early years, was written up in Henry Jenkins' Textual Poachers.
Prologue
The Sith
Ruwenjorin
Epilogue

Paths of Glory
by Karen Winter
Genre: Gen.
Summary: learn about the young Darth Vader's break with the Jedi order, and his grudge against a fellow Jedi named Skywalker.
Originally published in Time Warp 5, 1981.

Taken At The Flood
by Karen Winter
Genre: Gen.
Summary: Raan's first mission with Darth Vader.
Originally published in Time Warp 4, 1980.

Loyalties
by Karen Winter
Genre: Gen.
Raan gets what very few clones ever do: a choice.
Originally published in Time Warp 6/7, 1984.

Lifeboat
by Karen Winter
Genre: Gen.
Adventure of Raan, clone soldier.

Honor Blinds Me
by Karen Winter
Genre: humor.
Summary: Raan is given a chance at every clone's dream — humanity. But to achieve it, he must apprentice himself to a cobbler on Geppettoine. Can Raan grovel effectively at Darth Vader's feet from twelve parsecs away?
Originally published in JediDarkStarFalconKnight.

Absalom
by Karen Winter
Genre: Gen.
Raan story. Originally published in Pegasus V, 1984.

The Rebel Alliance

Prism
by Karen Winter
Genre: Gen.
Originally published in Guardian 6, 1984.

After The Revolution
by Karen Winter
Genre: Gen.
Originally published in Warped Space 3, 1979.

Evidence
by Karen Winter
Genre: slash.
Summary: George Lucas announced that Han/Luke slash was the only kind of fanfic he would "go after". Karen, naturally, responded by writing a Han/Luke.

Essays

The Politics of STAR WARS
by Karen Winter
Summary: an analysis of the political culture of the Empire and the Rebellion. First appeared in Organia, 1981.

The Once And Future Jedi
by Karen Winter
Summary: An exploration of the mythic parallels between STAR WARS and the Arthurian legends.

Poetry

Imram
by Karen Winter

Sonel to Serzho, On The Morning After
by Karen Winter

Song
by Karen Winter
Originally published in Time Warp 5, 1981.

Darth Vader at the Viewscreen
by Karen Winter
Originally published in Time Warp 5, 1981.

Hard Kor
by Karen Winter
Originally published in Imperial Entanglements, 1982.

Cossen's Planet
by Karen Winter
Originally published in Imperial Entanglements, 1982.

Borderlands

Channel
by Karen Winter

 

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