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For Their Own Good by Nerys Ghemor    Rated: K      Reviews (1
Summary:

A vignette of desert meditation--a moment where the separation between the two Dukats became just a bit clearer.


Chapters: 1    Table of Contents
Categories: Alternate Universes
Characters: Dukat, Skrain (SigCat)
Genre: None
Warnings: None
Series: Star Trek: Sigils and Unions--Catacombs of Oralius
Completed: Yes    Word count: 1197    Read Count: 299
[Report This] Published: 24 Nov 2012 Updated: 24 Nov 2012
The Link by Nerys Ghemor    Rated: T      Reviews (39
Summary:

There is no such thing as a sacrifice without scars.

Twenty-five years ago, Tolkar Saratt made an unthinkable sacrifice in exchange for the life and freedom of his best friend.  Now, Ensign Anastasia Ardema has sacrificed for Saratt's sake and finds after the conclusion of the link between them that her sacrifice has not come to an end.


Chapters: 28    Table of Contents
Categories: Alternate Universes, Expanded Universes
Characters: None
Genre: None
Warnings: Adult Language
Series: Gul Rejal's Shadow of the Order: An Alternate Universe
Completed: Yes    Word count: 84691    Read Count: 14645
[Report This] Published: 29 Nov 2011 Updated: 17 Oct 2012
Still by Nerys Ghemor    Rated: K+      Reviews (3
Summary:

Two heroes have fallen.  But to Akellen Macet--they are family.

Written in response to Ad Astra writing prompt #62.


Chapters: 1    Table of Contents
Categories: Alternate Universes
Characters: None
Genre: None
Warnings: Character Death, Violence
Series: Star Trek: Sigils and Unions--Catacombs of Oralius
Completed: Yes    Word count: 1152    Read Count: 334
[Report This] Published: 13 Apr 2012 Updated: 13 Apr 2012
Summary:

Can't get enough of Gul Berat and company?  There's more!

Here are all of my Star Trek: Sigils and Unions-related Writing Prompt responses.

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Spoilers abound.  I'll do my best to let you know what story each ficlet follows


Chapters: 14    Table of Contents
Categories: Deep Space Nine, Expanded Universes
Characters: Berat, Tayben, Ensemble Cast - Sigils and Unions
Genre: None
Warnings: None
Series: Star Trek: Sigils and Unions
Completed: No    Word count: 9307    Read Count: 9623
[Report This] Published: 16 Sep 2011 Updated: 12 Apr 2012
Vantage Points by Nerys Ghemor    Rated: K+      Reviews (2
Summary:

Lieutenant Jeto reflects on the unforeseeable atrocities and sacrifices of the last few days, only to discover some disquieting shifts in perspectives in herself and others.


Chapters: 1    Table of Contents
Categories: Alternate Universes, Expanded Universes
Characters: None
Genre: None
Warnings: None
Series: Gul Rejal's Shadow of the Order: An Alternate Universe
Completed: Yes    Word count: 662    Read Count: 304
[Report This] Published: 08 Dec 2011 Updated: 08 Dec 2011
Flying Apart by Nerys Ghemor    Rated: K      Reviews (3
Summary:

Skrain and Ziyal Dukat are within minutes of freedom from Bajor.  Will they survive their escape from the planet of the Pah-Wraiths?  And at what cost?

This story follows the events of "Exits in the Haze" and "A Door to the Soul," and precedes "The Guide."

Inspired by Ad Astra prompt #55: "Escape."


Chapters: 1    Table of Contents
Categories: Deep Space Nine, Alternate Universes
Characters: Dukat, Skrain (SigCat), Dukat, Ziyal (SigCat)
Genre: None
Warnings: None
Series: Star Trek: Sigils and Unions--Catacombs of Oralius
Completed: Yes    Word count: 3497    Read Count: 355
[Report This] Published: 06 Dec 2011 Updated: 06 Dec 2011
Worth Saving by Nerys Ghemor    Rated: K+      Reviews (2
Summary:

Suddenly he was no longer alone in the void and it was two against the darkness...

The events of "The Spear in the Other's Heart" and "Being Before Seeming," from another point of view.


Chapters: 1    Table of Contents
Categories: Alternate Universes, Expanded Universes
Characters: None
Genre: None
Warnings: Adult Language, Violence
Series: Gul Rejal's Shadow of the Order: An Alternate Universe
Completed: Yes    Word count: 3447    Read Count: 291
[Report This] Published: 23 Nov 2011 Updated: 23 Nov 2011
Being Before Seeming by Nerys Ghemor    Rated: K+      Reviews (2
Summary:

A plan born of desperate compassion succeeds--but not everyone can see what is heard deep within.

The continuation to "The Spear in the Other's Heart."


Chapters: 1    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes, Alternate Universes
Characters: None
Genre: None
Warnings: None
Series: Gul Rejal's Shadow of the Order: An Alternate Universe
Completed: Yes    Word count: 1679    Read Count: 561
[Report This] Published: 18 Nov 2011 Updated: 18 Nov 2011
Summary:

The spear in the other's heart was the spear in her own--and she could not turn back.

Contains major spoilers for Gul Re'jal's The Shadow of the Order.  Please read Shadow first!


Chapters: 1    Table of Contents
Categories: Alternate Universes, Expanded Universes
Characters: None
Genre: None
Warnings: Adult Language, Violence
Series: Gul Rejal's Shadow of the Order: An Alternate Universe
Completed: Yes    Word count: 1688    Read Count: 317
[Report This] Published: 17 Nov 2011 Updated: 17 Nov 2011
The Spark in Yartek's Eye by Nerys Ghemor    Rated: K+      Reviews (2
Summary:

There is nothing more precious than the purity of an uncorrupted dream.

Before the years of pain and anguish each universe knew in its own way, those who would someday be known as Cardassians marveled at the revelation of a whole other world right in their backyard.  Can you imagine what it would be like if Mars still boasted a breathable atmosphere and running water?  Tehir and Miti Mejurak could tell you all about it...


Chapters: 1    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes
Characters: None
Genre: None
Warnings: None
Series: Star Trek: Sigils and Unions, Star Trek: Sigils and Unions--Catacombs of Oralius
Completed: Yes    Word count: 3201    Read Count: 351
[Report This] Published: 20 Sep 2011 Updated: 20 Sep 2011
Summary:

Ready for more of the alternate Cardassia you saw first in TNG's "Parallels"?

Here is a collection of writing prompt responses from this universe.

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Spoilers abound.  I will try to indicate when each prompt takes place and what stories it follows.


Chapters: 9    Table of Contents
Categories: Alternate Universes, Deep Space Nine, Next Generation
Characters: Dukat, Skrain (SigCat), Dukat, Ziyal (SigCat)
Genre: None
Warnings: Adult Situations
Series: Star Trek: Sigils and Unions--Catacombs of Oralius
Completed: No    Word count: 5117    Read Count: 5593
[Report This] Published: 16 Sep 2011 Updated: 16 Sep 2011
The Thirteenth Order by Nerys Ghemor    Rated: T      Reviews (66
Summary:

2375: The height of the Dominion War. The Dominion has promised to shower glories upon Cardassia the likes of which it has never known--but the reality is another thing entirely. Four Cardassian guls have had enough of the Dominion's false promises, and are ready to put their complaints into action.

And on the desolate rock of AR-558, a Starfleet soldier fights for his life and is taken captive by Cardassians. But something strange is happening behind enemy lines that he never would have believed...


Chapters: 20    Table of Contents
Categories: Deep Space Nine, Expanded Universes
Characters: Ensemble Cast - Sigils and Unions
Genre: Action/Adventure
Warnings: Adult Language, Violence
Series: Star Trek: Sigils and Unions
Completed: No    Word count: 87315    Read Count: 23707
[Report This] Published: 30 Jan 2009 Updated: 31 Aug 2011
The Hephaestic Oath by Nerys Ghemor    Rated: M      Reviews (7
Summary:

On AR-558, an atrocity of a weapon calls for an atrocity of a solution.


Chapters: 1    Table of Contents
Categories: Deep Space Nine, Expanded Universes
Characters: None
Genre: Action/Adventure
Warnings: Adult Language, Violence
Series: Star Trek: Sigils and Unions
Completed: Yes    Word count: 3028    Read Count: 610
[Report This] Published: 15 Aug 2011 Updated: 15 Aug 2011
Summary:

Cardassians don't rebel.  For years untold, that has been the prevailing belief in the galaxy--and among the Cardassians themselves.  But what happens when a Cardassian is pushed to that breaking point?  How does he come to that place, and where will he go from there?


Chapters: 1    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes
Characters: Berat, Tayben, Ensemble Cast - Sigils and Unions
Genre: None
Warnings: None
Series: Star Trek: Sigils and Unions
Completed: Yes    Word count: 4259    Read Count: 542
[Report This] Published: 30 Jun 2011 Updated: 30 Jun 2011
A Dark Creation Tale by Nerys Ghemor    Rated: K      Reviews (5
Summary:

This is the tale of how darkness fell over the Mirror Universe, as remembered by one who is of the Prophets, in the presence of a very different Dukat who is of neither his universe nor the Mirror.

(Story begins with an excerpt from The Lightless Ends of the World, co-authored by myself and Gul Re'jal--section written by NG, though there is one mention of Gul Jarol, who is Re'jal's character.  Originally submitted as a writing prompt response on the forum.)


Chapters: 2    Table of Contents
Categories: Deep Space Nine, Mirror Universe, Alternate Universes
Characters: Dukat, Skrain (SigCat), Sisko, Benjamin
Genre: Alternate Universe, Tragedy
Warnings: None
Series: Star Trek: Sigils and Unions, Star Trek: Sigils and Unions--Catacombs of Oralius
Completed: Yes    Word count: 1761    Read Count: 1399
[Report This] Published: 29 Jun 2011 Updated: 29 Jun 2011
Inhuman by Nerys Ghemor    Rated: T      Reviews (9
Summary:

Cadet Spirodopoulos stands accused.  Will his short Academy career survive the ravages of prejudice?


Chapters: 1    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes
Characters: None
Genre: None
Warnings: Adult Language
Series: Star Trek: Sigils and Unions
Completed: Yes    Word count: 2710    Read Count: 457
[Report This] Published: 26 Feb 2011 Updated: 26 Feb 2011
Summary:

In another universe ravaged by the Narada--a very different Cardassia responds to the suffering of its neighbors.


Chapters: 1    Table of Contents
Categories: Alternate Universes, Alternate Original Series
Characters: None
Genre: None
Warnings: None
Series: Star Trek: Sigils and Unions--Catacombs of Oralius
Completed: Yes    Word count: 4097    Read Count: 416
[Report This] Published: 17 Jan 2011 Updated: 17 Jan 2011
Pearl by Nerys Ghemor    Rated: K+      Reviews (1
Summary:

How do you hear the voice of the divine even in the chaos of a tormented mind?

In the wake of the darkest moment of his young life thus far, thirteen-year-old Skrain Dukat takes the first steps on the journey that will define an entire lifetime.


Chapters: 1    Table of Contents
Categories: Alternate Universes
Characters: Dukat, Skrain (SigCat)
Genre: None
Warnings: Adult Situations
Series: Star Trek: Sigils and Unions--Catacombs of Oralius
Completed: Yes    Word count: 4543    Read Count: 395
[Report This] Published: 03 Dec 2010 Updated: 03 Dec 2010
Summary:

Two Cardassias.  Two completely different fates.  An experimental weapon sweeps resistance fighter Skrain Dukat into a world violently uprooted from all that he knows. 

In that world, Gul Atira Jarol must face the painful shadows of her own past when she suddenly finds herself looking into the eyes of a man who in her world was at the center of it all..


Chapters: 5    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes, Alternate Universes
Characters: Dukat, Skrain (SigCat), Dukat, Ziyal (SigCat)
Genre: None
Warnings: None
Series: Star Trek: Sigils and Unions--Catacombs of Oralius
Completed: Yes    Word count: 23435    Read Count: 2941
[Report This] Published: 01 Nov 2010 Updated: 01 Nov 2010
Immersion by Nerys Ghemor    Rated: K      Reviews (1
Summary:

A young Zejil Rebek and Tayben Berat learn that on Cardassia Prime, secrets are the glue that bind its people together.

(Contains mild spoilers for The Thirteenth Order.)


Chapters: 1    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes
Characters: Berat, Tayben
Genre: None
Warnings: None
Series: Star Trek: Sigils and Unions
Completed: Yes    Word count: 3407    Read Count: 570
[Report This] Published: 12 Sep 2010 Updated: 12 Sep 2010
Shared Practices by Nerys Ghemor    Rated: K+      Reviews (3
Summary:

Dr. Sekdain Istep, CMO of the Cardassian warship Trager, is stretched like never before when he becomes part of the Thirteenth Order rebellion and finds his practice expanding in a way few Cardassian physicians have ever had to contend with.

(SPOILERS for The Thirteenth Order up to Chapter 16.)


Chapters: 1    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes
Characters: Ensemble Cast - Sigils and Unions
Genre: None
Warnings: Adult Language
Series: Star Trek: Sigils and Unions
Completed: Yes    Word count: 1646    Read Count: 631
[Report This] Published: 10 Aug 2010 Updated: 10 Aug 2010
A Door to the Soul by Nerys Ghemor    Rated: T      Reviews (3
Summary:

Cardassian resistance fighter Skrain Dukat has escaped from captivity and torture at the hands of Pah-Wraith Vedek Tora Naprem.  Now, one step closer to the hope of home, Dukat finds he is not the only one who has struggled with faith...


Chapters: 1    Table of Contents
Categories: Alternate Universes
Characters: Dukat, Skrain (SigCat), Dukat, Ziyal (SigCat)
Genre: Alternate Universe
Warnings: Adult Situations
Series: Star Trek: Sigils and Unions--Catacombs of Oralius
Completed: Yes    Word count: 2392    Read Count: 447
[Report This] Published: 02 Aug 2010 Updated: 02 Aug 2010
Self-Diagnostics by Nerys Ghemor    Rated: K+      Reviews (2
Summary:

Say what you want about Sydney Satterwhite--but don't say it about her family!  In her first weeks as captain of the Adirondack, Sydney teaches a young man a lesson about what family really means.

This story was originally intended as an entry to the "Borrowed Toys" contest, and uses IntrepidSovereign's characters.  Thank you to IS for allowing me to write and post this, and thank you for naming the story!


Chapters: 1    Table of Contents
Categories: Expanded Universes
Characters: Ensemble Cast - USS Adirondack
Genre: None
Warnings: None
Series: None
Completed: Yes    Word count: 4019    Read Count: 370
[Report This] Published: 18 Jul 2010 Updated: 18 Jul 2010
Summary:

Hear the sounds that inspire the writing of Star Trek: Sigils and Unions and Sigils and Unions: Catacombs of Oralius!


Chapters: 1    Table of Contents
Categories: Meta, Essays and Everything Else
Characters: None
Genre: None
Warnings: None
Series: Star Trek: Sigils and Unions Background Information
Completed: No    Word count: 934    Read Count: 603
[Report This] Published: 20 Jun 2010 Updated: 20 Jun 2010
Summary:

In the Cardassian Union, there is only one verdict: guilty, and from archon to conservator to nestor to condemned, everyone knows the role they play.  No mercy--no mistakes--or so the party line goes.

Yet there remains a faint echo of the past--and in the system another version of Skrain Dukat hoped to serve, a compelling picture of what could have been.

Read on to learn the history and divergent futures of the Cardassian justice system.


Chapters: 1    Table of Contents
Categories: Meta, Essays and Everything Else
Characters: None
Genre: None
Warnings: None
Series: Star Trek: Sigils and Unions Background Information
Completed: Yes    Word count: 1505    Read Count: 898
[Report This] Published: 04 Jun 2010 Updated: 04 Jun 2010