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FORKNI-L Digest - 31 Oct 2000 to 1 Nov 2000 (#2000-337)

Wed, 1 Nov 2000

There are 6 messages totalling 239 lines in this issue.

Topics of the day:

  1. Undeath And The City Announcement
  2. Who *DID* They Interview?
  3. FORKNI-L Digest - 30 Oct 2000 to 31 Oct 2000 (#2000-336)
  4. Nat's interest in Nick
  5. FK Jackets! (2)


Date:    Tue, 31 Oct 2000 21:41:09 -0500
From:    Bonnie Rutledge <br1035@i.......>
Subject: Undeath And The City Announcement

Undeath And The City (00/13)
A Sex and the City/Forever Knight Xover
Copyright 2000
By Bonnie Rutledge

Because the 'Sex And The City' series is based upon Candace Bushnell's book by
the same name, this story cannot be posted on FKFIC-L as per list rules. This
post is an advertisement that the story is complete and ready for reading,
which McLisa said was allowed when I asked last July. None of the actual text
of this story will appear on the lists. This message contains details on how
to obtain the stories, and info for those curious as to what the story is

How to get it:

To read this story, you must visit my fan fiction page at
http://www.geocities.com/~br1035/fk/forever.html , where you can download it
as a text file, as well as incidental story notes and trivia.
Those without web access can request a copy via e-mail to me at
br1035@i.......  Be sure to include an age statement. This story has
adult content and is not intended for readers under 18 or anyone easily


This story takes place in early season three of each series.
For 'Forever Knight,' it is placed just before 'Black Buddha.' For
'Sex And The City,' it is set between the episodes of 'Attack of the 5'10"
and 'Boy, Girl, Boy, Girl.'


Of course! Like all 'Sex And The City' episodes, this story is mainly
first person, with Carrie relating the events as they have been told to her.


From Manhattan:

Carrie Bradshaw...writer, prone to dating men who are not good for her
Charlotte York...gallery director, prone to dating men with medical conditions
Miranda Hobbes, Esquire...lawyer, prone to dating men who are bartenders
Samantha Jones...public relations executive, prone to dating men
Steve...bartender, prone to dating Miranda, feeds cats
Knox Fallsworth...lawyer, prone to tripping
Dean...entrepreneur, prone to flare-ups
Mr. Big...a.k.a. Mr. Idiot Stick Figure With No Soul, bad for Carrie
Natasha...a.k.a. Mrs. Big and Idiot Stick Figure With No Soul

From Toronto:

Nick Knight...a.k.a. Mr. Classic, Homicide detective, has medical condition and
Miklos...bartender, charming, Cointreau enthusiast
Javier Vachon...a.k.a. J. D. Valdez, all-purpose bad-boy, owns screwdriver
Lucien LaCroix...has impeccable taste, needs better PR, man
Urs...smarter than she looks
The Inka...not to be confused with the progressive rap artist
Natalie Lambert...coroner, getting a bit ticked off
Max...a.k.a. Elf-Guy, a very rude man
Helen Dreisen...gallery owner, mother, stylish oracle
Austin...lumberjack, not-so-okay after an evening out, another man

Honorable Mentions:

Schanke...Nick's Homicide partner, planning a trip to Alberta
Screed...specializes in sewer delivery
The condom machine...a very disreputable appliance
The New York Times...troublemakers
The Toronto Star...they're already there
The Shoes...almost as good as sex
The Code...questionable

Disclaimer: Forever Knight characters are owned by Sony/Tristar, and were created
by James D. Parriott, et. al. 'Sex and the City' Characters were created by
Candace Bushnell, produced by Darren Star, and can be seen on HBO. No
copyright infringement is intended, and this story is not for profit. I
simply wanted to throw two of my favorite shows together since some of these
characters seemed made for each other. I'll be quiet now.

End of Part Zero, The Shameless Promotion, Check It Out If You Like


Bonnie Rutledge........<br1035@i.......>........Single and Fabulous!
             Charlotte: "You can't smoke at a funeral!"
           Carrie: "Javier would have wanted it that way."
                     - 'Sex And The City'


Date:    Tue, 31 Oct 2000 22:50:06 -0000
From:    Barbara Vainio <bevainio@w.......>
Subject: Who *DID* They Interview?

Today's Washington Post had an article titled "Toothless Terror (They Used
to be Scintillating and Sexy.  Now the Undead are Bor-ring)"

In it the author (his name is Hank Stuever) asks "Who wants to succumb to a
vampire anymore?"His answer is "Except for thousands of mopey, marginalized
teenagers and bored, middle-aged cat lovers who are all playing vampire role
games on the Internet, the answer is nobody."

He goes on to list several TV shows and movies (not including FK) that
support his point that vampires are no longer scary.  But then he goes on to
say that they're not even sexy anymore.

Anyone want to set him straight about our favorite vampires and the fact
that they managed to be sexy on a regular basis and even scary in some eps.
Not to mention the fact that I'm neither a marginalized teenager nor a
middle aged cat lover (I'm a dog person myself) playing vampire role play



Date:    Wed, 1 Nov 2000 09:26:53 -0800
From:    Klytaimnestra <lbowman@c.......>
Subject: Re: FORKNI-L Digest - 30 Oct 2000 to 31 Oct 2000 (#2000-336)

on 10/31/00 2:00 PM, Tim Phillips wrote: (re: Natalie's reaction to Nick
kissing Alyce)

> here we do have Natalie obviously feeling something
> deeper than mere friendship for Nicholas in the show's effective
> pilot.

Makes sense to me.  I agree that she looks stricken when he tells her this,
though she makes a good recovery.  But it must have been in their minds from
the beginning that there would be a romantic tinge to the Nick/Nat
relationship - why else would they have made Dr. Lambert, a male in the
original movie, into a beautiful woman?  At the very least, they were
leaving their options open; and giving us a hint that even early on, Nat was
more affected by Nick than she was letting herself know, let them play it
any way they wanted.

Klytaimnestra          lbowman@c.......


Date:    Wed, 1 Nov 2000 12:46:33 -0500
From:    mclisa <mclisa@m.......>
Subject: Nat's interest in Nick

Klytaimnestra says:
> But it must have been in their minds from the beginning that there would
> be a romantic tinge to the Nick/Nat  relationship - why else would they
> have made Dr. Lambert, a male in the original movie, into a beautiful
> woman?

McLisa, as one of the oldest surviving fans onlist, sits up creaking in her
rocking chair :) and comments:

I don't think I've ever heard a definite statement on why the doctor's
gender was changed. However, I do remember reading that Catherine Disher and
Ger decided in the beginning to play a subtext that Natalie was in love with
Nick. FK gave its cast a lot more leeway than most shows to decide
parameters for their characters. This was a good thing, since they had an
experienced cast with strong stage backgrounds. IMHO, it was one of the
reasons the FK characters were so three-dimensional.

McLisa (Lisa McDavid)
"That will be trouble".
Listowner, Forkni-l and Fkfic-l


Date:    Thu, 2 Nov 2000 09:08:27 +1300
From:    Knightraven <knightraven@c.......>
Subject: FK Jackets!

Please pass on...

Hi y'all sorry to bug those who aren't interested but I have a price check
on those stadium jackets I was talking about in my last post.
They are quilt lined, with denim sleeves, a large FK logo embroidered on the
back and small one on the front(optional). and the price will be at about
$80US dollars!

The one catch is that it will need to be made in a bulk order! And they will
take 6-7 weeks to manufacture.
So if you want one tell me NOW!<G> No payment now I just need numbers! I
will try and get a picture next week when I meet with the sales rep.
Take advantage of the low Kiwi dollar! These jackets can cost upwards of
$150US in the States.

hugs to all!
FK clothing available here!


Date:    Wed, 1 Nov 2000 14:52:54 -0700
From:    Kyer <kyer@p.......>
Subject: Re: FK Jackets!

> Kylie.
> knightraven@c.......
> http://home.clear.net.nz/pages/knightraven
> FK clothing available here!

I saw that you sell red polos with a small FK insignia.  Since I have to
wear a red polo to work, this would be perfect.

Unfortunately, I can't deal with anything *but* personal check.
Would you have a purchaser in the continental U.S. who would be willing to
buy from you, and then reship to me?  I will pay all expenses incurred.

Yes, I know this is a pain, I go through this for tapes, too.  But I live
the life of Nick under LaCroix over here.  No joke.

: (


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