Ambrov Zeor is a fanzine based on the House of Zeor series by Jacqueline Lichtenberg. The series details a dystopian future for the human race, the Sime-Gen universe, in which predatory Simes feed on a substance called selyn from the Gens who produce it. The fanzine, copyrighted by Jacqueline Lichtenberg herself, expands upon the Sime-Gen universe by featuring correspondance with Lichtenberg, parodies and stories of the work, and sharing knowledge of the universe through definitions and images.
The Sime-Gen dichotomy, closely resembling a predator-prey relationship, expresses fears of power distance post-war. Simes kill Gens for survival. In the universe, adolescents experience changeover, determining whether they become Simes or Gens. Simes are characterized by predatory impulses, unless they are "channels," or Simes that can extract the selyn necessary to their survival without killing the Gens. RenSimes must kill Gens in order to take their selyn.
With an entirely female staff and a largely female readership, Ambrov Zeor sheds light to the evolution of feminism in post-war America. They call themselves channels because they bridge the gap between Simes and Gens with an appreciation for both the hunter and the hunted. They hope to expose and discuss the dangers of unmitigated aggression, a major theme of the Cold War era. We also speculate that the Sime-Gen relationship relates to the gender roles of the time (male-dominant versus female-submissive), which Jacqueline Lichtenberg seeks to overcome throughout the Zeor series.