OT/Gary Stu (fanfic definition query)
rganetzk at oberlin.edu
Tue Jun 25 09:48:42 EDT 2002
> (Cringing at knowledge of own ignorance) Slashfic?
Um, it's a subgenre of fanfic that involves a homosexual romance, usually
between two main male characters (although it's not completly unheard of
for female charcters, although I've been informaed by friends who read such
that female slash is generally reserved for Xena and Gabrielle). It's
often pornographical. I've never actually read any, but have heard a great
deal about it from my Fanfic reading friends. It is called "slash" because
of the slash between the names of the two charcters featured (like
In my opinion, it is (slightly) disturbing, particularly when it ventures
into the halls of Hogwarts and apparently the not infrequent Draco/Snape
slashes, but you're also talking to the girl who gave up on Lackey because
the Kris and Talia scene was too explicit, so...
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