Character traits and romance (Re: non-classical slash)

Jadwiga Zajaczkowa / Jenne Heise jenne at
Wed Sep 22 14:27:50 EDT 2004

> Another interesting thing is that Calcifer has Howl's heart - what is *he* 
> doing with it? Howl is so head-over-heels in love with Sophie in the last 
> scene that it's almost suspicious. Sure, some of it is friendly, caring 
> feelings he's built up during his heartless days, and some might be the 
> novelty of being able to love at all, but I can't help but wonder if 
> perhaps Calcifer was taking a shine to Sophie as well. (Would explain why 
> he's so helpful with the scarecrow and all. *g*) All speculation, of 
> course, no actual text!

Seems reasonable, and definitely supported by the plot. :)
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