Also, Slash Fic has absolutely nothing to do with Slasher Movies; if you are looking for "These were beautifully written stories, I don't want to give you the wrong impression! There was a lot of time and lyrical language spent in describing the romanticism of each situation.
A story might begin: 'Softed fall, the snow outside a ski lodge in Vermont, mounting up inch upon snowy inch on the wooden window sill. Around the fire did sit Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, flushed from a long day skiing, toasting the marshmallows on the dancing flames, that surely they would enjoy as s'mores later that night.
See also Lemon, Porn Without Plot, Everyone Is Gay, Het Is Ew, Yaoi Guys, Yaoi Fangirl and Most Fanfic Writers Are Girls.
Not to be confused with fics about the guitarist from Guns 'n' Roses (they can overlap if you look, however).
"I know, I’m sorry, I can hear the rage and fury it might cause some fans, but if I’m absolutely honest, distance has given me perspective on that.
It was a choice I made for very personal reasons, not for reasons of credibility. I hope not." Ron and Hermione's triumphant kiss during The Battle of Hogwarts inspired thousands of 'fanfic' authors and artists, and in the epilogue to the final novel the pair send their oldest child off to Hogwarts.
Of course, some canonical works, especially Boys Love and those with a Cast Full of Pretty Boys, invite such reading by playing the ambiguity for all its worth.
It's also common to (sexually) pair characters who are nemeses in the source material, in Fan Fic's own version of Slap-Slap-Kiss, Foe Yay and The Masochism Tango.
Slash is often also used to pair up Heterosexual Life-Partners.
According to fansite The Leaky Cauldron, Rowling got a "prolonged ovation" for announcing that Dumbledore was in love with the great, and latterly dark, wizard Grindelwald.
Now the stuff of Potter legend, Rowling said that this character trait was news to even the Potter film scriptwriters, adding: "If I’d known it would make you so happy, I would have announced it years ago!
In most cases, one or both halves of the pairing is heterosexual in the original work, and part of the allure is the normally-straight character(s) realizing their same-sex attraction.
Or the story skips the "why" altogether and is just them getting it on.
Notable negative repercussions include the deaths of , in that it takes a similar concept of a young person discovering their powers and the issues that come with them.