Re: [mythsoc] Secret Diaries of Cassandra Claire
- These are very amusing in their perverse way. I am not sure whether to be
relieved or dismayed that the author seems to prefer the movie to the book
as the canonical source.
At 09:50 AM 8/5/2002 , Joan wrote:
>I was told of these at a Diversicon JRRT panel, so I looked them up:
>Hilarious! (Bad for an asthmatic to read; I nearly ran out of breath
>Warning: DO NOT read these if slash bothers you. (The author humorously
>presumes that the characters are lusting after each other, and some of
>the language is explicit.)
- --- In mythsoc@y..., "David S. Bratman" <dbratman@s...> wrote:
> These are very amusing in their perverse way. I am not surewhether to be
> relieved or dismayed that the author seems to prefer the movie tothe book
> as the canonical source.I think Cassandra was interviewed on one of the Tolkien Web sites
earlier this year. (I'm just full of all sorts of helpful little
The movies have definitely inspired a great number of Web sites and
fan accolades. I don't think there is anything wrong with that.
The slash connotations were, in my opinion, inevitable, given that
pretty much every television show or movie since STAR TREK seems to
have been subjected to similar treatment.