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And an Owl Named Romeo by Rickey_A Rated: RT - Restricted Themes starstarstarstarstar [Reviews - 27]
Summary: Draco breeds owls, Harry's an Auror, and an owl named Romeo is going to bring them together.
Categories: The Broomshed > The Changing Room
Characters: Draco Malfoy, Harry Potter
Genres: Action/Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Time Period: Post-War
Warnings: None
Series: None
Chapters: 5 Table of Contents
Completed: Yes Word count: 26397 Read Count: 21289
[Report This] Published: 08/19/2008 Updated: 09/02/2008
Reviewer: gooney Signed starstarstarstarstar
Date: 01/19/2010 Title: Chapter 1: Part 1

i liked the story line but i just have a question how come everyone has harry gay for draco.  although i will say it makes for a compelling story and i liked it tremensly. its just that i noticed that theme with a lot of writers who write about harry. no harm behind the question, just wondered

Author's Response:

First off, thanks for reading and leaving a review.

Second, pull up a chair we may be here a while...  I'm not sure if you're asking why folks write HP slashfic (gay Harry) at all  or why Harry/Draco is a rather popular pair.  For the former I'll direct you here for a starter:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slash_fiction  For the latter, I'll generalize and say that there are two very strong tropes in across slash fandoms.  The first is friends/collegues falling for each other - Harry/Ron, Paris/Kim (ST:Voy), Xena/Gabrielle.  These stories the couple tend to make that leap to the next level of their relationship.  The second is enemies/advesaries falling for each other- Harry/Draco, Paris/Chakotay (ST:Voy), Mulder/Krycek (Xfiles) - These stories are fueled with the tension of previous animosity, being on opposite sides, etc. and either overcoming that or sometimes you get hate!fic which can be quite exciting as well.  :)