Friday, April 15, 2011

Malfoy. Draco Malfoy. Forget the Cowbell... Part 3

My secret's out! I've crushed on Draco Malfoy since the moment I saw that slicked-back platinum hair. Thank you, Tom Felton. Just...thank you! And thank you Warner Brothers for the image that is so not mine.

If you missed the first two parts of my 'Forget the Cowbell, I need more Draco Malfoy' conversation about fan fiction, here's a summary. Part 1 - Fan fiction's a way to develop supporting characters and their stories. Part 2 - Fan fiction's a nifty way to explore what-ifs. But Part 3 may be the biggest and best reason we readers and writers dare step into the fan fiction arena.

Part 3 - Fan fiction's a way to change the story's ending.

Here's a poll. Raise your hand if you've finished a book and wished some of the characters back to life. Now be honest! With the final Harry Potter movie in three months, I'm stocking up on tissues. Don't worry, there are no spoilers here, but I expect to cry/blubber/make sounds like arrows have punctured my intestines more in this one than I did at the end of Meet Joe Black and the Angel episode I Will Remember You combined (no one needs to see that, trust me).

Second poll. Hands up if you wanted to change/add a romance. Come on. No Draco/Hermione supporters out there? ;) Honestly, I just don't believe you.

Last poll (I promise). Give me a nod if you want a lighter tale for the characters in that terribly dark series. Or the flip of that. You need (yes, need) to see the light and fluffy turn its darkest dark. Both can add depth and feeling, make us laugh or cry, and ultimately give me that one little thing I need like humans need oxygen.

Sometimes, I just need more Draco Malfoy!

Thanks for stopping by!



Laura said...

Oh no - me and my sister were all about the gorgeous Oliver wood :)

M.J. Fifield said...

Hey, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part One is out on DVD today. There goes my weekend...

Love Draco. Love the whole damn series and I'm very much looking forward to the second half of the movie this July.

But I'm not a Draco/Hermione supporter. Sorry... =)

Oh, and just thinking about that episode of Angel makes me need a tissue.

Alicia Gregoire said...

By book 6 I feel extremely bad for Draco.

nutschell said...

Draco is an interesting character indeed. I kind of wanted to see Harry and Hermione together, but Ron is just as good. Love harry potter!

Carrie said...

Draco is such a great complex character.

Jennee said...

I got a crush on the twins. Funny guys always warm their way into my heart!