woodrokiro asked: Your article on the mischaracterization of Gendry in fanfiction is fascinating; Gendry is such a multifaceted character WITHOUT Arya, but a little more difficult in that his traits are more subtle within the books, as we do not read his thoughts. I was wondering: do you have any particularly favorite fics (preferably Gendry/Arya, to see how characterization can be done right WITH Arya) that you would recommend?
Fantastic question, and I love your input! Here are some:
Takeaway - a modern AU i absolutely love with Gendry and Arya as gritty and real as...
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