Reverse Fan Theories Make Any SFF Story 100% Cuter

Remember when that Harry Potter fan theory about him never actually escaping the cupboard went viral and ruined our collective weeks? Yeah, those little thought experiments are momentarily arresting in an oooh layers slash hidden meanings way, but the more of them people come up with, the more they grasp at logic. Also, they’re just so damn sad. So, Tumblr user lokiloo had an idea: do the reverse, and come up with the cutest possible explanation for the darkest stories!

This post originated in 2015 but recently resurfaced on Facebook via the Writing About Writing page:

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The ensuing Facebook conversation has generated even more great reverse theories, several jumping on the D&D bandwagon:

Supernatural is just two brothers who are really into Halloween.

[Animorphs is] a seasoned D&D veteran decides to run a game for his 5 year old and their friends who were curious. They all chose the same class.

Buffy The ...

Reverse Fan Theories Make Any SFF Story 100% Cuter

Remember when that Harry Potter fan theory about him never actually escaping the cupboard went viral and ruined our collective weeks? Yeah, those little thought experiments are momentarily arresting in an oooh layers slash hidden meanings way, but the more of them people come up with, the more they grasp at logic. Also, they’re just so damn sad. So, Tumblr user lokiloo had an idea: do the reverse, and come up with the cutest possible explanation for the darkest stories!

This post originated in 2015 but recently resurfaced on Facebook via the Writing About Writing page:

reverse fan theories SFF Game of Thrones Dungeons and Dragons

The ensuing Facebook conversation has generated even more great reverse theories, several jumping on the D&D bandwagon:

Supernatural is just two brothers who are really into Halloween.

[Animorphs is] a seasoned D&D veteran decides to run a game for his 5 year old and their friends who were curious. They all chose the same class.

Buffy The ...