Because I PROMISED.
Writing abuse fic for the specific purpose of mocking and harassing a Tumblr user is making a fantastic case for your collective claim that kinking on this shit is harmless.
wow we’re triggering people sensitive to your fave garbage abuse fic on purpose now! why are you such a piece of shit op?
LOL “abuse fic.” Good grief. This shit is so over the fucking top i don’t know how anyone can take it seriously… except, maybe, the people whinging over any fic in the fandom being “dark.”
wait lol cecil performing impromptu brain surgery on a restrained carlos isn’t abuse fic? what would constitute abuse fic to you? are you fucking stupid?
When the premise is so completely ludicrous it can’t be taken seriously, except by very delicately constituted Tumblr sorts?
I wonder how these sensitive flowers coped with life BEFORE the Internet, with its tags and “Read Mores” and warnings of various sorts. Because back in MY day, you just opened a book or a magazine and you took your bloody chances in terms of content.
Then again, maybe they’re all too young to remember the way bluestockings screamed and fainted over stuff like “The Tropic of Cancer” and “Lady Chatterly’s Lover”…
What’s hilarious is that their own canon is pretty damned dark. I’m not into it at all but you can’t avoid the osmosis on Tumblr. Like I said to one of them…. a broadcast studio full of viscera.
The thing with these people is that if anyone implies that their favorite ship is something other than fwuffy-cuddwy, the screaming starts. They’re complaining because Cecil/Carlos darkfic exists. To the extent that their complaint is about LGBT representation, it is such a bland, Cosby Show-type way to view representation.
Speaking as a woman, I want more female characters, but I don’t want them to all be avatars of ass-kicking perfection. I want some of them to be fucked up, by which I don’t mean ways meant to titillate dudes. I want them to be fucked up the same way male characters have always been permitted to be fucked up. See that Courtney Love quote from earlier, but applied to fictional as well as real women.
Oh god the whole “the canon is dark therefore my deliberate writing of abuse to harass a user is justified” bullshit? it’s not new. I actually wrote up a post about what an utter wanky excuse that truly is over a month ago when people tried to pull the same bullshit over, surprise surprise, abuse and rape fic that had nothing to do with canon.
"[Cecil and Carlos’s] relationship is an emotional anchor in this frightening and sometimes cruel world, that it’s okay to be afraid sometimes and that life isnt perfect, but existence can be fascinating and wonderful too because love also exists and love of all different kinds is what bonds us together, to create a sense of community. Night vale is a fictional show, but honestly, a lot of what drives it is the idea that despite this world being an awful and scary place to live sometimes, compassion, understanding, sincerity and the strength of humanity also exist and what helps us get through it.
So if you think that it’s okay to create harmful works for the fun of it and then have the nerve to tell rape/abuse victims who are against this content to “get over it/it’s fictional so its okay/its just kink” because the show can be “dark”, then you’ve missed the mark by 238,857 miles and you’re just like those corrupt higher ups looking for transparent excuses to not be held responsible for your normalisation and fetishisation of abuse which harms real human victims living in this world.”
Oh and if you think I’m just some weak-hearted person who is just “upset” at the “darkness” and “angst”? I wrote that up on March 4th. In an interview that came out in March 14th, Fink said this himself:
"As a place, Night Vale is terrifying. There are a lot of things that don’t make sense and people are dying constantly. But the thing about real life is that it’s terrifying and there are lots of things that don’t make sense and people are dying constantly. In Night Vale, it’s aliens. In real life, it’s cancer… but it’s still the same thing. Cecil is giving you an example of dealing with the terrifyingness of life. I think that’s partly what people are connecting to."
So, nah. We do know what we’re talking about, and as already said, there is a huge difference between writing angst and writing stuff to purposefully hurt someone. Trying to act like this is just a bit of “darkness” and people are overreacting when you wrote it with specific intentions of trying to hurt/trigger someone on purpose is disingenuous, disrespectful and flat out vile. “Pro-Intersectionality”? I’m guessing your idea of intersectionality doesn’t include individuals who are abuse survivors and/or suffering from mental illness. Stop trying to excuse your bullshit.
Oh, dear lord.
Get OVER yourself, you precious, delicate, whiny little snowflake.
And, AGAIN, criticizing and mocking someone is NOT harrassment. Harassment is constantly contacting them after they’ve asked you not to. Fucking Tumblr. Learn some goddamn perspective and get a grip.