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Questions tagged [romantic-interest]

Questions dealing with characters in SFF works experiencing sexual/romantic attraction or interest to someone.

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Looking for old sci-fi book, I think from 1959 not sure.. starflyer?

It's about a man who ends up on a space whale that can "dive" through time, he picks up a capsule with a woman in stasis that he is attracted to, he also saves a little girl who he travels through ...
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First instance of human/centaur romance

Throughout the TV shows Hercules and Xena, humans being romantically involved with centaurs is pretty common, despite it being so controversial. What is the earliest example of this happening in ...
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two part novel, fantasy, tree people, female protagonist. mysterious antagonist who becomes an ally and her romantic potential

So, I'm wracking my brain trying to track down this book. I read this when I was 12 or 14, could be a YA fantasy novel since there was no hanky panky, but there was a serious romantic theme in the ...
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Werewolf romance with one evocative line

Trying to track this one down... Here is what I know. Paranormal romance book, featuring werewolves as good guys instead of evil monsters Heroine is a werewolf, but not a tough gal Heroine has a ...
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A Romance Novel Featuring Time Travel

I'm looking for a book that I read in middle school. My memory of it is a bit fuzzy but hopefully someone can help me. It involves a high school girl who I believe was a witch or something. There ...
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Why did Buffy visit Spike after invisibility?

Buffy becomes invisible and so Why does being invisible So yeah, what's going on here?
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Looking for a short story about a boy killed by his girlfriend's anti-pregnancy kit

I read this short story about 15 years ago, dystopic future where humans are divided into castes and at the top of the oligarchy there are the wealthiest and the ones with the right genes, i.e. one of ...
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I'm looking for the title of an adult romance novel of the supernatural/fantasy genre

Please note that this story is set in a modern world. First off, the story involved a main male lead who was some sort of dark mage and described as "unkempt" or "wild", a complete opposite to the ...
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Why would Harry and Ron go for human females?

From Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: ‘And now, without further ado, allow me to introduce …the Bulgarian Team Mascots!’ The right-hand side of the stands, which was a solid block of ...
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How does love potion, aka Amortentia, behave in other gender interactions?

In Harry Potter universe we're given example of Amortentia usage in a scenario where a female gives the potion to a male. Has Rowling explicitly commented if a male can use the potion to seduce a ...
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Novel about reincarnated lovers across history

I'm trying to identify a book I read about 15 or 20 years ago, probably published in the 80's. The main characters were two lovers repeatedly losing and finding each other across a lengthy period of ...
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Sci-Fi short story that involved time travel and a couple who keep losing each other

I read a collection of Sci-Fi short stories back in the 1970's or early 80's that had one about a couple in love who kept losing each other. The book was my dad's so the story itself could be much ...
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What is the history between Nina Sharp and Phillip Broyles?

We see hints of the relationship between Nina and Broyles throughout the show. Broyles seems to trust her during the first season even with evidence of her involvement with ZFT. Also there is the ...
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Is there any basis for the Kirk/Uhura flirting?

Other than in the Mirror Universe, is there any basis in prior Star Trek canon for the existence - however one-sided or not - of any "love interest" between Kirk and Uhura? I'm asking with curiosity ...