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Working Title: Neutral Pronoun Writing: From YKTTW

Solandra: Is it wrong that I really want to find that "supposed woman turns out to be gay man" story to see how the author managed to pull that off? And if it can be found online? Anyone know what the title of that story is?
Ophicius: Moved Troper examples to Troper Tales.
Master Hand: "Often, they get around this by either assuming a gender based on the genre of the book (e.g., a science fiction book would assume a male reader while a book that places the character as nobility in medieval Europe would assume a female reader..."

...wait, what? How do those imply genders?