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Fanfic / My Big Fat Gargoyle Wedding

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My Big Fat Gargoyle Wedding is an adult fanfic by cygnavamp telling about the double wedding of Angela and Broadway and Lexington and Staghart. Three clans mingle with each other. Elisa has to deal with her mother's homophobia. Griff has to deal with Arthur's homophobia and his own feelings for Angela's sister, Michelle. Quarrymen have invaded the Labyrinth. Thailog has some new clone minions trying to kidnap Maggie and Talon's baby and trying to sway the original clones and Claw to join him. And Demona has a plan to kidnap and brainwash Angela. You know, the usual wedding hijinks!


Story can be read here.A script for a trailer to the fic can be read here.

Tropes for this fanfic include:

  • Actor Allusion: Deanna Troi (played by Demona's voice actor Marina Sirtis) is in the Top 10 Non-Human Babes list.
    • While Angela thinks Wayne and Garth's Top 10 list is just silly, she continues to watch the show from Elisa's place because David Duchovny (Who, along with Brigitte Bako, was on Showtime's Red Shoe Diaries) is hosting.
    • Sevarius quotes a few lines from The Rocky Horror Picture Show
    • While suffering electric shock, Broadway sings the theme to SpongeBob SquarePants.
  • Amazingly Embarrassing Parents: Hudson, Princess Katherine, Patience and Ayala all have embarrassing stories to tell about their children.
  • Badass Bookworm: Michelle
  • Belly Dancer: Thailog likes to have his female minions do this.
  • Best Woman: Coco for Staghart. In the end, they decide to use the gender neutral term "honor attendant"
  • Blood Magic: The Egg Of Imprinting must be boiled in virgin's blood
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  • Cloudcuckoolander: Staghart's rookery mother Patience shows signs of this.
  • Cool and Unusual Punishment: The penalty for vandalizing the Quarryman brownstone is being forced to sit through Aqua's "Barbie Girl" video.
  • Cute Kitten: Lacy makes a brief appearance. And the story ends with Shinju taking in an abandoned kitten.
  • Cute Monster Girl: The fic starts with Angela and Broadway watching Saturday Night Live. Wayne and Garth have made a Top 10 list of non-human babes. The list is mostly furries and aliens, but Angela tops their list as "The Cute Purple Gargoyle Babe".
  • Depraved Bisexual: Thailog. Sevarius shows hints of it.
  • Driven to Suicide: The true fate of Galahad.
  • Electric Torture: How Thailog keeps his minions in line.
  • Everyone Has Lots of Sex: Duh, it's an adult fan fic!
  • Evil-Detecting Dog: Regan has red bone hound DNA and quickly figures out Thailog is not a good person.
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  • Femme Fatale Spy: Tamora, Goneril and Salome. Tamora, however does a Heel–Face Turn.
  • Friend to All Living Things: Ariel.
  • Hair-Raising Hare: Goneril.
  • Healing Hands: Una knows such a spell that involves a tiger's eye stone as a catylyst.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Some of the minions don't like how Thailog treats them, so they defect.
  • Honey Trap: How Thailog plans to use his minions to lure back the clones.
  • Hypocritical Humor: Griff thinks Romeo's problem was that he was immature and couldn't stay focused. Ooh, biscuits!
  • I Need a Freaking Drink: Arthur's reaction to learning that the double wedding involves a gay couple.
  • Interspecies Romance: Besides Elisa and Goliath, there's Noah and Pelagia- a gargoyle and a mermaid.
  • Magic Mirror: Demona has one.
  • Mama Bear: Maggie might be a pacifist, but don't you DARE harm her baby! Sarah Browne is revealed to be protective of all children, not just her own. (Though her anger is misplaced.)
  • The Mole: Maxwell Scott is a heroic example
  • Non Sequitur, *Thud*: "Who lives in a pineapple under the sea....?"
  • Noodle Incident: Elisa mentions a few to her mother, most notably about the time she walked in on Staghart and Lexington doing something involving jingle bells, half a sailor suit and some fuzzy dice.
  • Ominous Owl: Cordelia subverts both this and The Owl-Knowing One. She's a typical barn owl, neither particularly wise nor particularly vicious. Unless you happen to be a mouse. Or standing under her when she coughs up a pellet. She gets Woobie points for having a broken wing when introduced.
  • Our Mermaids Are Different: Pelagia can turn her tail into legs at will, but is uncomfortable if without water for too long.
  • Overprotective Dad: Tom insists Angela cover up when he sees her wearing a bikini. He tries to kill Griff when he catches him en flagrante delacto with Michelle
  • Panty Shot: Princess Katherine remembers a time Angela did this when she was still learning to glide. At least, that's what would happen had she been wearing panties! Also discussed by Wayne and Garth.
  • Papa Wolf: Goliath towards Angela. Talon towards Lili and just about everyone in the Labyrinth.
  • Panthera Awesome: Tamora has tiger DNA. Tybalt has lynx DNA.
  • Parental Marriage Veto: Demona does not think Broadway is good enough for Angela.
  • Polly Wants a Microphone: Played with. Ruby seems to be just repeating what's said, but it also reflects what she wants. She's also clever enough to figure out how to unlock her cage.
  • Perverted Sniffing: Reverend Nathaniel Walters sniffs Angela's hair when he catches her.
  • The Prankster: Uriel.
  • Precious Puppy: Arthur and Griff find a beast pup they name Cafall.
  • Reptiles Are Abhorrent: Subverted when Claudius does a Heel–Face Turn.
  • Rodents of Unusual Size: Caliban
  • Sex Is Evil, and I Am Horny: Rev. Walters is basically Claude Frollo only Protestant, set in the modern day and in lust with Angela.
  • Shout-Out: The title is a parody of My Big Fat Greek Wedding.
  • Shown Their Work: The author did research on homosexuality in tribal cultures for chapter 5, where Peter mentions lhamana. (Doo-doo-da-doo-doo!)
  • Slouch of Villainy: Demona assumes one when she uses her mirror to spy on others.
  • Spit Take: Diane's reaction to finding out the double wedding includes a gay couple. Demona's reaction to finding out Thailog's been getting blow jobs from Brentwood.
  • Sssssnake Talk: How Claudiusssss ssspeakssss.
  • Theme Naming: Thailog's new minions are named after Shakespearian antagonists.
  • Threatening Shark: Shylock.
  • Too Soon: The previous story "Aishiteru Means I Love You" featured Lex and Staghart having a sex tape get put out on the 'net by Fang and Matrix. The situation was going to be revisited, but then, the tragedy with Tyler Clementi happened....
  • Trailers Always Spoil: The trailer reveals that Demona kidnaps Angela and Ayala winds up in bed with Hudson.
  • Trickster Twins: Castor and Pollux
  • Would Hurt a Child: Demona has no qualms about killing a human child for the virgin's blood she needs to make the Egg Of Imprinting. Thailog wants to kidnap Lili. Conversely, Angela is disgusted to find out the Quarrymen recruit teenagers and goes no further than spanking one.


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