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Quotes / Hurt/Comfort Fic

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If I could be your angel
(Your angel, your angel)
Protect you from the pain
I'll keep you safe from danger
You'll never hurt again
— Natasha Bedingfield, "Angel"

A long time ago a woman sat down at her desk and thought "How can I best combine my maternal and nurturing instincts with my massive personality disorder?" Thus the genre of hurt/comfort was born.

Snape: Hurt 'n' Comfort - I nearly died
Hermione: Hurt 'n' Comfort - ran to his side
Snape: I cut a vein (careless of me)
Hermione: Found a Snape, pale as could be
—"Saving Severus" from the parody of Pawn To Queen (sung to the tune of "Summer Nights" from Grease)

At first it may seem odd that it is often his most devoted fans who send Archie to the sick berth in their stories — not once but multiple times. However, one must understand that this is all in the spirit of "kiss it and make it better".
— Catherine, author of Archieology 101 web page (on character of Archie Kennedy from Horatio Hornblower series)


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