hetfic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

het +‎ fic

Noun[edit]

hetfic (uncountable)

  1. (fandom slang) Fan fiction based on celebrities or fictional characters involved in an opposite-sex romantic and/or sexual relationship.
    • 2000 13 October, trekkigrrl [username], “Re: Why some K/Sers enjoy slash”, alt.startrek.creative.erotica.moderated, Usenet:
      The slashers don't object to the fact that your friend (Let's call her "Mamin Mavis") writes hetfic. They object to the fact that she bitches and moans about slash on a list that's at least 50% slash-fic.
    • 2002 26 May, Kirei, “Re: Fanattempts”, alt.books.pratchett, Usenet:
      I -do- also read hetfic when there's a straight couple I like.
    • 2008, Steve Abrams and Smaragd Grün, "Mundanes at the Gate … and Perverts Within: Managing Internal and External Threats to Community Online", in Electronic Tribes: The Virtual Worlds of Geeks, Gamers, Shamans, and Scammers (eds. Tyrone L. Adams & Stephen A. Smith), University of Texas Press (2008), ISBN 9780292717732, page 210:
      Genfic and hetfic typically extend the source material along lines consistent with the producers' intentions, albeit sometimes more explicitly than the broadcast market would allow.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see the citations page.

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