Date: 2007-09-30 03:52 am (UTC)
Well, I know there's an infestation in romance novels, but I was reading fantasy... I thought I was safe because it's not like there are guidebooks for making your guy be an overbearing asshole in other genre books. I guess I shouldn't trust the Luna line of fantasy books since it's published by Harlequin, but this one in particular was published by Orbit, a new imprint of Little & Brown, so I didn't know what to expect. ^^;;

Besides, I have the naive(?) idea that people would be trying to write characters realistically in fantasies even if there's magic and werewolves and so on in the book. :> But you're right, it probably would angsty and dysfunctional/abusive otherwise (though hmm... can't remember the last time I read that other than Queer as Folk, though I dunno if that counts). It really is about the authorial viewpoint, though, definitely. I think I'd be a lot more sanguine if he wasn't obviously adored by the author to the point that there's a sense the girl is overreacting and should trust him more. o_0
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