*Celebrating the one-year anniversary of "Master of the Universe" Fanfiction with a new *teaser trailer* for the story...can't wait for the full trailer by the uber talented video editor Biel.*
My stomach feels tight and knotted. My heart feels heavy, yet satiated. My face has a stupid grin that literally stretches from ear to ear. And my hormones are raging like a 13-year old boy…
Why you ask? How could I feel such a myriad of emotions all at once? Well simple. I just finished reading the most epic story that I’ve ever had the pleasure of reading…none other than the glorious FanFiction story that I’ve been pimping on Twifans since it became our first (FanFiction) book club selection two weeks ago: “Master of the Universe” (MOTU). You've been reading along with me, haven't you?
So lately all my Twifans blogs have to do with MOTU. I totes know I should blog on other topics, but I've got a one-track Fifty mind at the moment. Tunnel vision fo sho. But so that you'll keep reading my posts, my only choice is to get you thoroughly hooked on this fanfic. I'm such a pusher when I wanna be. And soon I'll be all, Jeez Twifans, I'm ready to move on, can we talk about something else??
Anyway, when I chose MOTU as our first FF book club read, I had no idea how much it was going to take over my life. Truth be told, I was like a man in my intensions… all I wanted was to read about Edward Cullen having straight up porno sex with Bella Swan. *shrugs*
Sex, lust, love, romance
And believe me; this story has no shortage of that. But it doesn’t take long before you’re captured by the story. Yes, that’s right – the story. You’ll love this Bella and her glorious inner monologue, which becomes a secondary character in the fic. And then there’s Edward’s dark side, aka “Fifty Shades” that rears his oh so not-ugly head so much that it’s like a split personality. In describing to Bella why he is the way that he is, how he’s haunted by his past, he tells her that he’s “Fifty shades of f***** up.” And it’s here that the nickname “Fifty” or “Fifty Shades” is born. Although the persona is intended to describe Edward’s darker, less desirable side, Fifty becomes the most endearing character in the story. My, what Fifty can do! Hmmmm….
I won’t spoil it for any of the MOTU virgins out there, but let me just say that this fic has everything a girl could possibly want in a story. It has sex (LOTS OF IT), lust, angst, sadness, pure joy, humor, and utter romance. It’s puuuuurfect!
And as I mentioned in my MOTU podcast from last week, I’d LOVE to see this story move beyond FanFiction and become a published book and one day, a movie! It 100% has the capability to stand on its own as a genuinely rich story – and it would instantly become a bestseller! We’ll just change Edward’s name to Robert. J
Girl crushing on MOTU’s author
SO, I'm totally pestering the author of MOTU, Snowqueens Icedragon, to make an appearance on my next podcast! I just have to know what her inspiration was! Seriously, the more I read, the more I became in total awe of how she created these characters. How everything seemed to happen exactly the way I'd want it to happen...but yet, unexpected all at the same time! It's amazing. For someone like me who has a pie in the sky dream of writing a book and *becoming a bestselling author* someday, reading her story inspires me, just like Stephenie Meyer’s “Twilight” inspired me to become a blogger. BUUUUUT MOTU is way better than “Twilight”. There, I said it!
I’m really sad to have to let Fifty go and move onto our next FanFiction book club story (which I'll blog about soon!), but know that Fifty will be a reoccurring blog topic for me. Hey, I 'aint quittin' Fifty any time soon ya'llz!
Funny story…This past weekend my husband and I were at dinner and he decided to bring up the rather boring topic of life insurance, asking whether my rates went up. Being into finance, he rattled off what our current individual worth is, and I scowled when he said his head was worth more than mine. To pacify me, he quickly inserted, “That just means if you ever decide to kill me, you’ll have a lot of money.” I just looked at him – taking my opportunity to utter the now famous line…
“Jeff, that’s fifty shades of f***** up.”
Jeff raises one eyebrow, laughs and says; “What? Fifty shades of f***** up? That sounds like something I would say…”
And then I hug myself.
Put me out of my misery please, and READ MOTU if you have not. You gotta know what I know!!
And look, this story is so loved, people are writing original songs as a tribute to Fifty!!!
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