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Fanfiction is ingrained in fan culture, almost as a signifier of relevance. Many can recall whispering the words to themselves under soft covers with only the dim warm light of their phone illuminating the room. In the past 10 years fanfiction has morphed from something seen as low-brow and tawdry to an explosive industry that is being capitalized on every day.
Every Spring, the magnolia tree in my backyard comes to life. Bursts of pink and purple appear out of nowhere, hugging the previously bare branches. I smell the ginger petals and cannot help but stand in awe of the tree’s resilience and beauty. Countless winters have worn at its cracked bark, yet it makes its resurgence, year after year.