I hear my friends dismiss people we knew as teenagers with, “Oh, he got fat,” and my stomach flips as I wonder what other people say about me.
Add in realistic queer representation, a ton of beautifully written female characters and a kick-ass soundtrack and you have a really wonderful show. So of course it might get cancelled.
Fanfiction is delicate territory. At best, people ask why I’m not spending time on my own stories. At worst, they think I’m the sort of mouth-breathing nerd mocked on late night talk shows and "The Big Bang Theory."