Aziraphale

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Character
Name: Aziraphale
Occupation: Angel, Part-Time Rare Book Dealer
Relationships: Crowley
Fandom: Good Omens
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Aziraphale is Heaven's angelic representative on Earth in the novel Good Omens, described thus: "Many people, meeting Aziraphale for the first time, formed three impressions: that he was English, that he was intelligent, and that he was gayer than a tree full of monkeys on nitrous oxide." His entry on the Good Omens Lexicon is extensive.

Fandom

The fandom's favorite slash pairing is Aziraphale/Crowley; however, gen stories are equally as popular.

There has been ongoing dialogue between the creators and fans regarding his activities and whereabouts.

Common Tropes & Storylines

  • Wingfic: As Aziraphale is an angel, wingfic is very common. There are also works where he loses his wings and this wingless fic trope, originated in the Good Omens fandom as a response to all the wing fic.
  • Futurefic: Post-canon works are very common.
  • Names: Ezra Fell is often an alias used by Aziraphale. Zirah is a nickname other characters apply to Aziraphale. Zira can also be found.
  • Demon!Aziraphale: works are often role reversal AUs. In some works, Aziraphale takes the name Zirah or another name, to replace his angelic name.
  • Asexuality: Aziraphale is often headcanoned as ace due to a line in the original novel about angel sexuality.
  • Queer Guardian Angel Aziraphale: Aziraphale being an angel that protects members of the LBGT+ community. Other queer themes & headcanons are also common.

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