Curse, What Curse?

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Trope · Genre
Synonyms: CWC
Related: Epilogue, What Epilogue?, denialfic
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"Curse, What Curse?" is a subgenre of fanworks based on Buffy and Angel in which Angel's curse is ignored, glossed over, or summarily disposed of. [1] [2] Often the result is a PWP.


  1. About EverySixSeconds Last accessed Sept 11, 2010. CWC stands for Curse, What Curse? Basically, a way to write a naughty story for Angel without having to deal with the perfect happiness clause.
  2. WritersGrace, Dictionary Of Fanfiction Terms Last accessed Sept 11, 2010. This page dates the use of 'CWC' back to at least 2004.