Girls Girls Girls

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For the femslash fanzine, see Girls/Girls/Girls!.
Fraser/Kowalski Fanfiction
Title: Girls Girls Girls
Author(s): brooklinegirl
Date(s): 27 May 2005
Length: 26K, 4443 words
Genre: slash
Fandom: due South
External Links: Girls Girls Girls at the author's website
Girls Girls Girls at AO3
Girls Girls Girls at LiveJournal

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Girls Girls Girls is a Fraser/Kowalski story by brooklinegirl.

Author's summary: "Ray Kowalski wakes up a girl. Written for the Genderfuck Challenge at DS Flashfiction."

Reactions and Reviews

The Story That at Last Answers the Burning Question: What Would a Mountie Do If He Was Sent to Buy Panties for His Temporarily Girl-Parts-Enhanced Boyfriend? Girls, Girls, Girls, by brooklinegirl. Due South, Benton Fraser/Ray Kowalski.

And this, right here, is why I will always love dS. Because BLG starts off this story with, "for reasons that didn't need exploring at this juncture, Ray had breasts." And every dS fan in the world nods and is just fine with that - thinks, like, "Okay. Probably some kind of Inuit story or magical realism thing in there, but no big deal, no need to explore it at this juncture. Ray has breasts. Fine and dandy." You have to love a fandom in which explanations are totally optional. (I suspect that you could start off a story with, "For reasons that didn't need exploring at this juncture, Ray was a zebra, and he just hoped like Christ he wasn't in the Chicago Zoo, because he was living outdoors now, and it was September, and if Fraser didn't get his ass to this zoo soon, well, Ray didn't want to have to live through a Chicago winter outdoors as a zebra. Far as he could tell, they weren't designed for the cold." And everyone would be like, "Okay, cool, zebra. I can go with that.")

You also have to love a fandom that can produce so much excellent genderfuck in the first place. Because when ds_flashfiction started the genderfuck challenge, I said: "Not for me." But then people started writing it, so of course I had to read it, and it turned out that I can get down with the random assorted parts swappage. (Just another boundary forever destroyed by fan fiction!) And this, actually, is the story that made it happen. I read the Very Special Note about beta-reading and I had to read the story. And when I was finished with this, I had to go read everything else in this challenge, and then loads of genderfuck in other fandoms. Which led, absolutely and completely, to this post. (Yup, this does mean you should blame brooklinegirl if you don't like the topic of this post. Not my fault! Hers!) [1]

References

  1. ^ rec by thefourthvine at Slashy Awards 139: Woman Is the Future of Man, May 21, 2006