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Pairing: Orpheus/Eurydice
Alternative name(s): Orphydice, Orphedice
Gender category: het, m/f
Fandom: Hadestown
Canonical?: yes
Prevalence: common
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Orpheus/Eurydice, often smooshed as Orphydice is one of the most popular canon pairing in Hadestown fandom.


Fanworks such as- fanfic, fanart, gifset, graphic are popular.

Common Tropes

  • Fix-it: Fics with happy endings instead of the canon one are the most popular trope in the fandom.
    • Alternate Universe - Orpheus Doesn't Turn Around: Since canon follows the original myth where Orpheus turns around, fix-it fics where he doesn't are popular.
    • Kidfic: Fix-it fics have a subgenre where they have child/children either biological or adopted.
  • Post-Canon: Exploring the aftermath of canon are also popular. Sometimes this includes reunion of Orpheus and Eurydice in the Underworld.
  • Novelization: Rewrites of various songs from the musical are seen often. These fics often include magical realism.
  • Time Loop: The circular nature of canon has led to it being interpreted as a time loop. Fics where authors explore different versions of it are popular. Often these fics have happpy ending where the loop is broken.
  • Modern AU: AUs set in modern world are relatively popular. Most of the times, these have happy endings.
  • Slice of Life: Fluffy fics focusing on their domestic life are common.

Example Fanworks