||A fan who enjoys both classic and 3S content
||A story which invents a new way for Catherine and
Vincent to meet (and which ordinarily avoids Catherine's run-in with
thugs who were really looking for Carol).
||A story which takes Vincent, and often Catherine,
and plunks them down somewhere (and/or somewhen) else to make a new
Once upon a time but NOT in the city of New York
||Beauty and the Beast Reading Chamber; see web
||Classic Alliance of Beauty and the Beast; see web
||The story as it was depicted in the episodes
take place in the first 2 seasons; a fan who prefers that segment of
||short for convention; there's an annual
B&B con in the US and another in the UK; you may also hear the
terms minicon or microcon to refer to smaller, less formal gatherings
of B&B fans.
||Stories that continue beyond the first 2 seasons
as if 3S never happened.
||A story which has Vincent and Catherine meeting
characters from another show.
|first time stories
||A story detailing Vincent and Catherine's first
||A story where a primary character represents the
author. (These are often looked down upon in B&B fandom. I'm
not saying this is good or bad, just FYI.)
||Of Love and Hope, the B&B cd of music and
||obsessive pathetic; term coined by Cathy Moran to
describe some of the slightly unusual behaviors of B&B fans
(for example, collecting all manner of lions, watching/collecting all of Ron
Perlman's movies, even the awful ones, or purchasing 3 copies of each
DVD set and yet still being unable to throw away your old VHS episodes
taped from TV 20 years ago
a story which explains away the events in Though Lovers Be Lost and 3S
or which works
with those events to explain how Catherine is still alive
||The Powers That Be; may refer to the producers of
B&B, the execs at CBS, or now those at Paramount who released
||The Steam Tunnels, a web site with adult
B&B stories and art.
||short for fanzine; a printed edition of
fan-written stories (also called fan fiction, fanfic or just
fic) and fan-created art