That was shipping, for me – finding the little clues and hints that suggested two characters could develop a romantic relationship, teasing them out and piecing them together to work out how the relationship would develop.
In Celebration Of Gen Fics
There’s more to fanfiction than ships.
Am I Too Old For…Shipping?
That was really what I wanted from fandom at the time – just an opportunity to talk about the things I loved with people who loved them and knew them just as much as I did. That, for me, was ‘geeking out’, and I loved it.