Meet-Cute Quiz! What’s Your Fantasy Dating Dynamic?
Falling in love is fantastic! Know what else is fantastic? Fantasy novels.
Pour your heart into this romantic quiz and we’ll reveal your fantasy romance vibe!
Coworkers to Friends to Lovers
Often, we find ourselves constrained by a world that is fundamentally immediate. Time passes in a lightning series of deadlines, events, and obligations. It’s tempting to fall into the same patterns with love: all-consuming passion, love at first sight!—but this is not the way for you.
For you, kind soul, we find a gentler journey. Lasting love is an everyday thing, and your meet-cute occurs where you spend most days: at work! When you met your coworker, they were just someone you worked with, but as you treaded water through the doldrums of capitalism, you began working together.
And there’s still passion! A slow burn’s still fire. Your coworker became your friend, your mutual comfort, and eventually lovers. Keep enjoying slow pleasures, and also totally check out Legends & Lattes by Travis Baldree! It’s a heartwarming story about love and a coffeeshop, that according to the results of this quiz, is just what you ordered <3
Arranged Union, True Love
Your relationship is proof that like a garden, (under the right conditions) love can not only grow, but flourish and thrive! How you met? Well… It was an important arrangement. Perhaps it resolved a dispute between your kingdoms, or prevented some sort of calamity, or hell—maybe this union strengthened the political standing of your allies.
But with time, the how and why of your arrangement diminished in relevance. A new factor is most important: Your partner. You. The bond you share.
For your next read, we recommend A Strange and Stubborn Endurance by Foz Meadows—a story that explores heartbreak, trauma, and an arranged union between royals that through time, effort, and patience, becomes as strong a relationship in reality as it is on paper.
Rivals to Lovers to Rivals to Lovers to Rivals to Lovers to…
The vacillation between love and love-to-hate is so exquisite, no? The sharpness of your love is the edge you deftly cut a nimble dance upon in the arms of your rival. Always at each other’s throats–in your chosen theater of expertise, and then also while making out.
The only one to get to you, is the only one who can challenge you. And isn’t that its own type of transformative love? You push each other to grow and succeed, to be worthy of your mutual consideration. It’s fast love. And competitive. And real.
And you should read The Atlas Six by Olivie Blake, where six powerful magicians conduct intensive academic research, stab each other in the back, and occasionally sink themselves in the throes of passion as they compete for limited seats in an arcane secret society.
Love Against the World
The world is dangerous, and often unkind! Evil gods! Dark magic! Late-stage capitalism! Gridlock! Good thing you’re not alone as you take on everything out there 😎
You’ve found a partner who will stick with you through the thick, the thin, frying pan, and fire. You both might have your individual struggles and obstacles, but together they are less than their sum, and you–the together you, the romantical you-nit (ha)–are greater.
So don’t back down! Go out there and fight the world!!! And bring a copy of The Unspoken Name by A. K. Larkwood with you! It’s an epic fantasy about an orc death priestess who rebrands as a wizard’s personal assassin, who falls in gay love with a mage whose goddess is an evil dragon.
You are at the club and a cool goth hottie starts giving dance-with-me eyes and waves you to come join them in the darkness, lights, and noise. What do you do??
Pick a silly little drink (this is important)
What’s your vibe?
You’ve got a date–yay! But oh no, you’re supposed to pick where to go… What do you suggest?
Love at first sight. Yes / no? What are your thoughts?
How do you relax when you’re alone?
It’s your significant other’s birthday! What’s your gift?