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You have questions. I have answers. Welcome to the omegaverse: explained. Your resource for werewolf kink tropes. (Shelby Waltz / Pexels.com) Omegaverse Explained: What Is It Anyway? Omegaverse is essentially a worldbuilding trope used in fiction. Within it, characters have so-called secondary genders (or sexes). People may be designated as alpha, beta, or omega. Omegaverse originated in fandom...
It seems as though omegaverse has struck again, this time exposing the extent of plagiarism in AI databases.
You've seen it cropping up from your fav writers and in fanfic circles. Now you're asking: What is the a/b/o trope anyway?
A lot of mpreg is between two men. Does straight mpreg exist? Technically, it does -- but we might ask exactly how "straight" it is.
Art is always political, which means even tropes like omegaverse take on political bents. We should be wary of bioessentialism in omegaverse.
Look up omegaverse, and you're bound to trip over "omega male" characters. It's much harder to find their counterpart, the alpha females. Why?
What should children call their omega parent in omegaverse stories? There were quite a few different answers.
Consent is curiously absent from a lot of romance novels. But a/b/o stories tend to play with this in a more intentional way. A lot of stories featuring a/b/o dynamics feature dubious consent—but does it have to be that way?
Whether you're new to the omegaverse or just digging deeper, you have questions. The omegaverse FAQ has answers.