Heh. That reaction reminds me of first reading some Sentinel that someone had linked me to. And some of it was smarm, some of which was physically and emotionally intense in ways that…I just…though I hadn’t been a slash reader until that point (I was monofannish in a fandom where I didn’t grok onto any of the slash pairings, so I thought slash just wasn’t my thing generally—ha! oh young me, you were so innocent), I kept going, "OMG! There has to be a payoff! HAVE SEX ALREADY!"