Everybody loves Angela Weber.
No really, they do. This fact leads me to question, why do we not see much Angela in fan fiction? When I saw that Angela was up for character exploration, I was determined to find out why. I wracked my brain try to find Angelas. See, I am not a writer of fan fiction, but a reader. I read a LOT of fic, so in order to find Angelas, I turned to my authors. I am extremely grateful for the amazing authors that took time out and responded to help me out! We all agreed that Angela is the least utilized character in Twilight fan fiction.
Canon Angela: What could have been…
Perceptions: Saint Angela
ElleCC’s Bella in chapter 4
A Murmur of Fire in the Veinthat got me thinking more about how Angela is portrayed.
In other words, kids like me.
Honestly, we may have Angela Weber on a pedestal, and it hard for us to think of her as anything other than saintly. As
WndrngYput it best by saying:
Fic Angela: We couldn’t have done it without you
The most popular Angela right now in fan fiction (determined by a
poll) is in
A Murmur of Fire in the Veinby
ElleCC. After an isolating relationship with Edward, and a terrible break up Bella desperately needs someone outside of the Cullen’s to rely on, and Angela is it. She’s honest and unbiased and she makes Bella look at the difficult issues in her relationship with Jasper. She’s pivotal, and no other character could fill her shoes.
Coming to Termsby
GinnyW 31was a very close second. Bella’s in a new place and quickly finds herself in a difficult situation and her assistant Angela quickly becomes her best friend. And in an interesting twist, Angela knew the Cullen’s first. Ginny says:
There would be no
Not Like Thisby
Pomme_de_Terrewithout Angela. After a chance encounter with a shockingly different Bella than she remembers, Angela drops everything in order to save Bella. If it weren’t for Angela, Bella would not survive. This really is a beautifully written story with a great example of who Angela is.
Hydraulic Level 5by
Gondolierreally shows Bella’s ability to have a life independent of Edward. Gondolier says:
The perfect example of super supportive Angela is
The Trip Homeby
MsKathy. Angela is accepting of Bella’s situation instantly. MsKathy says:
Outside of the Box: She’s Not Your Average Angela
Ninapolitan- Well, Nina says it best “Well in the Wingman she is not canon AT ALL, mainly b/c it'll be a cold day in hell before I attempt to write anyone in canon. She's the Reverend's daughter BUT, she's also Jake's former love, they used to skinny dip and run around nudie. She's also got tattoos and loves to have sex and is very open about it.”
The Caged Birdby
Kristen Nicole- Although she hasn’t been seen much, matronly librarian Angela is a great friend to Bella, and helps her find an escape from the religiously fanatical Renee.
Bitter Sweet Symphonyby
I'mwiththevampires08- We see Angela here as someone with a past relationship with Edward.
Megsly- Although she plays a small role, it is a very important one. She’s mother to who we believe is Ben.
ARenee363- Bartender, friend, and ying to Emmett’s yang.
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