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Favorite Star-crossed Lovers. I'm a glutton for couples doomed from the start:
1) Anakin&Padmé (Star Wars)
Although I knew they were doomed, they became my OTP.
Since it ends so badly I go to fanfic to see a happy outcome.
2) Christian&Satine (Moulin Rouge!)
She was dying. We know it from the beginning of the movie. But this tragic love story is told so beautifully through music.
Favorite Slow-burn Romances:
Pride and Prejudice is a flawless masterpiece. It shows that people can learn and grow, and find happily ever after.
4) Darrow&Mustang (Red Rising trilogy)
Considering he was lying about his identity and still mourning his dead wife, this one would take a while. But the yearning keeps you wanting them to just kiss already!
5) Han&Leia (Star Wars)
The attraction was instant, but it took a few years and 2 films for their relationship to be official. I wish they got a happily ever after. Makes me miss the old Expanded Universe.
6) Luke&Mara (Star Wars Legends)
It took several years and many expanded universe novels and comic books for these two to finally admit their feelings.
7) Monica&Chandler (Friends)
I shipped them since first season, when they were all waiting for Ben to be born and Monica saw twins. She was upset that she didn't have a baby. Chandler said they should have one if she's not married by 40. How perfect that the series ends with them adopting twins!
Favorite Instalove Romances:
8) Diana&Matthew (All Souls Trilogy)
It is such a trope that stories with vampires involve falling in love at first sight and then the vampire acts like jerk for a while until they make it official Often the vampire still acts like a jerk even when they are officially a couple. Still, makes for a captivating read.