I would like to address a disturbing trend Ive seen in stories posted online.
That is, the proclivity of rape (or sexual molestation) in stories.
Rape is not edgy. Rape is not dark or cool. Rape is not a clever way to allow your character to have sex without making them seem slutty. Rape does not make your character more interesting, or stronger, or weaker, or whatever the disturbing line of reasoning behind a poor concept for a story.
It is a horrible, heinous violation of both the mind and body. People do not suffer through it and then go on to live out the rest of their lives happily ever after. It can take months, if not years, for a person to recover from such a trauma if they ever do at all.
To portray rape in such a cavalier way is not only dangerous, but offensive to real victims. To even try is playing with fire. Victims dont want to read about it, they dont want to see characters