Homestuck Headcanons: Relationships and Reproduction in the New World
This lengthy recording of headcanon in respect to the human and troll cultures exhibited in the popular online comic sensation, Homestuck, is written with the assumption that the reader is at least somewhat familiar with troll culture and xenobiology as it is described in-comic. Those unfamiliar with the basic discrepancies between human and troll civilization (as it has evolved in either an Alternian or Beforan setting) should take it upon themselves to research the following:
Quadrants (as in the four divisions of troll romance), traditional troll reproduction, the hemospectrum and corresponding hemoheirarchy, and the role of jadebloods and/or the Mothergrub in respect to troll reproduction. Further research (and ideally, actually reading the whole of Homestuck to the point of at minimum a partial understanding) is recommended, but not mandatory to the understanding of this essay.
This extensive set