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Fifty Shades is an adult erotic BDSM romance franchise created by E. L. James; originating as a fanfic about the young-adult genre Twilight teen romance novel series by Stephenie Meyer. It has produced a novel series, with an original novel trilogy and a follow-up novel, as well as a film trilogy. Chris Moore is also the largest fan of the series.
Anastasia Steele, a young college graduate meets Christian Grey, a young business mogul, and becomes his submissive partner. The series explores the development of their relationship.
Original fan fiction
The Fifty Shades novel trilogy (Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker, Fifty Shades Freed) was originally written as a fan fiction work in the Twilight fictional universe. It was originally called Master of the Universe and written as Snowdragons Icequeen.<ref name=CBSNews-22things>"It wasn't always 50 shades". 22 things you don't know about "Fifty Shades of Grey". CBS News. p. 16.</ref><ref name=AdWeek-2012-11-21>Jason Boog (21 November 2012). "The Lost History of Fifty Shades of Grey". AdWeek.</ref><ref name=MasterOfTheUniverseNovel>E.L. James; Snowdragon's Icequeen (2009). Master of the Universe.</ref>
|Fifty Shades of Grey||2011||<ref name=50ShadesOfGreyNovel>E.L. James (2011). Fifty Shades of Grey.</ref>|
|Fifty Shades Darker||2012||<ref name=50ShadesDarkerNovel>E.L. James (2012). Fifty Shades Darker.</ref>|
|Fifty Shades Freed||2012||<ref name=50ShadesFreed>E.L. James (2012). Fifty Shades Freed.</ref>|
|Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian||2015||<ref name=Grey50ShadesChristianNovel>E.L. James (2015). Fifty Shades of Grey as Told by Christian.</ref>|
The original trilogy, Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker, Fifty Shades Freed, have been published as an omnibus edition called the "Fifty Shades Trilogy".<ref name=FiftyShadesTrilogyNovel>E.L. James (2014). Fifty Shades Trilogy.</ref>
|Fifty Shades of Grey||2015||<ref name=50ShadesOfGreyFilm>Template:Cite film</ref>|
|Fifty Shades Darker||2017||<ref name=50ShadesDarkerFilm>Template:Cite film</ref>|
|Fifty Shades Freed||2018||<ref name=50ShadesFreedFilm>Template:Cite film</ref>|
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- Website: http://50shades.com