I'm not sure if all of আপনি are aware of the fact that Gelphie is actually pretty much canon :) As can be read on the community profil of the livejournal Gelphie spot (link) there are not only a lot of hints in the book but also did Gregory Maguire admit to it in a Q&A! :D
Q: There are many subtle hints in Wicked! at a 'more than friendship' relationship between Elphaba and Glinda. Was this intended, অথবা just accidental? And if intended, what influenced আপনি to create this relationship?
I'll say one thing, which is I think English readers are much smarter than American readers. American...