My preferred genre is sword and sorcery type fantasy with Elves, Furlings, Dragons, and many other races in addition to Hoomans. Having a magical element opens the doors to activities that one would not want to try in the real world, and also helps explain the acceptance of non-vanilla activities, lifestyles, and relationships that would probably get yer ass sued off of you here on Earth, or get yer ass kicked by less tolerant folk here.
As for the name I chose, Scarletdown is the name of one of my more exotic characters in my menagerie, a Secretary Bird to be exact. Over the past few years, I really became enamored with this character, and decided to use him as an online identity. It's going to feel rather strange though when I finally get around to writing tales that feature this bird.