Crawl 'Til Dawn Jack really likes the Mountain Goats' music. A brief study in his relationship with a few of their songs, from juniors through his first year at Samwell.
Check, Please!, T, English, Friendship, words: 681, favs: 1, 12/26/2021, Jack Zimmerman, B. Knight/Shitty
Warmth On the day of Bitty's first Massachusetts snowfall, he accidentally outs himself as trans to several of his teammates. (TW for discussion of a past eating disorder, a panic attack, and for well-meaning bros asking some invasive questions and using some bad terminology re: transness.)
Check, Please!, T, English, Friendship, words: 4k+, favs: 4, follows: 2, 12/24/2021, Adam Birkholtz/Holster, Eric Bittle/Bitty, Justin Oluransi/Ransom, B. Knight/Shitty
The Importance of Being Will Derek is surprised to run into Will at a Samwell LGBTQ event.
Check, Please!, T, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 1, 12/5/2021, Derek Nurse/Nursey, William Poindexter/Dex
Start to Finish Ransom and Holster are preparing for their jobs as project managers, and Holster doesn't understand start-to-finish task dependencies. Ransom has his back. Not particularly shippy. T for swearing.
Check, Please!, T, English, Friendship, words: 446, favs: 1, 10/30/2021, Adam Birkholtz/Holster, Justin Oluransi/Ransom
Can and Will Jack is very, very afraid of getting sick. A story of two times Bitty has the flu, four years apart. TW for a brief mention of suicidal thoughts.
Check, Please!, T, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 10/29/2021, [Eric Bittle/Bitty, Jack Zimmerman]
Hasty Technicolor Lardo's fall semester junior art show.
Check, Please!, T, English, Romance, words: 1k+, 10/23/2021, [B. Knight/Shitty, Larissa Duan/Lardo]
Endings Come in Increments Jeff catches Kent Twitter-stalking Eric Bittle. Featuring Kent having feelings about Jack's overdose and Jeff being a very good boyfriend. T for references to the overdose.
Check, Please!, T, English, Romance, words: 551, favs: 1, 10/20/2021, Kent Parson/Parse
I Am Young and I Am Good Three times members of SMH rescue each other from the people, places, or things that raised them. TW for borderline self-harm, panic attacks, religious angst, and generally bad parenting.
Check, Please!, T, English, Friendship, words: 3k+, favs: 2, follows: 1, 10/16/2021, Chris Chow/Chowder, Jack Zimmerman, B. Knight/Shitty, William Poindexter/Dex
Five Times Lukas Was Homesick Plus One Time He Didn't Have to Be It can be hard to go to school in another country where everyone speaks a different language and no one celebrates your holidays. Luckily, Lukas has friends to help when he's homesick.
Check, Please!, T, English, Friendship, words: 3k+, favs: 1, 10/11/2021, Lukas Landmann/Louis
How to Buy a Binder, with Bitty and Lardo Bitty talks Lardo through the binder-buying process.
Check, Please!, K+, English, Friendship, words: 773, favs: 2, follows: 1, 10/10/2021, Eric Bittle/Bitty, Larissa Duan/Lardo
Get It Right This Time Being on the same NHL team hasn't stopped ex-boyfriends Kent Parson and Connor Whisk from completely ignoring each other. That is, until Whiskey stays after practice one day and Kent stays, too, to keep an eye on him. When Whiskey collapses, Kent can't ignore him anymore.
Check, Please!, T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, words: 2k+, 9/14/2021, [Connor Whisk/Whiskey, Kent Parson/Parse]
Iambic Pentameter, Please » Sonnets about the Check Please crew. Currently featuring Zimbits, Litty, Holsom, NurseyDex, and Dex as Captain.
Check, Please!, K+, English, Poetry & Romance, chapters: 7, words: 899, updated: 9/10/2021 published: 10/21/2020, [Eric Bittle/Bitty, Jack Zimmerman] Larissa Duan/Lardo, B. Knight/Shitty
in the pouring rain, kiss me on the sidewalk Dex keeps Nursey company during a long night at the library and they walk back to the Haus together in a rainstorm. There may be kissing.
Check, Please!, T, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 1, 8/17/2021, [Derek Nurse/Nursey, William Poindexter/Dex]
Miscommunications: Swedish Edition Five times Louis miscommunicates because he's from Sweden, and one time someone miscommunicates with him instead (more or less).
Check, Please!, T, English, Humor & Friendship, words: 2k+, 8/8/2021
To Every Single Kid I Used To Be At age 25, Jack takes his therapist's suggestion and writes letters to his past self, one letter per year. Note: this fic is just the letters, no framing or anything, and Jack discusses his childhood body-image issues in detail. T for swearing and vague discussions of sex and drugs.
Check, Please!, T, English, words: 8k+, 6/9/2021, Jack Zimmerman
Crisis Mode Bitty gets disowned during Jack's 2015 trip to Madison. Jack tries his best to take care of him. This whole fic is from Jack's POV and takes place over the course of 24 hours. T for swearing.
Check, Please!, T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, words: 7k+, favs: 4, follows: 1, 6/4/2021, [Eric Bittle/Bitty, Jack Zimmerman]
Suzanne Calls from Boston Five times Suzanne calls home from Boston, and one time Bitty calls her.
Check, Please!, K, English, Family, words: 2k+, 5/23/2021, [Suzanne Bittle, Coach Bittle]
A Few Things, Maybe Several Things Jacqueline Zimmermann blames her parents, especially her mother, for the eating disorder that derails her modeling career. Note: this is basically all angst, it discusses eating disorders and suicide, and the Zimmerparents (Alicia especially) do not come out looking good.
Check, Please!, T, English, Angst & Family, words: 1k+, 5/10/2021, Alicia Zimmerman, Bob Zimmerman, Jack Zimmerman
You Won't Grow Out of It You Will Find Clothes That Fit Larissa Duan and Ginny Weasley are roommates at Samwell University. Over the course of their four years in college, they both realize they're nonbinary.
Harry Potter & Check, Please!, T, English, Friendship, words: 5k+, favs: 2, follows: 3, 5/10/2021, Ginny W., Larissa Duan/Lardo
Are We in the Clear Yet? Bitty, a witch, and Jack, a computer programmer, live in separate cabins in the same clearing in the woods, both on the run from difficult pasts. Despite their mutual physical attraction, they don't really like each other until the day that Jack breaks his wrist and Bitty fixes it. T for swearing.
Check, Please!, T, English, Romance & Fantasy, words: 8k+, favs: 1, 4/15/2021, [Eric Bittle/Bitty, Jack Zimmerman]