Message in a Bottle When Mike Wheeler finds a message in a bottle, he is determined to find out the author of the letter. His search brings him to a small North Carolina town, and a young woman named El Hopper. (this story is no way affiliated with anything Nicholas Sparks).
Stranger Things, 2016, T, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, words: 1k+, 5/15, Eleven/Jane H., Mike W.
El's Songs for Long-Distance Relationships El thinks she knows what sadness sounds like; it sounds like Joni Mitchell singing about lost love and maps of Canada. OR all the songs El listens to while she and Mike are apart. Mileven.
Stranger Things, 2016, K+, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 2, follows: 3, 2/27, Eleven/Jane H., Mike W.
2 I Would Take You For My Love Over Again It wasn't the most ideal Valentine's Day but El wouldn't have traded being with Mike for anything else in the world OR Valentine's Day is almost, sort of romantic with a complication known as Holly standing in the way.
Stranger Things, 2016, K+, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 8, follows: 4, 2/15/2020, [Eleven/Jane H., Mike W.] Holly W.
6 Let It Snow » Christmas Eve finds Mike and El on an adventure to get to Benny's for a Christmas Eve party before a snowstorm hits. With a keg of beer and James Dante in tow, two best friends realize some things they never dare to say aloud. Based on "Let It Snow".
Stranger Things, 2016, K+, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 4, words: 7k+, favs: 5, follows: 7, updated: 12/28/2019 published: 11/30/2019, Eleven/Jane H., Mike W.
2 It Feels Like Home To Me Mike waits for El to come home to Hawkins and to him. A companion piece to "Home Is Next To You".
Stranger Things, 2016, K+, English, Romance & Friendship, words: 2k+, favs: 3, follows: 2, 10/19/2019, Eleven/Jane H., Mike W.
2 Home Is Next To You El wiggled her foot while she watched the highway signs pass by her from the passenger seat. Two more exits, that's all that was keeping her from seeing Mike again. A sort of restless impatience had been sprouting up in her ever since Joyce had informed her they were going back to Hawkins and not just for a weekend visit. OR El is impatient to get home to Mike.
Stranger Things, 2016, T, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 11, follows: 7, 10/4/2019, [Eleven/Jane H., Mike W.]
23Getting Your Best Friends Back Together For Dummies » Dustin leaned against the counter. "Okay but what I really want to know is how Max even got Mike to agree to go out on a date in the first place. And who, other than El, would be crazy enough to go out with him?" OR Max tries to get El & Mike to go on blind dates with other people so they'll get back together, and said blind dates start to help out.
Stranger Things, 2016, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, chapters: 7, words: 10k+, favs: 9, follows: 24, updated: 9/26/2019 published: 7/27/2019, [Eleven/Jane H., Mike W.]
3 El's Mixtape Chronicles All she can think about is Mike while she lies in bed listening to her Mazzy Star tape when she is supposed to be asleep. She doesn't know when she developed a crush on him. OR songs that make El think of Mike. AU. Set in the 90s.
Stranger Things, 2016, T, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 7, follows: 2, 8/8/2019, [Eleven/Jane H., Mike W.]
7 He's Absolutely Smitten, He'll Never Let You Go "I promise to be your best friend and to love you. . . for as long as you'll let me," Mike says, he wants to ask her if she'll let him love her forever. But the words die on his tongue because forever still seems so big at their age. So, he leans in to kiss her instead. Or All the times Mike gives El a promise ring as a place holder for the real thing.
Stranger Things, 2016, K+, English, Romance, words: 2k+, favs: 17, follows: 8, 8/2/2019, [Eleven/Jane H., Mike W.]
13 I'll Stay Here As Long As You'll Let Me She angled herself across the couch and kissed him. It had been a couple years since they had last kissed and it felt like coming home. He was warm and comfortable and familiar.
Blue Bloods, T, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 27, follows: 20, 5/15/2018, [Eddie J., Jamie R.]
5 Valentine's Day and Red Enamel Hearts She smiles at him so prettily, Mike is pretty sure his heart stops for a second. There's a pause and then he leans in and gives her a kiss. It's short and sweet, like all the rest but it feels like a good beginning for the first of many Valentine's Days they are going to spend together.
Stranger Things, 2016, K, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 11, follows: 3, 2/14/2018, [Eleven/Jane H., Mike W.]
6 Records and Recollections The many times Mike lies on the floor and listens to sad songs while he thinks about El and the one time he does it with her. (This kind of started out with a crack head canon and now here we are.)
Stranger Things, 2016, K+, English, Angst & Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 20, follows: 8, 1/10/2018, [Eleven/Jane H., Mike W.]
2 A Kiss At Midnight They're 10 when they spend their first New Year's Eve together at Archie's house. Fred gives them permission to stay up to watch the ball drop, so they are hyped up on caffeine and sugar as a way to escape drowsiness. Or all the times Jughead and Betty spend New Year's Eve together.
Riverdale, T, English, Friendship & Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 25, follows: 7, 12/31/2017, [Betty C., Jughead J.]
28the Santa Apprentice » "Listen, you've got the wrong person! I can't be Santa Claus!" Or Jughead's grandfather is Santa Claus and wants to retire, leaving the family business to Jughead. He has to decide if he wants to become the next Santa or give it to somebody else. Along for the ride, is Betty Cooper. Santa's personal assistant in training. A Bughead Christmas story.
Riverdale, T, English, Romance, chapters: 6, words: 11k+, favs: 21, follows: 37, updated: 12/27/2017 published: 11/18/2017, [Betty C., Jughead J.] OC
6 First Christmas (353 Days) Mike and El celebrate Christmas together.
Stranger Things, 2016, K, English, Romance & Friendship, words: 1k+, favs: 21, follows: 6, 12/21/2017, [Eleven/Jane H., Mike W.] J. Hopper
5 Sugar Cookies and Snow Days Mike and El have a snow day and bake some sugar cookies together.
Stranger Things, 2016, K, English, Friendship, words: 1k+, favs: 24, follows: 6, 12/11/2017, [Mike W., Eleven/Jane H.] J. Hopper
7 the Ballet and Newfound Freedom The first day El can go out, Mike takes her to see the Nutcracker.
Stranger Things, 2016, K, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 22, follows: 9, 11/29/2017, Eleven/Jane H., Mike W.
7 Gratitude & Pumpkin Pie "What's Thanks giving?" El asks Hopper when he comes home from works, she pronounces the word in two syllables OR the one where El sort of celebrates her first Thanksgiving and asks Mike over for pie.
Stranger Things, 2016, K+, English, Friendship & Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 25, follows: 10, 11/16/2017, [Mike W., Eleven/Jane H.] J. Hopper
26 From Italy With Love » Betty gets the opportunity of a lifetime when she is chosen to renovate a villa in Italy. She's ready for a new start until her ex-boyfriend shows up at her doorstep to finish his second novel. There's just some things you can't change. Rated T. Bughead.
Riverdale, T, English, Romance, chapters: 11, words: 22k+, favs: 56, follows: 65, updated: 10/21/2017 published: 7/4/2017, [Betty C., Jughead J.] OC
2 July Snowflakes "You hate Christmas?" Betty asked her eyes wide as she stared at her boyfriend. "How could anybody hate Christmas?" "Christmas in July" one-shot. Bughead.
Riverdale, K+, English, Romance, words: 1k+, favs: 30, follows: 11, 7/14/2017, [Betty C., Jughead J.]