In which the world discovers the extent of Erik’s love for magnets.
I’m gonna ruin my rep as a smut peddler if I keep drawing domestic stuff like this but DADNETO AND PROFESSOR PUPPINGTON AU.
WOAH I WENT THERE
AU where Charles and Erik are shitty youtube vloggers. It’s an epic love story (sort of).
- Eternal summer shall not fade by appleseed
Short, but so so sweet.
“Erik has never given much thought to love and the like. After all, it was his love for his mother that made him Schmidt’s pawn, and consequently he has spent most of the years since quelling his somewhat unruly heart’s desire for affection and companionship. There is no-one he cares about, and no-one to care about him, and Erik is fine with that.
That is until a short, tweed-wearing, professor of genetics throws himself off a US military boat in the middle of the Atlantic ocean and begs him not to drown.”
- Paper Monsters by Clocks ★
It’s the classic coffee shop AU, except it’s not a coffee shop AU. Just…you’ll understand, I promise. A coffee shop IS involved.
"Charles meets Erik Lehnsherr, his favorite novelist of all time at a coffee shop, but doesn’t know it’s him, and Erik just criticizes his own writing in front of his biggest fan."
- Blood and Steel and Miles Between by dreamlittleyo
A nice little post-movie AU with some great companion art.
“On a beach in Cuba, Charles manages to talk Erik down from the edge. But even after the missiles have been diverted, compromise is impossible. There are two different futures to build, and Erik and Charles will always be separated by their principles. But when Charles is kidnapped and the X-Men can’t find him, Erik will get him back no matter the consequences.
Meanwhile, trapped alone in his mind for the first time in his life, Charles comes face to face with the truth about what and who he wants. When convictions stand in direct opposition to the heart, which will prevail?”
A beautiful AU with great characterization and heart-wrenching captive/captor relationship. It’s currently a WIP (hasn’t updated in a while, but I’m holding on hope), but definitely worth a read even unfinished.
"It’s been five years since the beach, and four years since Charles was captured by the Brotherhood. Since then, he’s been kept in a safe house while Erik finally achieved what Shaw failed to do.
Now that most of humanity has been eradicated, Erik’s summoned Charles back to his side, promising a cure and political influence in exchange for Charles’ help - but Charles knows it’s only a matter of time before he asks for more.”
- Island, Island by littleblackdog ★
I fear this fic might possibly be abandoned, but its just too good not to rec. Terrific writing, and Erik and Charles are such beautiful darlings I can’t stand it.
"Erik is a fisherman who lives in a cottage by the sea; it’s a quiet, secluded life, and he enjoys it that way. Charles has a bump on his head, with no memory of why he was dangling off the side of a dock, unconscious and nearly frozen to death. Based on a kink meme prompt."
- Their Mouths Always Lie by keire_ke ★
I have such a weakness for Detective/Police AU’s and this fic hit me where it counts. The Charles/Erik dynamic here is simply mouth watering.
"Charles adheres to most police protocols like they are a personal code of conduct. Erik gets things done and over with, for better or worse. Raven knows what she’s doing, most of the time. The serial killer kills, regardless. Police AU."
- Paralyzer by Yahtzee
Another Detective AU. I know, I’m hopeless.
"In 1965, Erik Lehnsherr has infiltrated the NYPD for his own purposes — but his powers make him a brilliant detective. Yet that’s not why FBI agent Charles Xavier has sought him out. It’s because the mysterious killer they’re both trying to find is murdering people like them: other mutants.
Their search for a madman binds them together. Their inner demons may tear them apart. But the greatest danger comes when the killer they’re looking for looks back …”
- Supernatural and the Scientist by Caradee ★
The werewolf AU you never knew you wanted! But seriously, you want it. So bad. The classic ‘I was sent here to kill you but we ended up falling in love’ trope that everyone loves.
"Charles Xavier is a upcoming geneticist and wildlife biologist who’s next big thesis reveals a little to much about the hidden werewolf community. Now Erik Lehnsehrr is suppose to figure out who it is feeding Xavier the information and put an end to it.
However, things are not what they appear.”
- A Curious Carriage of Crystal and Cold by Etharei
I can’t begin to explain this fic, only that you NEED to read it now. Great story, and great art. (At least for me, the links to all the art have been broken so hopefully that will be fixed soon)
"Charles, a miner from a poor village in the countryside, saves the life of Erik Lehnsherr, scion of a successful business family and the richest man on the planet Eisen. Charles is a telepath and somewhat anxious about it, while Erik abstains from relationships because the lights flicker and doors open and electronics vibrate when he gets too excited.
Also featuring a long-suffering sister, a foul-mouthed bodyguard, and a best friend with a heart that is definitely not gold.
In which there are princes, spaceships, long journeys, and old secrets uncovered. (An AU sci-fi fairytale)”
- The Attempt by Yahtzee
This concept killed me, kinda like this fic.
"Charles knows everything about Erik, knows how obsessive and self-destructive he is, how Erik would do anything, give anything, in his quest for vengeance against Shaw. But he also knows that Erik loves him in ways that aren’t exactly platonic.
I’d like to see a completely straight!Charles, out of pure love and care of Erik, initiate a romantic relationship with him. It can be because he wishes to give Erik something positive in his life or because he thinks it might help change Erik’s mind about Shaw, the reason is up to author. Also, while Charles finds intimacy with Erik strange and awkward, he does enjoy the new, non-romantic layers that have developed in their relationship.”
- Nine Eleven Ten by Subtilior
What to even say about this fic? The scale of the world building is nothing less than admirable and the story is haunting. It’s less of a fanfiction and more of an entirely new imagining, but terrific none the less. You might need to set aside a couple days to dedicate to reading it, however.
"Years later, Charles would remember that day. Sometimes he would wonder if he could have changed anything; other times he would despair over what he had since become. But he would always hold the image in his mind: Raven, laughing, and his thoughts flying alongside her on strong wings, silver-gold through the winter air. Once upon a time."
WAS THIS SUPPOSED TO BE FUNNY BECAUSE
Who said I missed them, it’s not like I care about these two bakas
This movie okay…
G.Q February 2014: Special Edition
I hope everyone still remembers Fassy being sexy in the GQ November issue’s “Driven”.
Here is something ikeracity, black—betty and I were planning to make since last year lol, but it’s been in my comp forever so I thought I should share: G.Q Magazine (articles and summaries by Ike and Betty :DDD)
#*the love of his life
#the way Eriks face just drops though
#so erik grew up his entire life #thinking he was a freak and a monster #and no one could possibly care for nor understand nor love him #and charles comes into his life #and changes all of that #and gives him hope and shows him serenity and offers him love #and at the end of all that#even after he initially betrays charles #erik believes he’s doing the right thing #the /good/ thing #until this moment#when he hurts charles #with more than a punch or a betrayal #he’s sent to his knees screaming in agony #and erik realises #that although he thinks his path is the right one#he’s not a good person and he knows that #he’s /still/ a monster #because he wasn’t thinking charles is hurt and he’s /still a monster/ #he always was #always will be (via thedetectivedoesntdance)
x-men: first class + charles/erik + social media