(84010 words) by pearl_o
Fandom: X-Men: First Class (2011)
, X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Relationships: Erik Lehnsherr/Charles Xavier, Erik Lehnsherr/Other(s), Charles Xavier/Other(s)
Characters: Erik Lehnsherr, Charles Xavier, Moira MacTaggert, Hank McCoy, Raven | Mystique, Ruth Eisenhardt, Edie Lehnsherr, Jakob Lehnsherr, Emma Frost
Additional Tags: Alternate Universe - Still Have Powers, Alternate Universe - Modern Setting, Alternate Universe - College/University, Friends to Lovers, Background Het, Background Slash, Underage Drinking, Recreational Drug Use, Canon Disabled Character, Canon Jewish Character, Making Out, Sex Toys, Mutant Rights, Brother-Sister Relationships, Piercings, Meet the Family, Family, Mild Hurt/Comfort, Texting, Past Child Abuse
Series: Part 1 of Math Reasons
"Mom says Erik always knows what he wants, it just sometimes takes him a little while to actually realize it," Ruth said.
Charles fell in love with Erik the first night they met, the first week of freshman year. Two years of friendship, adventures, arguments, hijinks, secrets, and summer visits later, Erik is starting to catch up.
Look, I'm not going to say this is my favorite story I've ever (co-)written. I'm just going to say I can't think of any closer to my heart at this moment.
(Hey, there, I'm still not dead! Mostly living over at tumblr
these days, but I am going to try to do a rl update one of these days. Or, um, years. Yes.)