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Touch-a Touch-a Touch-a Touch Me

Herc is desperate. He can understand Chuck not wanting anything to do with him, but the kid has deliberately shoved away everyone who might have gotten close to him and is determinedly alone in the world. So, he decides to

Series || Old Dog, New Tricks

When Raleigh nearly dies during Pitfall, Chuck surprises everyone (but Herc) by surviving and, for some reason, biting Raleigh. It turns out, Chuck is also a dog and has been since birth, and now Raleigh is a dog, too. A

The Little Shatterdome Around the Corner

The “You’ve Got Mail” AU no one asked for! While Raleigh’s working on the Wall, he starts trading emails with a guy he met on a now-defunct academy message board. They tacitly agree to not give away any details of

It Ain’t Moonlight, But It’ll Do

Healing after closing the Breach doesn’t mean no one has nightmares anymore. Sometimes, they’re bad enough to make another attempt at sleep an awful idea. On those occasions, a former jaeger pilot might take a certain amount of comfort from

Series || The Kaiju Underground

Long story short, Raleigh takes Chuck hostage with a candybar, and then a gritty (slashy) reboot of the movie kind of happens. This is what might have happened if the boys had met without knowing who the other was first.

Series || Dance Lessons

The Proposal AU nobody asked for! For those who haven’t seen The Proposal, Raleigh is a mild-mannered, long-suffering assistant to the editor in chief, the uptight control freak Chuck Hansen. When Chuck is set for deportation, he blackmails Raleigh into

Series || These Two Clownshoes

When Chuck comes down with a virulent flu and makes himself impossible, Raleigh offers to step in to give Mako and Herc a breather, even though he’s probably as welcome in Chuck’s bunk as a new breed of kaiju. Chuck,