okay, get this: tumblr cherik au.
erik is fairly well known in the sj community for his mutant rights blogging (albeit he gets a lot of anti-mutant anon hate). then emma posts a video of him fucking with people as they walk out the automatic doors of the supermarket and his blog blows up. he’s actually really annoyed by the whole thing because now he’s known as “that guy from the automatic doors video” rather than a serious mutant rights activist. that is until he gets a message from professorx telling him what a “groovy mutation” he has; then he’s damn grateful for the video because, as it turns out, professorx (or, “please, call me charles”,) is a young, attractive genetics professor and an exceptional, though remarkably naive, debate partner. cue online chess games, skype dates, all night texting sessions, charles tagging erik in those cutesy long distance friendship/relationship text posts (and erik rolling his eyes, but reblogging them all the same), anon messages about how “you and professorx are my otp lol!!”, and, finally, an emotional first meeting at the airport (emma posts that video too. erik threatens to crush her phone).