For as long as he can remember, Stiles has been dreaming of the burning house in the woods. At first he thought that they were just nightmares, but as he grew up he realized that they were actually visions of the future for the Hale family and that he was the only one who would be able to save them.
One day Laura decides that she rather got out with the “hottie” in her English class, so Derek is left babysitting the new Deputy’s ADHD son. That simple decision was the catalyst that sets off a chain reaction where no one was going to escape unscathed. How was anyone supposed to know it was going to change everything? All Derek wanted was peace and quiet.
Or the story about how Derek realized Stiles was his mate and just wanted to keep him happy and safe.
Derek Hale met Stiles Stilinski when Stiles was six years old and Derek was sixteen, when Derek’s mother babysat Stiles after Stiles’ mom died. They didn’t see each other again until Scott McCall was turned, ten years later.
In which Derek and Stiles both have to become a little less broken before they can help each other and themselves.
Something was drawing the supernatural to Beacon Hills. Or rather, someone. Talia Hale. Peter’s sister. The Hale family’s new alpha.
So now, somehow, in between juggling his inquisitive spit-fire little sister, the monster of the week trying to eviscerate him, Peter Hale’s quirky redheaded best friend, and his confusing, persistent, and so-very-real-it-scares-the-hell-out-of-him feelings for Peter, Chris is stuck doing all he can to keep his father from the Hale’s front door step. Because, above everything else, there is one absolute truth that Chris has always known: Gerard has no mercy in his heart.
Or: the story of how Chris Argent met Peter Hale and how they proceeded to fall in love and inadvertently ruin each other’s lives.