The university class where he met Louis was the beginning of the
end for Harry. It took all of an hour for him to figure out that he was
in love with Louis, and there was no way around it. It was a part of his
DNA; he was tall, he had green eyes, and he was in love with Louis
Tomlinson. Louis was his soulmate, and they were going to be together.
Harry is willing to wait as long as he needs to for his best
friend to realise that they’re supposed to be together, but it kills him
to watch Louis struggle in his relationship with Mackenzie. All Harry
wants to do is be supportive, and sometimes that’s all it takes.
Relationships: Harry Styles/Louis Tomlinson, Louis Tomlinson/Original Female Character(s), Niall Horan/Gemma Styles Characters: Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, Original Female Character(s), Niall Horan, Gemma Styles, Liam Payne, (mentioned) Additional
Tags: Best Friends, Friends to Lovers, Stag Nights & Bachelor
Parties, Bachelorette Party, Strip Tease, Harry dances to Beyonce,
Sexuality, adjustment, Non-Graphic Smut, Light Angst, Fluff
Summary: “Why is this face of beauty ringing so true?” The genuine confusion in Harry’s voice causes Louis’ chest to painfully twinge. “You’re a complete stranger in my eyes, William Shakespeare, but not in my heart. How is that possible?”
Louis wants to live out every romance plot he has ever written in his own life. He wants to be the protagonist of his own narrative, the hero who finds true love and gets his happy ending. Instead, Louis is stuck with only dreaming of such wild fantasies and writing them down. He can create entire romances in his dreams, yet he can never live one.
“Louis pulled Harry onto the slippery grass, their hands still together in between them, and behind what looked like from blurred vision an old oak tree with thick roots spread from its base and into the earth, wide branches covered in leaves above their heads like arms.
No one would see them here.”
Or: The year is 1880. After the sudden passing of his beloved uncle, 24 year old Harry Styles inherits the property left behind. Together with his mother Anne, sisters Gemma and Mabel, and their dog Rufus, he relocates from London’s dark and winding streets to the Cheshire countryside. It isn’t long before he falls in love with the fresh air, the horses, and wandering through the gardens. Anything that keeps his mind off of his own future.
Years later, with questions still left unanswered, Harry runs into Louis Tomlinson: the man and artist he’d only ever heard of through Gemma’s drawn out stories. From lazy afternoons to a dinner party at the infamous Malik estate and an end-of-summer ball by invitation of Lady Stewart, Harry soon finds himself on another journey - feeling confused and drawn to Louis’ presence more than he imagined possible. A Late Victorian AU about life and death, and all the days in between, featuring floral suits, moonlight kisses, and a puppy (or two).