AO3 Fics (4) Masterlist
a home that i wanted to grow up in - newtslittleniffler
Summary: fear of his feelings drove dan away from phil, losing himself in a bad crowd, leaving phil all alone. over six months, they become complete strangers - but then they’re brought back together. love can’t be avoided, right?
Bluebird (ao3) - lvckyphan
Summary: An AU that follows the lives of orphan Dan and orphan Phil as they struggle to deal with their feelings towards themselves and one another, from children to late adolescents.
Summary: Or, the one where they break up in 2012 and stumble across each other three years later. Featuring Dan as a radio show host and BBC presenter, and Phil as a weatherman on the Isle of Man.
Charlotte - dannihowell
Summary: When Dan’s little sister needs a home, he and Phil offer a place to stay.
Ephemeral - danqueray
Summary: In which Dan is a prince and Phil is an astronomer in the tower by the castle.
it’s no good (unless it’s real) - blueshirt
Summary: (Or, the one where Dan accidentally starts reverse-dating Phil in the midst of executing a foreign tour, sharing the world’s tiniest mattress, and generally failing at Amish table-making.)
jigsaw falling into place - awrfhi
Summary: When Phil accidentally takes Dan’s suitcase instead of his own after a flight, their lives are suddenly and unexpectedly thrown together. But can something that started out of an accident become something more?
Love Is Just An Empty Word You Say - rosegoldwords
Summary: Phil had gotten so used to being single, but that didn’t mean he wanted it that way forever. Insert Leo, who sweeps Phil off of his feet and steals his heart, and it doesn’t take long for Phil to come to the conclusion that his new boyfriend is an angel. But Leo’s halo and wings aren’t a good enough disguise for the devil inside.
Nothing Like a Storybook (ao3) - Merrydith
Summary: Dan Howell is an aloof loner and Phil Lester a well-known weirdo. In theory they are worlds apart, but a chance post-party meeting under the Manchester moonlight sends their lives spiraling and soon they find they have a lot more in common than they thought.
Our Threadbare Lies - ramonaspeaks
Summary: Dan is eighteen years old and newly single. He’s ready to come out to his family but he thinks it would be a hell of a lot easier if he had a boyfriend to help him through it.
Pooh Bear - QuietBubbles
Summary: One is a shy, lonely student with curly hair. The other, a newly qualified, bright eyed and bushy-tailed teacher-who may be hiding something beneath his squeaky clean exterior…There is plenty of fluff-alongside the realization of quite the kink…
Pretty Odd (Things Have Changed For Me and That’s Okay) - Cadensaurus (orphan_account)
Summary: Baby!fic in which one day, Phil wakes up with a baby in his bedroom and finds out that apparently he and Dan are the only ones who don’t know where this baby came from, as everybody else claims that it’s Phil’s. What happens next is they then end up raising a baby together, with no less than a few existential crises from both of them along the way, as well as plenty of blunders and mishaps. Oh, and through it all, Phil starts falling for Dan but doesn’t dare tell him because he can’t risk losing his best friend.
Steal My Heart (steal my whole life too) - INeverHadMyInternetPhase, snowbunnylester (xrosepetalsx)
Summary: Captain of the Royal Guard and Prince of Morellia, Philip Lester has never been given the chance to find love. Instead, he’s run from a system that works to end class differences and improve equality for its citizens. Happy as he is to make the world a better place, Phil can’t help feeling bitter towards his ancestors for making it impossible for him to find someone who will actually love him for more than just his title, and strives instead for a life of justice and doing good - only to meet his match in the King of Thieves, a man who will change everything he once thought he knew in life. Together, they must depart on a quest to save the kingdom, and, in the process, destroy their differences and find their own form of love.
Teeth (ao3) - lvckyphan
Summary: The story of a broken marriage between a retired writer and his manic husband, and their twisted capabilities to make language bleed.
The Dandelion - EmrysBeard, somanydestiel
Summary: Dan’s new neighbor is a bit odd.
The Long Way Home - danthrusts
Summary: Dan’s Christmas Eve hasn’t quite been going as planned. His parents can’t make it home because they’re stuck in some foreign country, so he has to go up north to his grandparents’ house, all along while missing his girlfriend’s Christmas party extravaganza. Throw a train, two annoying girls, a small town diner, and a cute boy with pale skin and dark hair into the mix and he has himself the weirdest Christmas Eve he’s ever had.
The Prince And The Youtuber - koleen
Summary: Dan Howell is the Prince of England and the first grandson of a late King, and Phil Lester is a famous Youtuber who turns out to be the first grandson of a late King’s Hand, the best friend of the late King. On one night of celebration of their daughters’ pregnancies 18 years ago, the best friends made a drunken pact to marry their first grandchildren to each other the year they both turn 18, completely forgetting to consider that their first grandchildren could both be male.
The Prince and The Wolf - serendipitys
Summary: Once upon a time, there was a prince. The prince was loved , the prince was cherished. Although he wasn’t of royalty, he was treated as if he was. The prince knew this and mostly took advantage of his ’ servants ’. The prince lived a happy life. Though there was one thing the prince wanted but never had ; a partner. A princess perhaps, or maybe another prince. He had visited other princesses and princes, but none of them met his standards. Thus, the prince searched and searched for ’ the one ’ frantically, hoping that he could have his very own ’ happily ever after ’. Then there was a Wolf. He hated the Wolf, he despised the Wolf. Always up to mischievous tasks and whatnot. The Wolf always caused trouble, and the prince did not like that. But no matter where he goes, the Wolf was always there.
Those Who Trust (ao3) - theshyauthor
Summary: Dan used to be a submissive and now he’s just a broken shell of a man.
Wizardry - Kel_Sticks
Summary: Muggle-born Phil Lester is delighted to receive his letter to Hogwarts, and he instantly befriends Dan Howell, the first wizard of his age he meets. But something isn’t right about Dan. Why does he go through sudden (and sometimes violent) mood swings? What secrets are hiding behind his confident mask? Phil is determined to uncover the truth, no matter what the consequences are.