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    What if Charlie didn't get the help he needed?

    What if there were enormous waiting lists, overworked and undertrained counsellors, understaffed wards, and poor understandings of eating disorders?

    Charlie's relationship with Nick is strong, but as his mental health deteriorates and the system fails him, things become strained in every area of his life. In fact, he's not even sure he wants help anymore.

    This story is based on my own and my friends' experiences with the failing NHS mental health services, and as such every example is a real thing that happened. Take care of yourselves, this is going to get rough at times - check the tags for content warnings. This is the first fic I've written in over 10 years, so please be kind!

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    When the Springs, a family of vampires move into town, middle child Charlie will have to adjust to his new school surroundings. But what happens when he’s seated next to Nick Nelson in form and starts to fall for him?

    Will he be able to keep his identity a secret?
    And how will his family react when they find out Charlie’s gotten close with…a werewolf?

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    Things start happening at Truham Grammar School for Boys that can't easily be explained. Fights break out more frequently, the whole school develops an oppressive vibe to it, and a shadow entity lurks the halls. Charlie Spring had a hard enough time being one of the only gay kids at school, but when he returns from a trip to Spain, he will need to reckon with both his burgeoning feelings for the massively heterosexual Nick Nelson, his form tablemate, and his discovery that his family is from a long line of magic users called Casters. What secrets about his family will he uncover, and will his growing feelings for Nick help or hinder his journey against the growing Darkness at Truham?

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    Charlie has been seeing his famous boyfriend for a while now, and things are perfectly okay. His life is calm, his relationship is blossoming (hopefully), and he always has someone watching out for him; Nick, who has been working as Ben Hope's personal assistant for almost two years, being his lifeline to earth through the insanity of jumping to stardom.

    Charlie is happy. He really is. But he can't help but feel like there's more than this...

    Maybe someone, always right there, who cares for him way better than Ben ever will.

     

     

    (based on "fallen star" by the neighborhood)

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    Maintaining a long-distance relationship while going through some of the most stressful times in their young lives was much harder than they'd expected.

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    When Charlie's too socially anxious to go to Harry's party with Nick, everything changes...and nothing changes.

    The following year, Charlie's invited on the summer holiday to Menorca with Nick and Sarah. He's excited, sure, but hesitant. Things have been increasingly strange between him and Nick for a while now, and he's not sure they're ever going to be able to talk about things in the same way they used to.

    Is this trip what they need to find the dynamic that brought them together that first term...and maybe push them further?

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    An aged up AU.

    Our two favourite boys are at the same Uni, but don't know each other yet. Until a chance encounter on a night out that ends up changing everything.

    Nick is struggling with being bisexual in a world that seems to assume that straight or gay are the only two legitimate options. Call him a romantic, but he's not interested in hook ups and one night stands. He wants a relationship, with someone he can be his whole self with. And his true self is bi, and proud!

    Charlie is struggling with trust and control after an abusive relationship in high school shatters his self esteem. His therapist has suggested he needs to find a hobby that pushes at his limits of being in control. Charlie thinks Geoff probably meant joining a band, or maybe rock climbing, and not seducing fit guys, who are way out of his league, for one night stands. Same results though, so what's the harm?

    TW for mentions of self harm, ED, non-con - nothing too extreme I hope, but they're definitely there.

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    Charlie is going down a slippery slope and Nick and his friends try to help. But love can't cure mental illness and Nick needs to be reminded.

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    What if Charlie was not outed in year 9 but instead at the start of year 10.
    How will Nick react to his friends being the cause of Charlie's misery when he himself has never really spoken to the boy
    What if Ben is a complete and utter tw…..oh wait he is in all universes

    A shift on the TV canon where we delay Charlie's outing and make it less of an accident and more deliberate in how it happens. Ben, ever the opportunist, is looking to isolate Charlie from friends and family alike to make him need Ben so that Ben can take from him what he is entitled to.

    Tags are there peeople if this is triggering dont read it this will be the only warning

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    Charlie could think of nothing worse than presenting as an omega - he didn't want to be seen as someone needy who's only role in society was to reproduce.

    But luck had never been on his side, which is why he found himself not only presenting as an omega but falling pregnant by his alpha boyfriend Nick at only 16 years old.

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    Nick gulps, clears his throat and then just spits the words out, fast and broken “me and Charlie have split up.”

    And there it is, the truth just hanging between them. The thing Nick swore would never happen, the thing he brushed off every time someone told him that teenage love doesn't last.

    Nick and Charlie break up during Nick’s first year of university, this is the story of them finding their way back to each other.

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    Nick Nelson was 15 when his brother David died after drunk driving and Nick doesn’t care. He swears.

    Now at 16, Nick has bigger fish to fry as he realises that he shares the closet he’s in with a ticking time bomb and it won’t take long before it explodes.

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    His face is hazy behind my blurred vision, as tears begin to fall. I try to stop them, but they gush forward unheeded. I feel a thumb rub across my cheek. It’s both rough and soft; masculine but kind. I open my mouth to speak but nothing comes out. What… What was his name again?

     

    In his every day life all Charlie wishes for is to just go back to sleep, because at least there he is happy.

    See notes for TWs.

    Chapter 1 is just a Preface with some information. Story properly starts from Chapter 2 onward.

    May change rating if necessary for later chapters. Will add tags as I go.

    I know people hate first-person POVs but meh.

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    Fate brought Nick and Charlie together by having them meet in their new form group. But what if, instead of being sat next to Nick, Charlie was sat next to Sai? How would that change his relationship with Nick, and the way they get to know each other?

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    A Comedy of Errors - A situation or series of events characterised by a number of humorous or ridiculous mix-ups, mishaps, or blunders. Taken from one of Shakespeare's early comedies, The Comedy of Errors.

    A retelling of the events, or similar events to both canon TV Heartstopper and the Webcomic but not necessarily occurring in the same order or with the same consequences. This is Heartstopper with added fairy dust.

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    Charlie wants to have sex. And he's pretty sure Nick does too... so why haven't they done it yet?

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    2/?
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    Charlie's eating disorder has returned, and he tries to battle it while juggling school and other responsibilities. But eventually, it all becomes too much, and he reaches out for help.

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    Nick huffed. “You’re not allowed.”

    “Not allowed?” Charlie sounded affronted.

    “It’s the Nellie’s Nibbles policy,” Nick said matter-of-factly. “No needless apologising.”

     

    OR: Nick is a baker and Charlie buys a frankly inordinate number of cakes.

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    It's a new year, and Charlie's life couldn't be better with his boyfriend, Nick Nelson in it.

    But something happens in a free period, something that will change everything Charlie thought of his future.

    Ben Hope comes into his life as sudden as Nick had a year before. But this time, it was debatable if it'd be a good thing.

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    1/?
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    all along, there was some invisible string tying you to me...

    When Charlie Spring is assigned to sit next to Nick Nelson in their new form group, neither is sure what to make of the other. He seems funny, and nice. Before too long, a friendship is formed that may become something more.

    Fate has a funny way of working out, and sometimes paths cross before you're ready. A red string of fate, meddling hands creating a careful dance, tracing the way together and apart. That cold January day isn't the first time their strings have tangled.

    It's just the first knot.

    TW: mild description of injury (sports related)

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