April 2nd, 2020

Anya final stand, S7

Thursday recs: hockey

It's that time of the week again! \o/ This week I bring you a handful of hockey fic recs.

The Mortifying Ordeal of Being Dylan Strome by [archiveofourown.org profile] LottieAnna
Dylan Strome/Cody Ko, 10k. Cody's making videos and living his life until someone claiming to be a hockey player slides into his DMs, begging Cody to go to a wedding as his fake boyfriend. I'd never heard of YouTuber Cody Ko and had to google him after, but that didn't diminish my enjoyment of this fic at all. I really enjoyed how a big part of the story is Cody working out what his theoretical not-quite-straightness might mean for him in practice. And of course there's also a romance. :')

my hands they shake, my head it spins by [archiveofourown.org profile] inlovewithnight
Brett Connolly/Aaron Ekblad, 25k. D/s AU where Aaron has got some serious trauma from being the team whipping boy under the previous coach, and Brett just wants to be a good bro and a good dom. I really enjoy D/s AUs where people still have agency, regardless of their dynamic, and where people are messy and don't always fit into the universe's neatly labeled categories; this fic is a great example of both. I also reeeeeally enjoyed how thrown off Brett is by the vanilla sex, and how kinky it feels to him to have sex where nobody's getting hit or bitten or restrained. Also I am, as always, a huge sucker for stories about people trying to take care of other people.

You're the One That I Want by [archiveofourown.org profile] thehoyden
Sid/Geno, 16k. Royalty AU where Prince Sid goes to work at a hockey camp for a summer, pretending to be just a normal dude, and has a fling with a leggy Russian grad student. If you need a tropey warm-fuzzy romance fic this week, this one's a winner. The identity porn is very good, and the feelings are great. ;_;

untitled watersports by anonymous
Sid/Geno, one-shot. I love the intimacy of this kinkmeme fill and the taboo-exploding deliberateness of the wetting. Hits my buttons just right in a way few fics do for this kink.

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