The January theme for stories is “Snowed In,” and we start the month with this offering from Tris Lawrence – a new side story in her Welcome to PHU ‘verse. But even if you’re new to that setting, there’s plenty to love in this stand-alone wlw story about two high school best friends realizing that maybe they can be “best friends AND”…
Title: Best Friends AND…
Author: Tris Lawrence
Genre: Modern with Magic
Series: Welcome to PHU
Rating: General Audiences
Trigger Warnings: bigotry (anti-magic), dubious consent (mild), micro-aggressions (anti-magic), misogyny
Relationship: f/f, f/m (background), friends to lovers
Character Features: high school student, in the closet
Tags: car accident (mentions of), clothes sharing, first kiss, getting together, high school setting, mutual pining, new york, pov third person limited, present tense, sports (academic), united states of america
Someday Eve should write all the evidence down and see if she can figure out who is and isn’t Talented on the STEM-athlon team. She suspects most of them are. It’s a welcoming place for people who are a little different than the supposed norm.
“We’ll be there in five.” Eve pushes the door closed. “I have a spare T-shirt in my bag,” she says. “I brought it just in case I got something on me during my lab. You can wear it.”
“I have a spare too,” Sandy replies. “Sometimes I get dirty lying down on the gym floor to launch the plane. I’d figured I’d save it for tomorrow, but now is good. I feel gross; it’s been a long day.”
Eve is disappointed; she wanted to share hers with Sandy. Maybe she wants to save the day, or maybe she just wants to see her best friend wearing her clothes.
Length: 14 pages/5,077 words
Price: $1.99 US
Get your New Year off to a gentle, fluffy, friends-to-lovers wlw feels with this all-new story!
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