Ash (sheepnamedpig) wrote in epic_recs,

why don't we get together and call ourselves an institute by leupagus (PG-13)

Title: why don't we get together and call ourselves an institute
Fandom: Person of Interest
Pairing: Harold Finch/John Reese
Categories: Humor, Romance, Pre-slash, Fluff, Domestic, Epistolary, Outside POV, Office, Undercover
Length: Medium (4282 words)
Warnings: N/A

Author on LJ: leupagus
Author Website: leupagus

Author's Summary:
“It’s perfectly logical. We’re bound to be caught at some point together, and as far as I can see there’s no downside to connecting Mr. Warren to Mr. Wren socially. We’ll have an easier time explaining ourselves being together if we’re observed being together, and since you’ve vetoed all of my suggestions for activities that you could take up—“

“I’m not joining a bowling league, Harold,” John says firmly.

One of my (many) pet peeves is trying to explain shipping to “non-shippers,” because they all seem to operate under this one mistaken assumption: that there is such a thing as a “non-shipper” and that they are one of them. But the truth is, all people are shippers, though it may not take a form that is popularly recognized as shipping. why don't we get together and call ourselves an institute is a Person of Interest fic by shippers, for shippers, about shippers, which takes us through the alias-maintenance of our intrepid heroes Finch and Reese, mingled with the perspectives of their respective assistants and coworkers, who promptly form wild (though occasionally perceptive) ideas about the nature of their relationship.

And sure, this is a story about Finch and Reese and how donuts and nosy assistants brought them together, but more importantly, it's a story about the shipper in all of us.

why don't we get together and call ourselves an institute
Tags: fandom: person of interest, genre: domestic, genre: epistolary, genre: fluff, genre: humor, genre: pre-slash, genre: romance, length: medium, pairing: harold finch/john reese, pairing: slash, recs by sheepnamedpig

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