PlaidDino
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Joined 11-24-16, id: 8490501, Profile Updated: 01-08-18
Author has written 7 stories for Stranger Things, 2016.

Hey there! PlaidDino here!

I'm interested in all things Fantasy, Sci-Fi, and animation, and I hope to eventually create my own stories through film and television! I pretty much just write Stranger Things stuff here, so if that's what you're looking for, then... cool, because that's what I got. Enjoy!

Upcoming stories:

More chapters for Little One

More chapters for My Boys

A Bob-centered character analysis/one-shot

More chapters for He Raised Her

A one-shot about Eleven and Will's friendship

A drama/action story about Eleven and Kali inspired by the song The Plagues from The Prince of Egypt

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Visage of Lost Love by phieillydinyia reviews
"EL!" Mike yelled, before he ran into the cloud of blackness. He collided with something solid and shoved her hard, pushing her out and away from the internal darkness that now surrounded him... Season 1 ending AU. In the final battle against the Demogorgon, Mike saves El and he is taken to the Upside Down instead. Despite the terrifying things she may face, El has to get him back.
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 28 - Words: 67,371 - Reviews: 372 - Favs: 207 - Follows: 229 - Updated: 6/10 - Published: 12/16/2017 - [Eleven/Jane H., Mike W.] Dustin H., Lucas S. - Complete
The Jump by L. Borealis reviews
Wherein El Hopper, secret telekinetic skydiving instructor meets Mike Wheeler, a terrified 25th birthday boy on his first skydiving jump. Also known as a mega random meet-cute no one ever asked for!
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 13 - Words: 115,528 - Reviews: 107 - Favs: 85 - Follows: 101 - Updated: 7/4/2021 - Published: 3/11/2018 - Eleven/Jane H., Mike W.
M11 by Misty the Fangirly Lady reviews
Jane Ives's best friend goes missing before Kali Ives's, Terry Ives is slowly getting more suspicious of the disappearance of Will Byers, and a strange boy appears in the woods. All of this is connected to a larger puzzle somehow... *Role-Reversal AU. Jane x Mike, Kali x Steve, one-sided Will x Jane. My own retelling of the show. Constructive criticism is welcome!*
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: T - English - Supernatural/Drama - Chapters: 79 - Words: 390,360 - Reviews: 401 - Favs: 113 - Follows: 99 - Updated: 2/11/2021 - Published: 11/19/2017 - [Eleven/Jane H., Mike W.] Jonathan B., Kali/Eight - Complete
They Can Kiss the Back of My Hand by A Dewd reviews
AU in which everything remains the same except for one thing: Mike was out of town during the entirety of season 1. When his friends aren't allowed to tell him what really happened while he was gone, their friendship is pushed to its limits. In the meantime, as soon as Eleven catches sight of Mike, she begins to develop a crush.
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: T - English - Romance/Supernatural - Chapters: 11 - Words: 62,317 - Reviews: 117 - Favs: 128 - Follows: 178 - Updated: 9/28/2019 - Published: 1/14/2018 - [Eleven/Jane H., Mike W.] Lucas S., Max M.
Stranger Tides by Hatter23 reviews
It's 1798 and mysterious creatures have invaded England, Will and Eleven have escaped the horror on the ship, H.M.S Hawk. Will and Eleven, disguised as a boy, try to find their way on this new adventure. But, El finds herself falling in love with fellow ships boy, Mike, who thinks she's a boy. Friendship, love and adventure awaits. MILEVEN FLUFF! Story is better than description!
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: T - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 45 - Words: 249,213 - Reviews: 269 - Favs: 83 - Follows: 71 - Updated: 3/21/2019 - Published: 3/6/2018 - [Eleven/Jane H., Mike W.] - Complete
Strings Attached by HannahBerrie reviews
In which high school students Mike, Lucas, Max, Dustin, and Will need a new lead singer for their classic-rock garage band. They hold auditions, but only one student tries out: El, the new loner kid from Chicago. What follows? Romance, friendship, drama, Yoko-Onoing, and one hell of a start to Junior year.
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: K+ - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 9 - Words: 80,123 - Reviews: 115 - Favs: 117 - Follows: 107 - Updated: 8/26/2018 - Published: 2/10/2018 - [Eleven/Jane H., Mike W.] Dustin H. - Complete
Sing Me Your Sweet Lullaby by StrangerThingsGal reviews
Will Byers has known love. And it has shattered his heart.
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: K - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,133 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 7 - Published: 4/11/2018 - [Eleven/Jane H., Mike W.] Will B. - Complete
A Taste Of Freedom by HanShaped
Mike hardly believed almost five months had passed since that fateful night when everything in his life—turned upside down in the autumn of 1983—had pieced together once again. And all it took was for her to be back. / A short and fluffy one-shot, focusing on that sweet little thing between Mike and El.
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,212 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 2 - Published: 4/9/2018 - [Eleven/Jane H., Mike W.] - Complete
Love on the Slopes by theamiableanachronism reviews
It was day five of their family vacation but this morning it had felt like day fifty. . . then he saw her.
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,937 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 6 - Published: 3/22/2018 - [Eleven/Jane H., Mike W.] J. Hopper - Complete
Loudmouth by DBSean reviews
Boy meets girl. Boy falls for girl. Boy gets his ass kicked on the very first day of high school. Not necessarily in that order. The High School AU Mileven story absolutely nobody asked for.
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: T - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 9 - Words: 79,841 - Reviews: 143 - Favs: 124 - Follows: 94 - Updated: 3/4/2018 - Published: 1/25/2018
Eleven and Tales from the Cabin by Romobalour reviews
A series of one-shots I come up with about Eleven and Hopper in the cabin. They might related, or not. I mostly try to write fun stories.
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 2 - Words: 2,529 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 10 - Follows: 6 - Published: 2/26/2018 - Eleven/Jane H., J. Hopper
It's Just a Feeling by Orange Pens and Messy Hands reviews
"She can't talk well. That's not really a surprise, to be honest. Considering where she's been, what she's done." El may not have the best vocabulary, but Mike can still understand her. Mileven. One-shot.
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,579 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 28 - Follows: 11 - Published: 2/11/2018 - [Mike W., Eleven/Jane H.] - Complete
The Naming of Cats by pathvain aelien reviews
Eleven names her cats.
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 12,689 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 6 - Published: 2/6/2018 - Dustin H., Eleven/Jane H., Mike W., Will B. - Complete
Everybody Talks by HannahBerrie reviews
In which Mike Wheeler, president of Hawkins High's AV Club, falls for El Hopper, Hawkins' resident punk outcast (and secret telekinetic). They meet in detention. The rest is history. / an 80's high school au
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 16 - Words: 117,339 - Reviews: 432 - Favs: 426 - Follows: 297 - Updated: 2/5/2018 - Published: 11/27/2017 - [Eleven/Jane H., Mike W.] - Complete
Sonnet 141 by weedsareflowerstoo reviews
"Maybe you're crazy enough to make a move on Max Mayfield, but I'm not gonna risk my life - and my reputation! - by asking out 'crazy-girl Hopper'" Or, Stranger Things: 10 Things I Hate About You AU
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 10,084 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 20 - Follows: 41 - Updated: 2/2/2018 - Published: 1/25/2018 - Eleven/Jane H., Lucas S., Mike W., Max M.
Cigarettes, Eggos, and the Secrets Between Us by salavibes reviews
Popular, high school bad boy, Mike Wheeler finds himself falling for the shy and nerdy new girl who's hiding a deep secret. Will they ever set aside their strikingly different personalities and pursue a relationship? also what happens when they begin to both change each other in ways they never expected?
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: T - English - Romance/Drama - Chapters: 14 - Words: 36,129 - Reviews: 119 - Favs: 132 - Follows: 128 - Updated: 2/1/2018 - Published: 8/19/2017 - Complete
77: What Makes You Different by cali-chan reviews
"I wish you could see yourself like I see you," he breathed out almost subconsciously. "Because then... you'd know." Romance/HC/friendship, post-S2, Mike/Eleven. Rated for language.
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: T - English - Romance/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 6,263 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 115 - Follows: 29 - Published: 12/11/2017 - [Mike W., Eleven/Jane H.] Dustin H., Max M. - Complete
Max and Jane by Discreetly reviews
Max plopped onto the couch, jostling her neighbor. "So," Max said. Jane glanced at her, then turned back to the television. "Soooooo…" Max dragged the word out, hoping for something - anything out of the other girl. Jane didn't respond, her eyes were set forward.
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: K - English - Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,058 - Reviews: 2 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 11 - Published: 11/15/2017 - Eleven/Jane H., Max M. - Complete
Just Wondering by theamiableanachronism reviews
Turns out asking someone to the Snow Ball actually IS a lot harder than it looks.
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,031 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 6 - Published: 11/13/2017 - [Lucas S., Max M.] - Complete
Like a Distant Star by someone.else.before reviews
Now that Mike knows El is alive, he's not going to let even the scariest police chief in the world get in the way of seeing her again.
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,138 - Reviews: 22 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 61 - Published: 11/11/2017
Took you long enough by SmoothFluffle reviews
It took Max exactly 4 months to get El to slightly acknowledge her. It took Max exactly 10 months to be friends with El. But after that, it only took 2 weeks to befriend her. And she decided they were totally worth it.
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,885 - Reviews: 16 - Favs: 70 - Follows: 28 - Published: 11/11/2017 - Eleven/Jane H., Max M. - Complete
Day Two Hundred and Five by someone.else.before reviews
In which Mike has a birthday, El has a daydream, and Hopper says, "Soon." Set in July of 1984, between seasons 1 and 2. Inspired by El's fight with Hopper over breakfast in "The Pollywog."
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,398 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 40 - Follows: 16 - Published: 11/4/2017 - Eleven/Jane H., Mike W. - Complete
Impetuous by someone.else.before reviews
Two years post Season 2. Eleven is inspired by something she saw on TV. Mike is along for the ride. One-shot.
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,326 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 79 - Follows: 43 - Published: 11/3/2017 - Eleven/Jane H., Mike W. - Complete
don't call it a daydream by TolkienGirl reviews
Lately, he's been thinking about other dimensions. (Steve, post S2, gen and light Stancy angst.)
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 505 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 3 - Published: 11/2/2017 - Dustin H., Lucas S., Steve H. - Complete
My Name is El by waterbaby134 reviews
"It's easy to understand El," Mike said, indignantly. "She always tells people exactly what she means, you guys just don't listen properly." Karen (with a little help from Mike) learns how to communicate with her newest houseguest. Karen/El bonding and Mileven sweetness.
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: K - English - Family/Romance - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,564 - Reviews: 32 - Favs: 243 - Follows: 70 - Published: 10/22/2017 - [Mike W., Eleven/Jane H.] - Complete
Stars and Constellations by dragonartist5 reviews
An ongoing compilation of one-shots that follow the lives of Mike, El and the gang through love and loss, joy and sorrow.
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 6 - Words: 6,378 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 36 - Follows: 44 - Updated: 10/20/2017 - Published: 10/15/2017 - Eleven/Jane H., Mike W., Will B.
Back to Hawkins by theamiableanachronism reviews
An 80s movie AU* in which Dustin recreates the Delorean and inadvertently sends the kids back to 1960s Hawkins. *warning: extremely corny
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: K - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,900 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 4 - Published: 9/11/2017 - [J. Hopper, Joyce B.] Dustin H. - Complete
Contagious by theamiableanachronism reviews
Eleven discovers that being sick is, actually, awful. Most of the time.
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: K - English - Romance/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 877 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 6 - Published: 4/2/2017 - [Eleven/Jane H., Mike W.] Joyce B. - Complete
Agent 011 by ValBirch reviews
A Stranger Things AU in which Eleven is a brilliant, telekinetic super-spy and Mike is her dorky and supportive tech genius.
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Romance - Chapters: 2 - Words: 6,124 - Reviews: 9 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 20 - Updated: 3/5/2017 - Published: 2/25/2017 - Eleven/Jane H., Mike W.
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Hawkins Graffiti reviews
Max needs a new ride around town, now that her interaction with Billy is so strained. Steve Harrington has some free time and a car. Neither of them expect becoming friends. A collection of one-shots.
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: K - English - Friendship/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,657 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 9 - Published: 1/26/2018
Little One reviews
AU. In 1993, the peaceful Hawkins finds itself suddenly thrown into new dangers following the disappearance of a young boy, while Mike, Dustin, and Will find a very strange young child with extraordinary powers, and try their best to look after her, which isn't as easy as they may have expected... Featuring the adult versions of our four boys being awkward helicopter moms.
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: K+ - English - Sci-Fi/Humor - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,151 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 5 - Follows: 10 - Published: 12/29/2017
A Ghostly Encounter reviews
An AU of Season 2, episode 2. The boys (and Max) go Trick-Or-Treating on Halloween, but these Ghostbusters find themselves being followed by someone in a ghost costume. Three-shot.
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: K - English - Angst/Mystery - Chapters: 3 - Words: 14,599 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 137 - Follows: 126 - Updated: 12/17/2017 - Published: 11/3/2017 - [Mike W., Eleven/Jane H.] Lucas S., Will B. - Complete
He Raised Her reviews
Alternatively called: How to Emotionally Manipulate Your Telekinetic Child. A chronological collection analyzing how Eleven was raised in a lab by Dr. Brenner, the in's and out's of their relationship, Dr. Brenner's manipulative kindness, and why Eleven is the way she is, due to how her Papa raised her. Warning: Lab abuse.
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: T - English - Tragedy/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,090 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 17 - Follows: 12 - Published: 10/18/2017 - M. Brenner, Eleven/Jane H.
My Boys reviews
A collection of one-shots surrounding Joyce and her two sons.
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 6 - Words: 11,191 - Reviews: 25 - Favs: 26 - Follows: 23 - Updated: 3/13/2017 - Published: 11/29/2016 - Jonathan B., Joyce B., Will B.
Friends Don't Leave reviews
AU. During the party at Steve's house, Barb finds the four other teenagers have disappeared. But she isn't going to stop looking for her best friend until she's safe.
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Suspense - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,506 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 5 - Published: 1/17/2017
Can I keep her? reviews
Finding an unexpected friend and keeping them hidden with him isn't exactly something new for Mike. Deep in the back of his mind, it's actually all-too familiar. Drabble. A little bit of Mileven.
Stranger Things, 2016 - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,155 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 16 - Follows: 6 - Published: 11/27/2016