Title: Wolf in the House Author: Joe Lawson Fandom: Teen Wolf Pairing: Derek/Stiles (pre-slash) Rating: PG Warnings: Self-harm, bad dreams, insecurity, description of hunters killing and torturing werewolves Genre: Domestic, the author calls it “fluff and humor” but there’s a major thread of anxiety and insecurity running through the story Word Count: 33,481 Summary: “What? He’s not scowling, or dating bad guys, or slinking around in unsanitary places. At least he’s a lot easier to get along with when you can buy his affections with ear rubs.” “And you always wanted a dog,” Sheriff added wryly.“And I always wanted a dog.” Why You Should Read This: Derek’s been captured by hunters that want him for his pelt. The description of that isn’t pretty, when it comes up. The entire story is told from Derek’s POV, largely stuck in his wolf form throughout the story.Now, Mike Mussina makes his living as a high school basketball coach, but fortunately, he has his family to lend some stability to his crazy life.
The two tied the knot in 1997, and they still live in Montoursville, Pa., where they first met as kids. It should come as no surprise to anyone that he married his high school girlfriend.Debbie and Joe now have three kids and currently reside in Cherry Hills Village, Colo.While he dwells on the fact that his New York Yankees have officially missed the postseason for just the second time in the last 19 years, at least CC Sabathia has love to comfort him.Derek quickly identifies the Sheriff as Alpha-Sheriff, the Alpha of their pack of three. All the insecurities in his life make him desperate for someone who will accept him, which Stiles and the Sheriff do. ), but there is a major bond between Stiles and Derek where Stiles is Derek’s best defender.Derek works (too) hard to fit in, trying to earn — and keep — his place in this pack that finally accepts him. It’s a story of Derek learning that maybe he can be a ‘real’ boy, and that he has a place where he’s accepted for what he is.