11 Works in Alternate Universe - No Graduation Kiss (Check Please!)

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    Jack and Bitty have been best friends for years, and Jack can't lie, he’s thought about what it might be like to be more than friends. Once or twice, every so often, when the timing has been terrible. When a freak storm rolls in on the weekend of Jack’s 30th birthday, trapping them together in Jack’s beach house and leaving their friends stuck back in Boston, the timing might finally be right.

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    In 2009, while Jack Zimmermann was curled into a ball on his bed in the most expensive rehab center in Montreal, the Seattle Schooners hired talent scout (and former Olympian) Georgia Martin as their new Assistant General Manager. The Falconers had made her an offer, but they clearly viewed her as a token "diversity hire" where the Schooners truly valued the perspective a woman of color could bring to their organization.

    In 2015, she signed Jack Zimmermann, and the day after he graduated, Jack moved the 3,000 miles from Samwell to Seattle.

    Now it's 2020, and Jack is happy. He loves his team. He only has one regret, one reason why part of him will always wish he'd signed somewhere on the east coast...

    It's 2020, and the social media firm Bitty works for just transferred him to Seattle.

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    Chapters:
    10/10
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    It’s been roughly a year since Bitty flew across the country to California to pursue a modeling career.

    It’s been a rough year since Bitty flew across the country to California to pursue a modeling career.

    OR: The one where Bitty lives in LA and Jack lives in Providence and they're very good friends. Just friends, though.

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    Eric Bittle may be newly single, but that’s not going to stop him from keeping his dinner reservation for Harvest Haus, one of the Boston area’s most exclusive new restaurants. He’s expecting a great meal and a few pictures for social media bragging rights, maybe a nice story for his blog. What he isn’t expecting is to discover the restaurant’s reclusive, anonymous chef is none other than Jack Zimmermann — his former hockey captain and unrequited crush, who hasn’t been heard from since abruptly leaving the NHL eight years ago.

    A second chance au where Jack and Bitty never kissed at graduation, but maybe it’s not too late to get it right the second time around.

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    Chapters:
    8/8
    Collections:
    1
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    1041
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    When Bitty took a job at a hockey summer camp in Brooklyn after graduating from Samwell, the last thing he expected out of it was being forced to spend so much time with Kent Parson.

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    1/1
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    513
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    85
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    2668
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    What if Jack and Bitty didn’t kiss on Graduation Day? It only takes one phone call for feelings to come out. A companion piece to Home, written from Bitty's POV.

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    What if Jack and Bitty didn’t kiss on Graduation Day? It only takes one phone call for Jack to realize he’s made a huge mistake.

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    Everything stops. There's no sound, not even the sound of the blood that should be rushing in Eric's ears. He can feel the Earth stop turning. The sun goes dark, and for a second Eric knows what it's like to simply cease existing, to be sucked into a vacuum of silence. He's negative space, he's insignificant particles floating in nothing at all.

    "What happened?"

    *

    A week in the life of a death.

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    Jack doesn’t kiss Bitty at his graduation. Eventually Bitty moves on and Jack is crushed when he realizes what he missed out on. But what if that wasn’t their only shot?

    An alternate get together, and remix of find your grace, don’t hide your face by knightlightly in which the sad Jack we visited in 2017 gets his own happy ending.

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    Shitty rounds up everyone for a camping trip, and Jack tags along.
    Bitty is frazzled.

    aka the classic BUT WHAT IF BAD BOB DIDN'T SAY ANYTHING fic.

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    Chapters:
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    Comments:
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    Jack and Bitty are friends, good friends. So Bitty tries to be supportive when Jack starts dating Camilla Collins.

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    Chapters:
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    Comments:
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    Kudos:
    555
    Bookmarks:
    48
    Hits:
    4674

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