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Ash By lesbolester Updated Aug 08, 2015

13-year-old Iris has been living her life trapped in lonely foster homes. She's moved almost every month, due to being antisocial and distant towards the families. Nobody seems to understand the trauma she's dealing with; the memories of her biological family constantly haunting her. It's impossible for her to feel a sense of safety. She never feels at home. 

Although she does experience times of joy, it is quite rare for her to find any source of light in her life. But there are two YouTubers who manage to give her momentary happiness. And all it takes to get their attention is one letter. 

Just one letter, and suddenly Iris' life is where she never thought it would be; In the caring hands of Dan Howell (danisnotonfire) and Phil Lester (AmazingPhil).

[A/N: There are some triggers, but overall this fanfiction isn't centered around those things. However, there is some swearing and sexual content. You've been warned!]

*I am the queen of this plot so y'all better bow down to me*

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rubyisaduck rubyisaduck Jul 06, 2017
i had to stay outside for about 3 hours today and im pretty sure im dead
I HAVE EXORCIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIISED THE DEMONS sorry I couldn’t help the ace Ventura reference
AlyssaFogleman AlyssaFogleman Jun 28, 2017
I relate to this whole thing so much. And this writing is freaking beautiful.
SexyLlamaJuliet SexyLlamaJuliet Jul 25, 2017
By Sleeping With Sirens
                              Lmao bet you cringed huh. Too bad I'm not fixing it
Lunalyx Lunalyx May 15, 2017
This is so beautiful to see how we all agree on this point, like we all relate to this. In some way, Dan and Phil and every person who can make others smile are heroes.
KittyKatTurTles KittyKatTurTles Aug 12, 2017
                              I love Iris already!