Fanfic / All Along the Watchtower

All Along the Watchtower is an X-Men: First Class fanfic by NezumiPi about the relationship between Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr. It goes AU in the later chapters, and has a heavy focus on Erik's experiences as a Holocaust victim.

The story can be found at [1]

This work contains examples of:

  • Angst: So muuuuuuuch, mostly validated
  • Character Development: Shines the spotlight on, by turns, Charles, Erik, Alex, Sean, and Raven.
  • Flashback: Many parts of the story are backstory development for Charles and Erik
  • Shell-Shocked Veteran: Erik is one, on a level consistent with his appearance in the movie.
  • Slash Fic: Later chapters include Charles/Erik.