"My problem is that my plans got as far as actually going to Dalton. Now that I'm actually here, I realize that I've made absolutely no plans as to what I intend to happen to me here. Fortunately, I have Blaine, David and Wes to, for better or worse, lead me to some direction."
Dalton is a popular Glee fanfiction written by CP Coulter. It focuses on post-Furt Dalton Academy, straying away from canon from that point onward. In a month, it's already attracted over 7,600 reviews and 3,480,000 views and might be the most popular fic in the Klaine universe. Now has its own wiki. The fanfic itself can be found hereThis fanfic provides examples of:
Actually, Reed is much shorter and has longer, curlier hair; finding a fancast for him was extremely hard, and this was the best that the wiki administrator could come up with after hours of searching. This is also why Reed has been replaced with fanart.
Apparently, Blaine used to have a huge crush on Tom Felton.
Character Development: Lampshaded. When Kurt goes running out of his room singing with Reed, everyone points out how he's now a true Windsor boy.
Chekhov's Skill: Dwight's obsession with the paranormal comes in handy when Shane goes missing.
Crazy Enough to Work: Lampshaded when Dwight defends himself from Adam by squirting holy water into his face.
Dwight cried out, ducking as he sprayed him in the face. Adam cried out, dropping the bat to the ground and wincing, covering his wet face with his hands. Dwight looked up with a gasp, unable to believe it—it worked? It actually worked?
La Résistance: The boys erected a freaking BARRICADE - yes, complete with Les Misérables references - with the help of the Mc Kinley High crowd, their sister school Dobry Hall, and even some people from their rival, St. Patrick's.
Made of Iron: Dwight, after Adam knocks him out of a window from the third floor, he still gets up and running trying to save Kurt and the others.
One could also see Reed as this, as he is The Klutz of the story.
Arguably Danny, in Chapter 26; when he is stabbed in the shoulder and the side, as well as being verbally abused and kicked by Adam, Danny continues fighting to save Julian, and even after playing dead, runs to the Main Hall in order to protect his friends. This added to his self harm issues and consist strength certainly suggests an air of iron!
One Gender School: The setting of the fanfiction. Dalton Academy. Also, the sister school, Dobry.
Overly-Long Name: Julian Talal Alexander Larson Armstrong, Clayton Alessandro Malik Rizzo, Lucrezia Nyota Lara Westwood, Hansel Tiberius Link Lionheart Westwood.
Parental Abandonment: Kurt's mom is dead, Logan's mom and Dwight's dad have nothing to do with their sons, and Merril's parents have essentially disowned her unless she acts like a boy. These kids have parent issues.
Plethora of Mistakes: Happens to Dwight, Laura, and Adam in chapter 26. Oddly, Adam's plan going wrong just made things worse for the heroes.
The Windsor boys find Kurt's cookies extremely desirable, to the point that they're fighting each other for them. Naturally, they're also willing to give each other the bowl to try one. Yet, as CP has declared, they really ARE just regular cookies.
Some of the side stories, particularly Cat's Sleeping, are this for Julian and Logan.
Single-Minded Twins: Ethan and Evan Brightman. Blaine even says that it's best to think of them as one person until you know them.
Single-Target Sexuality: Reed and Shane are both here, but for different reasons. Reed hasn't ever really had romantic feelings for anyone until Shane showed up, while Shane is gay, and has had at least one boyfriend, but is now only interested in Reed.
Sixth Ranger: Shane could be seen as this as of Chapter 13, as he frequently joins the main original group of Kurt, Blaine, Reed, Evan and Ethan, Dwight, Wes, and David
Uke: Julian isn't quite the typical uke, but he is very much a diva, along with the fact that he's both more emotional (at least internally) and shorter than possible love interest, Logan. Then there's the recent revelation that he always bottoms when he's with a boy, which is pretty important.
Reed fits this trope very well. He's clumsy, easily flustered, and both shorter and more "baby-ish" than his boyfriend, Shane, even though he's a year older.
Uncle Pennybags: The boys at Dalton are very well off and see no problem spending a great deal of money on Kurt.