Fan Fic / Home Is Where The Haunt Is

Home Is Where the Haunt Is is a Gravity Falls fan fiction written by user PaperKayak. It can be found here. In the story, Mabel and Dipper meet a new neighbor named Patrick Mason, and Mabel is thrilled to discover that Mr. Mason shares her love of art and sculpting. However, when Mabel's health begins to decline after spending more and more time with Mr. Mason, Dipper begins to suspect that this new neighbor is more than meets the eye.

This work contains examples of the following tropes:

  • Adult Fear: In the form of a missing child case, after Dipper is kidnapped by Mr. Mason.
  • Affably Evil: Mr. Mason is very formal and polite... until he loses his temper.
  • Altum Videtur: The spell Dipper uses to create fire can be translated directly from Latin.
  • Animate Dead: The body of Mr. Mason.
  • Apologises a Lot: Mr. Mason. Although, he's hardly ever sincere.
  • Battle Amongst the Flames: Between Dipper and Mr. Mason.
  • Berserk Button: Don't touch Mr. Mason's sculptures.
  • Big Brother Instinct: Dipper takes it upon himself to confront Mr. Mason when he thinks the latter may be harming his sister.
  • Cassandra Truth: No one pays attention when Dipper insists that something isn't right about Mr. Mason.
  • Cross-Dressing Voices: Mr. Mason's female sculptures, since all his sculptures share his voice.