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Despite being a relatively small fandom in comparison to others, we have some fantastic fanfics ready to be read. The most prominent community is on Archive of Our Own, though there are smaller circles on Fanfiction Dot Net, Tumblr, YouTube, Discord and other sites.

  • Title: The Escape the Night Novelization Series

  • Title: Expecto Patronum
    • Author: Eden_exe
    • Description: Ever since the Fall of Dumbledore, Voldemort, and many others the wizarding world seemed to be fine and well. Yet when a darkness is woken up, it's up to a unlikely group to take down this darkness. Yet it won't be an easy task, for this evil force has many devious plans. When nightmares become glimpses of the future, darkness is all around, and relationships are torn. They must find the light. The light that will bring them to safety. The light of happiness and positivity.

  • Title: healing (isn't) linear
    • Author: CinderScoria
    • Description: They're all kind of broken, in a jagged edges sort of way, but that doesn't mean they can't fit with each other. The road to recovery is long and arduous - but if they travel it together, they can fill the cracks with gold.
      • Focuses on the survivors of the first three seasons and how they recover through their shared trauma together.
      • TV Tropes page is here.

  • Title: Escape the Night: The Lost Village
    • Author: Ecaille13
    • Description: A series where Shane Dawson is the main character and replaces Joey Graceffa as the host. It is followed by some sequels, such as a Night at the Opera or Spring Coachella Massacre...

  • Title: Entering the "Escape the Night" fandom like....
    • Author: ETNMystic
    • Description:: Based on ColeyDoesThings "entering fandoms" series.
      • Essentially a guide to the fandom, with all sorts of Tropes in play.

  • Title: I'm Doing This For Them
    • Author: lrhaboggle
    • Description: That's what Alison told the Novelist, but just who was "them"? Thanks to "Escape the Night", we know about Joey and friends, but we know little about Alison or the people she loved. Who was she really willing to die for? Who was she trying to save? It's time this vampire princess' secrets were told. After all, the mansion is far big enough to hold a whole new side to the story.
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    • Sequel: Hail the Conquering Heroes
      • Description: Alison was assigned to be the guide and guard of the nine heroes. It was a task she didn't mind undertaking. She just wished the job description would've told her that she would pretty much be babysitting a bunch of feckless, reckless children for the night! (Alison's thoughts across the course of ETN S2).

  • Title: Fiaba Magica
    • Author: TheImaginativeLightbulb
    • Description: In this heightened fantasy universe, everything has fallen to pieces. The Snow Queen's at it again, taking children yearly back to her ice palace, forced to work as her slaves. But now, Matthew Patrick has been the most recently chosen, and Rosanna's having a deep struggle to cope with it. Now, she makes a vow to bring him back, and maybe even bring back all of the others who were lost in each Ravaging. Full of determination, she's setting off on her journey to save him, meeting new and interesting people on the way, and completing the largest adventure in her entire life, even doing more than what she originally bargained for.

  • Title: Fate Brings Us Together Series
    • Author: MysticalAuthoress
    • Description: An Escape The Night Canon Divergent AU, starting post-Season 2 onwards. Where Riley and Jetpack Girl fall in love, Vincent ends up living with them, and they may end up helping the Society Against Evil while making new friends along the way.

  • Title: Curtain Call
    • Author: canufeelthemagictonight, better known as Leah Merone on YouTube.
    • Description: Even survivors have to die. The eight surviving YouTubers go, one by one, into the night they once escaped. An Escape the Night one-shot.

  • Title: The Our Eternity Together Fanfiction Series
    • Author: ETNMystic
    • Description: Faced with danger, obsessed stalker villains, and drama at every corner, Mystic tries to locate the seven tokens of Everlock in the hope of destroying the Cursed God once and for all. Also it took me about five months to get to writing a summary. That's kinda sad...
    • Now has its own TV Tropes page!

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