MANILA, Philippines – Step aside, Para Sa Hopeless Romantic. You’re not the only fanfiction that has developed a huge following online.
Or so UAAP fans would like to think.
While Star Cinema’s latest teen romance offering starring Nadine Lustre, James Reid, Julia Barretto, and Iñigo Pascual might be killing at the box office since its showing middle this month, Wattpad—a popular online platform that gathers stories, poems, and fan fiction from writers spread across the Internet—also has a collection of the most kilig-inducing prose literature featuring, who else but the most loved UAAP athletes?
We’ve put together some of the fanfics that have been making the rounds among the league’s fans online. See if you also find them interesting! Do you think they would make good movies, too?
1. “Little Too Late” featuring DLSU’s Ara Galang and Thomas Torres by animoarchers
Author’s note: “A Thomara fanfiction. A love story about two persons who fell in love at the wrong time. After a lot of efforts to bring back what they once had, is it still the wrong time? Will it be the perfect timing or still a little too late?”
2. “FORTUNAY” featuring UST men’s basketball alum Jeric Fortuna and UST Spiker Carmela Tunay by AddieMR3
Excerpt: “Team Captain of the UST Growling Tigers Jeric Fortuna still looking for his True Love. Who will it be?”
3. “As Long As We Have Each Other” featuring Ateneo’s Rex Intal
Excerpt: “Ateneo Men's Volleyball Team Rex Intal and an Atenean love story. As long as they have each other, will they be together 'till the end? Or someone will keep them apart. Ups and Downs, Through thick and thin, will their love be enough?”
4. Im Yours <3 Ateneo’s Alyssa Valdez and Jovee Avila featuring AlyssaLovers2
Author’s note: “Si Jovee Avila, isang lalaking mahal na mahal ang girlfriend niya, pero bigla niyang na meet ang ayaw na ayaw ng girlfriend mo, si Alyssa Valdez. Pero dahil sa planong naganap, iyon pala ang dahilan kung bakit napamahal ka sa babaeng ayaw ng girlfriend mo. Lumaban ka, lumaban siya, hanggang saan ang salitang SAYO LANG AKO sa dami ng pagsubok nyo?”
5. “Love Takes Time” featuring Mika Reyes and Kiefer Ravena a.k.a. Miefer by Beautychaosme
Author’s note: “#TeamReality. We all anticipated every Twitter / Instagram encounter they've ever had. We read every Wattpad story (in any way related to them) we could get our hands on. And we all fell in love as they shared their love story with us, however unintentional. Relieve their beginnings, cherish their present, and hold your breath as their future unfolds.”