“The Trouble with Faking It” by nowforruin (AO3)
Pairings: Emma Swan/Killian Jones
Killian Jones is one drunken mistake from never setting foot on a movie set again. Enter Emma Swan, the woman his manager has paid to pretend to date him and cle an up his image. It seems straightforward enough…but there’s always trouble with faking it.
Ah, the fake relationship trope. I am a sucker for it, and this story did not disappoint. I usually scan this tag for ships like Destiel or Merthur, so I was pleasantly surprised by how wonderfully it worked for Killian and Emma. Emma is being paid by Killian’s manager Regina to be arm-candy. All she has to do is pose for a few paparazzi pictures and attend premieres with him. Oh, and live in his house and fool his friends into thinking they’re a real life couple. Foolproof, right?
Read this fic if you want something long (that’s what he said) and sappy and sexy that will cure all your Once Upon a Time shipping feels.
-The Collected Mutineer
Got a fic rec for me? Find me on Twitter @ImpalaMutineers.