call me, beep me

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Title: call me, beep me
Author(s): safra, orphan_account
Date(s): August 2016 - October 2016
Length: 86k words
Genre: Modern AU
Fandom: Voltron: Legendary Defender
External Links: AO3 link

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call me, beep me is a popular Keith/Lance Voltron: Legendary Defender fanfic by safra. It is a Modern AU Text Fic.

Safra orphaned the work in 2017.

On Archive of Our Own, it is the most popular VLD fanwork by kudos, hit counts, and bookmarks; as of January 2019, it has 432k hits, 30.5k kudos, 4k comments, and 6.5k bookmarks.[1] In December 2018, it surpassed Twist and Shout as the most-kudosed M/M fic on AO3.[2] By kudos, it is the most popular work rated for General Audiences. It is the most popular work in the Texting and Alternate Universe - Modern Setting tags.[3]


Lance McClain, after being given a wrong number, begins texting Keith Kogane, and they develop a relationship. The story includes platonic Hunk & Lance, Keith & Pidge, and Keith & Shiro and Shallura as a side pairing.

Summary: (00:31) Do you think she gave me the wrong number on purpose?

(00:31) Or was it a genuine mistake?

(00:32) Like maybe she writes funny and I misread it?

(00:32) Some of the numbers do look a little dodgy...

(00:33) Cause, you know, her threes could very easily be poorly formed eights? And maybe she writes her sevens like her ones?

(00:45) What

(00:46) The

(00:46) Fuck???

(00:47) Oh good, you are awake!

where lance messages the wrong number and things kind of snowball from there

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There are two translations into Spanish: call me beep me by Ghraentseell and Llama, grita si me necesitas by Ink_Alchemist

The fic has 2 reviews on GoodReads, with an average star rating of 4.6 out of 5.

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  1. ^ Found via the Voltron: Legendary Defender works search and sorting January 2019.
  2. ^ Found via the M/M works tag search and sorting January 2019.
  3. ^ Found via the tag search and sorting January 2019.