Steve Harrington/Jonathan Byers

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Pairing: Jonathan Byers/Steve Harrington
Alternative name(s): Stonathan
Gender category: Slash
Fandom: Stranger Things
Canonical?: No
Prevalence: Small
Other: Jonathan Byers & Steve Harrington (platonic)
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Jonathan Byers/Steve Harrington. also known as Stonathan, is the slash pairing of Steve Harrington and Jonathan Byers in Stranger Things fandom.


During Season 1 Jonathan and Steve have an antagonistic relationship, because Steve believes that Jonathan was spying on Nancy, his girlfriend. Steve helps Jonathan and Nancy fight the Demogorgon. At the end of the season they appear to have reconciled their differences and were on good terms. During Season 2 Nancy breaks up the Steve and begins a romantic relationship with Jonathan.



Common Tropes in Fanworks

  • Futurefic: where they are older and in an established relationship
  • Comfort: helping each other overcome the traumatic events they have suffered during the series
  • Pining: usually Steve longing for Jonathan
  • Threesome: almost always involving Nancy Wheeler, sometimes characterized as a poly relationship (Stoncy)


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