The courtship ritual of the hercules beetle
|Title:||to be first, to be best|
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Summary: Tooru is pretty sure he could manage the mating habits of a mosquito. It’s the mating habits of people he can’t seem to get right.
As of October 2020 the work has over 6000 kudos and over 2500 bookmarks on AO3. It is considered one of the "classic" Iwaoi fics by fans of the ship to this day.
It's so believably heart-wrenching and you just go on this journey with the characters and when it's done you feel tired but good. The end is so rewarding. - @HeyMellieJellie