Derek Hale/Stiles Stilinski
Derek Hale/Stiles Stilinski, known as "Sterek" by fans, is a non-canon slash ship from the Teen Wolf fandom. It is by far the most popular ship for the show on fanfiction archive An Archive of Our Own (AO3), with more than 42,000 works tagged with the pairing as of May 2016. (For comparison's sake, the second most popular ship in the fandom, canon het ship Scott McCall/Allison Argent, has about 6400 works tagged.)
The popularity of Sterek led to accusations of queerbaiting by some fans when the show first seemed to encourage Sterek shippers and then to backtrack.
- Derek/Stiles on AO3
- Derek/Stiles on Fanlore
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- The Dangers of “Teen Wolf” through ‘Queer Baiting’
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