- “I told you from the moment I met you there is more to you, Erik. There is good in you, too”
Shipping between the two was rare in the comics and during the animated series. There was more shipping during the first three films, but didn't become more common till after First Class.
On AO3 it is the most written ship for both characters. It is the most written ship in the X-Men - all media types tag, X-Men (Movieverse) tag, X-Men (Alternate Timeline) tag, and the X-Men: The Animated Series tag.
- Charles is played by Patrick Stewart and James McAvoy
- Erik is played by Ian McKellen and Micheal Fassbender
- Both sets of actors are best friends in real life