With three albums and one movie, One Direction are hardly lazy boys. But if you are wholly consumed by thoughts of Harry, Zayn, Liam, Niall and Louis, you gotta admit there isn't a plethora of material for a Directioner to religiously fixate upon. You need more.
So like Star Trek and Twilight fans before them, Directioners are anonymously churning out 1D fan fiction with every passing day/hour/minute. Sure, some are vicarious romantic fantasies, just as you'd expect, but other posts are genuinely inventive stories that re-imagine One Direction as international spies, time travelers and even competitors in The Hunger Games.
So from a tense rant against The Wanted to a Full House-meets-1D fantasy, here are excerpts from 11 Must-Read 1D Fan Fiction Stories. And with Midnight Memories leaked ahead of its release date, check out the 10 Most Swoon-Worthy Lyrics from 1D's third and the band's 24 most outlandish Instagrams of 2013.