Then he got an idea. An awful idea. The Grinch got a wonderful, *awful* idea!
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966)
fake!married is the best trope and i never tire of it no matter how many are written and how badly they end up being. undercover!married is even better. “we have to lull our adversary into complacency by being as MARRIED AS POSSIBLE.”
accidental, unconscious domesticity and gradual cohabiting more like SIGN ME UP. sign me up for a lifetime membership, even. put it on my damn will. bury me in a casket full of fake!married fanfic.