"I just know I feel good when I'm around you."
— Miles in Thunderstruck

The relationship between Miles Hollingsworth III and Tristan Milligan, also known as Triles (Tristan/Miles), began after a kiss they shared in Thunderstruck. They managed to maintain a low-profile relationship until Miles told his dad about their relationship in a moment of anger. They had broken up as of Hero vs. Villain due to Tristan figuring out that Miles still had feelings for Maya, but after some time on bad terms, they get back together in #CheckYourPrivilege. Tristan later ends the relationship during #GetYouAManThatCanDoBoth.

Friendship History


Tristan and Miles met through Maya Matlin at an ages 13 and up concert before going on a school summer trip to Paris. Tristan is initially distrusting of Miles, calling him "trouble". They later become friends during the summer Paris trip when Miles is accepting of Tristan's homosexuality. Throughout the semester, they grow closer and hang out a lot along with Maya. After Miles and Maya's break up, they ditch the school dance and hang out at Miles' house. During the storm, they share a romantic moment and kiss, only to be interrupted by Winston. They were a couple until Tristan figured out Miles still had feelings for his ex Maya. After some time apart they got back together and hit a few bumps in the road with their relationship, (i.e. the bus crash, Miles’ cheating, Tristan’s recovery), before Tristan ended things once and for all so Miles could pursue his writing career and he could get better on his own.


Season 13

In Summertime, Tristan ushers Maya away from Miles in the Degrassi foyer when Miles and Maya exchange glances. He and Miles later become acquainted at the Fefe Dobson concert through Maya, when Miles gets them backstage. Nonetheless, Tristan is suspicious of Miles, insisting to Maya that he is "trouble, 100%."


In All I Wanna Do, Tristan is roommates with Miles and Winston Chu during the Paris trip. When Miles catches Tristan staring at him while he is changing, he makes a cocky comment. This causes Tristan to pretend he's straight by calling Maya his girlfriend. Winston and Miles find this comical since they know Tristan is gay, but Tristan interprets their laughter as bullying, even though Miles claims they are just joking. Tristan puts up a "privacy screen," which Miles takes down. He tells Tristan that they laughed at him because they knew he was gay all along; he claims that he is happy that Tristan is his roommate, and then they hug.


Tristan kisses Miles

In My Own Worst Enemy, they both walk into class discussing on how to say "eclair" in French. Tristan then tells Maya that he's sure that Miles is into him. Zoë joins in on the conversation and convinces Tristan that Miles is into her and "plays for her team." They both ask Miles to be their partner and Miles chooses Tristan. They both go to purchase bread for their project and Tristan asks Miles if he thinks the girl at the counter is cute. Miles tells him "she's not his type". A song that Tristan likes comes on, making him excited and Miles tells him he did a dance to it. Miles tells Tristan that he took hip-hop dance classes, until his dad had to pull the plug on it. Tristan shows empathy for Miles, who seems to still be saddened over it. Tristan then surprises Miles by kissing him. Tristan apologizes for it and Miles doesn't seem to be angry and they both go and continue to work on their assignment. Later, Tristan tells Maya an exaggerated story of the kiss and then they both see Miles with Zoë on his lap in another room, upsetting Tristan.
In About A Girl, Tristan fakes being sick when really he is heartbroken over seeing Miles and Zoë together. Tristan starts and continues skipping class because of it. After Maya tried dunking Miles and Zoë with a bucket of water which accidentally landed on their teacher, leaving Tristan and Maya with detention. In detention Tristan leaves to get gloves and when he comes back he overhears Maya telling Miles about how Tristan isn't coming to class because of him. Tristan goes back to his room and the sheet is back up over his bed. Maya comes into the room to reconcile with Tristan, but Tristan won't forgive her saying that "this morning he could pretend he wasn't feeling well, but now Miles knows he's just a lovesick puppy."

In Cannonball, Miles helps Maya find Tristan and then spots him sitting alone in the rain. Later, Tristan and Maya use Miles as a volunteer to show how in France, they used to behead people as a form of punishment for a petty crime.

In Honey, Tristan can tell that Maya has a crush on Miles and allows her to have feelings for him. Later, they sit next to each other at dinner and both get mad at Zoë for spilling her drink on Maya's dress. Then, Miles tells Tristan and Maya that he ended his relationship with Zoë, but she should be aware of her.

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In This Is How We Do It, Miles approaches Tristan and Maya in the classroom, Miles wants a girlfriend recommendation and Tristan reminds him about his ex, Zoë, in France. Miles explains that was a mistake which "has been put behind him" and Tristan says "literally", and they all turn to see Zoë standing behind them. Tristan exclaims this to be awkward. The bell rings and the teacher comes in and Zoë gets into a fight with him and throws her drink at him, Tristan, Miles and Maya are surprised and shocked by this. Tristan says that really is her go-to move, referring to her doing that to Maya in France. Tristan, Miles and Maya chat in the hallway and Miles mention he plays basketball because his dad makes him, leading to Tristan saying he could play basketball too because his brother did it. Zoë approaches them, asking if they have cheerleaders so she could cheer them on for the games. Miles tells her he doesn't do re-runs, especially with "mean girls like her." He smiles at Tristan and they walk off.

In You Got Me, Tristan, Miles and Maya get tickets to the dance from Miles' sister, who is standing with Zoë at the ticket booth. Zoë tells them that Drew is her new boyfriend. When they mention he's already got a girlfriend, Zoë says that they must be over. Maya says she'll see them at the dance, and they all bail.

Miles & Tristan
In You Oughta Know, Miles and Tristan attend basketball tryouts together. Miles tells Tristan he's interested in making the team's starting line-up, shocking Tristan, who asks if it "isn't a little ambitious for a sophomore". Miles then says, "try telling my dad that." Tristan then asks Miles what sort of stuff he likes to do, Miles answers with "just the usual shenanigans." He then invites Tristan to come to his house after school, in which Tristan believes they're going to hang out, until he finds out from Maya that she also has been invited, that everyone has, since Miles is throwing a party at his house. At the party, Miles and Tristan find out that they both made the basketball team. Tristan is elated, but Miles seems unhappy, and rushes away, upset. Even though Miles's best friend, Winston, ignores Miles's outburst, Tristan goes after Miles to see what is wrong, joining Miles by the pool. Miles admits to Tristan that he just wants to make his dad happy by making the starting line-up, and that he is considering taking steroids to enhance his performance. Tristan tells him that it is a bad idea, and later tells his friends, Maya and Zoë, that he wants to stop Miles from taking the drugs, whereas Zoë whispers something to Tristan. At the end of the episode, he is shown giving Miles pills in a little plastic bag, and telling him that the pills are steroids. Miles hugs him.

In Everything You've Done, Miles makes the starting line-up, and credits Tristan for giving him performance enhancing drugs. He also tells him that he's offered the drugs to other members of the team. Tristan is upset, because he doesn't want to be written off as a drug dealer. Dallas then approaches Tristan about the pills and says that he can't tolerate that happening on his team. Tristan then reveals that he has been giving Miles vitamin pills as a placebo, to prevent Miles from going off to find real steroids. Tristan knows he's in over his head, and admits the truth to Miles. Miles is furious with Tristan for lying to him saying that "he thought they were friends," and is worried that the rest of the team is going to think he's stupid for giving them fake steroids. However, Tristan performs major damage control, and gives the team another round of vitamins, telling them they're "flush capsules," that will get the "steroids" out of their system, and allow them to pass any drug tests. Miles is grateful that Tristan protected him from any judgement, and forgives him.

In Spiderwebs, Miles and Tristan go to Maya's house together to bring her her school assignments.

In The World I Know, Tristan and Miles have made plans to go out for lunch, and approach Maya together, asking her if she'd like to tag along.

In Dig Me Out, although Tristan does not appear on-screen, Miles mentions at the Hollingsworth's pool party that they are planning to be partners in a game of Chicken.

In Unbelievable, Tristan helps Miles win Maya back after a fight by arranging for him to serenade her at the Degrassi sing-off.

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Miles being told to leave by Tristan.

In Sparks Will Fly (2), Tristan breaks up the fight between Miles and Maya and tells Miles to leave.

In Enjoy the Silence, Tristan is telling Miles that Winston knows who kissed his little sister and Winston put the blame on Damon.

In Thunderstruck, Miles and Tristan make plans to hang out one-on-one, after realizing that neither of them have plans to attend the end-of-term dance. Tristan jokingly tells Miles that they've just made a "bro date," and puts his arm around him as they walk down the hall together and continue to plan their night. At the Hollingsworth house that night, the boys fall into a game of "charades" with Winston and Frankie. The boys are completely in sync, and are winning the game. Then, the mood changes when their old teacher, Mr. Yates, comes up in conversation. It is revealed that Tristan had an affair with him. When Tristan confesses that he thought he and Mr. Yates shared a genuine connection, Miles accidentally offends him, by laughing and telling him, " one will ever truly love you." Tristan storms out, upset.

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Miles and Tristan nearly kiss

Miles finds Tristan outside in the storm, and apologizes for his cruel reaction to Tristan's confession. He admits that he wasn't trying to imply that no one could love Tristan, saying that "he's the most lovable guy he knows." Instead, he was referring to the fact that every girl he dates leaves him after they get to know him. The two of them continue to compliment each other, and Tristan admits that he developed feelings for Miles in Paris. The two of them nearly kiss, before the power goes off, and they decide to go back inside.


Miles and Tristan's kiss in Thunderstruck

Tristan and Miles play a game of "murder" with Winston and Frankie, in which the players are required to hide around the house, and avoid being tagged by the game's "murderer". Miles finds Tristan's hiding spot saying "circling back to the starting point - oldest trick in the book." Tristan asks if he has the lighter, whereas Miles denies and Tristan begins feeling on the outside of his clothes and Miles says "feel me up." Miles then says "Winston has this crazy idea that you want me" whereas Tristan says "that is a crazy idea." He then finds the lighter and backs away, trying to avoid being murdered. Miles then jumps over the couch, approaching Tristan, whereas he says "come any closer and I'll kiss you", whereas Miles says "go ahead." They begin making out but are interrupted when Winston walks in on them. Tristan then leaves the room, leaving them to "catch up." Winston then asks if he's "gay now? bi?" Whereas Miles says "it felt right and kind of fun."

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Tristan and Miles talk about their relationship

After the storm passes, Tristan tells Miles he's cool with their kiss being a "one time thing", because he figured it was to get back at Maya for breaking up with Miles. Obviously disappointed, he begins to leave. Miles grabs his wrist and begs him not to go. He tells Tristan that the kiss was "weird... but good weird," whereas Tristan says "likewise." The scene ends with Miles asking: "So what now?"

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Tristan and Miles kissing in the Greenhouse.

Season 14

In Smells Like Teen Spirit, Miles texts Tristan saying to meet him in the greenhouse. They are later seen making out in said greenhouse before Tristan pulls away, asking if they can talk. Miles allows the discussion, to which Tristan says that he doesn't mind having a secret relationship, he actually prefers it that way, but he wants to make sure that it isn't all about Maya. Miles insists that he doesn't care about his "stupid ex-girlfriend's opinion," and Tristan continues by asking Miles about his dad. Miles jokingly replies with "mood killer" but proceeds to explain that things are good between him and his dad and that he even agreed to do a family photo shoot with his father in order to promote the man's campaign. Tristan asks Miles when it is, and Miles checks the time, realizing that it's in fifteen minutes and that he's going to be late. He runs out of the greenhouse, leaving behind a shocked Tristan.

The next day, Miles rushes over to Tristan, insisting that the two of them ditch the check ceremony. Tristan seems shocked and asks him about it. Miles says that his father and his "campaign stooges" would be there at any minute, and that he didn't want to. Miles grabs Tristan's wrist and begins pulling him out of the room in a rush. The two of them are stopped by a reporter asking Miles to say a few words about his father. At first he's reluctant, but he eventually asks Tristan if he could wait for a moment before walking off with the reporter.


Tristan and Miles argue

In Wise Up, Miles walks into a classroom and finds Zoë and Winston, asking them if they've seen Tristan. Zoë points out how Miles suddenly likes guys, and Miles replies with "just one" and asks if they know where he is. They tell Miles that Tristan doesn't want to see him after he outed their relationship in the newspaper and that everyone is teasing him to which Miles asks why. Tristan appears and says because they think he is just using Tristan to piss off his dad, Tristan tells Miles that he promised to keep their relationship a secret until they figured things out, and Miles tries to explain why he did it, but Tristan tells him he doesn't want to talk to him right now. He says that he thought Miles actually liked him but he only manipulated him. Miles is upset to hear this, insisting that he doesn't manipulate people and that he needs to speak to Tristan. The bell rings and Tristan goes to his seat. Zoë and Winston stand in front of Tristan's desk so Miles can't get to him, and Miles sees that he's been beaten, so he bails out of the classroom.

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Miles and Tristan kiss in front of the school

Miles arrives at school in his new black car, and he approaches Zoë, Maya and Tristan. Zoë asks him about the car, and he tells them that his dad got it for him and how they're in a "better place" now. He points out how his father would also like his "boyfriend" to come over for dinner and asks Tristan if he still has one. Tristan says that depends on if a ride will be provided in the car, and Miles replies with "if that's what it takes." Miles then smiles and walks up to Tristan, kissing him. Miles ask if he's forgiven, and Tristan points out how he's happy that Miles worked things out with his dad. Miles proceeds to out his arm around Tristan, and the two begin to walk towards the school together. Before they can get inside though, Maya stops Miles and asks what he's doing. He pulls off his sunglasses and gives a dead looking smile, saying that "he's making things better."

In Can't Stop This Thing We Started, Tristan walks into a classroom to find Miles and Winston sitting together, Tristan tells Winston he calls dibs, "boyfriend dibs", while he puts his hand on Miles' shoulder. Winston says it's not a thing but Tristan says it is, Miles looks at Winston to move and he does and Tristan grabs the seat beside Miles. The teacher tells them they are lab parents for the semester. Later on Winston and Miles are playing video games at Miles' house when Tristan walks in telling them he has been knocking for ten minutes, Tristan links his arm through Miles when he sits down. Miles apologies saying he didn't hear because of the game they are playing and then asks Tristan if he likes
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the shirt that he's wearing. Tristan says it's cute and him and Miles kiss. Tristan isn't impressed with their game choice and asks if they can play "Just Dance", Miles agrees they can and gets up to find the game. Miles watches as Tristan and Winston verse each other in Just Dance. Winston profusely hits Tristan in the game and Miles hits Winston back, unimpressed with him. Winston yells out that he's angry that Miles invited his boyfriend over on their "bro date" when Tristan asks him to clam down, Winston tells him things were so much better before he got here. Tristan bails from the room to let Miles talk to Winston. Miles explains to Winston that he needed someone since Maya dumped him and Winston was more interested in dating his sister then hanging with him. Miles explains he likes hanging out with Tristan, whereas Winston asks "what about the kissing?" and Miles says "well, I like that too."

Tristan catches Maya talking to Miles.

In (You Drive Me) Crazy, Tristan sends a message over face-range asking Miles how he feels and Miles replies back, "I want to kill myself". We find out that Miles has a head cold and he feels like crap and that's why he wrote that message to Tristan. Tristan comes into Miles living room with soup to find Maya and Miles together. Tristan tells Maya "hands off my bf bitch." Maya tries to explain that it's not what it looks like, whereas Tristan says it looks like she's trying to dig her "trampy little hands into his man." Maya says she was checking on him, and Miles tells Tristan she's crazy and she hacked his face-range account. Tristan is surprised and says she's gone "full girl interrupted on us here." Maya tries to get Miles to tell her what's really going on, while Zig and Grace enter the room, before Zig drags Maya out of the house and Grace follows them leaving Miles and Tristan alone. 

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In I'll Be Missing You, Tristan and Miles are lying on the couch together and Tristan is telling Miles his idea for their project. They end up kissing and are interrupted by Miles' dad who enters the room. Mr. Hollingsworth asks if they are 

hard at work. Tristan tries to explain their assignment to him but Miles tells Tristan to stop saying that "once he's decided to be disappointed in him, there's no point in talking to his dad." Mr. Hollingsworth leaves the room. Tristan tells him to take a chill pill and then puts his hand on his shoulder saying he was just kidding. Miles tells not to do that, since he's making it worse. Tristan tells Miles that Winston said he was the problem, whereas Miles asks "what problem?" Tristan replies, "he seems to think you being with me have caused all these changes in you," and lays his hand on Miles' leg. Miles stands up and asks whether he's been talking to Winston about him. Tristan says that people have been noticing things about him have been changing. He's been moody, irritable and he has been skipping classes a lot. 


Tristan talking to Miles on his couch.

Miles asks why people keep butting in, and Tristan asks Miles to tell him if it's him. Miles sits back down and tells Tristan that "he can't be the problem because there is no problem." Tristan asks if he's sure, Miles says yes and says that all of their friends are just jealous because they are happy while they are not. Tristan says that they can prove them wrong by acing their history project together and briefly puts his hand on Miles' shoulder. Miles says that they better get the forms then and Tristan smiles. Next day, after Tristan had to present their assignment alone, he went to Miles' house, finding him by the pool. Tristan asks why he wasn't at school and Miles tells him he's talking really loudly. Tristan asks him why he wasn't in school to do their history presentation and Miles says "why would he want to go to class with all those judging people." Tristan says "because when you don't show up I'm forced to do a solo show for all those judgy idiots that judge me." Tristan asks if Miles is high, Miles asks if he wants some. Tristan says no and he has to get back to school and tells Miles he should too. Miles says his current situation is way more fun. Tristan says "smoking dope by yourself is fun?" Miles replies with "now who's the judgy idiot?" Tristan says it all makes sense now, skipping class, being distant, and then asks if he's addicted to weed. Miles laughs. Tristan says he seriously thinks he has a problem. Miles says his only problem is this is his last joint, to this Tristan just looks with a disappointed look at Miles.


Miles apologizing to Tristan.

In Hush, Miles approaches Tristan in the corridor reading a military uniform, Miles apologizes for blowing off the presentation it wasn't fair, Tristan says he's right it wasn't, Miles said he talked to their teacher and he said they get another chance, Tristan says that would involve him giving Miles another chance though. Miles grabs Tristan's hand and asks what he can do to fix things, Tristan says he could wear that cute uniform for the rest of the day but if he's going to live down his prior humiliation then they have to study, which means one more rehearsal at lunch, Miles agrees and they smile at each other. Miles waits for Tristan in a classroom and when Tristan arrives with Frankie, Winston and Hunter he thinks they are their audience, Tristan says no and that they all want to talk to him, Hunter tells him its an intervention. Miles asks Tristan if he knew about this, Tristan says he was concerned about him, Miles can't believe he would do this to him. Miles starts lashing out and says to Tristan, you went behind my back when I thought you were the one person who understood, Tristan tries to say he does understand but Miles says he's pathetic you know that, I treat you like absolute garbage and you keep clawing back for more, why, are you that desperate for someone to love you, screw this, Miles bails and Tristan is shocked.


Tristan breaking up with Miles.

In Hero vs. Villain, Tristan approaches Miles in the hallway with 2 latte's, Tristan says that he knows Miles wasn't thrilled about the intervention and that he wasn't thrilled about what Miles said about him but its been 3 days, 3 long days, its time to kiss and make up and then offers Miles a latte, Miles sarcastically makes a comment on how he could get addicted to caffeine. Tristan says he knows the intervention was crazy but he felt pressured to participate for you and says they can talk about it during class, they enter and when Tristan sits down and indicates for Miles to sit next to him but Miles refuses saying he'll sit up front since people are worried about his poor performance lately. Later, In the gym Tristan surprises Miles with sushi and origami since he knows he likes both things and informs Miles this is his grand gesture and he really cares about him and he wants to fix things between them. Miles decides to stay for lunch with Tristan. Tristan explains to Winston that he thought his sushi lunch was going to be a hit but it wasn't because Miles barely talked and didn't open his origami love notes and he can't figure out why, Winston points out that Miles is staring at Maya down the hallway, Tristan is upset to see this. Tristan finds Miles in the hallway skipping the assembly and then says he is surprised he is alone, Miles asks what that means, Tristan says he thought it was the intervention that pushed him away but it was what happened after that, Miles says that he drove Maya to her appointment, so what? Tristan tells him that he still has feelings for her, Miles questions this by saying "because I gave her a ride?" Tristan replies "because you stare at her across the hall", he then asks Miles to tell him he's wrong and to tell him he doesn't have feelings for Maya. Miles just stares at Tristan and doesn't say anything. Tristan begins to walk away before turning back to him to tell Miles that he is a "terrible person", he is told that he "uses and abuses people" and one day he's going to wake up and realize he has nobody. Tristan then adds that he'll be happy that he won't be there for that "sad, sad day" and tells Miles that he is "so done". This officially marks the end of their first relationship.

In I Wanna Be Adored, Miles asks Tristan and Zoë to come with him to a Kendrick concert but Tristan rejects him. Tristan isn't happy that Miles has the look on his face which says he has a new crush and he hopes it isn't a guy. Miles later notices Tristan on a date and seems a little unsettled.

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Tristan dreams of Miles kissing him

In Don't Look Back, Tristan sees Miles on the beach and tells Zoë he's surprised she chose summer school over Miles. At the Hollingsworths, Tristan tries not to look at Zoë and Miles being together. Miles admits that he liked dating Tristan and that they just hanged out and kissed. Later, Tristan and Miles help the search party to find Maya and when they discover where she is, Winston tells them they have to call the cops. Later, Tristan has a dream where him and Miles kiss.

Degrassi: Next Class

Season 1


In #BootyCall, Tristan is running for Student Council President and chooses Zoë as his campaign manager. As he is showing his excitement, Miles walks into the room. Tristan is annoyed and asks what Miles was doing there, noting Miles was supposed to be going to a boarding school. As Miles stands next to Zoë, Tristan pretends to be on his when Miles asks him if he's running. Tristan pretends he was unaware that Miles had said anything and Miles tells him may the better man win, to which Tristan agrees. Zoë later then tells Tristan that they've been invited to a Campaign Party for Miles. At the party, Tristan asks Miles to talk and grabs Miles away. Miles tells Tristan his reasons for running and Tristan doesn't believe him. Miles tells Tristan that he believes Tristan's only running because he's not over him, to which Tristan disagrees.

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Tristan leaning in to kiss Miles

Miles then says he's not over Tristan and kisses him. Tristan then returns the kiss. Before the debate, Tristan is shown to be all happy as Zoë meets up with him. He tells her about the kiss and that he felt a connection, to which she seems annoyed with. She tries to tell him that Miles is just toying with him, but Tristan isn't having it. When walking to the back of the stage, Tristan sees Miles with his hand around a grade 9 student, signing her arm. Later, Tristan, Miles and Goldi Nahir are debating and Tristan begins to become irritated at Miles' answers. An argument begins and after being told he's not being professional and no one would want a President like Miles, Tristan tells Miles no one would want a President who could not choose between boys and girls. In the girls' bathroom, Tristan sits against the wall with Zoë and recounts the debate and how he ruined it for himself. Mr. Simpson then announces over the intercom that Miles won and Tristan was Vice President. Goldi walks in and tries to tell Tristan its the girls' bathroom. After he ignores her, she tells him she was the only one to run a fair election and that he and Miles ruined everything. She then quips that Miles went over the budget, to which Tristan says she is right. Tristan is then seen in the hallway after Miles was disqualified from being President. Miles confronts him on telling on him and tells him that he will destroy Tristan. After, he tells Tristan he wasn't over him but that he is now, to which Tristan begins to cry.

In #NoFilter, Tristan is in English class and hears Miles' poem about him. Tristan tells him that if he wanted to be president, he shouldn't have cheated.

In #NotOkay, Tristan sees Miles and Esme flirting in the hallway and asks Winston where Miles finds the girls he's been with, Winston tells Tristan he needs to move on and to ask Vijay out.

Later, Tristan is waiting for Vijay so they can go on their date and Miles comes up to him with Esme. He teases Tristan asking if the flower is for him and Tristan asks what he's doing there. Miles responds he's grabbing a bite to eat and asks Tristan what about him. Tristan tells him it's only right to be honest to him and tells him he's dating Vijay. Miles teases him because Vijay is Hunter's friend and Tristan gets defensive saying Miles is allowed to date but he can't. Miles tells Tristan he and Esme aren't dating to which Esme responds they have a sibling relationship. Miles agrees and weirds Tristan out by kissing Esme. Miles tells Tristan he's got a thing for weirdos. Vijay arrives and ask if Miles and Esme are joining him and Tristan. Tristan shuts down the idea and Miles tells him to have fun on his date.

During their date, Vijay is talking about Gamer Club and Tristan is distracted watching Miles. Miles notices and winks at him. Tristan then realizes he isn't over Miles. He then breaks up with Vijay and Vijay makes a huge scene and leaves Tristan sitting there embarrassed.

At the club, Tristan tells Zoë he isn't over Miles and Zoë tells Tristan to have fun with other guys in the mean time.

In #TeamFollowBack, in the school hallway, Tristan tells Miles they need to talk, Miles tries to say no but Tristan pushes him against a wall which Miles doesn't appreciate, Tristan says he wants an explanation to what he did to to him, Miles says what ever happened between them is in the past and that he has after school counselling. Tristan says you gave me chlamydia, Miles shakes his head in disbelief and informs Tristan he's sorry he has chlamydia but he didn't get it from him. Tristan tells him to stop lying and it's not like he's not used to Miles hurting him, Miles informs Tristan that he's had a billion medical tests lately and there's no way he gave him anything. Tristan says but if you didn't do it then who did, Miles tells him to have fun figuring that out and walks away.

In the school hallway, Miles approaches Tristan and Tristan tells him to get lost, Miles asked if he's seen a doctor yet, Tristan doesn't think Miles cares and tries to leave but Miles tells him he's being genuine, Tristan questions why Miles is being nice to him, Miles says he understands what its like to mess up, Tristan admits he went to the doctor at lunch and he has 0-chlamydia and one urine infection. Miles laughs and then says sorry, Tristan says now he's thinking way more protection and way less online diagnoses. Miles asks Tristan out for a drink, maybe large cranberry juice, Tristan says that's literally what the doctor ordered, Miles and Tristan smile at each other before walking down the corridor happily talking.

In #SinceWeBeinHonest, in a classroom, Miles approaches Tristan and hands him a coffee, Tristan tells him not to flirt with him, Miles says he's not, he's bargaining. Tristan asks what Miles wants, Miles says he wants to help with the snow-ball, Tristan says the snow-ball is the top event of his presidency and he only has room for the most reliable, Miles thinks he's half reliable, Tristan asks if he's not going to run off with Esme, Miles says he's on a strict no Esme diet, Tristan says you don't mind doing grunt work, Miles says why because I'm kind of grunt, Tristan reminds him no flirting, Miles says okay, Tristan agrees to let Miles help, Miles happily thanks him. 

After Class, Tristan tells Miles theres not much work to do but they can grab lunch after, Miles tells him he has to do something first and bails on Tristan. In the corridor, Esme says didn't you have somewhere to be (meaning Tristan), Miles looks over at Tristan and then says no.

Later, Tristan sees Miles with Esme in the hallway before Miles approaches him. Tristan says so much for staying away from Esme, Miles says its not like that, Tristan says it took him 5 minutes to screw up. Miles says she tried to kill herself, she did it because of me, everything I touch gets ruined and if anything had happened to her, I just can't let her be another victim and Esme was there when I was at my worst. Tristan says she made you the worst, Miles says she needs his help, Tristan says she does need help but from you or a doctor and then Tristan bails. After Miles found out Esme lied about hurting herself he says he can't believe he let Tristan down for this.

In #SorryNotSorry, Miles approaches Tristan and tells him that the snowball will be memorable, Tristan says no thanks to you, how many tickets, Miles says he can't come as big events are triggers, Tristan says then why are you here, Miles says he's going to boarding school next semester, mom and I decided I needed a fresh start, to get away from all the bad influences, so goodbye I guess and I'm sorry, Tristan asks what for, Miles says take your pick and Miles leaves.

Miles is worried when he finds Tristan's name on Hunter's kill list. Later, there is a lock-down in the school, Tristan is in a classroom with Hunter and others, he gets a text from Miles asking if he's seen Hunter, Tristan sends a text saying he's okay, Miles texts saying my dad's gun is missing and then texts I think he wants to hurt you. Later, Miles calls Tristan and asks him to put Hunter on and he gives Hunter the phone. Later, Tristan approaches Miles, Miles apologies for being a drama queen, dad's gun was missing, Tristan realizes he called in the lock-down, Miles says he was worried Hunter would do something crazy but my dad probably took the gun when he moved out. Tristan says he predicted tonight would be memorable, Miles says he should check on Hunter as he didn't hurt anyone tonight but I know he's hurting and tells Tristan to take care of himself, they share a brief look before Miles bails.

Season 2

In #SquadGoals, at school, Tristan is surprised to see Miles and Miles say he came to pick up his file, Tristan asks about his home and wonders if Hunter is in juvie, Miles tells Tristan that Hunter is outside because he is trying to teach his brother to drive. Tristan realizes Miles didn't say anything about what happened but Hunter didn't actually bring a gun to school so its all good and Miles says Hunter is totally fine, Miles says he came to say goodbye to Tristan, Tristan smiles as he thought Miles came for his file, just as they are sharing a moment they hear a crash outside. Miles and Tristan rush outside to find that Hunter has crashed Miles' car.

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Miles and Tristan happily agree to a date

At school, Miles has told Tristan about Hunter and that he is staying now too. Miles says Hunter needs to say more than he needs to go and he'll be okay because he's got this really amazing person in his life who supports him even if he's done a whole heap of dumb stuff, Tristan smiles and says he sounds like a pretty great guy, Miles says he is, the best maybe, so there are some definite upsides to staying. Tristan asks Miles to watch the volleyball game with him as he has presidential box seats, Miles says throw in popcorn and its a date, Miles and Tristan hold hands and walk up the corridor together.

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Tristan and Miles working on their baby project

In #CheckYourPrivilege, in class, Miles and Tristan are parents for the baby class project, they are seen holding their baby together and Zoë calls them the cutest, then says hashtag bf's of the year but Tristan says Zoë can't post that because she can't say boyfriend, Zoë finds out they still haven't had the talk and Tristan says love is about sparks not technicalities. Zoë says you need to know were he stands, Tristan says he doesn't want to pressure him, Zoë says if a little bit of pressure breaks them then how good can they be and Zoë defends herself saying she's trying to protect him from another crap ending with Miles, Tristan says he doesn't need protecting, label or not, him and Miles are the best they've ever been. Miles and Winston both return.

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Miles say's he's too busy to work on their project

At Miles' locker, Tristan arrives with the baby and says "her daddy", Miles shuts that down though. Tristan tells him he called the baby MJ (Miles Junior), and that him and Miles will look so cute together. Miles says he has a biology project to do and awkwardly holds the baby, Tristan says he can take the baby tonight and Miles is grateful.

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Tristan and Miles fighting

Tristan finds Miles playing basketball, Tristan yells at Miles saying he can't do this by his self and he's sorry if its too much pressure but I'm not asking you to marry me, I'm asking for some help with this project. Tristan says if Miles doesn't want their relationship maybe they should call things off, Miles thinks the baby is stupid but Tristan says its a symbol of their relationship, Tristan drops the baby and quickly picks it up, Tristan says he wanted to prove that Miles wasn't going to ditch him but maybe he was wrong, Miles agrees to take the baby and Tristan reminds him the project is worth 20% of their grade.

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Miles and Tristan officially start their second relationship

In class, Miles tells Tristan he thinks their baby is a girl and not a boy, Zoë and Winston approach them and say they got an A- on their project. Their teacher tells Tristan and Miles they got an A on their project. Tristan is surprised after he dropped the baby but Miles tells him that he got Hunter to fix the baby for them. Tristan apologizes but says he gets paranoid about screwing things up with him but he doesn't want to pressure him, Miles asks him if that's what his rant about the future was about. Miles tells Tristan that he knows he's not the best at planning and says he's not going anywhere, he also informs Tristan that he worries about messing up their relationship too. Tristan asks if they're in a relationship and Miles says that he hopes so and asks if they are, Tristan says that it sounds good to him and they hug. This marks the beginning of their second relationship.

In #ThrowbackThursday, in the gym, Tristan tells Miles that the Degrassi Alumni event isn't going to his plan because of the protesters. Miles suggest he talks to Simpson about it. Later, Tristan and Miles are watching the gala as audience members. Miles and Tristan watch Zoë and Winston present Frankie singing the school song to the audience and they watch Frankie and Jonah perform until they see a sign that says "Racism lives here" which interrupts the performance and Tristan attempts to salvage it until he realises it is his fault too.

In #ToMyFutureSelf, in class, Tristan tells Zoë he's partners with Miles so Zoë and Winston are partners too. In class, Miles and Tristan watch Zoë and Winston's presentation on Japan heritage. Later, Zoë and Winston apologize for their project idea and Miles and Tristan clap.

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In #ThatAwkwardMomentWhen, Winston approaches Zoë, Tristan and Miles, Winston kisses Zoë on the cheek and gives her a coffee. Miles calls them cute, Zoë says her and Winston are Degrassi's hottest power couple but Tristan thinks him and Miles are. Winston says acts of kindness keeps a relationship going but Tristan thinks Hastygram helps because his and Miles pics get 150+ likes per week. Zoë bets her and Winston could get more in half that time and the competition is set, who ever gets the most likes by the end of the day is officially Degrassi's cutest. Zoë hands Miles her phone to take a pic of her and Winston, he tells them to move back some and Winston falls onto the road and just barely avoids being hit by someone driving a scooter. Zoë helps Winston up off the road, Zoë says they need to go to the nurse but Winston asks if Miles recorded that, Zoë and Winston think the video will be an instant success, #lovehurts.

In class, Tristan and Miles tell Zoë 20 re-posts isn't that good. Winston tells them he only coped a strain, he's fine. Tristan and Miles go to their seats.
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Tristan and Miles playing truth or dare with Zoë and Winston.

In #RiseAndGrind, Tristan, Miles, Zoë and Winston are playing truth or dare together, Tristan is dared to eat a spoonful of butter, Zoë is dared to smell Miles washing basket, Miles picks truth and is asked how many people he's had sex with, he admits that he's had sex with 5 people, one being Zoë after they hooked up last summer (sometime during 'Don't Look Back'). Miles is curious about everyone else's numbers and asks around, after making fun of Winston for being a virgin, he asks Tristan, Tristan seems uncomfortable and says that this game is childish and walks off. After this Miles looks worried.

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Miles attempts to have sex with Tristan

After school, Miles invites Tristan to his house and brings him up to his bedroom. Miles starts to kiss Tristan and they start making out. Miles takes off his shirt, they are interrupted when Tristan breaks away to answer a text from his dad, who wants him home in 20 minutes. Miles informs Tristan that what he's doing shouldn't take that long, he removes Tristan's belt and pulls down his pants, Tristan questions what he is doing and Miles tells him that he thinks he knows. They start kissing again before Miles pushes Tristan onto the bed, Tristan asks if he wants to do this right now. Miles then starts removing his own belt and tells Tristan they should change the fact that Tristan isn't as experienced as him. Tristan seems upset and asks if Miles is saying there's something wrong with him because he hasn't had sex, Miles tells him that it's no big deal, Tristan in anger calls Miles a man whore. Miles is upset by this. Frankie unexpectedly interrupts them and asks if Miles took her charger until she realises what is going on and leaves mortified along with Tristan.

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Tristan explaining things to Miles

In the student council office, Tristan tells Miles he got his mum's invite to Hunter's welcome home party. Miles tells him he doesn't have to come as he clearly doesn't want to. Tristan is angry and wants Miles to apologize, however Miles thinks Tristan owes him one after calling him a manwhore. Miles says that he can't un-have sex with those girls. Tristan apologises sarcastically and says that doesn't want to be another notch on his belt. Miles is upset and tells Tristan if he is so uncomfortable with his number he should go and sleep with a few guys and come back to him. Tristan questions him and repeats what Miles said. Miles says that he wants to be with him and he's the one who freaked out and ran after hearing his number. Tristan says he doesn't care about his list, but wants to feel like he matters more than anyone else on there. Miles tells him to come to Hunter's party. Tristan asks if he's being invited out of pity but Miles tells him he wants him there.

At Miles' house, Tristan asks Miles if he can get out of the game and Miles jokingly says he can get him out of it. Miles apologizes and agrees that he should've spoken to Tristan about sex and is happy to talk about it now. Miles asks if he's a virgin, Tristan admits that he is and tells Miles that he has done other stuff with people including Miles. Miles asks if he wants to try. Tristan admits he does want to but seems nervous. Miles asks if he wants to try with him seeming skeptical, Tristan reassures him and says he definitely wants to try with him, but has some concerns as Tristan tells him there's a lot to consider.

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Miles and Tristan say that they love each other for the first time.

Miles jokingly says that he has condoms, Tristan chuckles and says it's not just that. He asks Miles if he thinks it hurts, Miles says he think that depends on... he stops in the middle of his sentence and admits that it's getting awkward and is the reason they didn't talk about it. Tristan asks if he is glad they are talking now. Miles doesn't answer Tristan's question but says the list of people he's been in love with is a lot shorter. Tristan tells Miles that he loves him too. Miles asks if he wants to go to his room to continue their conversation. Tristan says that everybody would guess what they are doing, Miles thinks they will believe they are fighting and tells Tristan to follow his lead. Miles loudly yells "How dare you!" at Tristan and Tristan repeats it back to him before they storm out. Whilst walking Miles smiles to himself.

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Tristan and Miles kiss at school

At school, in the corridor, Miles and Tristan are walking and are seen holding hands. Tristan and Miles kiss goodbye before Tristan leaves to goes to his class. Winston and Zoë approach and question Miles about having sex with Tristan. Miles claims he and Tristan had "a very nice talk". Winston reads between the lines and asks Miles to confirm his suspicions. Miles tells him that it's not polite to kiss and tell.

In #OMFG, Miles is devastated when he hears about the Degrassi bus crash especially because Tristan was on it. He is seen attempting to call Tristan on his phone but there is no answer.

Season 3

In #BreakTheInternet, Miles is there when Tristan is brought into the hospital. Tristan is in a coma and Miles has been there everyday since and has been posting videos about it as well, they also celebrated Tristan's birthday. Miles is holding Tristan's hand in the hospital when Tristan's hand squeezes his hand and Miles is happily excited and yells out for a nurse. At the hospital, Miles gets told by Tristan's mom that what Esme told him was most likley correct with the hand response and this devastes Miles. The doctor said that Tristan being in a coma for "10 weeks" is not looking good and when Tristan's mum suggests he go hang out with his friends, Miles says Tristan needs him here. Miles says he "loves Tristan so much that he wishes he could take his pain and give it to himself". Miles looks at a photo of him and Tristan.

In #WorstGiftEver, Miles looks at a photo of him and Tristan. At the hospital, Miles is sitting by Tristan's bedside, Miles tells Tristan about working at Lola's family restaurant, Miles tries to say everything else is good but he can't do it and instead says "everyone thinks he's a bad boyfriend, being here every day praying you to wake up, just because your stuck here why do I have to be too, I'm trapped and its killing me, is there a point to me being here at all, I feel like I'm just talking to a corpse, I don't wanna leave you but I don't know how I can stay, wouldn't it be amazing if you just woke up right now, please, come back to me Tristan, please wake up, wake up" Miles starts screaming at Tristan to wake up repeatedly and Zoë enters and hugs him.

In #PicsOrItDidntHappen, Miles posts a picture of Tristan with the caption the doc says no news = good news.

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Miles kisses Tristan on the cheek

In #ThatFeelingWhen, Tristan has been in a coma for 3 months now. Miles gets a message from Tristan's mom asking him to call her ASAP. At the hospital, Miles sits on Tristan's bed and says, "Tris its Miles can you hear me?" Tristan opens his eyes but he can't speak, Miles agrees that Tristan is handsome before putting his hand though Tristan's hair. Tristan's mom leaves them alone. Miles kisses Tristan on the cheek and says, "I love you, don't ever doubt that."

At the hospital, Miles is sitting on Tristan's bed and he reads out a get well card from Zoë to Tristan. Miles says, "Tristan I made a mistake, I cheated once." Tristan starts choking and Miles calls for help, Tristan's mom says he's breathing not choking and its a positive sign to him being able to speak. Miles grabs Tristan's hand before asking Tristan if he's upset or mad and asks him to squeeze his hand if its a yes, but Tristan doesn't move. Tristan's mom says he doesn't understand the world around him, but Miles says he needs him to, the hard parts suppose to be over. Tristan's mom gives Miles some speaking program that's suppose to help.

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In #IRegretNothing, At the hospital, Miles arrives and see's Tristan walk a couple of steps, Miles is happy and calls Tristan amazing. Tristan's mom says Tristan's goal is to make it to Miles' play. Miles says there are some concerns with the play, Tristan's mom asks what he is going to do. Miles says wait for Mr Simpson to decide, Tristan writes on his computer saying "fight" and Miles asks how. Tristan's mom asks why they study controversial content in class and Miles says because the theme is important. Tristan types "your theme is hope" and Tristan's mom says what could be more important than that.

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Tristan forgives Miles for cheating on him with Lola

In #ImSleep, Tristan watches Miles do the play. In the gym, Miles finds Tristan and asks for his opinion on the play, Tristan says on the voice thing that it was beautiful, it all felt very real. Miles says he hooked up with Lola and he's so sorry about it but the doctors thought he wouldn't make it, Tristan says he knows, Miles is surprised. Tristan says between that video she posted and the play it was kind of obvious, Miles asks if Tristan hates him, Tristan asks if Miles loves Lola?, Miles says its over I ended it as soon as you woke-up, Tristan asks again if he loved her? Miles says I guess, yeah, I couldn't of made it through everything without her. Tristan asks who he wants to be with, Miles says you, you saw the play Tris and I know it sounds messed up but everything was about you, even Lola. Tristan says "okay", making this his first word since the accident, Miles repeats it back to him and Tristan says it back before Miles smiles at him.

Tristan and Miles are both waiting for news on Maya and they are happy when they learn Maya is going to make it. Tristan asks Miles and Zoë if they can get pizza as its been 6 months since he's had it using his voice thing and they both agree.

Season 4

In #BackToReality,

Rival Relationships


  • Miles (about Tristan): "Have you ever loved somebody so much that you just wished you could take all their pain and give it to yourself?" - #BreakTheInternet


  • Their first kiss was in Paris.
  • They were roommates in Paris, along with Winston Chu.
  • They were both members of the Degrassi Basketball Team and the French Club.
  • Tristan sold Miles fake drugs to protect Miles from taking steroids.
  • Both have kissed Maya Matlin, but only Miles was in an actual relationship with her.
  • They both did not like Zig Novak. Tristan hated Zig for cheating on Tori, while Miles blames Zig for some of the problems he and Maya have had.
  • Tristan is the only boy that Miles has kissed and dated.
  • In I Wanna Be Adored, Tristan claims to be over Miles. However, in Don't Look Back, it's heavily implied that Tristan isn't.
  • Tristan has slut-shamed every girl (except Lola) that Miles has been romantically involved with.
  • Tristan repeatedly made biphobic comments towards Miles in Next Class seasons 1 and 2.
  • In #RiseAndGrind, they shared their first "I love you" and had sex for the first time.
    • Tristan lost his virginity to Miles.
  • Tristan is gay and Miles is bisexual.
  • Miles cheated on Tristan with Lola while Tristan was in a coma, but Tristan forgave him.


  • Second Relationship:
    • Start Up: #CheckYourPrivilege (DNC 203)
    • Broke Up: #GetYouAManThatCanDoBoth (DNC 408)
      • Reason: Tristan didn't want to hold Miles back from going to the Writers Academy in London and he wanted to try and get better on his own.


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