Justin is found with his high school lover and is sent away to boarding school. What happens when more buttfucking actually does go on in boarding school than in the backroom of Babylon?
The name 'Nathan Ash' was only one piece of the puzzle that made up his life.
Sometimes Hunter felt like he was dead, sent to some version of Hell for stealing, for tricking, for ditching school, or for just being born. But his heart beating in his chest, sometimes at a slow and steady beat, sometimes at a rapid and panicked pace...It was that alone that made him realize he wasn't in Hell after all. This city, as shitty as it was to him, was his reality.
Brian receives a phone call from his Sonny Boy asking about "boy stuffs"...
You're never truly alone when someone else has a house key...
This story is set in charming1 and Lorie's "Bittersweet Universe" and follows after Bittersweet Promise. However, this can be read as a stand-alone story.
They've known since they were sixteen where their lives were headed, but somehow, everything went in a completely different direction. This is a journey through the build up of their relationship, its destruction, and the way it's pieced back together in the end. Non-linear storytelling.