Brian Kinney needs a last minute date to join him at a client’s wedding, so he grabs the first available guy he sees - a naive, sheltered, and unsophisticated blond boy that he saves from a mental hospital. A boy who’s got a very unusual past. This is the story of their adventure together. Oh, and Justin doesn’t like wearing shoes for some reason . . .
*Reader's Choice Award, Favorite Friendship: Brian/Justin and Justin/Animals*
Categories: QAF US, Reader's Choice Award Characters: Brian Kinney, Justin Taylor
Tags: 100k+ Word Count, Abuse/Child Abuse
Genres: Alternate Universe, Humor, Hurt/Comfort, Romance
Chapters: 25 Completed: Yes
Word count: 103973 Read: 32978
ePub Downloads: 19 Published: May 03, 2016 Updated: May 31, 2017
Written for NaNoWriMo 2015!
NOTE: This story is loosely based on the movie "Barefoot"
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Welcome to our new collaboration! Hope you enjoy the adventure!
We're having so much fun writing we thought we'd go ahead and give you another chapter today. Enjoy!
Brian and his last minute 'date' are on their way to Oregon . . . high altitude high jinx ensue . . . Enjoy!
Brian and Justin have arrived at their hosts' home. But, before they can get settled in for the weekend, Justin's got some more new experiences to suffer through. Although, suffering isn't really the word I'd use here . . . Enjoy!
It's time for the Rehearsal Dinner . . . as well as a host of new experiences for our wide-eyed Justin. Enjoy!
So, you wanted a little more insight into Justin's past . . . Enjoy! J.S.T.
Our beautiful boys get to strut their stuff at first the wedding and then at the reception. Let's cheer them on! Enjoy! J.S.T.
The Wedding Reception . . . You'd think Brian and Justin would have a good time, right? Wrong . . . Read on and you'll see. J.S.T.
Brian and Justin find an unexpected way to get out of Portland . . . Enjoy! J.S.T.
Brian and Justin's first night on the road . . . Enjoy! J.S.T.
What will Brian think of to take up the time while they're on the road? Bet he never thought he'd be forced to go visit tourist attractions . . . Oh, and there's always long empty lengths or road to encourage deep conversations . . . Poor Brian! Enjoy! J.S.T.
How do Brian and Justin fit in with the typical denizens of an RV park? Read on and see! Enjoy! J.S.T.
Before the boys get back on the road, Justin has a few new tricks he'd like to try out . . . Maybe Brian won't really want to get back to Pittsburgh so fast after all? Enjoy! J.S.T.
Brian and Justin take on the great state of Wyoming . . . Enjoy! J.S.T.
*****Chapter dedicated to Lorie & Lightning - Thanks for the tips on pet skunk etiquette!*****
Justin decides to take on the task of teaching Brian how to have fun! You should have fun reading! Enjoy! J.S.T.
Justin continues with his mission to teach Brian how to have fun. Brian seems to be learning almost as much as his Sunshine on this trip! Go, Brian! Enjoy! J.S.T.
Something fun to offset the drama of spending the holidays with your family who probably doesn't know you really ENJOY reading gay porn? J.S.T.
Brian's panicking over the news he got from Cynthia that the cops are now looking for him . . . J.S.T.
*****Warning - NOT a light, happy, fluffy chapter. Sorry, folks.*****
And the adventure continues . . . right after Brian makes up to his barefoot blond boy for almost abandoning him. How will they get out of the impending legal storm they're heading right back into, though? You'll have to keep reading to find out. Enjoy! J.S.T.
This is a BIG . . . NO, HUGE . . . chapter! Be prepared. Lot's going on here! Also, it's pretty much ridiculously romantic so be careful and don't let the sweetness send you into diabetic shock or anything. Read on if you dare, and . . . Enjoy! J.S.T.
*****Chapter dedicated to our wise helpers in the LLLC! Thanks for helping with the smut! Remember, all of you are far above average!*****
Things are certainly heating up for our boys . . . maybe not in ways you'd like to see though. Hang on to your hats, folks, and enjoy! J.S.T.
Brian and Justin are almost home . . . will they make it in time and be able to resolve all the problems waiting for them? You'll have to read to find out. Enjoy! J.S.T.
Sorry to leave you with that cliffie for so long . . . but because you were good, patient little readers, we finally have at least a partial resolution for you. Yay~! Enjoy! J.S.T.
Rescuing Brian from the Pittsburgh PD . . . and whatever comes next. Enjoy! J.S.T.
Everyone ready for the big happily-ever-after ending? If not, turn back now, because here it comes! Thank you to all our readers and to the LLLC for keeping us writing. Hope you all enjoyed the journey with our Barefoot Blond and his Just Brian! J.S.T.