Midnight Release

Oliver stared blearily at his smartwatch, where an offensively bright 3:22am glared back at him. He let his head fall back against the pillow, unsure what had awoken him so suddenly. He reached over to Ben’s side of the bed, bringing to his conscious mind what he already sort of knew– his boyfriend wasn’t there. … Continue reading Midnight Release

Assigned Seating

Roland looked at his watch, then the clock on his instrument panel. They were identical to the second, but he always found himself checking both when they were running behind. Of course it happened— weather delays and safety checks were part of the business. At least on Roland’s crew, there were rarely preventable delays. Which … Continue reading Assigned Seating

No Parties

Silas’s ship was sunk, but he didn’t know it yet. John had to summon all of his patience as the kid sat there and yes sir’d him, knowing the pop star had every intention of disobeying the rules he was pretending to agree to. He wasn’t even being clever about it; he’d practically charged a … Continue reading No Parties