Alex Jeffers and Kurt Danvers have always been the best of friends. Where you found one, you found the other. They thought they’d always be together. They were wrong.
Five years on, Alex moves home to start a new job. While he’s meeting with the father of one of his students, he’s brought back when he hears Kurt’s annoying donkey laugh. Now Kurt knows Alex is home, and he wants to show Alex what he never saw when they were younger.
Alex Jeffers and his best friend, Kurt Danvers, were always inseparable. When you found one, you would inevitably find the other. And Alex dreamed it would always be that way.
Kurt swore that when they went to different colleges, nothing would change. They’d keep in contact and would always be best friends. By the time Alex realizes it, he and Kurt have drifted apart. Years of friendship are just…gone.
Starting a new life is scary, but eventually Alex forges ahead and begins building one he’s proud of. While at a dinner meeting with a student’s father, Alex panics when he sees Kurt Danvers for the first time in five years. He flees the restaurant, but he can’t outrun his past as Kurt finds him and lets Alex know that he’s not willing to lose him again.
(Please note: This is a new version of the original story, which was a free read at GoodReads. This story has been professionally edited and expanded by 2,000 words, which includes a new ending.)