It`s time for Tuesday Tales.
Today we have an excerpt from Reading the Play, Watkins Glen Gladiators #5.
Please do bear in mind that these snippets are unedited so please be kind if you find any mistakes.
This story may have gay erotic scenes, strong social issues addressed and mature language. If those things offend now is the time to move onto another Tuesday Tales blog. Thanks for stopping by!
“Go for it. Did you see that we won?”
“I saw. The Blues had no response for your defense,” I said while wiggling my toes under the blanket. They’d gotten chilled while I’d dozed. “Also, your goalie did a decent job.”
“Asshole,” he laughed, his eyes glowing with emotion. Such a pretty man. And all mine. Which led me back to what I wanted to talk about. “Next week Ooni is having a little holiday dinner, all Finnish foods, which I’m not wholly sure about but hey I once ate haggis.”
“Dude, haggis is good!”
I shuddered and got a snicker. “Yeah, not, anyway, I was wondering if you’d like to be my date for the dinner.”
All the humor fell from his face. “What?”
“Don’t get freaked out,” I said then regretted it as his expression hardened.
“I’m not freaking out, Marcus, I’m just trying to process.”
“Sorry, I didn’t mean to sound condescending. I know we’re both edgy about things.”
“Yeah, we are, and we need to handle this well. Going to a party as your date is a big step. Did you tell anyone on the team about us?”
“Then maybe you should so they don’t lose their shit when we walk in together. When is that party? I might be playing.”
“You’re not, I already checked the schedule.” I sat up straighter. “Look, baby, I know it seems like a big step but maybe it’s time we just did it, you know? The longer we put it off, the more lies we tell, the harder it will be to come clean. My aunt thinks we just have to dive in and get it over with and I’m starting to think she’s right.”
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