TRIGGER WARNING: plot 15 mentions an eating disorder:
1. don’t stop;
muse a is new to town, settling in the scene of their new surroundings, and it’s fairly clear that attention isn’t hard to obtain. one person in particular finds them intriguing, muse b. wanting to welcome the new resident to their new life I’m a different environment, muse b decides to take them out for a night out on the city, which soon turns into a night of fun that was merely never intended. the next morning, muse a realizes their mistake and leaves with muse b has no way of communicating with the other. but it becomes fairly clear that their meeting was a subtle mistake as on the first day of school, muse b mistakingly finds muse a behind the teacher’s desk.and even the age gap doesn’t keep muse b from wanting more than just an authoritative motive.
2. good girls;
the average coming of age story where muse a is constantly reckless and is constantly needing a reason to simmer down. so, with much research, muse a’s parents think that since they are of age to be engaged, they are forcibly going to marry the only person they know that can bring them back down to earth — muse b, of course. the goody-two-shoes that puts on a show of being the innocent overachiever, when even behind closed doors, muse b often never goes behind her own word. with two out of control teenagers in private, in public, they are treated like the most opposite couple, when in reality, they’re not much different. and what happens when muse b accidentally falls for muse a’s bad image and rebellious attitude in the public? will their fake engagement become more than just a stunt?
3. kiss me kiss me;
all muse a wants is a summer fling that tides them over into the fall of their senior year of high school, nothing serious, yet nothing not worth remembering. to find an in between, they stumble upon muse b who’s dead set on finding something that lasts longer than the coiling heat of june and july. aging no clue what either of the two wants, they agree on a mutual one-night stand, although muse b is almost positive it’ll flourish into something worth keeping. the morning after, muse a wakes up to a sleeping muse b next to them, writing a note, leaving only a name and number. and once muse b is finally awoken, that’s all they find. it’ll be journey to find their encounter one more time, closure needed. will muse b think muse a is worth keeping after rediscovering them?
muse a is the usual high school student who wants to be treated much more mature than they’re given credit for. the restrictions their parents level them on makes them feel like the trust is never there, and to muse a it gives him more reason to break the rules, especially when it comes to creating a fake i.d. that gets him into the clubs all around their hometown. as they’re not eighteen yet, a lot of the things they want to do are pretty much illegal until that perfect age. but one night, they notice an older girl/guy working the bar, which would be muse b, who has no interest in flirting with disaster. but as persuasive as muse a likes to think they are, they let off the push and wait until it’s closing time before making a move. as it’s near to muse b’s closing time, muse a somehow finds the keys they need to lock up the bar. a little flirting soon turns into the good of the bar when muse a decides to kidnap muse b as an attempt to seem more reckless than they lead onto be. but the longer they keep muse b captive, the more the older begins to fall for muse a.
5. everything i didn’t say;
muse a and muse b had everything seemingly together. or, as much as a famous people could in the spotlight. they were the it couple, the ones every teenager and young adult could look up to, and tell themselves “that’s the kind of love i want.” but not all of what their relationship entailed was much of a romantic comedy. muse b has always had a troubled past in cheating — it wasn’t intentional, but it was always baggage they seemed to carry around. and being famous, the skepticality was always darted to them. but muse a turned around to forgive their wrongs plenty of times, and it felt like their road to happiness was finally on track — until muse a finds muse b cuddled up next to their band mate, someone who certainly didn’t look like muse a at all. hurt, muse a gathers everything they have to fly back home to calm themselves down, and to retreat from the negative thoughts they have surrounding muse b. but what’ll they expect when they find none other than muse a arriving at the same plane as them, trying to apologize and say everything they didn’t when they were sidetracked on the fame and popularity?
6. beside you (smooth version);
the common long-distance love story where muse a is a manager for a traveling company, living inside their own suitcase six months out of the year. to keep in touch with muse as much as they can, the time spend together is precious, and something they rarely ever receive. one of the last nights the couple shares together goes a little too far without notice, and the unexpected is thought of. muse figures out a little plus sign on a pregnancy test, confusion and fear overcoming them. how could they raise a child with muse a not even there to experience anything? keeping the secret kept from muse a until they find time to come home, they wait with the possibility of muse a not being the most excited about the news. with a new atmosphere every night, muse a rarely even has time for themselves as sleep is the only thing on their mind. what’ll unfold when the communication dwindles from daily Skype calls and texts, to weekly updates? will muse b find the right time to express what’s going on?
7. end up here;
as much as two years together was for muse a and muse b, growing apart was nearly inevidable. so, once both of the are accepted into different colleges, they mutually break up, although staying in contact was necessary. but we all know it never happened — it would’ve been too awkward. so, skipping five years later, muse a is making a life for themselves, a musician whose flown around the entire perimeter of the us, while muse b is just the manager muse a ends up hiring, without knowing who it is. meeting for the first time, they don’t recognize the other, until muse b brings up a last relationship that they shared. keeping it professional, the two agree to not let any outward feelings still recollected from the past ruin muse a’s career. but what happens when muse a wants to try it out one more time and get involved with the only person they’re not allowed to affiliate themselves with?
8. heartache on the big screen;
a typical story that follows two teens with the seemingly perfect relationship in public, wanting each other every second of everyday until muse a decides seeing other people would be beneficial, leaving muse b alone to pick up the broken pieces of their heart. moving on was what muse b interpreted from muse a, but a few months into their break, muse a realizes the mistake of leaving muse b out to dry. determined to win back muse b jealousy is the first option that comes to mind, pretending to fall for other people I’m order to grab muse b’s attention. going back and forth from wanting what they shared for so long, muse a isn’t ready to give muse b up just yet.
9. long way home;
as a last spontaneous trip before parting separate ways their freshman year in college, muse a and muse b want to take a summer-long road trip, squeezing every second of their break into visiting everywhere they’ve wanted to since they were little kids. as it’s just the two best friends, muse a is even surprised muse b said yes to going, as they’ve always been the least risk-taking of the two. but muse b doesn’t want to pass up the single opportunity they have to experience everything they never got a chance to. the further they get into the exotic places, the more time they know they’ll be spending every second together, and as a pact, they jokingly promise to not fall in love, or at least develop any feelings. but just as muse a has a grip on focusing on the trip at hand, it’smuse b whom they can’t get out of their head.
10. heartbreak girl;
stringing people around on a chain, muse a definitely knows how to use their looks for more than just friendships. ever since muse b can remember, they’ve had a massive crush on muse a, despite their poor choices in partners. it’s almost as though they enjoy being used, to feel like they matter for a night before they get thrown to the side every time after. muse b wanted to take away all the hurt they possess, befriending them as a nice gesture to gt closer to them. opening muse a’s to more than just the shitty people who’ve brainwashed muse a into thinking that’s what they deserve. as muse b’s desire to be with muse a fizzles, their other friends dare them to ask muse a on a date, much to their dismay. but on their date, the feelings muse b was hoping would return, never do, leaving them with an innocent third party apart of the dare that should’ve never been.
11. mrs. all-american;
an exchange student is always a special treat to a new area, and for muse a, becoming apart of a new school every other year, they’re looking to settle down somewhere they know will be better for them — but here isn’t the place. to be a nice welcomer, muse b finds the chance to introduce muse a just the opportunities there are. conveniently, they’re both neighbors and muse a find comfort in taking sit-ins on the roof, which is where muse b finds them just a few days after getting used to the town. they have long, deep conversations about the weirdest subjects, and always laugh at each other’s jokes, so much so that muse a realizes just how comfortable they are around muse b, that they make roof meetings a tradition, not feeling right without having one every night. although the roof is the only place both muses can connect, what will muse a do when muse b scarcely arrives to their secret hideaway?
having to deal with the fact that their chances of living are fairly slim, muse a is struck with the news of a brain tumor that deteriorates their short-term memory loss. keeping the secret far from anyone’s knowledge, once they’re in a good place in their life, they find muse b, who’s always telling them they’ll always be there for muse a, no matter the situation. as an effort not to scare them away, they always forget to tell them their confession, as their mind is gradually turning into a flick of dust. muse b quickly catches into the fact that there’s something off with muse a, but can’t quite put their finger on it. ignoring the fact, muse a’s condition is getting worse, their time running short. scared of running muse b away, they’re nearly close to barely reminding even who their self is. will muse b catch on to the severity of muse a’s life-threatening complication?
13. social casualty;
all muse a wanted was to be cared for, and loved. both of which were seldom growing up. now that they’re able to live on their own, the want to find someone who could give them the world was fairly difficult. it wasn’t their picky nature, but the turn-off of cockiness and shallow standards that threw people astray. that was until they were flirting with disaster — other known as, the internship they’d applied for in a big company. and there, was muse b who was as professional as they come. giving muse ball the requirements needed to claim the job, there was one more task to finish in order to settle. a night alone. muse a truly didn’t find much harm in sleeping with their future colleague, as long as the internship was set in stone. and thanks to their decent performance, the job was their’s. will their secret affair get complicated once they beginning to make it a regular occurrence, or will it be when muse a figures out about muse b’s extra weight of a husband/wife involved?
14. never be;
as a teenager, the amount of fun you’re allowed is limited, as muse a knows well. being a reckless individual, however, accesses them to being more than just an underaged kid with an education in motion. living once is all muse a needs to have the time of their life, flipping the coin over to muse b who’s as pre-cautious as they come. because of muse b’s lack of confidence to talk to the people they want to befriend, they create a fake i.d. account, finding it easier to express themselves that way. it came as a surprise when they realized muse a created an account as well, befriending them that way. as they started talking, muse b knew it was wrong, but lying was the only way they knew to keep themselves interesting to muse a. and at first, it was all in the fun of it, until muse a delves into the more personal side of muse b and wants to figure out who exactly they’re sharing information with. will muse b be brave enough to take it further?
15. voodoo doll;
ever since they can remember, muse a has always had issues with their appearance, whether it be their height, to their weight, and even the size of their nose. nobody really thought anything was wrong, but to muse a, everything seemed like it was the biggest deal. but their strive for perfection took a different turn when muse a began starving herself to hit the weight they wanted to be to consider their self normal. but, their boyfriend/girlfriend of three years, muse b, has caught onto their drastic change, and it doing all they can to keep muse a)p> from doing something they regret. how can muse b show muse a is all about the imperfections they have, and not to focus on whatever they aren’t? how long will it take for muse a to figure out the only supporter they need is right in front of them?
16. green light (bonus track);
being manipulative was always muse a’s speciality, including entitling themselves to any person they wanted, and whatever they wanted from them. it scaled from a jealous prank, to an assignment, even to sex that didn’t mean a single bit of passion. and muse a never needed to have strings attached, until muse b came I’m to swoop them off their feet. it’d been the same routine for years — no feelings, no emotions — just sex. and to their surprise, muse b wanted it just as much, if not more than them. the same cycle was oddly getting boring for muse b, although this was something muse a completely wanted to continue, despite their rules to keeping it civil. will their special encounters sour once muse a realizes the real reason why they can’t get over muse b? or will it come down to an intervention of cutting all ties off and never sharing the “friends with benefits” game that started out so simple?