I have other fics in the works for this AU, but this one was one of those moments where an idea is so clear in your head that you just have to write it immediately. Also… about halfway through this I realized… is this seriously my first time actually writing Jerry?
Jerry had thought that mentioning
the tennis court out back might help a little with breaking the frigid tundra
that had settled between Beth’s father and him. He’d been wrong.
“Oh? You play?” Rick
had asked skeptically, voice utterly venomous as he gave Jerry a look that
clearly said ‘I am only tolerating your presence in my home because of my