happy baltimore day! here’s my contribution to fandom on this beautiful day, the day neil josten is finally in the system to become a real person
you. You were amazing.”
words echo in Andrew’s head as soon as they leave Neil’s mouth. He doesn’t say
anything else, but Andrew can tell there’s something more he’s itching to get
out. There’s something in his eyes, something in the way they flicker from the
rest of the foxes to Andrew, that stops Andrew from pressing for more. This
isn’t the place, not right now. Maybe on the bus. They have all the time in the
world for answers. And Neil promised Andrew anything
for shutting down the goal.
they’re shepherded out and towards the bus, the chaos that surrounds the team
jostles Andrew and he blindly follows the orange uniforms. He can’t look out
for the others, for Neil, and he spares a moment to hope that they’re capable
enough to survive one rowdy crowd. As long as Kevin makes it to the bus, it’ll
be okay. Andrew isn’t responsible for anyone else’s safety. Neil isn’t under
his protection anymore.