Barefoot And Bruised, Ch. 20: Un-thinkable (I’m Ready)
Summary: AU. Jude was twenty and not even thinking about love when he met Connor Stevens, a boy who took his heart almost immediately. But Connor has a past he still has to struggle with daily and resists falling in love, even as he and Jude grow closer. Even as it seems everything will be all right, Connor’s past refuses to lie, and Jude finds himself in a battle with Connor’s demons.
“Callie and the family set up a “Justice for Jack” booth at a music festival in order to gather signatures to stop Justina’s foster care bill, but Callie’s persistence in advocating for both Jack and Kyle lands her in a dangerous situation.”
Are you ok? I thought he was gonna shoot me, then he put the gun to his head. I’m so sorry. What if he shot himself like, right here in my room? How did you…what did you say to him? I don’t know, I…I just kept talking. And then he cried in my arms. He’s so sad. Come here.