Two hours later, Harry is resting his elbows on the kitchen counter, pouting.

“What do you mean you don’t wanna come?!”

Louis sighs. “I want to, but I don’t have time. I have a bunch of shit I need to get done. But you should still call Li and Niall, though.”

His pout deepens and he brushes his curls out of his eyes. “But it’s my first time at Ted’s,” he whines.

He rolls his eyes and throws his hands in the air. “You can’t use the ‘first time’ excuse much longer, you brat.”

“I can use it all I want.”

“You’re so fucking annoying.”

Harry straightens his back. “Aw, Lou, our first time fighting!”

Louis scoffs, rubbing his jaw, trying and failing to hide his smile. “It’s just Ted’s. I won’t miss your first time for NYC or Boston or any of that good stuff.”

“Gonna make a proper tourist out of me, yeah?”

“Yeah, something like that.”

Harry taps his foot on the ground. “You’re really not coming?”

“I’ll go next time, I promise.” He digs into his wallet and pulls out a $5 bill, tossing it at Harry. “Drink a Beaver, on me.”

“What the hell is a Beaver?”

“You’ll find out.”

And find out, he does.

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Niall Horan was born on September 13, 1993, in Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland. During his school years, he showed talent for singing and performing. At the age of 16, he auditioned for the television show The X Factor and was accepted into the competition. Although he did not make the final rounds as a solo vocalist, he joined forces with four other contestants to form the successful boy band One Direction.