The Lover Boys are a group of ill-moral, jerky boys who dominate New York’s skate scene (or something). I might start a comic of them.
This is Snake-eye. He’s 5'9" and an Aquarius. Nobody knows his real name, and no one is really sure what he’s like, but he likes to describe himself as “Chinatown trash.” His parents run a small souvenir shop on Mott, in which they run fake Gucci and Louis Vuitton bags (and they make a decent living doing it too). If you meet Snake-eye in real life, he’ll probably start the conversation by bragging how he *almost* stole some beanie from that shady “supreme” store in that one Chinatown mall. Snake-eye is the last member of the Lover Boys, so naturally, he’s bullied upon and got forced to get a heart-shaped $100 face tattoo as a show of fraternity. Hey, at least it’s not on his chest.
This is Mark “Jacobs” King, and no, no one calls him Jacobs. He’s 5'11" (but calls himself 6'2") and a Leo. He is somehow part of the skate team without knowing how to skate; in fact, all of his shoes are Docs. Mark “hates drama” but he’s also the only Lover Boy who starts drama. He also has the habit to calling anyone, even someone he spoke for 6 minutes in sophomore year, his “best friend.” Mark is annoying, petty, and easily bored, but believe it or not, he’s probably the nicest guy in this gang.
This is Kazuo Wang. He’s 5'11" and a Capricorn. Kazuo is half Japanese and half Chinese, is a vegan, doesn’t smoke (except for herbal cigarettes), and doesn’t drink (except for the wine at art openings). He speaks English, Japanese, Chinese and he also feels like he’s superior to everyone else. He is a “photographer” (according to his tinder profile), which basically means he owns a black-and-white aesthetic Instagram featuring pictures of chain link fences. Kazuo’s neck tattoo was an impulsive decision made in St. Marks, which he got disowned for, but his forearm tattoo is fake (a temporary tattoo reapplied every two days), but he tells everyone it’s real. Kazuo is cold, smart, and a real jerk but he’s probably the most successful on out of the Lover Boys.
This is Tucker “Tuck” Finley. He’s 5'10" and a Pisces. Tuck feels existential dread everyday, but at this point he’s become numb to it. He channels all of his energy into being a music elitist, skating (mediocrely), and writing poetry or songs. He hates the Smiths but he still references their songs – there’s too much caffeine in his bloodstream, and a lack of real spice in his life. Tuck isn’t even that good of a writer, like he still confuses “you’re” and “your.” Tuck is going to major in music and philosophy, so he’s basically learning the art of unemployment.
This is Scott “Scooter” McKinley, he’s an Aries and he’s 5'7". His favorite bands are the Butthole Surfers and the Beastie Boys, and when he goes to college (assuming he if he goes), he wants to be a political science major. Scooter is the type of guy who pretends to go “hard in the motherfucking paint”, but is actually from Park Slope. He started smoking Marlboro Reds as a joke (or for the look) but he might actually be addicted now. As with all short guys, he has a volcanic temper to compensate for his height. He also loves fighting, arguing and feeling like he’s winning (when he may or may not be).
Okay, I am absolutely terrible, because I decided that not only do I need to research EVERYTHING about the ISU and the junior level from 2007-2009 for my Yuri on ice fanfic… Or the fact that I have designed costumes and programs and exhibition skates for everybody in this fic… BUT I also decided that I am sending Yuuri to college.
That means I’ve just spent about 3 hours researching colleges that have good athletic training/kinesiology programs (Yuuri’s major), a rink on campus (or nearby accessibility to a good skating club), which high profile figure skating coaches are based nearby, AND what the out-of-country tuition costs are…
I need to stop… ( @blue-and-ironic please laugh at my pain When you wake up, because this is like 10x worse than you with the 2008 smart phones)