Outside - Chapter 2: February, 2028
“Debeste!” he cried, grabbing his co-worker by the arm. “What on Earth is going on – is something happening this week?”
“Uhh…” Sebastian thought for a while, utterly unconcerned by the grip he was in. “Oh!”
“What is it?”
“My Zheng Faian friend is visiting soon!” announced Debeste. “I haven’t seen him in ages, it’s gonna be so cool!”
“That’s not-” Simon paused. It was his fault for not being specific, he knew Sebastian had trouble pinpointing topics on his own. “I’m glad,” he said, eventually. “Good for you.” If only he actually knew how to be pleasant, though.
“Uh, can I go now?” asked Sebastian.
“Oh, right.” Simon had forgotten he was even holding onto him. “Ah… I hope your friend enjoys his visit.”
“Thanks!” called Sebastian, and raced off.
Simon yanked at his own ponytail. Where was he? Towels? No, dammit, work. Work first, and then towels.
this update includes more lads, more lesbians, more panic attacks on the floor of a Kmart at 11 at night, and, finally, the pretence of a plot!