Cabell has been living with Jamie's secret for ten years, and it's killing him. He understands that their love can never be, and he understands that Jamie has a lot going on. Still, it's eating him alive.
When he decides to put his foot down and stop the madness, he has to tell Jamie. Is he making a mistake? Should he hang onto hope – or move on and find someone else? Cabell is patient, but he's just not sure how long he can wait, or if he'll ever get the love he really wants.
Note to readers: This short story contains explicit romantic acts between two men who love each other but are kept apart by circumstances and fears. 8,000 words.