For the past five years, CEO Kennedy Grey has hired a gay male companion for his one annual escape from work. All expenses paid and a fixed sum at the end, all the candidate needs to do is pull off the role of dutiful boyfriend. Kieran West sits in the coffee shop, trying to finish an assignment. Single and unemployed again, he overhears the man across from him interviewing for a job paying five grand. What does he have to lose?
Charlie and Kippy are planning a casual Fourth of July evening: pizza, getting together with friends, and then fireworks after the sun goes down. Little do they know that they are about to have visitors, and be off on a new adventure that takes them farther from home than they have ever been before!
"You're not being sneaky. The little girl deserves the doll you saw her stare at, her eyes wide and her little palms clenched together under her chin. You'll just drop it off on their porch on Christmas Eve, just like Santa. You're about to sneak away, but..."
This story is written as part of the site's White Elephant Prompt Present Game. The prompt read - “It’s yellow. So yellow. You look up, a smile pasted on your face. ‘I love it,’ you say, and his happy grin makes you….”