Chris sat alone in the tree house looking out over castle rock, the ash from his cigarette falling onto the table. he was expecting Gordie soon, so they could play cards together, read comic books, that sort of stuff that best friends do. the secret knock was suddenly heard on the floor.
"that must be him" Chris thought, opening the door to let him in.
it wasn't who he expected. it wasn't Gordie at all. it was Teddy. he looked up at Chris with a smug grin.
"waiting for your boyfriend?" Teddy smirked, teasing him about that accidental kiss that happened between Chris and Gordie a few weeks back.
"shut up and get in here." Chris sneered, pulling him up by his shirt.
the two sat across from each other at either ends of the small table. Chris dealed Teddy his cards, and they continued the game.
"so...how do you feel about today?" Chris asked Teddy, not taking his eyes off his hand of cards.
"whadda mean?" he questioned, looking u