Challenge: Wishful Thinking
Word count: 100
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Ryan lay on his side watching Connor as he slept. Ryan wanted to reach out and touch, but he needed to train himself out of that habit. It would only hurt more later.
Connor liked to talk about ‘forever’, but what the hell did he know? He was just a kid, and this was all an experiment for him. Sooner or later Connor would get bored, find someone his own age, maybe even someone with the same level of intellect. Ryan knew when that happened he would let Connor go.
But he wanted to believe it when Connor said ‘forever’.