Anju burst into the room, heart beating wildly, golden eyes wide as they landed on the form of the teenager. Dominick lay in bed, face pale as he turned to look at his boyfriend, the smallest of smiles gracing his lips. "Anju..." He whispered, lifting a weak hand to reach out for the older man. Slowly, Anju walked to the dying teen, gently taking his hand.
"It...it's alright now, love...I'm here..." Anju croaked, tears coming to his eyes.
He knew that the boy was to die but he hadn't suspected it would be this soon but as the news reached his ears he had practically ran all the way there to be by his lovers side. And now as he held the brunette's cold hand, it took almost everything it had for him not to cry. Dominick had told him when they learned of his approaching death just months before that Anju wasn't to cry for him. He could at least hold onto that one wish.
"A...Anju..." Dominick breathed out, brown eyes beginning to glaze over.
"Y-yes?" Anju stuttered out, hating th