Dave pulled back and looked John in the eyes. John slowly reached up and pulled Dave's shades off. Dave tensed and squeezed his eyes shut.
"Dave" John cooed. "C'mon, let me see"
Dave sighed, resolving that John would have to find out sooner or later if this thing was going to go anywhere, and John chose sooner.
But what if Dave wanted later?
"John, I-I don't know if this is a good idea
Woah! What was that?! A Stutter and trailing off in the same sentence coming from a Strider!!! This is groundbreaking people. I'm sure somewhere there's some major tectonic plate disturbance and the ground is breaking and crumbling as you read.
"I mean" Dave continued "If you can't handle what's behind my shades, and turn me away, I-I don't know if I could handle it. Not after we had our
first kiss" He mumbled the last part, aware of how uncool it sounded, but his coolness levels have been dropping pretty much since John dropped into his heart unironically unplatonically.
Somehow, his cool l