Liam For Hire - A. Zukowski
"“See what I’ve left behind. I’ve come a long Milky Way to find my guardian.” Ali chuckles. “Except I don’t really guard you. I like to let you be free, my Liam. How does it feel now being back home?” I consider him and think about his words. Ali is my guardian but he doesn’t keep me in a locked box. His love protects me and lets me be whoever I am. Free. “This is where I grew up. You. Are my home. And wherever you are, Ali, I’ll be there.” Ali pulls me close and we kiss. A light breeze grazes our skin. We’re surrounded by the rustling sound of the long grass and the lingering scent of sea and sand"