Fourth and Long
He’s approaching forty, alone, and in a dead-end job. Eric Somers’s life has been defined by a single unfortunate decision made decades ago, when he turned his back on shy outcast Jake Lockwood, afraid of his feelings for the boy and what they meant. The tragic consequences of Jake’s isolation... show more
He’s approaching forty, alone, and in a dead-end job. Eric Somers’s life has been defined by a single unfortunate decision made decades ago, when he turned his back on shy outcast Jake Lockwood, afraid of his feelings for the boy and what they meant. The tragic consequences of Jake’s isolation have haunted Eric ever since. Now, through a magical encounter with his old football coach, Eric finds himself back in 1991 with a chance at redemption. Can Eric find a way to redeem his long ago sins and reclaim a better future?A story from the Dreamspinner Press 2012 Daily Dose package "Time Is Eternity".
Publish date: May 31st 2012
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Time Travel
, Short Stories
, Sports And Games
, M M Romance
Series: Time Is Eternity
This was a short story about Eric, who has always regretting what happened during his senior prom in high school. When he is at a high school reunion he gets hit on the head, only to wake up 20 years earlier, just in time for Prom Night.. I really liked the premise of this story. I LOVE time tra...
This was a good short, though it got a wee bit confusing for a bit, and could have used a little more toward the end. Our MC is attending his 20 year HS reunion. Single, in a dead end job, he still hasn't come to terms with a huge mistake he made his senior year, and the far reaching consequences...
Hmmm, there's nothing really new about this story. Prom King/football quarterback falls for his smart, smaller, bespectacled gay nerdy tutor. 20 years later after seperation and an accident the Prom King travels back in time to set things right. So here's my thing. It's a beautifully told story, I a...
3.5*Eric gets a second chance, a chance not only to change the life he is leading now, but to change the one night that has haunted him and stifled his life for the last 20yrs.Eric knows that changing things that happened the night of the prom will change all things..and the ending was great, not t...
3.5 so close to 4. Why not? I loved everything up to the end. I know it was a short, short story but...Still keeping them seperated for twenty years is something that I didn't like, long passages of time between MCs is a trope that I dislike with a passion. I guess I was hoping for more of a Back to...