In this follow-up to Sparkling Combustion, Jeremy’s tale is told. In the aftermath of losing the object of his interest to another, Jeremy begins a slow decline. Now it is summer and Jeremy has become a social-recluse. He will have to face the past that haunts him if he is to recover, and if he is to let anyone in to see the person behind the confidence and apparent joy.
Note: This story, while a sequel to Sparkling Combustion, Can be read by itself with ease.
A story of trust and betrayal that will grab you at the start and not let you go until the last word has been consumed. It is not for the weak stomached. Please understand that not everything herein is pleasant. Not everything herein is accurate. Not everything herein is true. These are the facts as they are remembered and sometimes a memory can be deceptive. This is done for therapeutic purposes. This material is not intended to be a soft read. Nor is it intended to shock, however… It may.
Ricky leaves his past behind hoping to find a better future. When he joins forces with Snow, a young male prostitute, he thinks he may have finally found greener pastures. Can love survive the evils of drugs and sex for sale in a city full of temptation, corruption and madness?
What if you turned out to be not you but someone else entirely? What if you were created and not born? How would you feel? Would you consider yourself real or a replacement? And if you are a replacement, are you just as good as the original? Can you surpass him or will people damn you for it, will they accept you as your own person or will you still only be a replacement, a replica. Would you regret being created?