Danny and Brandon are running the 'Hotel', with Josh's help. Dion and Trey also have their own family, and with the members of the extended family they experience many moments of joy, along with a few tribulations.
When Mike’s 47 year old cousin (also his best friend) dies he realizes he must make major changes in his lifestyle or his own funeral could be soon. A self-imposed journey to improve himself both physically and emotionally leads him to discover the Mike he has been repressing for years and he comes to terms with life as a gay man.
Seth may be two years younger than his friend, Hayden, but he enjoys talking to him often whenever they get a chance to be alone. However, their friendship on the surface may be hiding some secret benefits for both parties involved. And their friendly conversations over the phone may just be a bit more than Hayden is willing to admit. At least for now.
Ryan isn't a singer so why is he added to the band after they had released their first album as the new up and coming boy band of the year? Jasper is certain this is all a publicity stunt by their manager, why else would someone so inappropriate for the position, get placed in with them? While three members of the band are happy to accept this change, Jasper challenges the manager and when their personal situations end up on headlines creating drama, it becomes clear that they are all being manipulated. Jasper finds himself becoming protective of Ryan and developing feelings he didn’t expect towards the sweet and gentle man.
Four prestigious all-boys schools and four couples, one pair representing each school, on one giant majestic campus and read as their individual stories and destinies unfold before each other and intertwine.
Even though Jamie and his best friend, Silas, are pretty much known for mentally drooling over every cute boy they come across...adolescent hormones and all...it was 'Ricky' that always manages to shoot to the top of the list whenever they're in the same room with him. Even though Ricky is interested in girls, Jamie is beginning to wonder just how 'straight' he is.
Ricky has just moved into a house across the street from him this past Summer. Just how 'curious' might Ricky be...if given the chance to ask?
Reflections of the past, realities of the present, and hopes for the future. These aren't prompts, and anything could wind up here, from poetry to monologues. It's all about words, and the forms they lead us to.
Away from his home in the big city and now living way out in the suburbs, young Josh finds himself feeling a bit homesick when it comes to the hustle and excitement of downtown Chicago. But there's one thing that makes his relocation a pleasant experience. And that's Salvador. A boy that has captivated hi in ways that he's never felt before. And as both families get together for a neighborhood fireworks display...he'll see where the real sparks are, and perhaps take part in a display even more entertaining and enlightening than the explosions above.