"You don't get it, do you?" his voice was cold. I made a mistake by tilting my head upwards to meet his eyes. What was normally filled with interest and tease was now void. Even though he was just a few centimeters away from me, he seemed miles away. I opened my mouth to speak, but I couldn't. ... For Elliot Darren, meeting a boy in the airport who wore mickey mouse ears and had a 'free hug' sign tied around his neck was not just a fantasy.