Discovering a photograph in his attic might take John on the craziest roller coaster ride of his life with Dave Strider as the operator. John can't tell if Dave cares or not, and John is absolutely heartbroken. They were friends back then, why can't they be friends now?
Dave is just trying to not harm anyone. He doesn't believe that him and John will stay friends, with them living a country apart. Making mean comments about John he didn't believe, makes John heart broken and sad. Dave knows it won't last forever, but 3 years later he moves to Washington, discovering that his comments changed John. Trying to piece back a shattered friendship, Dave finds himself falling in love.