“N-nothing” I stammered out, trying to scoot back. But he kept the distance filled each time. Soon, my back was against some cabinets as I ran out of room. My heart was racing as he took his last step, closer than ever. “I’m not gay…” I said calmly, but panicking inside. He raised an eyebrow and his lips came closer to mines. “Who said you were gay? Who even said I was gay?” Dante asked with amusement in his voice. “Why are you so close then? Like you’re going to kiss me?” I asked, trying to stay cool and not show any anxiety. “Why have you not pushed me away?” He asked me, bringing up a valid point. Why have I not pushed Dante away? ---------- Marcus is a senior in high school with a pretty sweet life. Good looks, personality, amazing musical talent, awesome friends, and a hot girlfriend. But what happens when the new student Dante starts making things a little bit more interesting for Marcus? Prepare yourself for the love, heart-break, and typical high school drama in this story of sweet, forbidden temptations.