They started out as Best Friends and quickly drifted to strangers. Harry climbed his way up to the top of the popularity ladder while Niall slipped down. Niall came out as openly gay during his 7th year and since then his life has been nothing but hell. As Harry becomes more and more attached to this boy, Niall slips away. On August 27 he disappeared completely and Harry knew... it was his fault. They labeled the blonde as 'The Runaway'. DISCLAIMER! All Ideas in this story except for the names and appearances of the characters are mine! This story is copyrighted, meaning I do not allow for any translations, spin offs, or copying. Thanks for understanding.