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"Now what?" Keith asked, tapping his desk.
Lance's eyes shot up for a second, his mouth quivering, struggling to open. He knew he'd have to tell Keith sooner or later, and no matter how much he wanted to choose later, he had to do it now- he had his chance.
He opened his mouth, gulping. "Keith," The boy began, his head lifting up towards the camera.
Keith looked up from making coffee, running a hand through his mopped hair. "Hm?"
"I have something to tell you," The paladin inhaled, closing his eyes for a moment.
Keith waited for his response, looking back down to continue his coffee as he hummed to himself.
Lance struggled to pull the words out of his throat, his hands shaking as he tried to balance himself. Calm down, he thought, you can do it.
Keith patiently waited, sitting in silence as he poured his coffee into a mug.
Lance felt a rock in his stomach, weighing him down. You have to do it, you already started.
"Keith," He paused, "I'm gay."
In which the Paladins return to Earth and start a group chat.
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