The Opened Door

Lies! Lies! Lies!

Two boys from dissimilar backgrounds, one trying to stay out of jail, the other privileged and seemingly destined for greatness. Thrown together by chance and imperfectly aware of just how much they need one another, the boys struggle to overcome the divides that separate them and only slowly begin to recognize they may share more in common than they could have ever imagined.

And yet whether they’ll be able to overcome their fears, doubts and insecurities and open up to one another remains to be seen. That’s the premise of The Opened Door, a story about good and evil as well as a testimonial to the power of friendship and what’s possible if you believe in yourself.

The Opened Door is about a time in life when possibilities seem endless but nothing is certain; about having more questions than answers; about being confused but being unable to admit it, instead pretending to know more than you do; and finally it’s about being used and abused by others because you’re too young and inexperienced to know any better.

It’s about being young and on your own and finally having to take responsibility for your life; above all, it’s a story about falling in love for the very first time and having the courage to risk everything without knowing exactly how things will turn out.

Warning: This story is a work of adult fiction and intended for mature audiences only. Any resemblance to persons living or dead is purely coincidental. Unless otherwise indicated by context, all of the characters in this story are fictional, not depictions of real people. Please note that the story may describe, depict or otherwise include graphic portrayals of relationships between men and/or adolescent boys that are homosexual in nature. If you do not like or approve of such discussions or it is illegal for you to read such material, consider yourself warned. If you continue to read this story, you are asserting that you are fully capable of understanding and legally consenting to reading a work of adult fiction.

Notice: This story is my property and protected by the copyright laws of the United States and other countries. It may not be reproduced in any form without my written permission. You may download a single copy to read offline and to share with others as long as you credit me as the author. However, you may not use this work for commercial purposes or to profit from it in any way. You may not use any of the characters or fictional locations described in the story in your own work without my explicit permission. Nor may you use, alter, transform, or build upon the story in any way. If you share this story with others, you must make clear the terms under which it is licensed to them. The best way to do that is by linking to this web page.

Book Cover: Although I have no plans to e-publish the story at this time, I created the graphic above as a possible cover should there be any interest in having me do so. I have minimal talents, skills and abilities as a blogger and even less as a graphic artist. If you think you can come up with something better, feel free to e-mail me and let’s talk about it.

Let Me Know: I’ve disabled commenting on this page to keep it focused solely on the synopsis itself rather than an extended discussion of the story. If you have a comment on the synopsis, however, feel free to e-mail me directly or to post it here. As a general rule, if you have a question or comment about an individual chapter, please comment at the end of the chapter. If you have a question or comment about any of my postings on the main part of the blog, please post them immediately following the posting over there. Thanks.

Read the Prologue to The Opened Door


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