After a pretty rough and lonely year, Ken goes out on a Friday night, his 24th birthday, to get wasted and forget all his troubles. Little did he know, he would meet James, someone who would challenge Ken's expectations. ----- READ 19 Years First! This is a companion book to 19 Years. It tells Ken's story, from his past up to the present. Short story written for June 2019 Pride Month for Wattpad #UnlimitedPride. This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, businesses, places, events, locales, and incidents are either the products of the author's imagination or used in a fictitious manner. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events is purely coincidental. Also, I personally and legally own a copy of the cover image for this book and content herein. Please do not plagiarize my works without consent.