Topanga Seed (Ch. 61)

When Levi proposed to Damien, it wasn’t the first time Levi had proposed marriage to someone. Levi had been proposing marriage to everyone from childhood friends to total strangers almost all his life. His first proposal of matrimony had been positively received by, of all things, a young woman of five, Nannette Deal, who he…

Topanga Seed (Ch. 57)

Levi was listening to a rabbi explain to the classroom of students participating in a seminar called, “Alternate Universes: A Whole Lotta Options”, when the rabbi announced, “There are countless alternate universes. Every time one of us makes a decision, another reality is shaped in which that other decision has been made. And all these…

Topanga Seed (Ch. 53)

If to love was to live than when Levi and Damien made love late that morning, it was an unspoken way to celebrate that life. In all of Damien’s years, he had never seen anyone as shattered as Levi, nor as loyal, nor as strong. To see the actual grounds where Levi and so many…

Topanga Seed (Ch. 46)

“You’re going to live with him without being married?” Barry asked. He sounded scandalized, a rare note of alarm from a man who would say in a leisurely-paced thousand word diatribe what most would scream in one: “Fire!” “That’s the first thing you ask?” Levi cried, turning from the lobby cards he was filing through…

Topanga Seed (Ch. 45)

Maybe because Levi was so odd himself Levi rarely thought there was anything odd about his relationship with Damien. He rarely thought it odd that Levi was dating a man with a multi-million dollar home in the Hollywood hills, nor did he still find it unusual that when they were in public, someone would inevitably…

Topanga Seed (Ch. 44)

“I’m reading a book called, ‘I Make Him Wear My Panties’”, Levi announced to Damien, who sometimes regretted phoning Levi and asking, “Whatcha doing?” Damien’s surprise gave way to laughter. “Are the movie rights available?” “Let’s look into it. We may have stumbled across your Oscar-winning role: Controlling husband Peter. Real estate tycoon who wears…

Topanga Seed (Ch. 41)

“How much for a blow job?” Damien asked the blond man at the corner of Hollywood and Orange. “Fifty cents,” Levi told him, getting into his SUV. “But my thoughts and dignity are still available for a penny in aisle two.” “Come ‘ere, you funny guy.” As they kissed hello, Damien pulling Levi’s face to…