“Shane.” I could feel the refusal in the way he said my name. The way that he is refusing everything I am.
“Steven….” I shiver but I feel Chris tighten his hold around me. God that helps so much.
“Why are you here? You think you’re welcome here?”
“Shut the hell up Steven.” Shawn says sort of snarling at him.
“Fuck you nerd, keep hiding behind you woman’s skirts. The little faggot shouldn’t be here.”
“Steven….” Uncle Roth says warningly.
“What? What you’re just here for what you can get Rothman. You never bothered with us before and now when things are all up in the air you’re here? The faggot’s here and….” He gestures at Chris. “And who the fuck is this?”
Chris just looked at him. “I’m your sister Shayne’s boyfriend.”