Axel couldn’t do anything but stare at Dustin a helplessly as tears pooled in his eyes. After a while, he couldn’t take it anymore and just buried his face into his palms, trembling violently as he let out a quiet sob.
Dustin held onto him tightly, “It’s okay…”
“I AM FIXING IT!" Arthur screamed out, shoving Conner off before gritting his teeth. "If you care about your cousin, you’re going to go in there and forget about me. I’m leaving." he choked out, stalking towards the door.
"He’s never going to forget about you!" Conner yelled.
Arthur breathed heavily as he pressed his lips together, trying to keep himself from exploding as he clenched and unclenched his fists, “Get off me.” he gritted out, glaring harshly at Conner.
"I-I wish I was better… I-I wish I was someone better." I choked out, trembling violently against Lucas as I stifled a sob.
"No," he growled, "Look in there and see what you’re doing to him. FIX IT!"
Axel felt a little uneasy, shifting awkwardly on his spot as he listened to Dustin. It just wasn’t adding up.
"I-I’m sorry, I just…" he trailed off, trying to mouth words out but failing. "I-I don’t get why you’d want me other than f-for sex." he mumbled quietly, averting his eyes away from Dustin as he fiddled with his hands.
"Because I think I love you," Dustin bit his lip, "I’ve never loved anyone before this..and I’ll admit, I don’t want to have sex with you, but you’re attractive. But I’m with you because I love you."
"I’M FIXING IT BY STAYING AWAY!" Arthur screamed back, his grip tightening momentarily around Conner’s forearms before quickly letting go, running his hands through his hair frustratedly as he furiously wiped his tears away. "I-I can’t stay here." he choked out.
I choked out a sob before trembling violently against Lucas, hugging him tightly as i buried my face into his shoulders. “I-I’m sorry, I’m sorry…” I choked out weakly, crying silently as I hugged him tighter.
Conner grabbed him by the front of his shirt, “Listen the fuck up. If you don’t go in there right now, I’ll knock you out and bring you in myself.”
"It’s not your fault," he whispered.
Axel furrowed his eyebrows more in confusion before finally sitting up cross legged on the bed.
"W-What do you mean?" he asked slowly, "W-What about the time we—" he swallowed, averting his eyes downwards. "W-We almost… you know…" he trailed off, a blush creeping its way up his face.
"I knew you…needed reassureance that I want you. And I do want you…just not sexually. You’re very attractive, I know that much," Dustin pursed his lips, "I’m asexual," he said bluntly.