Alex Ross expects to grow during his four years at MIT, but he doesn't anticipate exactly how much things will change. Graduating valedictorian of his class opens up the world in ways he can't imagine.
When his boyfriend, Jared Douglas, drops in for a surprise visit full of excitement about their future, Alex realizes he's no longer sure how the pieces of his life fit together. His boyhood dreams may not suit the man he's become.
Jared pushes Alex to make his own decision about his future. Secure in the knowledge of Jared's steadfast love, knowing he'll be there regardless of Alex's choice, makes Alex confident enough to search his heart for that one thing he needs to be happy.