"Jesus, he's sleeping in too late again."

"Then go and wake him up!"

Gokou frowned. Waking Goten was no simple task, it never had been, and never will be. The last time anyone had to wake him up, they literally had to throw ice cold water on his face. And that did not make him happy.

Gokou entered Goten's domain very quickly and went over to Goten, "Wake up, you're going to be late."

No reply. He went over to Goten, whom was sleeping very soundly, and shook him like a baby. Goten immediately woke up and shouted "DAD! S-S-STOP!!"

Gokou let go and told him "Get up, you're going to be late!"

"Oh Shit!"

"Watch your language," Gokou said harshly.

Goten immediately got up and went to his drawers and picked out a red shirt and black jeans. As Gokou left the room he said, "And don't forget to come home after you're done!"

Today was a big day for Goten, it was his first day to work at the new Speedy's Supermarket as a check out clerk. And he was none too happy about being late on the first day.
As soon as he got his clothes on, he sped out the door and through the kitchen shouting "Bye mom!"

"Try not to be too late," she replied.

As soon as she said that he was already off, he shot through the sky like a duck being chased by a hunter below whom had a clear shot, and the only way to avoid getting shot was to not stop for anything.

That day did not go well for Goten, it was hell. His boss yelled at him as soon as he got to the place. Half way through the day, some kid threw up his lunch in the dairy aisle, all over the milk cartons and butter wrappers. Of course, being the newest employee, he had to clean it up. A horrible mess. He felt like throwing up himself. Later on, only about fifteen minutes later, somebody had knocked over a pile of pepsi cans that were stacked up in a pyramid shape. Caffeine splattered EVERYWHERE. The sticky liquid stuck to the floor, the shelves, everything, including his clothes. It was a terrible mess. This continued throughout the week, everything sucked. The only thing he had to really look forward to was getting to go with Trunks to a Blink 182 concert this weekend.

When he got home that Friday night, Trunks was there waiting in his room, messing around with all of Goten's cds and stuff.

"Oh, hey Trunks, I didn't know you were home from your trip already."

"Yeah, dad got pissed at the tour guide and almost ended up blowing him away. Mom was able to calm him down. Because of that we left a day early."

"So you want to stay tonight?"

"That's why I'm here. Just wanted to bullshit for a while, couldn't stand staying at home with dad anyways, he was starting to piss me off."

Goten went to his library of CDs and flipped through his cds.

Hmm, Blink, Saves the Day, Green Day. What do you want to listen to?"

"Do you still have that New Found Glory cd?

"Yeah, I'll put that in."

He turned it to track number 6 and Eyesore came on.

"Thank god this damn week is finally over," Goten sighed with relief and plopped down on his bed. The world was swirling around him like a damn rollercoaster and all he wanted to do was get off this fucking ride they call life, just for a few minutes so he didn't feel like throwing up his lunch.

"Oh yeah, you got that job at Speedy's huh? Pretty shitty job, but then again, it fits you." Trunks chuckled.

"What the hell is that supposed to mean? Why don't you try a real fucking job for one minute and you'll know what it means, Mr. I'm-So-Rich-I-Don't-Have-To-Do-A-Thing-Cuz-My-Mom-Does-Everything-For-Me Briefs!" Goten snapped.

"Wow, take it easy kid. I'm just kidding."

"I'm not in the mood. My day has been shit."

"Sounds like neither one of us are having it to good this week."

Goten turned his head at his counterpart who was sitting on the floor, leaning his back on the bed, "What do you mean?"

Trunks hesitated, "Shelly..." he trailed off.

Goten looked confused, "What? ... OH! Oh, I'm sorry Trunks."

"It's okay, it's just, sometimes I just get sick of it always happening, with every girl I meet."

"C'mon Trunks, that girl was a slut anyways, she'll be sleeping with the next guy that walks through her door. I say good riddance."

"It's just sometimes I feel that maybe I have a curse that doesn't allow me to be with a girl. It doesn't matter about her, I was about to dump her, but the fact she dumped me first just gets to me. I get fed up you know."

"Hey, tomorrow will take your mind off of it."

"Oh yeah, did you pick up the tickets?"

"Got 'em right here!" Goten got up and went to his night stand, opened up the drawer and pulled out two tickets marked "blink 182" on them.

"Great, jesus, I've been waiting all month for this."

"Tell me about it. This is the escape I've been waiting for. It's been too damn long."

"Puh, pussy."

"Shut up, Trunks."

"Haha, you look like you've been working in a child labor plant all your life. You're pathetic."

"You're such an asshole, you know that Trunks?"

They bickered on and off all night. It really didn't hurt anything that they fight, hell they've done it since they were kids, and this time is no exception. They stayed up till all hours of the night, talking, listening to music, the way they've done a hundred times before.


"So sorry, it's over! So sorry, It's over! There's so much more that I wanted (So sorry, it's over!) there's so much more that I needed and (So sorry, it's over), Time keeps moving on and on and on. Soon we'll all be Gone!" Blink 182's Man overboard blasted over the concert amps as thousands of cheering fans sung along to the Emo Punk rockers music (mostly young girls ages 12-18).
Everyone was dancing, jumping, and some people were even moshing up in the front (which is not typical for a blink concert believe me). Goten was tugging at Trunks sleeve to go up front and try to get a closer look. "C'mon Truuuuunks! Let's go!" Trunks gave in and let Goten pull him to the front. Trunks looked over and saw the mosh.

"Hey kid, wanna go in there?" Trunks pointed at the mosh pitting fools.

Goten wrinkled his nose, "God, and get all the sweat and smell of blood on me from those other idiots? No way."


"Just shut up and watch the damn concert."

The song finished and Tom went to the mic "Hey Mark, I just realized something!"

Mark went to his mic and replied "Tom, no one gives a fuck about your anal itch problems!"

"No, it's about blind dates! Every time I go on a blind date, the girl is fat, ugly, and stupid. And it's mostly my friends who do this instead of letting me meet her first in person."

"Well that's the whole point of a blind date, to date ugly people."

"Yeah, but this one time, somebody made me go on a date with my brother and I didn't even realize it!"

"What, did you guys have sex afterwards?"

"He wanted to, but our dad wouldn't let us until he was aloud to come, so we didn't go."

Other stupid wise cracks were made for the rest of the night. Typical behavior that most of the time didn't make any sense.

"Hey this next song is a sad song. So you better wipe that shit-eating grin off your face. And if you're eating shit and grinning, then today probably isn't you day anyways," Mark said very stupidly.

Adam's song started to play as the crowd danced along.

"I never thought, I'd die alone, I laughed aloud yes who'd have known."

Goten and Trunks started to bob slowly to the music as everyone else did. Goten looked over at Trunks, at the same time Trunks did the same.They stared into eachother's obsidian eyes. Something came over Goten that made him shake, he didn't know what it was, but at that moment, looking into Trunks' eyes made him feel safe, comfortable, and invulnerable. The decay of his first week at Speedy's was washed away, but just for that moment. The same exact feelings came over Trunks too, the feeling he had when Shelly had dumped him was gone, for that exact moment, nothing else even mattered. Until the music suddenly stopped and their eyes went right back to the stage.

"Hey Mark!"

"What the fuck do you want Tom? Jesus, every minute it's 'Hey Mark, look at this, my mom says it's caused by puberty, I didn't know it could get so hairy' and some other shit like that."

"Well that was rude, I was just gonna say that I think I saw a few people making out during that song. I just don't get it, It's not like that's a romantic song or anything."

"Actually, I think I saw some guys making out. I kinda wanted to join in the way those guys were doing."

"Hey Mark! Shut the fuck up, and play the fuck up!"

With that Travis started to play the solo at the beginning of Aliens Exist and the other two joined in.

"Hey mom, there's something in the back room, hope it's not those creatures from above. You used to read me stories, as if my dreams were boring. We all know conspiracies are dumb."

The rest of the night went great for the teenaged demi-saiyans. The night was finished off when Dammit was played and put through. On the way home in the car (Trunks had his license, he was 16 of course), Goten and Trunks thought about the moment during Adam's Song. Neither one could even describe the feelings they had. And neither one could summon up the courage to talk about it. So the rest of the way home they said nothing.


As soon as they'd gotten home it was already late, so Trunks decided to spend the night with Goten. When they had gotten down into bed, Trunks suddenly felt despaired about everything. He didn't know why this came back to him. He stared at the cealing, arms tucked behind his head. Goten saw the worried look on his face.

"What's wrong Trunks?"

"I just feel like I'm going to go through life always miserable and totally alone."

"Still feeling the effects from the break up eh?"

"I just can't get over it this time. I shouldn't feel this way, the relationship sucked and nothing meant anything between us. But I feel empty, just oddly alone."

"I don't understand, how can you feel anything for that slut?"

"This coming out of you? When was the last time you ever had a relationship?"

"There you go again, being an asshole. Honestly I find it amazing that your relationships last as long as they do."

Trunks had a surprised look on his face at the comment.

"What the hell is that supposed to mean?! ...Well?"


"I'm waiting, you little shit, tell me!"



Trunks glared at the younger boy who layed beside him.

"It's just that you chooe these real losers of girls to ask out and you wonder what happened afterward. I could name off plenty of girls who were cheating on you that I know for a fact were cheating on you."

"That's bullshit!"

"Carey, Veronica, Nicky..."

"Shut up."

"You just can't realize they only want you for your money and power! They couldn't give a shit about what you want or what your needs are! They don't care about what Trunks is like, just as long as they get your priveleges!"

"That's all a load of bullshit, I messed up, it wasn't them, I fucked up all those times."

"And here you are thinking it's you."


"It's true Trunks, they're taking advantage of you, and you're letting them."

They were silent for a long time, thoughts racing through their heads. What the hell was happening?

"Trunks, the only thing you do wrong is that you rush into things, leaving youself vulnerable. And they don't care what your personality is like. You're perfectly fine, if I were a girl, I'd definately fall in love with you, YOU. Not the millionaire's son, I'd fall in love with Trunks Briefs, fuck what those other whores want, I'd just want you,"

Then something happened that neither one of them could've predicted. Trunks turned over and kissed the younger boy. Goten's eyes widened. He couldn't believe it, his best friend was kissing him, but somehow, he liked it. Slowly, Trunks pushed his tongue through the younger boy's lips. The 15 year old boy parted his lips, allowing the intrusion of Trunks' probing tongue. Trunks' tongue darted around, tasting the other boy pleasantly. They held that way for who knows how long before finally parting.

Goten just stared at Trunks, mouth wide open. Trunks did the same, he didn't know what he just did, but all he said was "Goodnight kid."

Trunks turned over and closed his eyes to go to sleep. Goten did the same. Thoughts raced through his mind, trying to make sense out of what just happened. But before he could, he fell asleep.

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