The age gap hung over his head. He knew people talked behind his back. He had always concerned himself with it. Roy was almost positive there was a name for people like him. People who dated a person fourteen years his junior.

Edward never complained and whenever Roy mentioned it the blond would roll his eyes and distract Roy. Roy found out early on that Ed was very good at distracting. One of the boy's many talents.

Roy was sometimes afraid that Ed would leave him. Find someone younger and better than he was. Ed always laughed at the notion.