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Cody had been beaten and raped during his experience with the two men. He had vivid nightmares for months after the event and often confided in Zack about them.
Zack grew more and more protective of Cody to the point where he knew everything there was about him. They brew from just brothers to friends in the space of the twelve hours during which Zack had thought he might never again see Cody.
Darrel came over often, either for a birthday or holiday or to just drop by and say hi. He became one of the family after a while. Nobody minded his frequent visits.
Everyone else continued their lives a little bit more carefully, taking time to smile at someone or say goodbye when leaving, because you just don't know what can happen.
Nobody really does.
STOP YELLING AT ME! I will write another story in continuation to this one! Review if you want that story.