“Hey,” Ian rushes, “Hey, I know I said I wanted to hang out tomorrow, but. Do you think I could come over now? Just, Debbie and Carl are out with whoever they’re dating, and Liam just wants to play his new video game or whatever and Lip—”
“You can come over,” Mickey affirms.
Mickey hears Ian exhale. “Cool,” he says, “See you soon.”
“Cool,” Mickey repeats. He hangs up and smiles when he realizes he feels a bit lighter.
chapter 6 of hockey au; 3522 words; NC-17