Life Partner III: Tears of a Clown
By The Original Pippie
Bam sat at the small table reading a magazine contently. He ran his right hand over his engagement ring
for a second before turning the page.
April walked into the room and up to the table where Bam was at. She slid the
magazine away from him to get his attention. When he looked up at her she had a smile upon her face.
you smiling about?” He asked with a slight laugh
“I have some good news, Bam.”
it on me.”
“Well first of all I want to tell you that, even though this isn’t the wedding I expected
you to have, or the person I expected you to marry, I want you to know that I’m
very happy for you.”
I…” He grinned softly, trying not to blush.
“I don’t think that the wedding’s even going
to happen now because we can’t even find any one who is willing to marry us without it being legal.”
that’s what I wanted to tell you. Phil has secretly going online and became a registered minister just so the two of
you can get married.”
Bam’s mouth fell open.
“I… they can do that? Wow I don’t
know what to say, Ape.”
He stood up and wrapped his arms around her.
“Oh thank you so much! This
means a lot to me.”
“Well thank Phil, not me.” She laughed
“I, my God, I have to find
Novak and tell him.”
He started to walk away, excited, and then turned and stopped to give April a kiss on the
cheek before walking away again.
“I gotta call Jess about being my best man, and I gotta talk to the tailor about
my new jacket and…” he continued his list to himself as he (practically) skipped away to find his fiancÚ.
walked around his room, searching through the clothes on the floor for a clean shirt to wear, as Bam lay sprawled across his
Bam was smiling brightly from ear to ear and going on and on about the up-coming wedding. Novak chuckled lightly
as he pulled a shirt on over his head. He walked up to the bed and sat in Indian style in front of Bam.
so cute, Bammy.”
“The way you’ve been rambling about the wedding with
that constant smile.”
Bam sat up and his smile faded quickly.
"I just thought of something, we never
set a date."
“You’re right, we haven’t yet.”
“So… do you have any ideas?”
I want to do it soon. The sooner the better.”
“Like… how soon were you thinking?”
don’t know… how about the twenty-second?”
“The twenty-second? That’s in two weeks!”
I know. But it’s on a weekend, and the weather should be nice and romantic.”
“Yeah I suppose the
weather would make it nice. But what does it being the weekend have to do with it?”
“Well I figure the
weekend’s the best time for a party, and we can have a big party for the reception.”
reception?” Bam tried to hide his gulp “A party for the reception?”
“Yeah you always throw
the best parties. Everyone would come to it.”
“Everyone? A party for the reception with everyone?”
Fear began to form in his voice, but he was trying to hide it from Novak.
“Yeah it would be great.”
He kissed him in the cheek.
“So what do you say about the date?”
“Um… yeah sure.”
gave Novak a kiss on the neck and scooted off of the bed.
“So I guess we’re getting married in two weeks.”
He walked over to the door and gave Novak a slight smile and a nod before leaving the room.