This story was cut from the chapter on romance on the road because, as much as I love our origin story, it didn’t really lead anywhere. The two bigger relationships in the book had a lot more to do with the overall arch of the book as well as my development as a person.
But, while this got cut, I still love the story (even if it doesn’t have a happy ending). Here's the story that was cut from the first to the second draft of the book. I edited it a bit but tried to keep the original tex...
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