That's What Friends Are For, Ch. 4
Fandom: The OC
Title: That's What Friends Are For
Author: Theresa (aka TC or sportsmed14)
Beta: Beachtree! Once again you are amazing! Thank you for all of your help. All mistakes in this chapter are mine and mine alone!
Disclaimer: Unfortunately, I do not own the characters, not even the adorable Ryan Atwood/Ben McKenzie. The OC universe and all of its characters were created by Josh Schwartz and owned by him as well. Don't sue me Josh! I mean it! No copyright infringement intended!
A/N: Again, I am so sorry for the long wait, but this is a long, thorough chapter, which I hope was worth the wait! A lot happens and a lot of tension builds between several of the characters so I hope you like it! Hopefully I'll dish Ch. 5 out to you guys by next month.
Also, keep in mind that Seth's behavior in this chapter is somewhat AU. I don't think the Seth on the show would be this selfish, but for the purposes of the story, I think it makes things interesting to explore how this would have affected Ryan and Seth's relationship, and Seth will redeem himself in the next chapter.
Summary: After Luke's dad goes public with his homosexuality, Luke's life takes a turn for the worse, everything spiraling out of control. Unable to deal with his problems, he turns to alcohol as a means to cope. Ryan is there for him during his darkest hour. Meanwhile, a serious illness threatens to rob Ryan of the new life he is trying to build with the Cohens.
Enjoy you guys! And if you feel compelled to do so, I always appreciate reading reviews! :) After all, feedback helps me improve my writing, which works in the favor of you guys who read it! :D Thanks!
HERE IS CHAPTER FOUR!
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