When Nick meets RC at the restaurant where he works, it throws his whole life out of whack. Overweight, always sweaty, gay, and hairy like a bear, RC lives up to his dubbed nickname “Scruffy Dude.” He seems Nick’s complete opposite, but Nick can’t get him out of his head.
Because of peer-pressure and his fears about defining his sexuality, Nick struggles with stepping out of his comfort zone and caring about someone different than himself. If he’s lucky, somewhere between arrogance and ignorance, Nick might find out what it means to be an adult, but if he’s wrong, he could lose everything.
other. RC is a tattooed bear and Nick is pretty boy player. Neither one has really ever had a real relationship until they meet each other. While Nick has an understanding and supportive family he doesn’t know if he wants to accept the “gay” label and then all of the baggage attached to it. I was pulling for the two of them from the beginning. I wanted Nick to grow up and see the amazing man RC was, while at the same time I wanted RC to stand up for himself and believe that he deserved the happiness Nick could bring to his life.