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The Picnic (Chapter 7)

Fandom: Six Feet Under 
Title: The Picnic 
Characters: The Fishers, Jennifer, David…and an LA cop. 
Description: But then he meets this guy named Keith. 
Rating: K+ 
Word count: 18,261
Disclaimer: Six Feet Under was an HBO production created by Alan Ball. The characters and all other creative elements derived from the source material belong exclusively to the show’s rightful owners. No copyright infringement is intended and no financial gain is sought by this fan fiction. So all you lawyers can suck it. 
A/N: Nathaniel died Christmas 2000. And when Nate came home, he asked David, “You back with Jennifer yet?” which—to me—seemed to indicate that Jennifer and David broke up during 2000. Additionally, after Keith dumped David, Nate asked David how long they gone out and David had said “six months.” So, I’m going to fanwank that they got together during later summer/fall 2000.

GO HERE FOR CHAPTER: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 6a | 6b 

CHAPTER SEVEN

It had been over six weeks since David had broken the news to Jennifer (week had gone by since he’d last talked to Keith) and David thought back on all the countless fantasies he’d had before all of this: fantasies that liberating himself from his engagement with Jennifer would usher him into a new world of courage and hope.  That after venturing one toe out of the closet, the rest of him would come bursting out, chomping at the bit for a chance at freedom and truth. That it would give him a new chance at living… maybe even a chance at love.

The reality had been a lot bleaker.

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