Bird Meets The Cage is a story about first love, friendship and chasing a dream. And you see, it’s true that when you love someone, you’d do anything for them even if you have to set them free for them to be happy. Such as the way Nathan/Floss stayed in love with his dearest Stardust despite their 12 years separation. Stardust/Jean is the bird and he needs to fly. He needs to realize his dreams. But dreams don’t always come true and Stardust is back in the place where he first met Nathan – his cage. There are people who wait for their one true love and Nathan is one of them. This time, he’s no longer just a cage; he’s also a home for Jean.
This sweet yet melancholic story will transport you back to a place of magic, fun and everything colorful about circus in the 40’s. It’ll introduce you to special characters that will leave you rooting for them. The mere spirit of this short story may break your heart at some point but it’ll also leave you hopeful and happy at the same time.
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars
This story was written as a part of the M/M Romance Group’s “Love’s Landscapes” event