When he gets to the party, Ryan's already angry, both at himself for falling again for the same shit, and at Michael for letting him hope, so he kind of drinks whatever they put in front of him.
When the team arrived in Rio, and he and Michael started rooming together again, everything fell into that old comfortable pace.
The connection was still there and the old jokes and intimacy hit them hard. Michael started acting like he did some years earlier, and suddenly, Ryan was in love again.
It started with some kisses and cuddling because they were both to compete and they weren't teenagers anymore, and after the 4x100m final,
the adrenaline hit them hard and they were suddenly kissing each other aggressively, and groping and touching, and before Ryan knew what was going on, Michael was on his knees before him,
and then everything was warm and the pleasure was almost unbearable, and he knew he had been missing it a lot more than he was willing to admit.
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