"Rock and roll!" was the first bellow of victory from Isaac as they boarded the bus.
"You're a goober," Tommy shook his head but with a smile while he followed behind.
"But you love me anyway," Isaac cheeked back over his shoulder and headed for the back to claim his bunk. Tommy just shook his head again and sat on one of the vinyl seats, elbows on the table.
When Adam came aboard last, he saw his friend sitting as calm as in deep thought. "You ok, glitterbaby?"
"Hm?" Tommy looked up. "Oh, yeah. Just still feelin' a little surreal."
"I know; took me a while to get used to the Idol bus," Adam offered and sat.
"But y'know what? I was so happy knowing I'd made it and could get to do what I loved, after a while all the other feelings go away."
Tommy nodded and the smile returned to his face. "I am happy, really...thank you, Adam."
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