chapter one - baby fox
At twenty-three years old, Rugged moves from a wheat field in Winnipeg to Vancouver, British Colombia. Having barely survived his first heartbreak by the moisturized hands of Frederick Davenport, Rugged is excited to become the fabulous gay man he was always meant to be. After creating a profile on "ManTrap," a popular gay hook-up site, Rugged learns he is a small goldfish in a sea filled with gay piranhas. After his dream to find a husband takes a major hit, Rugged questions whether he should go back to the small town he came from.
Rugged reflects on the disaster that has become his love life and decides to take a leave of absence from online dating.
When his relationship with Knight flat lines, Rugged takes a break from online dating.
At a house party, Rugged goes head-to-head with a lesbian and discovers their roles should be reversed.
The classic nature versus nurture debate arises when Rugged questions how he got to be so flaming.
Outlook not so good for Rugged and Knight when a planned dinner is canceled at the last minute.
When all he wants to do is take it slow, the Fox begins to realize that signing-up for a gay hook-up site may not have been the best way to go.
Just when all hope is gone, a Knight comes a long in the form a younger man.
Rugged feels the burn of all these first dates, underneath his waist.
The expensive reality of his new life in Vancouver catches up with Rugged when he goes shopping.
Rugged's date with Matthew does not go well. Mainly because he never showed up.
At the Fountainhead Pub, Rugged's hot date quickly cools off.
Rugged creates a profile on Manhunt and lands himself a hot date.
Having not much luck meeting a man online, Rugged discovers one on his doorstep.
When the hot water is turned off at his apartment, the Fox is forced to confront his fears and shower in public.
Reflecting on past relationships, Rugged realizes he had two first kisses.
After falling in love with the boy behind the sliced meat counter, Rugged decides to create an online dating profile for himself.
A simple love story really. Rugged falls for a shirtless boy painting a fence.
The bags are packed and he is ready to go. Like so many gay men before him, Rugged Fox leaves his life in Winnipeg for a new one in Vancouver.
A Baby Fox dreams of what his life will look like in ten years.