‘The Gift’ By Travis Myles

Alan and James are celebrating their seventh Christmas together, and Alan is on a mission. Each year, James has outdone Alan with the gift giving, and Alan is determined that this year will be different. Will Alan finally win this self-made competition, or will James give the biggest gift ever?

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