This new thing, the crush, or the obsession on Colin’s part, had started to be bothersome over the summer, when they were performing Twelfth Night on what passed for a tour. Mostly church halls and Labour Clubs, with the occasional proper -- if slightly decrepit -- theatre thrown in for variety. Jen and Ash had been Viola and Sebastian, of course. They were both blonde and around the same height and build. Vic had been Orsinio, and Colin had been Feste. Halfway through the second act of the full dress rehearsal, it had struck Colin that while Jen was most obviously a girl pretending to be a boy, Ash was something else altogether.
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