El’s Prompt: Set during the summer between S2 and S3, Ryan and Marissa are trying to deal with the aftermath of the shooting. Ryan has shut down and avoids the topic completely, not having discussed that night with Marissa or anyone else for that matter. When Marissa finally reaches a breaking point of needing to be comforted and needing to talk about the shooting, she calls Ryan out of his behavior lately. Although he resists at first, Ryan finally is able to let down some of his walls and comfort and talk to Marissa. Essentially lead this emotional break through to Ryan and Marissa’s first time making love.