"It had seemed like a good idea at the time. I was twenty years old. Having a year out from college to travel and see a little something of the world. I'd been hitching around the USA for part of the way, reckoning that by doing that, I'd see some more unusual places and meet a whole different bunch of folks."
Little did Steve realise that his independence was to be short lived.
Meeting up with Natalie and Kelly was only the first step in his forced infantilisation.
A new life indeed!