After years of failed dates and empty dalliances, Alcid meets Stephen on a plane and falls for him immediately. Together, they were the perfect good-looking couple that turned heads whenever they enter a room. They travel and make love in different hotels, even reenacting a key scene in Titanic for fun and pleasure.But life settles as the months pass between them and what once was a good romance slips easily into the routine of daily life. Conflicts arise and differences are felt and observed.What happens between two people who are in love, but have discordant dreams? And can love survive a transgression that has shattered trust?The Conflict of Our Dreams is a short story about Alcid that takes place before The Gay Seasons. It tells the story of his great love and establishes his friendship with David and Jeff.