Simon vs. the homo sapiens agenda starts by introducing the main character Simon, a junior in high school who is a closeted gay.
The conflict in the story is that Simon is gay and doesn't know how to come out, he is communicating with another closeted kid at his school.
FROM: hourtohour. firstname.lastname@example.org TO: email@example.com DATE: Sep 12 at 9:08 PMSUBJECT: you asked for this Blue, I mean, I actually have approximately fifty gazillion most embarrassing moments, but this one is the literal worst. And I’m going to take you at your word that you’re up for hearing this. Just remember: I warned you. Dun dun dunnnnnnn...
The rising action in the story is Simon being blackmailed by a classmate who took a screenshot of his emails.