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  1. Public Bookmark 64

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    "Yusuf hums non-committedly, pulling away from Nicolò to lean back against the bench beside him. He digs out an arancia, the citrus sweet smell filling Nicolò’s nostrils, and rolls it around in his palms absentmindedly. Nicolò catches his eye and raises one questioning eyebrow.

    They definitely don’t have enough between them to afford an indulgence such as this, unless Yusuf traded some of his labour or artwork for it. But Nicolò knows that the only orange blossom tree that grows in this village belongs to a merchant family, and their youngest daughter has been covering the stall. Which means-

    “A gift, Nicolò. Isn’t that nice?” Yusuf says in way of answer, pleasant and naïvely pleased in a way that Nicolò usually finds endearing."

    In which Yusuf is gifted with oranges, and Nicolo has a minor crisis.

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    28 Jan 2021

  2. Public Bookmark 10

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    It’s rushed and messy, lacking any of the finesse Joe’s mastered over the centuries. It doesn’t have to be perfect.

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    24 Jan 2021

  3. Public Bookmark 59

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    In which Joe flirts shamelessly with his husband, a stranger mistakes Nicky's microexpressions for disinterest, and Nicky wonders why the whole world isn't also in love with the love of his life.

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    24 Jan 2021

  4. Public Bookmark 22

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    “What is the matter, my heart?” Joe asks as he holds you now, sweat slowly cooling on your naked skin. He strokes your arm with the tip of his fingers, as if tracing a pattern. “You seem... away.” He kisses your neck, his beard burning and healing you all the same. “Tell me, where are you hiding?”

    “When.” You answer with a snort. You can be funny sometimes as well. “It’s July, the wall just came down.”

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    09 Jan 2021

  5. Public Bookmark *

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    "Since you woke up on that floor, I have died a thousand invisible deaths from my terror. Every lingering hurt you endure, I think—is this it?"

    Joe and Nicky go home to heal.

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    05 Jan 2021