Stiles loves Derek so very much.
Derek loves Stiles more than he could tell anyone.
It was very much a mutual attraction. There should be nothing to stand in their way. Well, almost nothing.
First problem was Stiles age, but that problem disappeared naturally after a few years.
Stiles was eighteen, it was perfectly legal for Derek to approach the Sheriff's son and ask him on a date. He was not a coward, just…
He was brave; he could approach the sour-wolf of his dreams (and sometimes nightmares.) His dad couldn't arrest Derek. Stiles was brave, just…
Derek – Stiles deserved something more than the tainted love that was being offered.