Besides, Nate wasn’t yet a boyfriend, although the idea crossed Mitch’s thoughts a few times. After all, he liked Nate a bunch, though in a way different from Calvin or Toby or other flings he had in the past. Nate was gentle -almost timid- as if Mitch were delicate songbird cradled in a pair of meaty hands. “You can go harder,” Mitch often found himself breathlessly coaxing, but the trepidation remained nevertheless.
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