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At the sadness in Adam’s features Henry’s brow knit in confused concern. “What?” He frowned arms wrapping around the other. He stiffened a little at the othwr’s words but he relaxed as a sigh left him, his eyes closing as he let his arms tighten around the other. “I would like that immensely.” He mumbled against te other, looking up to him only to press their lips together in a slow but adoring kiss. Once they pulled away he nudged Adam to his chair, sitting on the edge of the othwr’s desk, one foot carefully placed on the chair between his legs. A typical perched spot for him when sitting with Adam in his office and not simply in his lap.

As they settled in, “It happens when most often when you want to say something but cannot find the words. I wanted to find you, but at the same time I was afraid. Afraid you wanted me dead. Afraid of ruining any happiness you might have found. If I had known that you were in such pain I would have come.” And kissed Henry before he took his seat. 

"Are you really comfortable like that? We can put some throw pillows on the floor and curl up."

Henry smiled sweetly to the other. “There are so many ifs, Adam… I have them, too. If I had dove down after securing Abraham and will to see if there was any chance you had survived, if I hadn’t left Eden that night…. If I had chosen to come home.” He paused and returned the kiss with a warm smile. “I believe over the years I have gotten so used to this being my spot I have grown to be as comfortable up here as I am in a chair.” He admitted. “But curling up sounds much better.”

Adam could not help but to kiss Henry again as they stood. He left the room only to return in moments with a bin of throw pillows from one of the closets. He gave Henry a funny look and dumped them on to the floor.

"Don’t think I didn’t hear you say you still had that old Hamlet. That things older that the nation bit ya know, first things first. We’ve got an evening of ‘I can’t believe they bought it’ ahead of us."

Henry smiled to Adam sweetly as he helped set up the pillows, only enough room for the two of them and barely even that. He hummed softly and say back to stretch with a grin. “Alright I can’t wait for this~!”

Adam lounged on the pillows and pulled Henry down with him. He wrapped Henry in a hug for a moment and just held him.


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At the sadness in Adam’s features Henry’s brow knit in confused concern. “What?” He frowned arms wrapping around the other. He stiffened a little at the othwr’s words but he relaxed as a sigh left him, his eyes closing as he let his arms tighten around the other. “I would like that immensely.” He mumbled against te other, looking up to him only to press their lips together in a slow but adoring kiss. Once they pulled away he nudged Adam to his chair, sitting on the edge of the othwr’s desk, one foot carefully placed on the chair between his legs. A typical perched spot for him when sitting with Adam in his office and not simply in his lap.

As they settled in, “It happens when most often when you want to say something but cannot find the words. I wanted to find you, but at the same time I was afraid. Afraid you wanted me dead. Afraid of ruining any happiness you might have found. If I had known that you were in such pain I would have come.” And kissed Henry before he took his seat. 

"Are you really comfortable like that? We can put some throw pillows on the floor and curl up."

Henry smiled sweetly to the other. “There are so many ifs, Adam… I have them, too. If I had dove down after securing Abraham and will to see if there was any chance you had survived, if I hadn’t left Eden that night…. If I had chosen to come home.” He paused and returned the kiss with a warm smile. “I believe over the years I have gotten so used to this being my spot I have grown to be as comfortable up here as I am in a chair.” He admitted. “But curling up sounds much better.”

Adam could not help but to kiss Henry again as they stood. He left the room only to return in moments with a bin of throw pillows from one of the closets. He gave Henry a funny look and dumped them on to the floor.

"Don’t think I didn’t hear you say you still had that old Hamlet. That things older that the nation bit ya know, first things first. We’ve got an evening of ‘I can’t believe they bought it’ ahead of us."


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At the sadness in Adam’s features Henry’s brow knit in confused concern. “What?” He frowned arms wrapping around the other. He stiffened a little at the othwr’s words but he relaxed as a sigh left him, his eyes closing as he let his arms tighten around the other. “I would like that immensely.” He mumbled against te other, looking up to him only to press their lips together in a slow but adoring kiss. Once they pulled away he nudged Adam to his chair, sitting on the edge of the othwr’s desk, one foot carefully placed on the chair between his legs. A typical perched spot for him when sitting with Adam in his office and not simply in his lap.

As they settled in, “It happens when most often when you want to say something but cannot find the words. I wanted to find you, but at the same time I was afraid. Afraid you wanted me dead. Afraid of ruining any happiness you might have found. If I had known that you were in such pain I would have come.” And kissed Henry before he took his seat. 

"Are you really comfortable like that? We can put some throw pillows on the floor and curl up."


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Henry laughed warmly. “That book is safely hidden in a false drawer in the bedside table of Abraham and I’s house.” He chuckled before shaking his head. “This book isn’t quite that old… It is one Abraham gave me back when I first turned him…” He smiled softly. “I had thought you dead but he still saw how much I wanted this book on my face, even if he didn’t know it was to show to you. He gave it to me and I never really read it. It made me think of you too much.” He admitted quietly before picking the book up and offering it to Adam. “Old vampire myths and lore.”

Adam cocked his head as far to one side as he could. 

"Almost as old? Oh. Oh those are the funny ones. Some of them I …. messed with..I may have started the sock one and a couple others."

Henry’s smile slowly reformed and grew I to a love filled grin as Adam spoke and even admitted to a few of the stories. “I didn’t know the truth of you back then, though I had some sneaking curiosities, but I knew this book screamed of you.” He paused a moment, his eyes saddening a little at the memory, the joy fading a bit from his smile. He didn’t want to say it out loud, but the book brought back a lot of bad memories. The first few times he had tried to read it he had snuck away from Abraham to find a place to hide and be as upset as he needed to be. Eventually he had given up at trying to read it but had always kept it on him, at the bottom of his bag or however. Some nights Abraham probably woke to find Henry clutching it in his sleep, waking at the immediate movement should Abraham try to take it. When he and Abraham had gone to Europe he had forgotten it. After being separated from Abraham he had forgotten entirely about the book. Needless to say when he came across it again a few years later, it had almost undone him. He had decided to stick the book in a false drawer in one of his houses and had eventually forgotten about it.

Henry smiled softly now as he watched Adam, entirely unaware he had accidentally projected the entirety of those memories in the moments they had flashed into his own mind.

Adam’s smile faded to a look of sorrow and regret. As Henry’s smile returned he gathered Henry into a hug. He whispered that Henry had been projecting again and he was so sorry for causing him such pain with the lie. 

"We can sit together now and finally read it and I can tell you which one’s I had a hand in?" he offered


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Henry laughed warmly. “That book is safely hidden in a false drawer in the bedside table of Abraham and I’s house.” He chuckled before shaking his head. “This book isn’t quite that old… It is one Abraham gave me back when I first turned him…” He smiled softly. “I had thought you dead but he still saw how much I wanted this book on my face, even if he didn’t know it was to show to you. He gave it to me and I never really read it. It made me think of you too much.” He admitted quietly before picking the book up and offering it to Adam. “Old vampire myths and lore.”

Adam cocked his head as far to one side as he could. 

"Almost as old? Oh. Oh those are the funny ones. Some of them I …. messed with..I may have started the sock one and a couple others."


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Henry smiled as he ran fingertips down the extremely old book’s cover. He had just uncovered it from it’s hiding place in a house far from home and, having just gotten home, he made a beeline for Adam’s office, holding the book to himself as he knocked, enterin immediately…

Henry beamed happily as he wrapped his arms around Adam just as tightly, kissing his nape and letting his lips longer there before releasing him though his hand held to the other, unwilling to let go entirely. “Hmm talk about a nice welcome back~”

Adam smiled and kissed Henry’s cheek. “Just glad to see you, Love. Is that what I think it is?”

Henry paused as he had to think about what book Adam was talking about. He paused and looked to the book then back to Adam with a grin. “I doubt it, but what do you think it is?”

Adam leaned closer to Henry. “I guess your right. The odds of it being that old copy of Hamlet are so slim. We can still have it restored? What ever book it is.”


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"I *know* what you meant by it…" His tone was an ornery one even though he didn’t realize it. He genuinely had no clue how he felt about it. He was so very confused….!

He raised a brow and his smirk was clear on his face. 

"I can’t tell you how how hard it is to sit here and not try to chase you around, tickling you."

Henry blinked a couple times before sticking his tongue out at him and smiling softly. He reached out and, in turn, returned the gentle pinch.

Adam laughed. This was certainly a good sign and something to be encouraged so he made a play at reaching out to tickle Henry again.


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Henry smiled as he ran fingertips down the extremely old book’s cover. He had just uncovered it from it’s hiding place in a house far from home and, having just gotten home, he made a beeline for Adam’s office, holding the book to himself as he knocked, enterin immediately…

Henry beamed happily as he wrapped his arms around Adam just as tightly, kissing his nape and letting his lips longer there before releasing him though his hand held to the other, unwilling to let go entirely. “Hmm talk about a nice welcome back~”

Adam smiled and kissed Henry’s cheek. “Just glad to see you, Love. Is that what I think it is?”


lol why are you so worked up by me it's cute but you should really try and calm down :) i'm worried about your blood pressure grandma
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Aww, it’s cute how you think I care what you have to say.

You are an egregiously insignificant simpleton and a myopic, gossip-mongering tasteless amalgam of dross, drivel and malarkey. Now run along and go play “doctor” with those apes we discussed previous and I promise not to mention they only pity-fuck you.


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Henry smiled as he ran fingertips down the extremely old book’s cover. He had just uncovered it from it’s hiding place in a house far from home and, having just gotten home, he made a beeline for Adam’s office, holding the book to himself as he knocked, enterin immediately after without waiting for an invitation. He didn’t know of Adam had company but at the moment he didn’t really care. He had just gotten home and he wanted to say hello. Adam wouldn’t mind. Right? Right.

He smiled and greeted whoever, if any one, was in there and walked to Adam, setting the book, the cover too warn to be legible, the book itself being held together by some form of alteration adhesive, on the desk as he greeted his husband, kissing him briefly.

It was only a phone call about the permits for the wildlife sanctuary, now that the temporary permits were moving to permanent and what day the paperwork was being fed-exed to Eden before the call was over.

For a moment he could only look at the book in Henry’s hands. It couldn’t be the same book, stood and hugged Henry tightly.


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"I *know* what you meant by it…" His tone was an ornery one even though he didn’t realize it. He genuinely had no clue how he felt about it. He was so very confused….!

He raised a brow and his smirk was clear on his face. 

"I can’t tell you how how hard it is to sit here and not try to chase you around, tickling you."


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Henry paused at the question before looking to Adam. “I don’t quite remember to be honest…” He smiled softly. “Shall we just see where we end up?”

His smile only grew. ”Alright. We’ll wing it.”

Adam had to stop himself from glancing at Henry every few minutes. Finally telling himself that it just wasn’t that easy. It would still be a long while before Henry trusted him again. The things he had done just couldn’t be set aside like that. 

What the car lacked in git up and go, it made up for in style. At the time he had bought it, it had been a marker for performance and worth every penny of it’s exorbitant price tag, but now it needed it’s internals worked on just to bring it up. You could buy a car with the same performance rather cheaply these days, but it’s design made it worth keeping and fixing up should he find a mechanic who could do it.

They left the car in the lot by the grocer. Adam crossing the street to the telegraph office to wire the message and taking Henry’s hand as they left the building.

"That’s it. The war is over for me. So what would you like to do?"

Henry followed after him into the postal service, taking that hand with a calm smile and following the other out, standing just a little closer than normal, only a few inches behind him. “Do? Oh—um…. I don’t know….”

"You want to pick out the tv?"

At least Henry was standing close enough he could see him easily. After everything that was something. 


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Henry gave a nod, biting his lip and looking down nervously, a soft smile on his lips. “Okay.”

"Hey.. it’ll be fun."

While he was saying the words a thought struck him. Oh.

Adam looked at Henry for a moment, a hand slipping down to tickle at his ribs playfully.

Henry relaxed against the other, his eyes dark and quet a moment as he thought about who knows what. But, at the sudden touch, he yelped in surprise, giving Adam a “WTFwasthat” look.

Adam held his hands up and tried not to smirk. 

"So tickling.. yes or no?"

Henry continued to stare at Adam in a strange amused type of horror before looking from him, to his hand, to him and back and forth and continued to do so for a few moments before shaking his head. “I—don’t know……..”

"I can do it again? Or no.’ His hands were still in the air, though his smile was beginning to show.

"It’s meant to be playful."


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Henry gave a nod, biting his lip and looking down nervously, a soft smile on his lips. “Okay.”

"Hey.. it’ll be fun."

While he was saying the words a thought struck him. Oh.

Adam looked at Henry for a moment, a hand slipping down to tickle at his ribs playfully.

Henry relaxed against the other, his eyes dark and quet a moment as he thought about who knows what. But, at the sudden touch, he yelped in surprise, giving Adam a “WTFwasthat” look.

Adam held his hands up and tried not to smirk. 

"So tickling.. yes or no?"


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Henry paused at the question before looking to Adam. “I don’t quite remember to be honest…” He smiled softly. “Shall we just see where we end up?”

His smile only grew. ”Alright. We’ll wing it.”

Adam had to stop himself from glancing at Henry every few minutes. Finally telling himself that it just wasn’t that easy. It would still be a long while before Henry trusted him again. The things he had done just couldn’t be set aside like that. 

What the car lacked in git up and go, it made up for in style. At the time he had bought it, it had been a marker for performance and worth every penny of it’s exorbitant price tag, but now it needed it’s internals worked on just to bring it up. You could buy a car with the same performance rather cheaply these days, but it’s design made it worth keeping and fixing up should he find a mechanic who could do it.

They left the car in the lot by the grocer. Adam crossing the street to the telegraph office to wire the message and taking Henry’s hand as they left the building.

"That’s it. The war is over for me. So what would you like to do?"