Will Sedgwick carts his best friend, Martin Easterbrook, off to the country so he has a chance to recover from consumption. Then they spend two hundred pages reading books, drinking tea, and raising piglets.

  • friends to lovers
  • only one bed
  • forced proximity
  • hurt/comfort
  • mutual pining

Content warnings: addiction, chronic illness, PTSD, emotional abuse of child by parent, sexual abuse of minor (off page, before story begins)