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