Connor looked anxious, as he shucked his clothes, putting them over the back of the chair with a care he wouldn't typically display. Ryan remained impassive, sitting on the edge of the bed, eyes never leaving the younger man, while his expression gave nothing away.
Connor cursed shaking hands as he unzipped his trousers, fiddling with the buttons, shoving the material down and off, leaving him in nothing but his underwear.
"Wait," hands dragged Connor close, fingers teasing along his stomach. Ryan smiled up at him. "You are gorgeous."
Connor blushed, as for the first time, he really believed it.