Characters: Yokoyama Yu, Maruyama RyuheiLocation: Maruyama's apartmentRating: NC-17/RSummary: incompleteWarnings: none yetYoko walked tiredly to Maru's, wondering what his friend would do once he told him what had happened. Would he react like Ryo had done and punch him, then throw him out? Would he actually listen to what Yoko had to say? There was really only one way to find out.Part of himself wondered why he was going to Maru for this, but who else could he turn to? Maru was the most understanding next to Yasu, and Yasu...well. Yoko knew that Yasu had a soft spot for Ohkura and would no doubt be as upset as Ryo, if not more so. Why had he kissed Ohkura, even with the thought that he was slightly tipsy, let alone drunk enough to confuse him for Ryo. Hina was going to be pissed, that was for sure.Finally Yoko arrived at Maru's and buzzed to be let in.
Shivering when Maru kissed his neck, Yoko kept his eyes closed, trying to enjoy the sensations instead of worrying too much about what may or may not happen. He wasn't entirely successful but at least he tried. "Thanks," he whispered softly, leaning back into Maru's touches, his body responding even though they'd just made love. Yoko reached and pulled Maru's free hand around to his front, putting his palm on his chest in an open invitation to do as he liked.
Even tho Maru got a little turned on again by standing like this, he wanted to do nothing more than cuddle and kiss, so instead of moving his free hand down, it moved up and stayed where it could free Yoko's heart beat under the skin. Standing like this with the hot water running over and between them, felt so nice and Maru closed his eyes and put his forehead on Yoko's shoulder. His hand with the sponge slowly moved to the front of Yoko, starting to scrub his stomach, a lovely smell of lime spreading in the small shower cubicle.
Yoko inhaled the citrus smell and smiled, leaning his head back and welcoming the caresses of the hands and sponge to his chest and abdomen. He liked the fresh smell and knew it would always remind him of their first times together and the time they were now spending cuddling in the shower. "Ryuhei....?" he asked softly, not wanting to disturb the mood, but wanting to ask anyway. "Do you...is it ok to stay like this for a while?"
Maru smiled against Yoko's skin and nodded softly with a small "un~" managing its way out of his lips. He wanted to keep standing like this too, feeling Yoko's heartbeat against his hand and feeling his own heartbeat against Yoko's back. Standing like this really made Maru as calm as he hadn't felt in ages, and he felt he could forget everything about the world as long as he could stand like this with Yoko, feeling the warmth coming from him.But slowly as they stood there the water started to get cold.
As they stood together, the water washed away the suds until there was nothing but clean, wet skin left behind. The time got away from both of them until Yoko yelped as cold water started to come from the shower head and turned it off quickly."So much for that idea," he said ruefully and turned in Maru's arms until they were standing chest to chest in the small enclosure. Yoko started kissing Maru, starting at his lips, then working his way down to his jawline and neck before realising that if he didn't stop, they'd end up dirty again with no way of getting clean until the water heated up again, which could take hours. Sighing, he stopped and opened the door, getting out and beginning to towel himself off.
A gasp escaped Maru's lips when the cold water suddenly made it way between them and he stepped just a little backward, his back touching the cold wall which was even colder than the water, but when Yoko turned around and their body's met again, chest against chest, it was enough to warm him up again and Maru gladly accepted Yoko's kisses. After the first couple of kisses passed, Maru could feel where it was going, but even tho he felt exhausted and tired, he didn't want to stop Yoko if he wanted more. He opened his eyes and let them follow Yoko out of the shower cubicle when the kisses ceased and a couple of second after Maru followed him and grabbed another towel, quickly messing it thru his hair, then removed some of the water from his arms and torso before he bound it around his hip, not really carrying to get more dry than this. All the while he looked at Yoko, his eyes not leaving him for a second and he smiled, how could he possible be happier than this?Maru patted him softly on the back, and looked into the mirror in front of them, able to catch his boyfriends eyes in the damp reflection and said "After you have dried yourself off, go back to bed and sleep.. I'll go make some tea and then join you again, 'kay?". He smiled at the reflection in the mirror and turned around to leave for the kitchen.
Yoko looked into Maru's eyes, reflected in the mirror above him and smiled gently, knowing Maru could see how tired he still was. "Ok. I'll see you soon, then," he replied, then finished drying himself off and slipped back into the relative warmth of Maru's bed, pulling the blanket over himself and quickly falling into a drowsy state. He didn't really want to fall asleep but if Maru wasn't quick enough, he would be asleep before he knew it.
Making tea didn't take that long time, boiling the water lasted max 1 minute and Maru always had some instant tea for when he didn't want to wait for it to damp off. He placed the two cups on a plate and slowly balanced with them into his bedroom, finding some space on his bed table to place the plate on and he sat himself on the edge of the bed and looked down on the nearly sleeping Yoko again."Kimi~? Are you sleeping?" he asked in a quiet voice, not wanting to wake him up if he was already away in dreamland.
"Iie," Yoko replied softly, sitting up and rubbing at his eyes. He was almost asleep but woke from his drowsy state at his boyfriend's words, even if only just barely. Accepting the tea, he sat and waited for it too cool a bit before taking a sip, his eyes on Maru as he slipped into bed with him. "What do you want to do now?" Yoko asked quietly, still sipping at his tea and watching his boyfriend carefully. A slight cough escaped him and his eyes widened a little. He couldn't be getting sick now of all times, could he? But then again, all the stress of the past few days seemed to be catching up with him.
As Maru sat himself beside Yoko, he sat as close as he could, his shoulder brushing up against Yoko's, feeling his warmth. Feeling Yoko's eyes on him, he smiled and looked shyly down and the end of the bed. Being watched like this made Maru's cheeks turn a slight color of pink and he giggled in between his sips. "Well, for a while, let us just relax.. And I need to get your bruise cleaned again sometime" Maru said and looked at Yoko just as the other one let out a cough "-eh, Kimi are you feeling well?". Maru placed his tea on the table again and let a rubbed his hand on the blanket, trying to get the warmth which was still on his hand off, because he reached up and placed in on Yoko's forehead, not really knowing if it was really Yoko feeling warm or the effect of the tea.
Yoko put his own tea aside, not feeling very well but too stubborn to admit it. "I'm fine," he insisted, despite the coughs that threatened, one hand over his mouth to stop them. "I'm fine..."Feeling Maru's hand on his forehead, he knew he was going to be caught out, but still, he didn't want the other man to worry too much. "I'm fine. It's just the tea, I'm sure," he added, inching his way down underneath the blanket again and away from Maru's hands, which felt awesomely cool on his warm forehead.
"Kimitaka wa ii ja nai!" Maru pouted when Yoko hid under the blanket and he reached for the blanket and pulled it away from Yoko's face, which now looked a little more pale than before. "How do you really feel right now, tell me, please.." Maru looked into Yoko's eyes, concerned. Maru wasn't so good at helping people when they were sick, but he was sure he had some cooling pads and medicine somewhere, and he thought he had heard once that eggs were good when being sick.
"I'm fine," Yoko said stubbornly, trying to break eye contact with Maru. A cough made a liar out of him and he turned away until it had passed, then lay back on the pillow, avoiding Maru's eyes again. "Go and have something to eat and don't worry about me, I'll be fine."Another coughing fit and he slumped down further into the pillows, tiredly. "I don't want you to get sick, ne..."
"Stop being so stubborn!" Maru pouted, grabbed Yoko's wrists and pinned them down so he couldn't resist as he leaned in and kissed him hard. Pulling his mouth away from Yoko's, he still let their foreheads rest against each other, and Yoko's sure had turned warmer the last half couple of minutes. "Now, if I am gonna get sick too, there is nothing we can do about it, but please tell me what you need to get better!"
Trying hard to resist his boyfriend's kiss, it annoyed Yoko that he couldn't get out of the other man's grip, however much he enjoyed the kiss. "Ryuhei, you're going to get sick too," he said weakly when Maru released his lips and pressed their foreheads together, then sighed."It's just a cold. I'm sure with some sleep and a bit of cold medicine, I'll be fine. You should take some too, just to make sure, ne..."Yoko didn't actually have the slightest idea what he had, but he'd say anything to make it so that Maru didn't worry too much about him. He hated making people worry, almost as much as he hated being sick.
"Well I don't mind getting sick if it's from being close to you" he smiled at Yoko, his eyes soft.Maru slowly let go of Yoko's wrist and straightened up again, nodding to himself in agreement to the idea of getting some cold medicine. "Okay, drink your tea then I'll find the medicine." he said as he got up and wrapped the towel around him again and walked into the kitchen looking thru his drawers for medicine and cold pads.
Once Maru let him go, Yoko closed his eyes and willed himself to sleep, the coughs shaking him once in a while and stopping him from true sleep. It wasn't that he was avoiding taking the medication as such, he just didn't want to be a burden and wanted to try and sleep it off.Finally his tired body let him sleep as he turned over to Maru's side of the bed, inhaling the scent that was uniquely Maru's on the bedclothes, something that comforted him.
Maru found 2 small bottle of some medicine which he supposed was against colds and a little box containing some cold pads and looking around in the kitchen he realized that it might be a good idea for Yoko to get something to eat. "You can't fight with an empty stomach~" he said out quietly as he opened the fridge and looked at what he had "specially not fight colds..". Then he took out some eggs and green and started making an omelett, also chanhed from his damp towel and into a new Yukata on the bathroom as the omelett was near to finished.He poured the hot omelett into a small bowl and made his way to the bedroom again with bowl in one hand and medicine and coldpads in the other.Maru softly shook Yoko's should to make him wake up, his body still hot, but Maru decided that he should eat something now and take his medicine, then he could always sleep again afterwards. "Kimichan.. I made you something to eat~" he said and leaned down and kissed Yoko softly on the cheek.
Yoko briefly thought about ignoring Maru's shaking and words, but knew he wouldn't get any peace if he didn't, so looked up wearily. "Not really hungry, Ryu-chan," he whispered, suddenly aware his throat hurt and sounded scratchy. That really sucked as he knew they had to perform in a few days. Groaning, he sat up and waited for Maru to give him whatever he had in the way of cold medicines.
Supporting Yoko's body as he sat up, Maru opened one of the bottles with cold medicine and handed it to him, gesturing him to drink it out and as he obediantly did so Maru turned to the table again and took the bowl and a spoon in his hand and looked back at Yoko, "You need to eat nomatter what, would you rather do it yourself or should I feed you?"
Yoko downed the cold medicine, grimacing at the disgusting taste, then put it back on the bedside table before replying. "No, I'll...feed myself, thank you," he replied carefully, trying to avoid snapping at Maru, who he knew was only trying to help. "I'm not incapable, you know."Taking the bowl and spoon, he sat with it in his lap for a few minutes, staring at it before aware that Maru's eyes were on him. "Fine, I'm eating..." he sulked, taking a mouthful and chewing it slowly. It wasn't that bad, as far as food went; Maru was one of the best cooks out of all of them. It was just that he really wasn't in the mood for food (for once) and being sick, he just wanted to sleep.
Maru looked down on the bedsheets and felt bad, he only wanted Yoko to recoverer as quick as possible, but he didn't want to push him to eat either if he didn't want to.. "I'm sorry.. you don't have to eat if you don't want to.." Maru said, his voice very tiny, "I-it's just that your body need energy to fight off the cold.. And I figured you were kinda drained after last night.. a-a-and this morning." Maru's cheeks turned slightly pink again but he keept his eyes down.
Feeling even worse now that he'd hurt his boyfriend's feelings, Yoko looked up and patted Maru's hand apologetically. "I'm sorry, I didn't mean it like that. I'm just really tired, and my throat hurts, and... I just want to cuddle with you, if that's ok?" he asked, his voice hoarse as he tried to apologise. He tried to eat more of the food, but it stuck in his throat, making him cough uncontrollably and wave his arms around in panic. "Ryu-chan..."
Maru took the bowl out of Yoko's hands and placed it on the table and nodded understanding, his hand went to Yoko's back patting it, not wanting Yoko to choke on his food. He looked apolegetic at his boyfriend and asked "If there is anything you need, you ned just tell me, okay? A glass of water? O-or maybe something to make your blood-sugar level higher? Or-"
Yoko shut Maru up with a gentle kiss, pulling him on top of him and into the bed with him. "Stay with me, Ryu-chan," he whispered softly and kept his arms around Maru. "I don't need anything. Just you," he added contentedly, brushing hair back from Maru's face so he could look into his eyes.