About Adam and Even
by Starr Oliver
/ 5100 words
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Adam and Even are two halves of the same whole, twins who share everything together. When Adam's work takes him away from Even for too long, things start to go wrong. Even knows it's because he doesn't just crave Adam, he needs him. Can these twins find a way to balance work and love?
Even loved curling up on a grey, rainy day and reading a good mystery.
Today found him in the window seat in the drawing room of their old Victorian home, Martha Grimes' latest keeping him riveted. He actually jumped when the lightning flashed, thunder sounding simultaneously.
He laughed a little at himself and shivered. He wasn't cold, just kind of... spooked. In the best possible way of course.
Even went back to his book, pulling his sweater tighter around himself.
The scent of coffee warned him that his Adam was close, wandering up from the shop, checking on him. Bringing him a latte and a... He sniffed again. A chocolate croissant. He quickly read the next paragraph and then put his bookmark in place, closing the book and putting it on the shelf. He leaned back, eyes searching for his twin.
"Hey, Evvy. Thought you might be hungry." Adam rounded the corner, cup and plate in hand, too-shaggy brown hair falling in his face, muddy green eyes looking a little blood-shot, a lot tired. "Great-looking storm outside, yeah?"
"Wonderful atmosphere for Grimes." He smiled up at Adam, tilting his face for a kiss.
Adam set the coffee down, and then gave him one, lips moving slow and easy. His hands slid up Adam's arms, the lean, ropy muscles under his fingers as familiar as his own. "Mmm... taste good, love."
"Better than coffee?"
Adam arched an eyebrow. "I don't know, Ev. I drink a lot of coffee. I'd have to take a lot of kisses to test..."