And then Ben is in John’s face, eyes bright and angry, his palm on John’s chest to push him back into the chair. “You are going to sit here and I am going to shave off that shit on your face, and for once you are going to stop being so fucking stubborn.” John blinks and shifts slightly, pushing against Ben’s hand a little, testing. Ben just runs his hand up to John’s shoulder and then grabs onto the back of the chair, still leaning in, and John has no idea what’s happening here anymore.
Mature, post-rehab. Ngh. This is ridiculously sexy, and I love Cooper’s befuddlement and helpless arousal.