He’s asking for your touch, traiteur.
No. That could not be the answer. Speirs was not wounded.
But he is sick. Sick in his soul. And he asked.
Mature, mildly dubious consent. Doc is a healer, and Speirs needs healing. But maybe there’s more to it than that. This is amazing – it changes POV half-way through, giving us fascinating insights into both men and what drives them.