That did seem complicated, but the more important part of that confession was that the boy had been hurt, and that he'd never been touched just because if felt good, because he'd wanted it. That was just unacceptable, and it made the Irishman send a brief prayer of thanks to Josie. If she hadn't sent him here, he would never have met Samandriel, and he was starting to realize just how lucky he'd been in finding him.
Mitchell stepped closer and wrapped his arms around Samandriel. It was a little awkward, but the vampire was willing to ignore that to give the sort-of-human his first hug.