Re: [Hall Way: Patrick & Newt]
Patrick tipped his head back to watch the progress of the shoes, and then he looked back at the dude sharing the bed with him. It was a still moment, man, one that Patrick most entirely liked the feel of. He would not have been comfortable enough for this a month earlier, but it felt most nice now (with Newt's weight upon his leg and his own fingers skimming along the other dude's thigh). He watched as Newt kept glancing at him, and Patrick's return smile was most fond. Newt wrinkled his nose and repaired the lack of privacy, and Patrick just smiled smugly, his grin a crooked smirk that dug deeply into his cheek.
He was a confident dude, was Patrick. This might have appeared to conflict with his insecurity about his intelligence (thanks to Webster), but this did not affect the dude's certainty about his looks. He knew that Newt was into him in a most serious way, and he knew that the dude liked how he (Patrick) looked. He knew these things with absolute conviction and lack of doubt; Newt was into him. He laid there, upon the bed and with the dude looking at him, knowing this. Even his issue with being closeted (Patrick's) did not diminish his confidence in this capacity. He deliberately glanced toward the window. "Convenient, dude," was his most impressed comment.
But he did not know why Newt was smiling, and the dude shook his head a moment later. "Dude, no. Herbs. No h. We do not do the h," he clarified, intentionally being difficult about the pronunciation, but he dropped that when Newt willingly straddled his lap; then, the dude's smile returned to being smug. Because, man, there was something hot about someone responding to a mere tap to their hip. The placement of Newt's ass was exactly what he had been counting on, and he bent his knees up, perching his feet on the very edge of the bed, his legs shoring up against Newt's back. The movements were slow, dude, and this was unhurried and nothing driven by momentum (which was also new). Newt touched his (Patrick's) sweater, and Patrick watched the dude's fingers. "I think the cottage will do, my dude, but you are moving like this on purpose. Do not think me unaware," because the dude was aware.
He took his hands, and he shoved up at the hem of Newt's sweater. "You may remove this," he said magnanimously.