“Will you do something for me, since we’re talking about the past tonight?”
“If I am able to do it, mon cœur, then of course.”
Tilting his head back, Gunther looked up at his husband. “Tell me about some of the people you have loved?” he ventured. “You showed me Elsanine and Arcturus from centuries ago… can you do that for your past lovers, too? It’s just… well, I want to know that you were loved and not lonely throughout your life.”
Valois looked down at him for a moment, then he smiled. “Very well. Who do you wish to know about?”
“Tell me about the first man you ever fell in love with. What was he like?”
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