Playfully, Ezio straddled the other's hips, planting his hands on either side of his face as he leaned down and brushed his lips against another, his fingers soon curling into the sheets beneath him while he continued the heated exchange. Altair did not protest against the tongue that subtly swiped across his mouth, but raised an eyebrow at the younger male's light grinding after the initial kiss. It was without a doubt that he scoffed at the cheeky expression before rubbing at his eyes.

"Good morning to you, too."


"Your father would have killed me by now."

Ezio breathlessly laughed, pushing back the older man's hood as he hooked his legs around his waist in open invitation. "Who says?"

A scoff. "Dare you stay nescient if your son was being …" There was an awkward pause. "Let us say, participating in the act of fornication for all to hear?"

"Well, it does not matter."

Lazily, he brought down the other's face and brushed a kiss against the corner of his mouth, an appreciative noise conjuring a grin when he raked his fingers down an aching back. He nipped at the Grand Master's chin in an impish manner and smirked as he pulled back and left the latter to lean into the empty air.

"Daddy's not here—so I can play however I want to."


Ezio complacently scoffed and leaned against the wall, meeting Malik's gaze dead-on as he challenged sans a gap in his speech.

"Not that I want to interrupt, rafiq, but I will have you know that you err in such a way that is considered intolerable."

Vehemence. "Why—"

"You may think that you know the old geezer like the back of your hand—that you could make him crawl back to you on his hands and knees, begging for forgiveness without a remainder of his pride.

"But obviously, you have not stepped out of your own little world since the incident, so I will remind you."

"He is promised to me, and me only: Whatever embers that you still keep within you, embers that you silently hope will continue to exist in Altair, must be cast away.

"Because solely, I can make him feel this way.

"And you should have realized that long ago."