Once the buckles are all loose, I remove the two separate pieces of armor. He pulls his gray tunic over his head and lays it on the grass. His back is fit and trim the way a warrior’s is; all hard muscles and deep planes. My fingers trail down the line of his spine, following the lateral muscles that disappear into his breeches. More shivers run through him, and he mutters something in the language of Alfhiem.
“Would you help me with mine?” I breathe against his ear.
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