"Every moment Ken looked at Mike, he saw him staring back. Neither had to be a mind-reader to know what the other was thinking. The business trip. The upcoming business trip, when they would be ‘forced’ to share a hotel room on the company dime. The first time since Carlo’s wedding, when too many drinks and too much sex-talk led them to reveal what they’d always felt for each other. It had been six, long months…too goddamn long, since they’d been mouth-to-mouth, cock-to-cock, skin-to-skin. And once they were alone, their need for each other finally burst, like thunderclouds finally able to explode, spurting out their loads of cooling rain…"