"My apologies. It's a practice we have when what we are doing is none of another person's business".
"Nothing will ever separate us" Alec whispered.
"You won't lose me. Not as long as I have breath in my body"
Seregil rested his head on his kness and tried to ignore the fits of shivering that shook him, and the way the slightest movement sucked cold air in around the edge of the blanckets. He wasn't dangerously cold, just miserably uncomfortable.
As usual, Alec warmed faster. "Come here" he said presently, pulling Seregil to sit between his legs, back to Alec's chest.