His short blond hair. His shimmering emerald eyes. Indeed, everything about him made Tom want more, but he was forbidden. Tom wanted Jake and was determined to please every inch of his body. If the higher officers found out, they would be discharged and lose all benefits they'd worked so hard to get. But even an archaic system couldn’t bind their love.
In time, they would become one, even if the law said it wasn’t so, and they would come to the rescue of a child who needed them. Despite the odds, they fought side by side and made something of the world they were cast into. They would never give up, never surrender. They would be Janie’s heroes.