What a touching, lovely and sexy story! The characters are amazing and each of their own kind of cute and...you just have to love them instantly. When Glenton realizes that he is into Aric and falling for him, it's touching and sweet. Glentons thoughts, feelings and fears are realistic and you can almost feel the struggles he fights with yourself. But Aric is always at his side. The Moment when the six have to go back in the chambers for the last two weeks, them saying goodnight, it just broke my heart a little bit. Would they make it and be together again? And as it looks like, Aric would lose his sweet Glenton and didn't care if the others see he loves him so much, oh you had me in tears there, James. This is really a very emotional, heartwarming and sweet but very sexy coming-out-story I so so loved to read. Great job, James! And I love Glenton, he is an adorable little hero!
Beneath the ice and crystal lies the future of mankind.
The entire population was sent to sleep in hibernation chambers underground so that the earth could re-grow. When Glenton wakes, it’s to a shaking chamber and screams. He’s saved by Aric, and together they rescue all those they can as the chambers suffocate the remaining humans.
Was it a horrible mistake or a cruel government? Six survivors now try to endure beneath the ice in what remains of the hibernation center, waiting for the day they can return to the surface. Glenton is among them, troubled by his strange feelings for Aric. When their home loses power, they must go to sleep once more.
The future of our species depends on their waking. Will they make it to the surface?
Be Warned: m/m sex
“What happened?” Rawn was instantly on her feet.
Aric looked at her and said with a completely straight face, “Ice monkeys.”
Rawn's eyes went wide. “What!”
Enne looked equally as shocked. “What are those?”
Aric let out a chuckle and then winced. “You’re idiots.”
Rawn rolled her eyes and Enne laughed at himself.
“Falling ice,” Aric said and started limping toward that small room in the back. “You have any of the balm left?”
Rawn nodded, rushing to the bags and rifling through them. “Yes, you want me to put it on?”
“Nah. Stick with the blankets. The more layers the better.” He then looked at me, composed as ever. “Glenton, would you mind?”
Calm. Stay calm. “Sure.” My cock was doing a happy dance in my pants as I grabbed the balm from Rawn, and we made our way into the room. I walked slowly, though I wanted to run and start stripping my clothes as I went. It was torture, fucking torture, making our way back so slowly. I assisted Aric inside, helping him sit on the steel bench before moving to close the door. I only shifted it halfway closed, but when I turned around, Aric was on his feet. His was kissing my neck, his hands roaming my body. Even over the jacket, his touch was astounding. “Your back?” I whispered.
“Not that bad. Besides I got you alone again, didn’t I?” He grinned and returned to the bench. Aric sat down, opened his jacket, and shoved his pants down so his hard dick was exposed.
I licked my lips. Nothing could ever compare to seeing his penis free of his pants. It bobbed before he grabbed it and stroked it fondly. He patted the seat beside him, and I nearly tripped in my eagerness. I sat down, my back to the door that was just slightly ajar.
“We have to make this quick,” he said, glancing behind me. “Wanna taste me?”
Was that supposed to be a question? I leaned over, my breaths heavy as I came close to his penis head. My first attempt at cock sucking! I hoped that I was good at it. What if I disappointed Aric? He was my first lover and the only man that...
“Stop thinking and get that mouth on my damn dick,” he nearly growled.
I leaned forward, sticking my tongue out and swiping it across Aric’s penis. Salty. I wrapped my lips around him, sucking. I heard a deep groan and it urged me on. I began to take the head into my mouth, swirling my tongue around the skin and the underside, really working my mouth on Aric’s cock. I wanted to please him more than anything. I tried going deeper but that gagging feeling was overwhelming so I went back to sucking on his head. Aric grabbed my hand, wrapping it around his shaft and leaning back. He started thrusting upward, against my palm and into my mouth. Not enough to gag me but just enough to find pleasure. I assumed he was finding satisfaction. He was quietly groaning and his eyes were shut tight. He gripped the bench with one hand and his other hand was on my back. It slid further, moving to caress my covered butt cheek. That was the first time he’d ever done that and it was oddly erotic. I never thought about an ass being hot before. Suddenly my mouth was filled with Aric’s flavor. I swallowed as fast I could but some dripped down my chin. I sat up.
Aric leaned forward, licking the cum from my chin before branding my lips with his own. “Damn, Glenton. That was fantastic.”
I beamed at his words.
Aric stood, stuffing his softening cock into his pants and zipping up. He winced slightly as he knelt before me, but by then I was too distracted to notice. Aric glanced at the door and then moved his hand over my crotch. He outlined my hardness with his hand before pulling the rim down, and my erection bobbed free. My thigh muscles tensed, and I shifted to the edge of the seat. “You’re going...to do that to me?” Yes! Hell yes! Hell fucking yes!
Overall, this story felt almost sweet in the romantic aspect and even the science-fiction aspect was not one of huge scientific terms but one of humans fighting for survival against all odds. I really enjoyed seeing what happened as they reached the end of the countdown and finally opened the hatch to the surface once again, and the answer to why the equipment was failing was satisfying as well.
The world is in deep trouble, it cannot sustain itself, the solution? put everyone in hibernation chambers until the world has rejuvenated, but there is always a "but!"' In this case, Glenton comes awake with ice shattering around him, where is his father? what is happening? he is only a boy, what can he do? Another slightly older boy, Aric, saves him and a handful of other children. The storyline then takes us on their journey of surviving below the surface, how their friendships were cemented and most importantly, Glenton's attraction towards Aric. Then comes another "but"' they need to go back into the hibernation chambers to survive, but will they wake up? You will need to read the book to find out! I am not a fan of sci-fi (it's usually to high tec for me to understand) but the author made a complex situation/story, into a very easy to read, simple love story. The romance side was sweet, loving and caring. I am rapidly becoming a fan if James Cox, this book was certainly written differently to his others. Throughout the book, I kept getting the feeling , that the author was drawing on personal happenings, which made the book so much more personal. I may be wrong, but this book was written with heart and soul that shone from every page. Five stars from me - "because it's worth it!".