2 Works in The Absolutist - John Boyne
Will's perspective over the years and over his months knowing Tristan.
"He’s leaning toward me, big blue eyes full of compassion. I can see he wants to comfort me. And suddenly, I’m not sure how, but I know what I’ve only guessed at, that Tristan is mine. He’ll go where I lead him, good soldier that he is, no questions asked."