This a very steamy, pretty dark, touching story about relationship ties and personal responsibility.
What I like about it:
1. It's dark, but not too dark. But it's pretty dark.
2. The characters aren't remotely your typical seme or uke. In fact, they're almost the exact opposite of what you'd expect for their role.
3. It's unpredictable and surprising. You think you know what's what and then it all gets turned upside down.
4. The sex scenes were very creative, erotic, and emotional.
This story was surprising in its complexity and the way it made me truly care for the characters. The cover
lead me to believe it was going to be pure smut and while it's pretty smutty (in the best way possible), it's also very deep and emotional. I did get wrapped up in the story and really like the characters by the end, particularly Tatsuyuki. He's pretty awesome. He's hard not to like. He's badass and snarky yet protective and sensitive.
I really liked that everything got turned upside down partway through it. I thought I had a handle on what was what and who was who but then it all changed and became completely different but for reasons that totally made sense. It was a refreshing change to be surprised like that.
The artwork was really quite good. I really liked the way she captured Tatsuyuki's emotional facial expressions, particularly his eyes. The sex scenes were really well done. They were detailed and graphic without being gross. They were erotic and emotional at the same time.
There was a lot of sex in this one but as I said above, it was really well done and very erotic and creative. I think I'd say that this was in my top two of sex scenes yaois. Overall, it's in my top three and I highly recommend it.