Matt looked at Slat.
Slat looked at Matt.
Matt blushed and shyly looked down at his knees.
"Um, this probably sounds silly, but please don't laugh. I know it often won't seem this way, what with me beating you to a screaming frenzy every night, but I really do respect you as a person. I mean, you mean such a lot to me, I think I even may lo..."
Slat leant up and pressed his lips against Matt's.
"Matt, hush. I know, I know."
Neither needed to say any more. They were happy.