But can he open up to his father, Charles?
Privately, Ethan is still worried that Eddy might have given him HIV, particularly when Eddy gives him the news that his own results have confirmed he is HIV positive.
This makes Ethan even more fearful ahead of his own impending results.
Noting his low mood, Charles queries what is wrong, but Ethan covers it’s work-related. Will Ethan feel able to tell his vicar father the truth over his worries?
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