Fish in the Trap

Alt title: Osakana wa Ame no Naka

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ofall ofall says...

In both, a man rapes a boy that had sort of helped him out, and the boy ends up sort of in falling for him. Both of the ukes are nice younger boys and the semes are in a position of power (or getting ready to inherit one)

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