Friday 2nd: Aaron is chuffed and hopeful when Ed gives him his number.
Monday 5th: Aaron nervously calls Ed to ask him out for a drink, but soon cancels to help Adam, who is struggling at the farm with a broken roof.
Later, Ed arrives with two teammates, and they step in to help fix the barn roof. Holly takes an instant shine to Ed, but it’s not long before Aaron gets the confirmation he wants – Ed is gay. Oblivious to this, Holly continues to flirt with Ed.
Later, Ed is gutted to see Aaron and Adam share a moment of closeness. Once the job is done, Aaron is nervous as he stays behind with Ed while the others head to the pub. Ed asks about Adam, but Aaron is quick to explain they are just friends.
Moments later, Ed and Aaron share their first kiss.
Tuesday 6th: Holly still fancies Ed and fishes for gossip from Aaron, who is forced to explain that Ed is gay. Soon afterwards, Aaron gets anxious when he realises that he and Ed are going to Bar West for their first date. The evening starts relaxed, but when Ed has a quiet word with the barman, things take a turn for the worse and soon the atmosphere between Aaron and Ed seems tense.
Aaron is confused when Ed suddenly makes his excuses and leaves. Aaron follows him out and discovers that Ed’s coolness is because he found out about Jackson at the bar. Aaron is angry that Ed expected him to have explained about Jackson on his first date and walks away.
Wednesday 7th: Aaron is annoyed when Paddy tries to talk to him about Ed.
Thursday 8th (7pm): Aaron realises that Paddy is right, and he should speak to Ed about what happened on their date.
Thursday 8th (8pm): Aaron decides to phone Ed, but is disappointed when he doesn’t call back. Aaron fears he’s missed his chance, but is glad when Ed arrives and they go into the back room. Aaron is scared as he decides to brave showing Ed his scars from self harming. However, Ed seems unfazed and as they talk about it, Ed pulls Aaron into a kiss.
Wanting time alone together, Ed suggests they could go back to his place for the evening. Aaron covers how gutted he is when Ed tells him that he’s leaving for France in four weeks as he has just signed a contract with a rugby club over there.
Friday 9th: Aaron and Ed have spent the night together.
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