While there are hints that Hirose might himself be gay, Nakamura is satisfied to start out as friends — and if things progress, they progress. The story also has a second major theme: that of dealing with the past. Because we all know that smashing people to a gulp with baseball bats is all good but showing the human body goes too far, right? And that he might just have a crush on Sanada. The trade paperback releases were a different story.
Quinn. Age: 32.
There he meets Gilbert, a beautiful young boy with a scandalous reputation, who Serge is bewitched and enchanted by.
Piper. Age: 30.
The spin-off marks a return to Iceman for Grace, who was also the writer on a series featuring the character and struggling with his identity. The trade paperback releases were a different story. The story also has a second major theme: that of dealing with the past.