For @laelipoo- Jen, I sincerely hope you like it 🖤
"TK," his father called out once he entered the room, and he noticed the warning clear in his eyes. "This is Carlos Reyes, your-"
"Bodyguard," TK finished, eyes sweeping over the man in an unabashedly clear way.
Bodyguard AU ft. Enemies to Lovers
"You did what now?"
"I hired you a bodyguard."
TK blinked at his father from under the mountain of blankets he'd mounted over his body and by sheer stubbornness, did not pass out then and there from exhaustion.
He rubbed his eyes and coughed lightly, then choked and tried to sit up. His father was there immediately, helping him up and rubbing his back gently. "I know you think it's not necessary, but-"
"Save it, dad. You and I both know exactly why you hired this guy," he rasped bitterly. "And it's not because we got a few death threats, because newsflash, that's been happening on and off for years."
Owen shook his head. "It feels different this time," he insisted.
TK rolled his eyes. "I'm used to it. And so are you, dad, which is why you didn't hire a bodyguard for yourself, isn't it?"
Owen shook his head. Then he gave TK his winning smile. "Have you seen Judd? I don't need a bodyguard."
"Your AD may be built like a tank, but it's not the same and you know it."
Owen sighed. "What do you want from me here, TK?"
"Call it off. I don't need a freaking bodyguard."
"Yes," he countered firmly. "You do. I need you to be safe, son."
"Bullshit, you just want me on a leash."
His father's eyes flashed. "That is not why I hired this man, TK."
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