All relationships- whether it be romantic, familial, or business- need to have trust. It's not exactly something taught in school, but it's a fundamental part of life, and it's hard to learn when all you've known is deceit.
Ashton Irwin- the youngest managing partner of NYCs most successful law firm- relies on people to trust him. In the world of corporate law, a company trusts their attorney to defend and protect their assets against all adversaries. Ashton is no stranger to trust- in business, at least.
Iris Hartmann desperately needs someone stable in her crazy life. Between work, school, and drowning in student loans, it seems like everything that she's worked for is falling apart. When Iris lands herself an internship at Irwin-Hood, she suddenly finds herself working her way into the lap of luxury- but everything has a price.
Ashton Irwin AU. Contains abuse, emotional trauma, and sexual content.