something they forgot to label as fragile - smallredboy - House M.D. [Archive of Our Own]
An Archive of Our Own, a project of the Organization for Transformative Works
It’s a lot more when the boy looks up and makes eye contact with him, childish wonder in his eyes. It lasts just a few seconds, but House doesn’t think the boy has ever made eye contact with someone he barely knows before. The boy looks away, and House catches the sight of his parents ecstatic, almost bursting with emotion at the seams.
“You’re so good!” Adam’s dad squeals, kissing him and taking him in his arms. For one moment, House can feel the shadow of John House looming over that man, and he can see him praising him for making eye contact, his cheek stinging.
An autistic!House fic centered around the events of s3e04 Lines in the Sand. TW for past child abuse, ableism and the r slur being used twice.