So Newt and Percival spend the night sleeping together inside Newt’s suitcase due to various circumstances. Newt feels comfortable with the arrangement, but Percival is feeling quite awkward. He likes Newt’s creatures and he kinda… Likes Newt (he’s actually developed a crush on the magizoologist but he’s in denial) too, but he’s just feeling a bit out of his usual element
and he doesn’t know how to handle feelings.
Come morning, after a peaceful sleep (the most peaceful sleep Percival has ever had after becoming an auror) they woke up at the same time and realize that they’ve been sleeping face to face and really close to each other, parts of their bodies that weren’t supposed to be touching are touching (I mean their hands), and secretly being teenagers, they freak out. Cue awkward morning routine with Newt mostly blushing and Percival discovering feelings. They probably have this conversation at some point:
Newt: “Um, would you like some more coffee, Mr. Graves?”
Percival: “God and he was so cute I was this close to kissing him-… Hm? Oh yes, of course.”
Newt: /accidentally grazes Percival’s hand with his own when giving back his mug/ “oH My GOD I’m so sorry Ididn’tknowwhatcameoverme Mr. Graves I-”
Percival: “Calm down, Mr. Scamander, it’s not like you haven’t touched my hand before and-”