Headcanon: As Xephos geys older he contracts dementia and slowly starts to forget everything.
Ridge still diligently visits and tries to help him remember but it breaks his heart, especially knowing Xeph barely recognises him.
A message from Anonymous
omg do you have a time for the back rubbing aha i must see this
friend, i was not kidding either. it’s here at 01:42:20, lovely