eta: the bookmark link I got from AO3 isn't working for some reason, so here's a direct link to the fic:
How time and patience got the better of Tom
Fandom: Body of a Crime - Michael C. Eberhardt
Rating: Teen And Up Audiences
Warnings: Creator Chose Not To Use Archive Warnings
Relationships: Tom Gamboa/Emory Knox
Additional Tags: Established Relationship, Fluff, Domestic, Stubbornness
Summary: A scene out of the life of Tom and Emory, some point down the road after 'Body of a Crime'. Tom considers offensive furniture, whether to ask for Emory's help and how their relationship has changed him..