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I'm Not Your Steppin' Stone (Construction Company #1)

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Sakai Kazuya is a 23-year-old man in love. Unfortunately, the object of his affection is a lovely woman only interested in well educated men. Sakai never finished high school and has been living off of his brawn, not his brains. So he enlists the help of her younger brother, Ezumi Masashi, to help him pass the high school entrance exam, his first step toward to becoming a ...more
Paperback, 218 pages
Published November 21st 2007 by Digital Manga Publishing (first published December 2001)
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Kazuya and Musashi start a relationship based on a give and take. Kazuya wants to get his high school diploma so that he'll be worthy of Musashi's sister and Musashi wants Kazuya and can teach him. So in exchange for lessons, Kazuya pays Musashi with sex.

What begins as a simple - in Kasuya's mind - exchange becomes something more quite fast. Which isn't unexpected because, honestly, who agrees to exchange sex for math lessons without there being something more? So Kazuya and Musashi's relationsh
Eh. I can't say I liked this that much. The sex wasn't bad, but the rest was a bit too convoluted for me. It's not like it's a rare thing for people not talking to each other and not realizing their feelings, but it feels like they had to go through the same thing over and over again. And as usual, the sex can be as hot as it wants, if I don't care for the characters it's just... well, kinda boring.
There is an OCD order for the entire "construction company" series:

1. I'm Not Your Steppin' Stone
2. Maybe I'm Your Steppin' Stone
3. Otonage
4. Oomaji
5. Gaten na Aitsu
6. P.B.B./Play Boy Blues
7. Punch Up
8. Mayou Otoko
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