From the blurb:
Paul's been called many things-graduate student, humanities tutor, jock-hater, even broke-but "forgiving" isn't one of them. When the new women's softball coach at Calapooya College specifically requests Paul to tutor his athletes, Paul's forced to put aside his strict "no athletes" policy for the sake of his paycheck.
Enter Trevor Gardiner, former Major League Baseball player and Paul's high school boyfriend. Yeah, that one-the guy who sacrificed Paul for the safety of his closet and his future career. But Trevor's come out and retired from baseball, and now he's looking for forgiveness and a second chance.
There's no earthly reason Paul should give him one, but he keeps letting the man state his case. And touch him. And take him sailing. The waters are far from smooth, though, and Paul says awful things to Trevor he isn't sure he means. Now Paul has to decide: apologize and forgive Trevor for everything, or chalk it up as revenge and move on.
Love, Hypothetically is the 2nd installment in the TAG series, and is about Paul (whom you might remember from Fratboy and Toppy as Sebastian's grumpy, jock-hating roommate who didn't like Brad). We get insights as to why Paul was so mean to Brad, and what happened to him to make him the way he is.
Paul is a tutor and is called to help with the women's softball team, on request of their new coach. What Paul doesn't know as he enters the coach's office is that he'll be confronted with a huge piece of his past that he'd sooner forget.
Trevor Gardiner, former jock, baseball pro and now softball coach, has his reasons for requesting Paul to tutor the girls on his team. He hurt Paul, badly, and he knows it, and just wants a second chance.
One revenge BJ later, and after some flashbacks to high school, Paul is torn between still loving Trevor, but unable to trust him, and wanting to hurt him as badly as he's been hurt himself. There's a bit of hot boysecks, which furthered the plot. It's not gratuitous smut, though it is explicit. It fits into the overall story progression; it makes sense at the time it takes place.