I find him gorgeous and brave, but, untill Dreamtime, a tad emotionally constipated. Chitter has brought about an even more engaging aspect of him in SaS. Now that he is less "stuck" I find him sexier.
Here's my fan-fiction take on what loosened him up in Searcher and the Sword and Discovery. But it does "spoil" Searcher if you haven't read it. . .