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He looks at me over his glass of amber liquid and raises an eyebrow when I offer him my leash. He takes it and drapes it casually over his arm. I think I may have just passed a test. Or aroused his suspicion with my apparent overly extreme docility. This bastard is impossible to read.

He doesn’t release me from his gaze. I’m caught, helpless, as the air around us thickens. We are only standing here in his fancy sitting room, but the hairs on the back of my neck rise. I want to flee, but my muscles are frozen.

Suddenly, he puts his drink down and strides away, yanking me forward with the leash. I glare at his stupid back and the long fall of his pale hair and the intricate braids that weave around the base of his antlers. It is a sight I’m becoming depressingly familiar with.

He stops walking. Several facts hit me all at once. We are in his bedroom. It is nighttime. I’m his pet. The abrupt realisation of this combination of things is like a punch to the gut. It’s disorientating. A few heartbeats ago I was glaring at his back, now danger is dancing all around me and I’m drowning in it.

My mouth goes dry. I can’t breathe. My thoughts have stuttered to a halt. The bed seems to be a living thing, ominous and brooding. Mocking and taunting me insidiously.

The prince unclips my leash and drops it onto a plush chair by the dresser. The chain clinks loudly in the silence. I don’t feel any freer. He might as well still be holding it.

“Undress,” says Rhydian.

I look down at my clothes. I don’t even know where to begin.

He sighs as if the weight of the world is upon him. Two strides bring him right up to me. His fingers pick at a knot at my waist. He pulls the lace free, and all my layers of silk fall. They slide off my shoulders, skim past my hips, and pool at my ankles.

I’m naked before him.


fey conquest coverHe is morally grey, with all the red flags. He isn’t human. He conquered Earth and claimed me as his pet.

So why don’t I hate him?

Prince Rhydian Y Mabinogi. As beautiful as he is cruel. The man of my dreams, and of my nightmares.

I was just a normal human man. Now I am his pet. He will never see me as his equal, as his partner. I don’t even know why I want him to.

I should hate him. I should try to escape. I should loathe the things he does to me every night.

But as I come to know the twisted politics of this cruel and violent fey court he dragged me into. I can’t help suspect there is far more to Rhydian than meets the eye.

I think under his icy armour, one thing is true.

He needs me.


I love characters who are scarred & broken by life, who, through the course of finding true love, discover they are strong.

Despite everything, I will always believe that love conquers all.

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