By Charles, K J
Silas Mason has no illusions approximately himself. He’s no longer lovely, or maybe likable. He’s an overbearing idealist, an intensive bookseller and pamphleteer who lives for revolution . . . and for Wednesday nights. a week he meets anonymously with an analogous guy, in whom Silas has came across the correct meld of highbrow companionship and absolute obedience to his sexual instructions. yet unbeknownst to Silas, his closest pal can also be his maximum enemy, with the facility to determine him hanged—or spare his life.
A unswerving, well-born gentleman legit, Dominic Frey is torn aside by means of his affair with Silas. by way of the sunshine of day, he can't fathom the intoxicating lust that drives him to satisfy with the novel week after week. within the bed room, every thing else falls away. Their wishes fit, and they're united by means of sympathy for every other’s private vulnerabilities. but if Silas’s politics earn him a loss of life sentence, wish clashes with responsibility, and Dominic reveals himself doing every little thing he can to save lots of the guy who stole his middle.
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His well-being would be best served by putting nothing in writing and staying away from revolutionaries. ” He yawned. “On which, I must go, Rich. ” And would be up long into the night, he hoped. “By all means. ” — He was up betimes on Wednesday, before his valet arrived, selecting the clothes that the brute liked. Good cloth, good fit, ones that spoke of Dominic’s status in the world. Ones that came off without a valet’s help, because the brute wouldn’t lend a hand. He’d sit with that snarling smile of his and watch Dominic struggle with a tight coat, enjoying his discomfort… Maybe he would wear a slightly better-fitted coat after all.
He reached for the Tory’s skull, cupping his head, running the soft locks, ungreased and unpomaded, through his fingers. He hated the hair stuff, and the Tory knew it. Silas wanted to caress. Instead he tightened his fingers, so the Tory gasped with pain. ” He shoved sideways and the Tory went stumbling, over to where he should be. “Knees,” Silas said harshly. ” The Tory’s hands came out at once to grip the wooden bed frame, and Silas could breathe then. Some men liked whips and chains. He had learned that here, or been told it, rather, because any bastard tried those on him would be going home with his teeth in his pocket and the butt end of a whip up his arse.
Back to him again. Silas frowned. ” The Tory tipped his head back and shut his eyes. ” “Indeed not. I tried to explain, you see. We were, what, twenty-two? I thought he might understand. He didn’t. He was disgusted. It is…hard, to see disgust on the face of the man you love above all others. He was revolted by what I asked of him, and then…I had to tell him what we had, without that, wasn’t enough for me. ” His voice ached. Silas wanted to hold him, pull him close. ” “I thought it was right, until I saw his face, heaven help me.
A Seditious Affair by Charles, K J