More from Sanguine, a science fiction novel with elements of semi-paranormal M/M romance.
(This is still a work in progress and the following lines have been hacked and recombined and creatively punctuated to fit into 10 sentences.)
If you want to pick up from the beginning, I started weekly excerpts from this in October.
I made a slight change to the last line from last week so am including it here.
No, part of him said. This isn’t right. This isn’t how it’s supposed to be. With an effort he pulled his mind back to consciousness. “Master.” The word was a protest, nearly an accusation, and Kaen smiled, pleased.
“Yes.” Gregor heard the pleasure in Kaen’s voice and rested his head against the vampire’s chest, shaking slightly as Kaen held him. “You did well,” Kaen said, his voice a deep murmur in Gregor’s ear. “I do not want a mere puppet.”
His lips traveled down the man’s neck, and Gregor’s breathing grew ragged, his neck arching as Kaen’s lips and mouth teased and caressed his neck and throat.
“Master…” His voice was a plea and Kaen smiled.
“I can barely wait until you are strong enough,” he whispered, stroking the blond hair back from Gregor’s face and kissing him again, deeply, hungrily. “I have waited so long,” he murmured. “So long…”
Gregor relaxed against him, feeling a contentment that he had never thought he would know.
And then another feeling made itself known.
“Master,” he said hesitantly. “I… I have to use the head.”
(Things are looking to get a lot more heated between them in January…)
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