By Charles, K J
Silas Mason has no illusions approximately himself. He’s now not lovely, or perhaps likable. He’s an overbearing idealist, an intensive bookseller and pamphleteer who lives for revolution . . . and for Wednesday nights. per week he meets anonymously with a similar guy, in whom Silas has found the perfect meld of highbrow companionship and absolute obedience to his sexual instructions. yet unbeknownst to Silas, his closest pal can be his maximum enemy, with the facility to work out him hanged—or spare his life.
A dependable, well-born gentleman authentic, Dominic Frey is torn aside through his affair with Silas. through the sunshine of day, he can't fathom the intoxicating lust that drives him to satisfy with the unconventional week after week. within the bed room, every little thing else falls away. Their wishes fit, and they're united through sympathy for every other’s inner most vulnerabilities. but if Silas’s politics earn him a dying sentence, hope clashes with responsibility, and Dominic unearths himself doing every thing he can to save lots of the guy who stole his middle.
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It was ten years now, more, since he’d taken the whip, but the sight of the damned things—instruments of torture and oppression used as toys—still made him queasy and angry. None of that for Silas. And not for the Tory, with him. He’d take them, Silas had no doubt, and like them too, but he didn’t need them. He needed hard words and harder treatment; he needed to be made to kneel and beg and break. The Tory’s manacles were in his mind. He was on knees and elbows, an awkward position that let him clutch the rail, head bowed and breathing hard.
Seditious pamphlets circulated ever more widely, fanning the flames of radical dissent, attempting to turn popular anger into revolution. Dominic didn’t intend to let that happen. But it was hard and draining work controlling the waves of popular fury, and he was tired, and he had very limited patience for Richard’s current problem, his newfound relative Harry. Still, this was Richard, who very rarely sought help, and Dominic had known for some time he had a weight on his heart. “You have my every sympathy, dear fellow.
From the parson, then from his fellow radicals, then from his books. Self-taught, reading day and night. “It’s right, though, ain’t it? This many men, that many opinions. ” And why was the Tory fretting about this now, when they’d been fucking happily for a year? “Something happen? ” “Yes. Yes, very well. ” 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.
A Seditious Affair by Charles, K J