Nathan get his first proper education as a young lord of Delaga House…
We’re ready to resume our story of Nathan Valencus and his odious marriage to Lord Rother Marsh Delaga III. We’re going to pick up where we left off, but if you missed Part One you can catch up on the link below which will take you to the story page on Gay Authors.org where it’s hosted:
As much fun as doing the weekly Wednesday Briefs posting for Part One, the 1k word limit per week was working against me. Given it’s size, I decided I was too impatient to share Part Two. So each Wednesday I will share a preview of each chapter along with the link to the full chapter on Gay Authors.
Now… Ch. 3
“I meant to ask you earlier, how’s the music box coming along?” Rother asked.
It was difficult not to groan out loud given my frustration. My mother would have thrown herself into the nearest settee in a dramatic swoon and produced her favorite fan. All the while not touching her back to the cushions. Francinian men didn’t stoop to such histrionics, so I’m told.
Instead, I merely exhaled. “Awful. I’m tempted to dismantle every gear just to punish the contraption. It looks like everything is in place, but it refuses to behave.”
“How ironic.” The smile on his suave face was audible.