After last night, where do Nathan and Blythe go from here?
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.
Welcome to the beginning of Ch. 7
Warmth and luxury suffused me with gossamer tendrils of pleasure. Glowing embers that never cooled. It surrounded me and weaved it’s magic on my weary bones. Caressing away my aches and pains, it coiled tight around me and staved off the looming nightmares.
And I knew there would be nightmares.
Flashes of David and the alley came and went. Knife points and violent ends. Fooling death’s hand. Snippets of fear laced with anger pricked at me, but my delightful shelter warded them away into manageable discomfort.