By A. N. Roquelaure
This sequel to The Claiming of snoozing Beauty, the 1st of Anne Rice's (writing as A.N. Roquelaure) elegantly written volumes of erotica, maintains her particular, teasing exploration of the psychology of human desire.
Now good looks, having indulged in a mystery and forbidden infatuation with the rebellious slave Prince Tristan, is distributed clear of the Satyricon-like international of the citadel. bought at public sale, she is going to quickly event the tantalizing punishments of "the village," as her schooling in love, cruelty, dominance, submission, and tenderness is grew to become over to the openly good-looking Captain of the shield. And once more Rice's incredible story of enjoyment and ache dares to discover the main primal and well-hidden wishes of the human middle.
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Lifting his foreleg, Henrik gestured her closer. She inched toward him and he patiently beckoned, until she was almost standing upon him, the long strip of leather trailing from her hand. Taking the end of the belt in his mouth, he dove into the water. The golden object still glinted in the mud right where he had found it. Frog paws weren’t the kind most suited for digging, but the mud was soft. Kicking up clouds of thick silt, he managed to work enough of the oblong object free and wrapped the belt around it.
If with a small price,” Henrik stated. “I know exactly where your lost item has fallen. In fact, it can be done in a mere handful of minutes, with the assistance of your belt. And I will gladly help you retrieve it . . if . ” she asked warily. “Well, first you should introduce yourself. ” He left off the part about being a prince. Such things would be impossible to prove unless and until he was restored to his human form. ” She lifted her chin a little, though her proud look was spoiled a little by her shivering.
Henri rested his wrists on the edge of the table. He studied his blushing, throat-clearing daughter. “I take it from your reaction that this . . talking frog . . ” Embarrassed, Gisette nodded glumly. There was no way out of this, though she’d hoped she had left the memory of her humiliation and that frog far behind this morning. If it’s not to be, the only thing I can do is control any possible damage. I hope. Cheeks hot, she watched as the guard ducked out again, no doubt to fetch the talking frog she had met.