Man of War – Excerpt No. 301

There was something peculiar about her behaviour. For the first time, Susanna did not breathe unless she had to speak. The break from her humanity was disconcerting… this is but a taste of her natural state

“Shall I help you up?”

“Get cleaned up and washed up first,” Susanna said. “I suspect some cold water will do you a world of good… If that doesn’t work you can take a dip in the canal.”

There it was, the element in her voice that relayed a command. Faster than it took for him to become erect, Marc deflated and compiled without resistance. This time he was aware of her influence.

I’m sorry,” Susanna said from the depths of his mind. “I’ll explain later.”

Fully clothed man taking a swim in one of the canals. Background appropriate for 16th century Venice.

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