Man of War – Excerpt No. 306

“I only have eyes for you,” Marc said.

She put on a weak smile before nibbling on her lower lip. Marc guessed this was all part of the act. On the surface, the Contessa wore an impenetrable mask, sharing only what was necessary to play her role. On the other hand, Susanna was emotive, sensual, and vulnerable… Since they are one in the same, it’s not always obvious who I’m dealing with

“You’ve been working on that charm of yours,” Susanna said.

“I have you to thank for that.”

Two versions of an Italian courtesan shown in a similar fashion to Doctor Jekel and Mister Hyde. Characters and background appropriate for 16th century Venice parlor.

Disclaimer: This excerpt from Man of War is currently in development. There may be typos, errors, omissions, inconsistencies and so forth.


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