By the gods, he was gorgeous, all of his muscles taut, and leaned back before him.
A nod to my man, Stuart Reardon. Bows head...
[b:Captive Prince:|9305362|Captive Prince Volume One (Captive Prince, #1)|S.U. Pacat|https://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1356028113s/9305362.jpg|14188292] meets [b:Brothers of the Wild North Sea|17433996|Brothers of the Wild North Sea|Harper Fox|https://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1363270186s/17433996.jpg|24290979], with a Nagron flare. All my favorites blended. I adored this book. In a way, it reminded me of the intensity of [b:Love the Sinner|13615101|Love the Sinner (Brooklyn Sinners, #1)|Avril Ashton|https://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1335270883s/13615101.jpg|19216095]. I was absolutely taken with this, impressed, dazzled, loved it!
This is my Dominus,
I had trouble with the names, here is my Gay-dress, my Gladiator, so pissed off
This book checked all my boxes. Well developed likable characters, angsty emotional convos, possessive visceral animal sex, and swords! All good stuff. Highly recommend.
The words subligar and ludus will always remind me of this book. His lover looked so fierce with the naked sword in his hand, the the blood on his cheek. By the gods, Caelius loved him"