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A Modest Proposal

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Hagar is the captain of the cargo ship Midgard Serpent. Most of his shipments are legal, but he has a reputation for being an honest smuggler—a reputation that lands him some troublesome cargo. Shibito, an exiled member of the Nipponese imperial family, meets Hagar on Dunmore Station. Keeping his true identity secret, Shibito tells Hagar he'll do anything to get out of the ...more
ebook, 118 pages
Published September 28th 2011 by Dreamspinner Press (first published September 27th 2011)
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Sep 29, 2011 rated it liked it
Shelves: various-romance
2.75 stars. Lost and confused Shibito needs to get back to his homeworld and latches onto the gruff, simple captain of the cargo ship, the Midguard Serpent.

This book is kind of a cheesy, slutty, mildly D/s space romp. I'd classify it as more futuristic than Scifi romance. It also has some Yaoi influences which I see is a theme of this author's work. The MC's name 'Hagar' reminded me of that comic strip and the references to the Japanese and Scandinavian sectors of space sounded too earth-like t
Experiment BL626
CAUTION: Long Review, Spoilers
Hagar is the captain of the cargo ship Midgard Serpent. Most of his shipments blah blah blah—
The blurb didn't interest me enough to buy the book. That is, until I read Mandy's review.
This book is kind of a cheesy, slutty, mildly D/s space romp. —Blah blah blah— It's heavy on the sex content, lots of 'pounding through the mattress' and 'needy little slut'.
That is what interest me. That is what convinced me to hand over my moolah, my wampum, my green notes. I am so t
Judy & Marianne from Long and Short Reviews
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Far from home and trying to return, Shibito offers ship captain Hagar a deal he can’t refuse. Penniless and lost, Shibito knows he doesn’t have much to offer Hagar for a ride on his somewhat illegal shipping vessel. However Shibito doesn’t let that sway him as he offers Hagar the one thing the captain can’t refuse – free use of Shibito’s excellent body. The voyage turns out to be an experience neither man expected nor one they want to
Jul 22, 2012 rated it it was ok
A Modest Proposal is an easy to read, light erotica tale. It has a touch of D/s, lots of sex and a thin plot mainly as a vehicle to turn pages and have more sex. It’s a fun enough read for something empty but satisfying – if you’re looking for a lot of sex and a little bit of futuristic yaoi world building to round it out. It’s not really that memorable or interesting for me but it’s a decent read and hits the spot for those wanting more erotica than romance.

The plot is somewhat thin and mainly
Jul 13, 2012 rated it liked it
I guess this is somewhere between a 3 and a 3.5. It ended well enough for now, but it's definitely only the first part of the story, like Star Wars: A New Hope - it ended well enough, but Vader and the Emperor were still out there to be dealt with, ya know? There are things left to be dealt with before the story is finished. (I felt the same way about An Uncommon Whore before When I Fall was released. Haven't read When I Fall yet, though.)

Characters were fine, though I don't know how much of an
Lexi Ander
Oct 04, 2011 rated it liked it
Shelves: mm-sci-fi
2.5 stars
The idea and plot was interesting, but I felt it wasn't developed enough. It didn't feel right while reading.
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Dreamspinner Press: A Modest Proposal by Felicitas Ivey 1 7 Sep 28, 2011 06:16AM  
Felicitas Ivey is the pen name of a very frazzled helpdesk drone at a Boston-area university. She's an eternal student even with a BA in anthropology and history, since free classes are part of the benefits. She's taken courses on gothic architecture, premodern Japanese literature, and witchcraft, just because they sounded like fun. She has traveled to Japan and Europe and hopes to return to both ...more
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