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YES, MY LIEGE

The past is the future.

Yes, My Liege
offers historical speculative fiction on friendship and romance amidst transformation, in settings inspired by the Middle Ages and Renaissance.

Updated February 2024.


Yes, My Liege: Middle Ages & Renaissance


Contents

PRINCELING. In a world in which only the pitiless nobles who wage war hold power, and those who cannot fight must suffer or seek slow death . . . What would you do if you were a noble, and you lost the ability to fight? ¶ Princeling is medieval speculative fiction set in a world where war has lasted for generations.


DARKLING PLAIN. Separated in time and place, these young women and young men are united in their goal: to protect those they care for from the destruction of battle. The odds are against them. ¶ Darkling Plain is a collection of medieval speculative fiction tales about young disabled people in times of conflict.


MASTER/OTHER. Masters come in many forms. Some don't even know they're masters. ¶ Romantic and poignant, Master/Other offers speculative fiction stories exploring the dangers and sweet bonds of power.

Progress report. Status of upcoming stories.


PRINCELING: a Yes, My Liege series

In a world in which only the pitiless nobles who wage war hold power, and those who cannot fight must suffer or seek slow death . . . What would you do if you were a noble, and you lost the ability to fight?

Princeling is medieval speculative fiction set in a world where war has lasted for generations.


Novel

Noble. He has lost his title, his work, and everyone's respect. That will be the easy part.

Petty. As far as the world knows, Corbin is dead.

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DARKLING PLAIN: a Yes, My Liege series

Separated in time and place, these young women and young men are united in their goal: to protect those they care for from the destruction of battle. The odds are against them.

Darkling Plain is a collection of medieval speculative fiction tales about young disabled people in times of conflict.


Stories

Right or Right. Linnet is trouble. Everyone agrees about that. Driven from her native barony, she arrives at Goldhollow in hopes of beginning a new life, only to discover that she cannot escape her past.

Crossing the Cliff. After ten years as apprentice to a Peacesteward, the one thing Erastus is sure of is that he's ill-prepared to become a master. Unfortunately, he's about to discover just how ill-prepared he is.

Night Shadow. A prince who could see beyond his borders but not see the people around him. . . . An enemy who would take any measure to get what he wanted. . . . And now a stranger has brought news to the prince of an approaching danger.

Wizard of the Sun. "The room before me was empty – but I was still bound."

Revenge. Revenge is sweet . . . unless you are haunted by dark memories of your own misdeeds.



MASTER/OTHER: a Yes, My Liege series

Masters come in many forms. Some don't even know they're masters.

Romantic and poignant, Master/Other offers speculative fiction stories exploring the dangers and sweet bonds of power.


Stories

Debt Price. No one would pay his debt price to gain him release from prison. So he sought to pay it himself by offering the only thing he could, his body. But one man would require more.

Pleasure. Egon had a position that won him respect, friends who raised his spirits, and lovers who gave him pleasure. Then a man came into his life who would take all that away from him. If Egon was lucky.

The Fool. He'd abducted him, bedded him, and taught him every position he knew. So why wasn't the fool grateful?

Eternally Divided: A Missing Canto from Dante's Inferno. If you fall in love with one of the damned, should you join him in his damnation?

Cold Stars. The prince was told that he must find himself. But what if finding oneself means losing one's love?

O Most Unthankful. An Arthurian tale. A simple Greek lesson reaches deep when a tutor seeks to teach aprince what can happen when love and duty clash.



Progress report: status of upcoming stories

Updated February 2024. All titles and ordering are tentative at this point.


Princeling

  1. Noble. Released.
  2. Petty. In progress.
  3. Princeling. Just started.


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