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Author Topic: Allies and Desserts  (Read 103 times)

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Allies and Desserts
« on: May 16, 17, 09:38:17 PM »
She pinned her hair up, tucking strands here and there until it fell just the right way.  It wasn't that she didn't take care with her appearance... she always took care of her appearance.  But today she actually cared a little more than usual.  Vadik kept giving her 'that' look about it... but he was an intelligent cousin and kept his remarks to himself.  Mostly. 

"So... are you?"
"Am I what?"
"Thinking of bringing him into the circles?"

She stayed quiet, smoothing her hands down the gown.  On one hand, she wanted to say 'yes'.  On the other... she didn't know him well at all yet.  "I am uncertain."
"No you aren't."
"Fine... I would like to, but I am professionally uncertain."

Vadik chuckled, leaning over to lay a kiss on her cheek.  "Poor little cousin."
"Yes yes.."  She tilted her head to the side, allowing Vadik to get his fill of her scent before rubbing at his jaw.  "You should find yourself a good wife, Vadik."
"Yeah yeah... stop worrying about me.  It's the other way around."

She laughed, twining her arm with his before starting for the door to her rooms.  "Has he arrived yet?"
"Due anytime now.  You aren't going to take him off to the atrium right away are you?"
"I am very tempted."  She grinned, watching as Vadik began to snort in amusement again.  At least he wasn't taking Maseo's presence poorly.  She'd seen it happen before.

Whatever Maseo was... he certainly knew how to use Protocol.  She'd grant him that.  Few people could put Vadik at ease when he started out on guard.  Maseo had managed it.  Vadik liked him... and that made it even harder to continue think logically about the man.  But she was trying.

"Has cook laid out her ideas to exchange?"
"Of course.  She's over the moon about learning something Tacean... and the last I checked in, she had about five books sprawled out over her study desk trying to find the best recipes to offer in exchange."

She shook her head, patting his arm as they approached the room she had set for the meeting.  Already the servants had tidied everything neatly.  Already the room nearly glowed with the light of the sun and the view into Raej took her breath... as it always did.  "Well, I hope he arrives soon.  I'd like to make sure that it looks appropriate for our guest, and I would like.."

"To make sure that he remains for dinner?"  Vadik grinned, winking at her as she scowled.

"You are going to be relentless, aren't you?"
"You have NO idea."


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Re: Allies and Desserts
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 17, 12:04:38 AM »
Maseo had taken a long, relaxing bath upon waking for the day. It allowed him to organize his thoughts while he prepared to meet Raet for today’s business. The High Priestess of Raej would make for an excellent client if Maseo could manage it. Not to mention it would create further goodwill between Raet and the Territory Court. Maseo was struck by the idea how much that outcome pleased him. It would also provide further goodwill between Raet and himself.

The young Queen would be useful to his plans.

He left the bath and readied himself for the day, tying his hair back into a neat ponytail, followed by a dark blue suit. He headed for Raet’s home with Prince Tashiwara, their carriage of teas and pots in tow.

You returned home late last night. We did not expect the Raejian Queen to be so...accommodating.”

Lady Neith was most hospitable. I believe that she’ll be our gateway to further business opportunities in Raej. The doors of this city are opening to us, my friend.” Maseo said.

"Is it only the doors opening to us, my friend?” Tashiwara asked, his tone light.

Maseo wondered if the atrium would be free today.

We must stay the course, Lord Maseo. You came to Raej for a reason. Our benefactor is expecting results.

And our benefactor will have results. There was no prohibition against enjoying ourselves while we do so. Lady Neith is a pleasant woman to spend time with thus far. When that is no longer the case, I will do what is necessary.” Maseo said.

See that you do, my friend. See that you do.

The arrived at the estate just before ten am to ensure that they’d have enough time to speak with Cook and visit with Raet and Vadik. He reminded himself to ask the Warlord Prince to play against for them tonight. Tashiwara wanted to hear this instrument that Maseo described to him, this guitar.

He smiled when they were brought before Raet and Vadik.

Lady Neith, it is good to see you.” Maseo said, while he Tashiwara bowed in tandem to the Queen and her First Escort.

Prince Vadik, it is good to see you as well. Are you ready for us to set up?

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Re: Allies and Desserts
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 17, 12:23:48 AM »
She turned as Maseo was escorted inside.. and with the smile she gave, it would seem as if all the world had disappeared.    And where others might think that was simply the Queen in her, it wasn't.  For a blessed moment, she let herself simply enjoy that he had come back. 

And better... he matched her.  Surely he hadn't known, or been tipped off... but a blue suit to match her blue dress?  It was delightful.  Smiling, she inclined her head.  "Lord Maseo, Lord Tashiwara wasn't it?  Thank you so much for coming to assist us this day."  She folded her hands in front of her, giving a light curtsy. 

"Of course we are.  The Queen is most certainly delighted to be hosting such a guest this evening."  Vadik was much less open with Tashiwara here.  Raet inwardly sighed at that.  It was to be expected, but still.  She'd hoped he would maintain his easy humor.  Too much to ask, she supposed.

"Lord Maseo... I was thinking we could start with the chai?  It was absolutely delightful, and I think the Priestess would greatly enjoy it."  Or at least, she certainly hoped so.  Her head turned, eyes widening a bit as the Cook came through the doors with a few bound scrolls in hand.  "AH ha!  I know just which things to offer up!"

Raet's lips twitched... and then a small laugh left her.  "I apologize on Cook's behalf.  She's been giddy all morning waiting for you, Lord Maseo."  Her tone was indulgent, eyes skimming over her hearth witch before turning back to Maseo.  "Should I abandon you to her siege for a few moments?  WE may not hear the end of it if I do not."

Vadik snorted a bit.  "Don't abandon him, little cousin... you should have to suffer the same fate as well.  Lord Tashiwara and I can go about setting up the room while you three do business at the table."

Her face took on a suffering expression, fist clutching at her heart for a moment.  "Alas, I shall be defeated!"

The cook brandished one of her scrolls, laughing lightly.  "Don't pay them any mind, Lord Shingetsu.  They tease me mercilessly every day."

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Re: Allies and Desserts
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 17, 12:07:47 AM »
Maseo couldn’t help the bright smile that lit his face at Cook’s entrance and clear dishevelment. He also enjoyed the way that she and Vadik teased each other. It made Maseo think of Sakura and wonder what his cousin was doing now, back home. He pushed the thought away and focused on the people in front of him, striving to stay in the moment so that he did miss any of their cues.

The chai is a perfect choice. I’d be happy to get that started for the High Priestess’s arrival.” Maseo said.

But Vadik had other ideas. The Warlord Prince suggested that Prince Tashiwara join him in setting things up, leaving Maseo to Raet’s company, along with Cook. Maseo started to speak up, but Prince Tashiwara was faster.

That is an excellent idea, Prince Vadik. Lady Neith and Lord Shingetsu should address this matter with Cook. I have some other recipes that I can share later as well. Cook, I would speak to you later, if you’ll allow it.” the slightly older Tacean said.

Cook nodded and smiled, glad that she’d hear from both men today. Tashiwara and Vadik moved on, conversing quietly and leaving Maseo with Raet and Cook.

Oh, I’m not worried about them, my Lady. I’m prepared to enjoy my present company to the fullest before she must do queenly things once more.” he said, moving forward to take her hands and kiss them gently. He rose and smiled, before greeting Cook.

I have three recipes I know by memory. I have written instructions for three others. How would you like to do this?” Maseo asked, moving to stand beside Raet and placing his hand dangerously low on the small of her back.

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Re: Allies and Desserts
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 17, 04:42:50 AM »
Those lips on her hand had her eyes dilating.  She could tell.  It took everything she had to not flush and stammer like a young girl not past her Virgin Night.  But Cook was taken with Maseo.  The woman was too distracted to notice as Raet pulled herself together, her smile wide and delighted as she watched the woman begin to unroll her recipes. 

"Now you've gone and done it.  She's going to drown you in her cooking knowledge."
"Oh surely not.  Most of my dishes are from Raej and Pruul!  Drowning only occurs in the springtime!"

Raet rolled her eyes, her weight shifting her just a little closer to Maseo as she felt his hand settle so low on her back.  It felt like a hot brand held at bay only by the thin material of her gown... and it was delightfully distracting.  She wasn't nervous about meeting the High Priestess.  She'd heard the woman was wonderful... and even if the woman turned out to be a complete shrew (unlikely as that may be) she was certain she couldhandle it.

The High Priestess would not be trying to take her place, after all.

No, what she was nervous about was Maseo being able to watch her as she worked.  For some reason, that set her stomach to rolling about.  Her chin lifted, eyes glittering as she watched Cook begin to explain some of her more simple dishes to Maseo.

"Personally, I recommend her meat pies."
"Oh she so adores those.  You should have seen her eat them when she was younger.  Where all of it went, I have no idea."
"Cook!"  She actually flushed a little, her fingers raising to cover her lips.
"Well, it's TRUE.  I once watched her put an entire pie away all on her own."
"I had been learning how to feed the land that day.  I was STARVING."
"Pfah.  She'd still do it if she thought that Vadik wouldn't tease her."
"... he teases me anyways!"

Cook grinned, cackling a little before nudging hte recipe towards Maseo's hand.  "Yes, you must take that one in exchange for one of your dishes, Lord Shingetsu.  That flush is so rare.  Very worth it."

Raet's cheeks went a little pink.  Oh that damned hearth witch knew JUST how to put people in their places.  "Ahem.  At any rate... she isn't wrong.  The meat pie is an excellent dish, and most people in Raej would crawl through a flood to get to Cook's kitchen if they had to."

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Re: Allies and Desserts
« Reply #5 on: May 19, 17, 11:40:46 PM »
Oh, I could hazard a guess.” Maseo said, in relation to where all the meat pies might have gone. The hand at the small of her back moved a fraction of an inch lower, though the Seduction Craft he focused through his fingertips at that moment made it feel as though he was gliding his fingertips down the length of her spine. He was glad that Vadik wasn’t here currently. This was probably skirting the bounds of decency. Raet moved closer to him, though, and Maseo took that as a signal that she was at least enjoying herself.

Cook, I will gladly trade for your recipe for meat pies. Perhaps I can learn to make them and send you one to try? You could grade my following of your directions. Maybe, if it’s worthy, I’ll even let Lady Raet try.” Maseo said, smiling at Cook. He hadn’t yet even looked at Raet, merely keeping his hand upon her, one part possession and one part guardianship. He was her Escort, currently, and Maseo would honor that position with the trust placed in him by Prince Vadik.

Can I ask for any spicy dishes that you have? I have enjoyed spicy food since I arried in Raej and I can find anyone willing to add the spice to my personal taste.” Maseo said.

Maseo accepted the recipe and conjured one of his own, handing it to Cook. “This is a vegetable dish that requires very little in the way of cooking or seasoning. You’ll spend most of your time cutting and preparing the vegetables themselves.” he said.

But once the vegetables are ready, you can enjoy them over rice or even with meat. There is a second recipe here as well, for making wine out of rice. It takes a bit of time, but I promise that it is well worth it in the end.” Maseo told her.

He spared a glance at Raet and smiled.

So you say she ate an entire pie on her own?” he asked suddenly.


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Re: Allies and Desserts
« Reply #6 on: May 20, 17, 04:50:15 AM »
She was watching as Maseo and Cook exchanged their recipes.  She was... distantly, even paying attention to which dishes they were exchanging.  But she wasn't certain she'd remember exactly what they swapped, because truthfully... truthfully the feel of his fingertips was that startling to her nerves.

She could almost swear she felt lightning tingling along his fingertips as they slid down her spine.  She could taste craft in the air, and she didn't even mind.  It was delightful.
What would it feel like to be naked with his hands playing such delights over my skin?

The very thought had her cheeks flushing a little, her breath sucking in over her lips before she managed to school her face.  She musn't let Vadik realize she was so... out of sorts.  It might ruffle his feathers that a male was affecting her so... in such a public way.  No, she had to get this under control.

And she was going to have to put her foot down and subtly demand Maseo's attentions... or seek elsewhere to take some of the pressure off, anyways.  Though that last option was not nearly as appealing.  Perhaps part of the appeal was that he held himself just out of reach..  She'd never really had to chase a male before.

She found she sort of enjoyed it, even if it was certainly an exercise in frustration.  She drifted around him, her hand trailing over his back.  Tit for tat... she let a bit of that cool summer sky drift down his back, as if she'd crawled under his clothes and let her lips blow her breath over his skin.

If he was going to dance so dangerously, so was she.  Her lips turned in a taunting little grin, eyes tilting in his direction as he finally deigned to ask about the pie.  "It might surprise you just how much I can put away, when I wish to."

Cook giggled, gently 'thwacking' Raet's arm with her rolled up recipes... newly acquired.  "You behave when the Priestess arrives, young lady."
"Always, cook.  If I were to embarrass you, I'd never hear the end of it."  Raet beamed, inclining her head in the woman's direction before turning her attention back to Maseo.

"Cook gets away with quite the prodding, I'm afraid.  She's been around me since I was thirteen."  She'd also been the one to demand that Raet eat after her Queen was murdered... though she'd been kind and made the dishes soups that were easily gulped down. 

"I would ask you if you wished to go for a walk, Lord Maseo... but i would hate to keep you from your work if you believe you must assist Lord Tashiwara.  I would not mind watching, you know... it would be interesting indeed to see how Taceans prepare for such an important meeting."  She smiled, her eyes locked on his face as she let her thoughts wander to what else she wouldn't mind watching.

Seeing what he looked like without that wonderful blue suit, for instance.  That was certainly something she wouldn't mind watching for a while.  If she was lucky, she might even manage it some time today.

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Re: Allies and Desserts
« Reply #7 on: May 22, 17, 01:02:44 AM »
Maseo loved the feel of her Craft against his skin, smiling even as he made his final exchanges with Cook. They promised each other that they’d meet again soon to discuss the recipes and how they’d gone. Once Cook left to return to the kitchen and oversee the meal being prepared for the High Priestess, Maseo turned his attention back to Raet once more. It hadn’t taken them long to incite each other.

I’d love to go for a walk, Lady Raet. Prince Tashiwara is enjoying his conversations with Prince Vadik and showing him how all of this works. I also may have spoken very highly of Prince Vadik’s musical talent. Tashiwara plays several instruments and I think they’ll get along well.” Maseo said.

Something tells me they won’t really miss us unless we’re late to meet with Lady Abbasi.” Maseo said, leading her away from the area and out into the estate proper. He looked over the adornments and decorations once more, seeking anything that gave him deeper insight into Raet and her life. He did not remember asking her if she had siblings, nor did he mention his own family to her. He wanted to keep their conversations fresh, so that she never felt bored or lacking for discussion.

I think I will arrange a business trip to Dena Nehele in the near future. There is a vineyard in one of their Provinces that I think would do excellent business here in Raej. Rich wines that go well with several foods. You’d probably amaze your Court with your connections that far away from Raej.” he told her.

His hand remained on her lower back, though not as low as before.

Where would you like to go now?” he asked.

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Re: Allies and Desserts
« Reply #8 on: May 22, 17, 01:30:42 PM »
"I've always been a little curious about Dena Nehele.  I've heard that the sun coming over the vineyards in the morning is divine."  She smiled, her hands folding in front of her as they walked.  To outsiders, they'd look perfectly acceptable.  His hand was in an appropriate place, her hands were visible...

But in reality, she was letting that summer sky craft run up and down his spine.  She alternated it between the soft mimicry of breath and the light teasing touch of nails.  Just the sheer fun of it had her lips tilted upwards, a little.  A small and impish little grin that most here in the Court had yet to really see.

"Well, I've yet to show you the guest rooms."  That smile twitched.  "I suppose you should know where those are, as I hope you will likely use one eventually.  Vadik insisted they be at the other end of the estate from my own rooms."  She chuckled, rubbing her fingertip over her lips.  "To be honest... I'm glad he thinks in such a way.  I certainly don't.  I spend more time thinking about how to fix problems than predicting problems showing up in my own house."

She paused, suddenly, her hand moving out in front of Maseo.  Giggling children dashed across the hall, freezing as they realized they'd just stepped in front of her.  She laughed lightly, bending over a bit to look them both in the eye.  "You aren't in trouble.  But next time, make sure you watch where you are going. There will be important guests that enter the house on occasion."  She grinned, reaching out to ruffle their hair.  These two boys always made her laugh.  "And tell your mother I said to relax.  Queen's orders." 

She straightened up, shooing them away before glancing at Maseo.  "Those are Cook's little ones.  They can be... rambunctious.  Should you ever wish to be highly entertained, just watch them for twenty minutes.  Just yesterday, their mother was chasing them down with a rag to try to clean them up.  They were naturally filthy again within ten minutes."

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Re: Allies and Desserts
« Reply #9 on: May 24, 17, 11:40:50 PM »
Maseo thought that he had prepared himself for Raet’s revenge, in which she tested his limits with her own Seduction Craft. He wasn’t immune at all to the sensations coursing up and down his spine, but he’d not expected her to affect him like this. They walked and he wanted to find a dark place and make her pay for her temerity, but she stopped him as they crossed a particular threshold.
 
Cook’s children raced through the area, but stopped upon seeing their Queen. He watched them focus on Raet with rapt attention while she gently admonished them against running about. Maseo’s attention was also focused upon her as he watched her speak to them, hold their attention, and showed them both the gentle strength of a ruler and the warm attention of a mother. That called to something within the Warlord, something he thought he’d buried long ago when he left home. While he was not bound to a Queen and truly didn’t care to serve one unless it served him first and foremost, he owned that if he had to serve a Queen...Raet was worthy.
 
Then she sent them on their way. When she turned to Maseo, he was watching her with a mix of humor and something else, something darker and more hungry than before.
 
You know, I think I’d like to see those guest rooms. After all, I’ll probably use one soon, right?” Maseo asked.
 
When she agreed, he followed her to the area where the guest rooms were located. He pulled her into the first unoccupied room that they came to and closed the door, locking it shut with Craft.
 
It’s a shame a that your room is on the other side of the estate. But I suppose it keeps men of ill-intent away from you.” he said, his hands settling at her sides.
 
It’s a further shame that the High Priestess will be here soon.” he said, leaning in to kiss her throat.

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Re: Allies and Desserts
« Reply #10 on: May 25, 17, 04:18:45 AM »
You know, I think I’d like to see those guest rooms.  The timbre of his voice had lowered.  She wasn't certain if he had noticed.... but she certainly had.  Her heart picked up its pace, her breath shallowing out a little as she felt that tingle of awareness beneath her skin.  She felt as if he had gone predatory on her... and it was thrilling.

So naturally, she agreed.  She continued with that graceful sway, the touch of her Craft on his skin light and teasing as she showed him to the guest wing.

Admittedly, she was a little surprised by the sudden spin into a guest room.  But the catch in her breath was far from frightened.  Her eyes intead turned up, studying his face as she brought her hands to the top of his arms, feeling the way his fingers flexed against her hips. 

He was teasing her again.  Reminding her of how little time she had alone with him.  The man was a master at it, she had to grant him that.  The thrill of his lips touching her throat had a soft sound escaping her lips, her head tipping up to grant him ever more access.  He was right. They didn't have nearly enough time to truly explore.  But that didn't mean she couldn't cheat, a little.

She let her Craft freely explore beneath the soft fabric of his shirt and suit.  She let it play over every muscle, gently stroking and scratching whenever she felt him stir.  And all the while, her hands slid up his arms, slowly linking behind his head so that she could enjoy the sensations he granted her with his kisses and hands.

"You could always stay the night, Lord Maseo.  The offer is always open."  She couldn't help but notice her own voice had gone a bit husky... a bit too breathy to be unnoticed if anyone in the court were to hear it.  No, if they heard any of this, they would immediately know that a male had caught her attention.

If she were another Queen, that might not be so shocking.  But she was Raet Neith, and notoriously picky.  Prior to Maseo, only Healers really got such sounds.  And never in situations like this.  She doubted she'd be calling on a Healer for that particular need anytime soon.  No... she was going to wait.  She was going to wait until she could get Maseo to capitulate... because it would be worth it.

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Re: Allies and Desserts
« Reply #11 on: May 26, 17, 12:24:48 AM »
Maseo rested his forehead against Raet’s, his breath slow and husky as they stood so close to each other. He did not know that she was picky or how rarely she voiced her enjoyment of enjoying carnal attention. What Maseo did know was that they either had to stop touching each other or use this room to take away the edge from their desires before the High Priestess arrived. His fingers tangled in Raet’s hair and gently tugged, raising her mouth to meet his in a deep, lingering kiss that he’d wanted to give her since last night.
 
I could definitely stay.” he said when the kiss broke, taking  a deep breath. “But that would be tonight. Or another night. What plans do we have to help each other now? You can’t go to this meeting with your focus scattered.” he whispered, thinking once more of the atrium.
 
Her Craft was doing its work, hardening him for her grasp when she brushed against him. It would be just their ill luck if Vadik and Tashiwara came searching for them right now. It would be even worse if one of the house staff found them, for that information would probably go directly to her First Escort or her Steward. Or one of the men in her Circles. They’d want to preserve their Queen’s honor, which meant separating her from the foreigner who held her spellbound. Maseo, for his part, had his own instructions that required Raet and her Court to serve their purpose.

He liked her and didn’t want to ruin her. Maseo knew he would do just that.
 
But if that was the case…
 
He guided her away from the wall and laid her down on the bed.
 
Do we have time to...talk?” he asked, hiking up her dress a bit.

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Re: Allies and Desserts
« Reply #12 on: May 26, 17, 02:32:45 AM »
"Talking wasn't what I had in mind..."  No, talking wasn't what she had in mind at all.  The feel of his hands skimming along her calves as he lifted the bottom of her dress had her twitching.  The images in her mind were... not at all appropriate.  It was a little shocking just how quickly this male could make her forget what she was supposed to be doing, and only focus on what she wanted

Some part of her felt mildly guilty about it... but mostly she thought that no one could really expect her to always put others first.  Sometimes a woman had to take care of herself. Surely anyone else would understand that?

She growled, a little, before settling her mind.  It wasn't going to at all be a slow or leisurely exploration... but truthfully, she wasn't in the mood for that right now.  She felt over warm, heated beyond belief.  It had her hands dropping, settling at his wrists before she twisted about, angling herself above him.  Where before he had taken his kisses, and she had let him because she enjoyed it... now she was taking them for herself.

She wasn't rough about it.  Simply.. insistent.  She fed at his lips, her fingers moving to undo the bindings on his suit.  "We have a little time... to talk."  She whispered it above his lips, intent on removing the clothing that covered him from her physical self.  She could have just vanished the things... and she was very tempted.

But no... not yet.  Not until she was certain that he wasn't going to demand that they stop.

Sure, he'd ... sort of .. brought up that they hadn't much time.  But he hadn't actually said no yet. 

Cook... keep Vadik and Tashiwara busy for me.  I need a little time to unwind before the High Priestess arrives. 
Of course, m'lady.  I'll pester the handsome lord for recipes.

Her lips grew into a smile as she finally settled her hand against his chest, her skin nearly burning with the heat he'd stoked during his last visit rising to the forefront.  "Cook has Lord Tashiwara and my cousin in hand, Maseo... we have time."

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Re: Allies and Desserts
« Reply #13 on: May 26, 17, 10:13:31 PM »
Excellent, my lady. I have a number of topics I’d like to cover. Shield the room.” Maseo said, and his last words sounded a lot more like a command than a suggestion.
 
He rose from the bed at that moment and stood before her. His fingers moved beneath her dress, nails grazing the outside of her thighs as they wandered upward toward her hips. His use of Craft was more noticeable now, drawing out the sensation of his fingers moving up each precious inch of her soft skin. Maseo’s eyes were alight with curiosity, wondering how long she’d hold out before she lost control of herself.
 
His fingers reached her hips and he vanished her underwear. Then he finished hiking up her dress and knelt between Raet’s thighs, spreading her legs enough to bare her nether lips to him. The Warlord’s kiss went deep, his tongue finding heat and wetness unexpected while he held her hips in place. Raet would vanish her dress, or she wouldn’t.
 
She would shield the room, or she wouldn’t.
 
Either way, Maseo would finally learn as many of her secrets as he dared. His lips and tongue worked in concert, teasing her pearl and drawing her to climax as fast as he dared. If he only had a short time before the High Priestess arrived, he’d make sure that Raet’s meeting did not suffer from the young Queen being distracted by their mutual torture of each other through Seduction Craft.
 
His hands reached up to lace fingers with Raet’s, moaning in enjoyment while he had his fill of the Raejian Queen.                             

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Re: Allies and Desserts
« Reply #14 on: May 26, 17, 10:35:04 PM »
He was commanding her... and she couldn't even be angry about it.  There was something magnificent about him in this moment.  It took but a moment of thought to use her Green to raise a shield around the room to silence listeners from any sounds he wrung from her.  If she hadn't been so wound up, she'd have thought she wouldn't need it.

No Healer had ever gotten her to make more thana few sounds, after all.  But Maseo?  She was already aware that he was the exception to her usual silence.  The sudden loss of her undergarments had her eyes widening, lips parting in desire as he seized upon her body with those delightful lips.  It was like lightning had been set against her body.  She almost forgot to Vanish her dress.

She did NOT forget to vanish his clothing.  She wanted to feel as much of him against her as she could.  The feel of his fingers lacing with hers as he feasted on her made it that much more intimate, that much more... more.  She was arching beneath him all too quickly, unable to help herself as he drew the stress straight out of her. 

He brought her screaming, legs trembling with the effort to not trap him in place.  But she wasn't done.  Not even a little.  As she caught her breath, she sat up to stare at him... and then smile.  "Get up here, Maseo... I have a few things I'd like to tell you too."

And if he did... well, she'd already done the work of vanishing his clothing from his body.  It wouldn't take long at ally to glide her hands down his skin and let her lips cover his cock in one long greedy gulp.  He'd seemingly made it clear that they had no time for a more fulfilling meeting of the flesh... but this would be more than enough to sate her desires for a few hours if she could get him to stay the evening.

And Cook had not sent a warning, just yet, that anyone was looking for them.

 

 

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