science fiction, new weird, old weird, very weird - and everything else
not always save for work. never nice.
Ah, Manna Francis and the Art of Writing Un-Gratuitous Sex-Scenes - or kink, in this case. Scenes that actually develop characters and their relationship. Francis is just so, so good at it.
And all former grumbling aside, Toreth carefully planning kinky presents, anticipating Warrick's reaction, and being so smugly happy when his plan works out (and it always works out) is my very favorite thing.