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The Governess

erotic short story succubus


During the winter holidays Ethan is returning home to his family’s estate in the remote part of England, close to the Scottish border. After a family argument he goes to sleep half-drunk, however, in the middle of the night he receives an unexpected nightly visitor in his private bedchamber.

Product details:

Format: ebook
Category: Victorian romance and erotica
Written: 2011
Length: 5 pages, 2500 words
File size: 300KB
Publisher: Independently published by
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First 100 words:

Under his calm surface, Ethan was silently grinding his teeth. He had just arrived to the family’s residence in the remote parts of Northumberland to celebrate Christmas. This was a welcoming break from the military daily routine as an officer in Her Majesty's Armed Forces and in a way it would be nice to get away from the brigade, which was stationed in Newcastle for the winter. Or at least so he had tried to convince himself on his way in the uncomfortable horse carriage, however already during tea time, he had started to regret his decision.

Tags: Winter, desire, candle light, succubus, surrendering.

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About this story

I will happily admit that the short story “The Governess” was slightly influenced by one of my favourite romance and Gothic Victorian novels: “Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Brontë.
For those who have not yet read it: I envy you. (And for those of you who have read it: you know what I am talking about).

I always try to do some historical background research and this time it included folklore and superstition, 19th century Christmas celebrations, and the myth regarding succubus. The footnotes in the Penguin Classic edition of Jane Eyre also helped me understanding the special social hierarchy and status of being a governess.
I hope you will enjoy reading this story as much as I liked writing it!