A Knight’s tale

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Please note: this story is intended for mature, age 16+, audiences.


April 1185
Stephan l’Aigle is the third son of a Yorkshire baron with no hopes of inheriting land or titles, probably a good thing as he has no interest in women, nor any desire to marry or produce heirs. He finds pleasure in the arms of other men.

He is eighteen years old, recently knighted, brash and bold – which he needs to be to make his living on the tournament circuit. That, or become a soldier for hire. Stephan’s fortunes change when Richard, Duke of Aquitaine & son of King Henry II, sees his skills in battle.

Stephan will hone his sword arm against Richard’s enemies, and learn about duty and honor. Will his relationship with one of Richard’s knights crack his hard-hearted armor?