How does a world that accepts slavery affect both master and slave? Can two people build a
new life for themselves with a start like theirs?
It’s a world like this one except for the all-powerful State that’s very firmly in control and the fact
that slavery is legal. Jimmy had never really thought about it or the fight for freedom going on
around him. He was too busy enjoying his privileged life as an actor on a sci-fi show.
But what is he meant to do when he’s forced to permanently bond to a slave he doesn’t want
just because he made one silly, drunken mistake? Does it change who he is, what he is?
Trouble is, Jimmy isn’t sure who he was to start with. He’d never thought about it.
And what about his slave, Nate? Can a slave force Jimmy into learning something about
When Faith was clearing out her attic many years ago, she found a book she'd written as a ten-
year-old. On rereading it she realised that it was the love story of two boys. Over the years her
fascination with the image of beautiful young men, coiled together as they fell head over heels in
love, became a passion for her.
Since that first innocent book—written in purple sparkly pen—she has written
many stories, set in varied worlds, but always with two men finding their way to happiness.
Still nothing much has changed because now she can be found in a daydream, wandering around
the supermarket, or sitting in a meeting at work still dreaming up stories.