MV - The New Lady Fox, p3 A messenger was sent to King Jethular when everything was in readiness. He bowed deeply to the Orc and carefully did not look him in the eye. "From my Lady Fox; 'My Lord, King Jethular, I would be pleased if you should join us for dinner during the first of the entertainments. If it pleases you, bring several of your officers. Other arrangements have been made for the rest of your men.'" He bowed deeply again and waited for Jethular's response. The King thought about it. He would get food and entertainment. "What arrangements have been made for the others?" he asked, wanting to ensure it wasn't a trap. "There are not tables for everyone," he said warily. "They will collect their food and find a place to sit where they can watch the events." He hoped that would be acceptable. "They will be nearby then?" He asked. "I also want my people to check the food for poisons," he said. "I will send servants."
MV - The New Lady Fox, p2 Ivy woke, body aching a little, and for a long moment she could not think why. Blinking her eyes slowly, she turned her head slightly and found herself looking into Jethular's face. She froze, mind racing to think why she should wake in his arms, and recalling at last the previous night's adventures. A blush heated her ears; she at least had slept in his arms, completely defenseless. Now that he'd tasted her, would he thrust her away and not look back? Most of her ebony-black hair fell in silky, braided ropes over his pillow and bed, with a few coiled about her head held in place still by the combs placed in it, including the bone and jewel chain over her dark forehead. Large silver eyes looked up at him solemnly for a long moment before the vixen touched his cheek lightly with one tiny hand. She lay naked in his arms, the soft plush of her pelt a sensuous delight as she moved in his grasp. "You will... have things you wish to see to," s