Nevertheless, Malcolm is fascinated by ‘this new, entrancing for of servitude’ and, even though he does ‘feel leather’ because one of the lacings is fractionally loose, he is subserviently uncomplaining. Various other forms of humiliation follow. He is leashed like a dog, forced to kneel behind his Mistress, bootlicking as he goes and, ‘when not in use’ as Cressada puts it, he is locked into a windowless cubicle closet. In due time, the nephews and the niece, Margery, as well as Mrs Truella Murdstone arrive. Under the threat of losing their inheritance, the nephews knuckle under to the discipline of the Manor, though with considerable reluctance and, at first, resistance – for they do not have the same masochistic traits as their Uncle Malcolm. The niece, Margery, changes her allegiance, and is soon trained into becoming as much a martinet as the other women. The nephews are thrashed into obedience and abject servitude, and become as submissive as Malcolm. The extent of this is emphasized in a final chapter (though it is indicated that there will be a continuation in a further book.
A chapter in the series: Female Supremacist Marriage.
Originally posted 2007-07-20 07:23:54.