Saturday, June 18, 2016

THE CAPTAIN'S PET by Samantha Cayto


Publisher: Totally Bound Publishing
Date published: May 2015
ISBN: 978-1-78430-575-8
sci-fi ,futuristic, M/M
Reviewed by Gabrielle (

Obtained via publisher
Rating: 3 1/2 stars

Earth has become too crowded and many have gone off planet in search of habitable planets to live on. Wid and his family are among the colonist trying to eke out a life on one such planet but other species have their eyes on the planet as well. As the colonist and the aliens fight for the planet Wid and other young men find themselves captured and given to a ship of alien fighters as sex slaves. Can Wid and the others find a way to survive and maybe even escape? Can Wid truly find a way to accept his fate and move on or will he continue to fight for his freedom at all costs?

This is an engaging story about a young man who finds himself trapped and must decide on how he will deal with what life has thrown at him. Wid is a strong man but his life has been taken from him and he does not know how to feel. His body begins to betray him as does his heart. Wid sees his captor as evil but Kell is not as bad as others on the ship. Soon Wid sees things differently and must make some hard choices. As we watch Wid and Kell’s interactions we also get to see Wid interact with the other boys that were taken and Kell’s interactions with the other aliens. Each race has much to learn about the other and Kell and Wid begin to see this for themselves. Not only do we see their relationship develop but there is also action on the ship, from an escape plan to a mutiny and a fight to the death this story grabs and keeps your attention.

The human boys that are captured all seem to be young men just barely entering adulthood. Although they are young men they are still very naïve and childish in many ways. As this is Kell and Wid’s story they are the ones that we see in the sex scenes. I could not lose the fact that the boys were very young and it made the story a little harder for me to read. It almost felt like a young adult story but with explicit sex scenes. This book is not for a young audience. It is truly a story of young men being taken as slaves for the aliens. It was interesting to see the relationship develop between Wid and Kell. Captor and captive, just how will it all turn out? Wid is smart and wants to survive watching his ordeal play out made for an interesting read.

This is an objective review and not an endorsement of this book.

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