Slave Castle Author:Claire Thompson Marissa finds herself in a splendid mansion, where she has been sent by her wealthy lover for a two-week training in the art of erotic submission. Nicknamed the "Slave Castle" by its owners, submissive men and women are sent for their own specially crafted tours of intensive training in submission, bondage and discipline. — Though Maris... more »sa enjoys a good spanking and some bondage play to get her hot, she really isn't submissive at all. At first she agrees to go just to hold onto her lover, whom she sees as her entree into 'the good life.' What she discovers excites and frightens her, but she chooses to stay, having signed a contract that lays out the terms of the two-week internment. She is a stubborn woman, and her interest is piqued by the trainer, an Englishman named Aaron who takes her on a sensual journey of erotic submission that leaves her breathless and longing for more.
What ensues is a tangle of misplaced love of Shakespearean proportions, as Marissa's lover discovers his truly submissive soul mate quite by accident, while at the castle, Marissa is falling more and more under the spell of Aaron, whose heart is surrounded by ice that Marissa is determined to melt.« less
This book is very intense. Tom wants a lover who is totally submissive. His girlfriend Marissa only plays at being submissive so he wants her to go to this castle to get trained in what he expects from a submissive. Marissa goes along because she is afraid of losing her rich boyfriend. Neither one of them is in love with the other one.
Aaron becomes Marissa's trainer at the castle and he starts to resent that he has feelings for her. He humiliates her over and over but cannot break her. He feels she is still playing at being submissive and that she has too much pride.
He approaches Tom to get his permission to shave Marissa's head and generally make her feel unattractive. In the end Tom falls in love with a house slave and buys her. He compensates Marissa financially for her "troubles". Marissa leaves the castle realizing she is not a submissive but she is in love with Aaron.