This snippet is from The Ancient, in which Alasdair is sharing a few stories with Bruce and Jeffrey while they wait for Edgar–
Bruce and Jeffrey looked at each other, shaking their heads. “Do we have time for another story?” Jeffrey said, grinning.
“Certainly. Let me tell you one about Henry Tudor, that piggish, raving hedonist. He really let himself go. He used to be ravishing, beautiful, but he became grossly obese, so obese he had a servant whose duty it was to lift up his stomach so he could be orally serviced–”
The first story will be in Snippet Sunday if you’re interested 🙂 or on my blog 🙂
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