What do we owe the people who give us authority?

One of the reasons I have more sympathy for those of us on the organizing side now is because I understand a truth that I didn’t before: you can’t really control who gives you authority.


Show Yourself To Me

So all that to say, many of these stories tugged at my heart, but Missing Daddy did so in unexpected ways. And I guess that’s the thing that I like about West’s writing – even before I got to know a bit more about the person and the mind behind the erotica. Xan is willing to destroy the fantasy to talk about something much hotter; real life. Play with real pain and vulnerability. Moments of power exchange building on tentative trust. Sex that isn’t afraid of rage and the complicated messy glory of human identities.