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FIC and VID: Unmarked (Waterman: original fiction series)
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Cover for Waterman Omnibus 2010

Title: Unmarked.
Author: Dusk Peterson.
Where to find new chapters: Website, Dreamwidth blog, InsaneJournal mirror blog, LiveJournal mirror blog, duskpetersonbooks (e-mail list with announcements of my fiction). I'm serializing this story at my Website weekly, with announcements of new chapters only at my blogs and list.
Series: Waterman, a historical fantasy series and retrofuture series inspired by the Chesapeake Bay oyster wars, boarding school rivalries in the 1910s, and 1960s visions of things to come. You don't need to have read the other stories in the series to understand this one. (But readers of The True Master will want to know that this is a continuation of the same series.)
Categories: Original fiction. Male/male attraction (main plot and subplots) and male/male platonic feelings (subplots). Historical fantasy set on an alternate-universe version of a Chesapeake Bay island in Maryland in the 1910s. Boarding school fiction, lord/liegeman fiction, servant fiction with references to slavery, and nautical fiction (subplot).
Rating for story: R (just barely).
Rating for vid: PG-13 for violence.
Warnings: Boilerplate warning for all my stories. Warnings for this series. Vid warnings: Historical, still-frame violence, including guns and corporal punishment of boys. (There's no corporal punishment of underage characters in the story itself.)
Length: 70,000 words.
Feedback: Yes, please.
Vid: Waterman booktrailer.
E-book: In addition to the online serialized edition, the whole story is available in Waterman Omnibus.
Story summary: "Fair play" is the motto of the Third House at Narrows School, but that motto takes on a different meaning when a lonely member of the Third House is secretly wooed by a young man from a rival House.

Master Meredith, whose entitlement to a last name had not yet been determined by the courts, was sitting in a window-seat overlooking the playing fields of Narrows School when the Third House bullies found him.


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