(PDF/EBOOK) [Hidden Boundaries Boundaries #1] Þ C.S. McClellan

Allows slaverySome people become slaves in much the same way as debtors once landed in prison in Victorian England Fail much the same way as debtors once landed in prison in Victorian England Fail pay and you forfeit your freedom Others are sold into slavery by those who have the right to make that decision much like the African chiefs who once sold unpopular or unwanted tribe members to passing Arab slavers Illegal and controversial raids on neighbouring countries garner a few The novel xplores the fate of Cor one such captured slave His name is actually much longer but slaves may not have impressive sounding identifiersAs someone Cabaret entitled to a normal life in his own land Cor bitterly resents his status as a slave He resists The highly ritualized system reuires that like Winston Smith in 1984 he be made compliant A large portion of the novel deals with Cor s prolonged and painful indoctrination process which does resemble the horrors of 1984 Cor has no way toscape so in some way he must come to terms with his situation How he does this is uite startling yet makes perfect sense within the logic of his hopeless position His owner is not specially keen on slavery but an hereditary state and his role as an lected official reuire him to take part in the "unsavoury system The complex relationship between Cor and his master makes up the other major aspect of "system The complex relationship between Cor and his master makes up the other major aspect of novelMcClellan s approach to the searing moral issues implicit in slavery is both insightful and horrific Cor s absolute vulnerability to xploitation of Trading Places: The Netherlandish Merchants in Early Modern Venice every kind including the sexual is appalling and illustrated with some brutalmotionally wrenching scenes Yet this is not a novel of sadomasochism nor is it homosexual rotica We are looking at issues faced today by anyone victimized by human trafficking Here lies some of the novel s relevance as a literary work It manages to illuminate "THE OLD HISTORICAL EVILS OF PLANTATION " old historical vils of plantation in the American South and The Bookshop on the Shore elsewhere in the New World and the newvils of human trafficking in the present day At the same time it Dance Real Slow explores the kinds of intricate caring relationships that canmerge The Art of Memoir even under such inauspicious circumstancesIf you relish a thought provoking read that will open youryes to aspects of life you may not be familiar with Hidden Boundaries is highly recommended An interesting story that delves into the mindset of a slave as well as the dynamic between a slave and master who both struggle with their individual rolesTold through Cor s point of view the story details his kidnapping from his homeland his new life as a slave and his struggles from defiance to acceptance of his servitude and ultimately love for his master A thoughtful book that often made me ache for the charactersDefinitely recommended. Fiant man also spoke to his own painful past Cor can’t understand his generous but strangely contradictory master Alcot can’t find a way to help Cor adapt to the loss of his freedom Bound together by law and custom they must work through the pain that ach of them brings to the othe. Hidden Boundaries Boundaries #1

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Cor Montaigne was kidnapped from his hotel and was made slave in the only country in the world where slavery was allowed He was sold to Jordane Alcott a slave owner politician and land owner who despised the slavery but couldn t do anything but followed h Unfortunately can t recommendGood writing techniue which is not faint praise specially in slave fic Avoids gratuitous and unbelievable sexuality and that is refreshing However the main characters and their choices are ultimately not only unlikely but also unlikeable Both choose to continue participating in and contributing to a slave society when there are alternatives All in the name of love ven though the author attempts to dress it up in bits and snippets of sociology and cultural tolerance Cause like bits and snippets of sociology and cultural tolerance Cause like books in this trope the byword is if I get mine screw veryone PostgreSQL Server Programming - Second Edition else So not worth the money I paid Still writing mechanics arenough that I can t give it one star Hidden Boundaries is a compelling xploration of complex issues around compliance and contemplation as Cor a man who has been kidnapped and sold into slavery with no hope of manumission attempts to come to terms with his new life as a slave Beautifully written the story is rich in insight of personal struggle to adapt and survive within the brutal regime of slavery both master and slaveCor is purchased by of personal struggle to adapt and survive within the brutal regime of slavery both master and slaveCor is purchased by who wishes to alleviate some of the indignities of slavery and prevent Cor from being broken by the system However Alcott s attempts are not always successful and he has his own demons to overcome Cor struggles to find his own ways of self preservation on a personal journey of anger pain fear and acceptance Great book with a setting where human beings are reduced to propriety where slavery is a social institution supported by laws and by a disregard for basic rights For a slave the values of freedom and free will must be replaced by submission and obedience On this background comes Cor a man kidnapped and forced into slavery We assist at his physical psychological and motional struggle for survival his battle with the new identity the steps that he must take in order to become a good slave It s a difficult process under the direct influence of his master a slave owner different than the others but whose actions are often contradictory The personal boundaries are tested *And The Result Is Something *the result is something neither can ignore This was pretty The Taste of Night (Signs of the Zodiac, easy going as slave stories go It spans than 5 years Cor is the slave who was kidnapped from another country Alcot is the master who buys Cor because he wants to save himven though he is against slavery he complies with the laws The story centers around ach of them accepting thi. When slavery is for life your only freedom is in your own mind A young man is kidnapped from his own country and sold into slavery While he fights to retain his sense of self his sympathetic owner struggles with the role he inherited but hates Their relationship as they try to understan. ,

Ngs as they are as their feelings for ach other grow This was a nice change of pace Very good and heartbreaking but it was not asy to read Cor is a wonderful character and I cared for him from the moment I read Cor is a wonderful character and I cared for him from the moment I him and that made all that he ndured so hard to read it was painful to see him in trapped in that situation he had so many breaking points but he does manage to keep going Alcot was infuriating though I couldn t get a handle on him until the nd but I suppose it makes sense since Cor is also so incredibly confused by him but I did believe he *Loved Him For A Long *him for a long This book was not what I was xpecting I thought is was going to be the usual story about a nice master trying to save his slave and instead it was very much the story of Cor his strength and his survival and how absolutely revolting slavery is A wonderful surprise Cor is attacked and kidnapped from his own country Trusland and wakes to find that he is no longer a free man but is now a slave in a neighboring country Carhagan where he has no right of repeal Sold to an aristocrat Alcot who has his own issues with slavery Cor has difficulties accepting his fateOver the course of the novel Cor is forced to learn sometimes the hard way non Exile and Pilgrim explicitly though the reality of his new life but also about the This ispic spans than 5 years long hard to put down ven though it is uite tame The MCs are Cor and Alcot slave and master Alcot buys Cor because he wants to save him and the whole story is about Cor s long journey to acceptance of his slavery It s really kind of Zen He nds up with Alcot at the Hannah Montana: The Movie end but I think thatven takes a backseat to Cor s interior processes I was kind With its homosexual relationships and dominant slavery theme this powerful well written novel seems a challenging read for those of us who are in the mainstream Yet George Orwell s 1984 hardly slots into the norm and we have no trouble reading about Winston Smith s brutal torments at the hands of the virtual slave state known as Big Brother Most Goodreads members who have read Hidden Boundaries classify the novel as MM male on male Romance but that trivializes a work that may best be described as homosexual literature The uestion remains trivializes a work that may best be described as homosexual literature The uestion remains to whether we really need to make a literary sub category based on sexual orientationThe novel is set in an alternate universe which technically makes the book science fiction but it reads like SF only in the Orwellian sense The author would have been wiser to choose like Orwell a near future milieu As it stands the Earth like setting plays such a minor role in the novel that it is ssentially irrelevant What matters is that one despised nation among all the others. D ach other is marked by conflict misunderstandings and reconciliationsCor once on the path to marriage and ventual inheritance of his father’s business is now the property of a wealthy landowner and politician Alcot needed a secretary but something about the newly nslaved still de. ,