The Slave Factory: Exposed! by I.M. Telling
Moments after receiving the second book of this masterful tale (where Telling describes it as the second volume of a planned trilogy) my work for the day was put aside. As soon as I received various email's and social media messages announcing its release...I thought to myself..."REALLY-Already!" Hmm, well why it was just twenty days or so ago when the first volume The Slave Factory was released. Anyway...with that being said, let me just add... "Here we go again!" From the Preface and into the first couple of chapters we're reminded of the stunning ending that the first book left us as readers in a quandary over.
After sampling what The Academy wonderfully crafted and skillfully served, we quickly return to New Canaan, Connecticut where one man's anger has ignited into a roaring blazing fire; one that Smokey the Bear can't even stamp out. I love the way the author re-introduces us to his character. He refers to him as the malevolent Conner Brennan, AKA-Mr. Green and it is here where the story begins. To get you caught up where the story left off...well just say this guy went from looking green like Jim Carey did in "The Mask" and turned to a more extreme darkening...Bruce Banner like as "The Incredible Hulk"...metaphorically speaking that is. The reason, well it all stems from what happened at the end of book/volume one. Mr. colorful feels like he was cheated...actually beat out of the property that he so rightly purchased. Unable to release his anger...in fact, his constant thoughts about what happened had continued to play and replay in his head; it was enough to drive him to do the unthinkable. For him the anger deepens and in his mind he convinces himself that he has no other choice but to take matters into his own hands. Those people at that so called-non-existent "Slave Factory" had forced his hand and now he believes he has to take back what's rightfully his..."by any means necessary"...and that's exactly what he does. No, this isn't one of the normal everyday BDSM Telling novels that we've come to know and love...this is one of those... "I Can't Believe It's Not Butter" mixed with "Revenge"... a little "Julie Newmar"... "Taken" "Die Hard" "Assassin's Creed" with a little "Hawaii-Five-O" and "Driving Miss Daisy" all rolled up in one.
Where do I begin? Well of course I have to answer my own question and put an end to the wonderment from my previous review and that was..."If the author could indeed, top the first volume of book one. And after reading Part-II, let me just say..."I take my hat off to you Mr. Telling, for a magnificent read...that was...is...well written. I know many readers will want a more detailed description from this review of what's actually going on in the story...well, I'm not one that likes to give anything away. But however today, I'll make a slight...and I do mean a slight exception. After-all, that's what buying the book, is all about. But you didn't need me to tell you that.
Well, in the first chapter, the plot is set in motion. The "green spider" spins his web and everything and everyone connected to The Academy gets a chance to feel his wrath. Going back to that night, the events of the evening have come to an end and there is a change taking place at the academy. That beautiful tattoo, the one on the cover of book one, well the body who owns it is now in charge and she proudly carried out the duties and responsibilities of her predecessor. The students are all in their respective places and it from there that we learn of the journey that each student undertakes. Okay...enough of that! Within the walls of this awesome cover jacket's design is everything a spider can catch when it set outs to catch a fly; the spider... the malevolent Conner Brennan, AKA Mr. Green.
There's something in each chapter for every Telling fan. The sex well reading about it...is greatly written but it's the other additives...with all the action as I mention earlier in the Synopsis, that throws you off guard and then slaps you with the unexpected. So, if you are wondering which slave it is that is so uniquely tied in red rope on the cover...well...? Buy the Book and see! Although it may appear to be an obvious choice, looks can be deceiving, especially they all like to be tied up occasionally with a little naughty knot or two.
Once again, being impressed by this author and with this entertaining piece of reading material that he created goes way beyond anything I could (ever...ever) have imagined. I was an emotional reading wreck from the beginning...and damn near entering a comatose breathing state after reaching the end from reading The Slave Factory: Exposed! Volume- II.
Well done, Telling...well done indeed!
My Rating Scale
1 star - for interest peak...now you've got me...but can you keep me
2 stars - author tells a story that flows...it's either good or not so good
3 stars - author makes you ask questions, questions and more questions...but doesn't stop
4 stars - story has the element of surprise or suspense...
5 stars - now what... a conclusions is reached or anticipation follows
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