If you’ve read the novels that come before this, you already know what you’re getting into. If you haven’t, this is a companion book of short stories and it’s going to spoil everything about the other books. What are you doing here? Turn Back. Or don’t, dealer’s choice.
This book explores a variety of stories from a variety of characters. Each story will be labelled with their individual triggers, so this list is very general. Please tread carefully.
Generally, the book features scenes of:
Minor Body horror
Exploration of sexual coercion
Mentions of rape, sexual abuse, and physical violence
Homophobia and Unhappy situations for LGBTQA+ characters
Death of farm animals
Trauma-related mental health issues
Mentions of mental, emotional, and verbal abuse
Specific Warnings for Each Story:
Alcohol, melancholy, violence, foul language, thoughts of sexual coercion.
Winter Comes For All Hearts
Mentions of physical and sexual assault, depression, trauma, food scarcity, captivity, grief
A Lesson in Loyalty: Hired Date AU
Mental exploitation, alchohol, swearing
Some Oaths Are Easier Kept Than Others
Explict vanilla flavoured sexual content, swearing, alcohol
Too Few Fish in the Sea
Violence, death of a family member, homophobia, gore, child abuse, animal death (hunting)
Father is God in the Eyes of a Child
Minor acts of violence, feelings of abandonment
The Monster You Made Me
Exploitation, sexual coercion, manipulation, alcohol, near-miss sexual encounter, sexual deception, melancholy,
Extortion, homophobia, kidnapping, drug use, abandonment, melancholy, breakups.
General anxiety, discussions of pregnancy
Happily Ever After
Explicit vanilla sexual content, moments of existential crisis