Spoken in a Whisper
|Title:||Spoken in a Whisper|
|Date(s):||07 January 2011|
|External Links:||Spoken in a Whisper (hawaii5_0slash)|
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Recs and Reviews
This is a really terrific example of one of my favorite tropes: a couple bringing up a new kink, negotiating the terms, and trying it for the first time. In this case, Steve is desperate to be spanked but doesn't know how to ask for it, which Danny only figures out after Steve starts slapping Danny on the ass at random and sometimes inappropriate times. Though Danny doesn't share Steve's kink, he wants to give Steve what he needs, so he agrees to do it. The spanking itself is hot, but what makes the story so interesting is how the author approaches the kink: not just as porn, but as a way to explore their relationship and their feelings for one another. Steve's vulnerability is a revelation, and I loved seeing Danny testing his own boundaries and surprising himself with the results. Even if spanking isn't your kink, I urge you to check it out!