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Satiating the Succubus: Alex's Awakening (eBook)
|Satiating the Succubus: Alex's Awakening|
Satiating the Succubus: Alex's Awakening eBook Cover, written by Jennifer Coomes
|Series||Satiating The Succubus|
|Publisher||Amazon Digital Services|
|Publication date||July 12, 2015|
|Preceded by||Satiating The Succubus: First Feeding|
Satiating the Succubus: Alex's Awakening is an eBook written by Jennifer Coomes. It is the second work in the Satiating The Succubus series by this author. In this work the character Amy is a Succubus, and the character Alex seems to be transformed into an Incubus.
- Title: Satiating the Succubus: Alex's Awakening
- Author: Jennifer Coomes
- Published By: Amazon Digital Services
- Length: 20 Pages
- Format: eBook
- ASIN: B011HEY7S8
- Publishing Date: July 12, 2015
Other Works in this Series on SuccuWiki
Alexander Simmons ends up in a life-changing accident, and finds himself comatose for two months. He's awoken by a succubus attempting to drain his life essence, but finds himself instead invigorated by her. He tries to retrace the steps that brought him to this point, and finds himself in some sticky situations.
The following review was originally published by Tera on her Blog, A Succubi's Tale on April 5, 2016
Alex tells the story of his encounter with his sister, how that led to him being in a coma, and then waking to find a succubus feeding on him. But things don’t end there, and when he returns to his sister, things are very different.
The work is told from Alex’s perspective, which is interesting and quite a lot different from Amy’s in the prior work. There are hints that something is odd about Alex, a moment with his sister that is rather awkward and leads to Alex being in a coma. The work is split into three parts, the before, the encounter with Amy, and then the after when Alex goes to see his sister and things take a rather darker turn.
The main erotica in the work is Amy’s feeding on Alex, his dreamscape that leans very much into a BDSM bit of prose that is a little odd, a little off, but reads with some heat. The better part is the “feeling” that Alex has as Amy has her way with him in the real world, how those feelings come to him overall.
The story gets very odd when Alex wakes up, his exit from the hospital makes no sense at all, and the work lost me at that point. Once past that, Alex goes directly to his sister, confronts her, and then they have their tryst. In the midst of that, Alex becomes, it seems, an incubus, his sister suffers for that, and then the story rushes to a close.
It’s that last two pages that I have the real issue with. Alex is far too calm, too uncaring for what happened to his sister. It’s like he’s known he’s been an incubus for some time now, but prior to that moment, he showed no sign of it. That just was confusing.
Then, to make things more odd, something is mentioned about Amy seeing others about Alex and that doesn’t make a lot of sense either. She never spoke of them before, never suggested that there was others of her kind to talk to. All of a sudden there is, there is a “prophecy” for them and the then story crashes to an ending.
The work isn’t as good as the first work for the simple reason that there’s not a real hook to Alex. His story has something to tell, but that’s mixed into other things, other thoughts, and by the time the erotica comes, that story is buried and can’t be found.
Three out of five pitchforks.
I didn’t particularly like the ending, Alex’s almost shrugging off of what happened. The ending also left a major plot point dropped into the series that had never been mentioned before. If the series had continued, that wouldn’t be so bad, but there’s not been anything after this and so the series is left unfinished and incomplete.
It’s a shame because the series seemed to be on the verge of getting to a larger story, explaining more about Amy’s past, the world of the succubi and incubi, and what it all means to Amy and Alex. Stories never to be told it seems and that’s a shame all things considered…