Succubi Image of the Week 684

I do rather like unique and exotic appearing Succubi and for this week’s image I found a work that has a very interesting and striking character design…

Symmetra Succubus by Milkcubus

Symmetra Succubus by Milkcubus

This work is by the artist Milkcubus on DeviantArt and you can find the original page with this work here.

Perhaps the single aspect of this art that I like the most is the forcefulness of her character here. The expression is very no-nonsense, her form is very unique and lends itself to the power of her personality here. Piercing eyes, very interesting horns and the hints of her power that appear fit together very well. Her outfit fits her well, again it adds to her look, but more so, it gives her a Succubus Queen look of some kind, she does look the part after all, and in being so she brings some interesting story ideas too.

 

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Succubi Image of the Week 683

A bit of cosplay for this week’s Succubi image which I thought was quite well done. While it isn’t on DeviantArt any more, it was there for a time. Setting that aside, the model is lovely, the look is very Succubish and there is  lot to love in this cosplay…

Glamorous Succubus by ShadowDreamers

Glamorous Succubus by ShadowDreamers

The original page on DeviantArt where this work was posted was here.

The look is very Succubi, from her heels to her horns, everything fits together really well. I’d have liked a bit of colour contrast, perhaps some red somewhere, but that’s me. She’s delightfully seductive, her pose works well with her looks too. Her horns might be a bit too large, again that’s my personal bias, but as a whole, the look is very well done and I do approve very much…

 

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Succubi Image of the Week 682

This week’s Succubi image reminds me very much of something of a Dungeons and Dragons character. Perhaps it’s the style of the art, perhaps how she is posed, her look or something that I can’t quite put my finger on. But nonetheless, she’s a wonderfully interesting Succubi…

Succubus by Raichiyo33

Succubus by Raichiyo33

This work is by the artist Raichiyo33 on DeviantArt and you can find the original page with this art here.

There’s just something so interesting about her expression, the markings she wears and her overall pose. Perhaps she’s a bit naughty, or there’s a post hidden away that she’s placed behind a mood or look. It feels like there are layers to her character in this one artwork and that, to me, is a wonder and amazing…

 

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Succubi Image of the Week 681

Returning this week to cute anime Succubi, a cute and fun work of Succubi art that makes me smile and at the same time wonder a bit about the pets this Succubus has with her…

Succubus by gibuchoko

Succubus by gibuchoko

This work is by the artist gibuchoko on DeviantArt and you can find the original page with this art here.

Delightfully cute, an adorable smile and her outfit really works with her bodyshape and form. Interesting background shades and she really is just a fun thing as a whole. Perhaps the one thing that beings me a bit of pause are her bat “pets” which seem a bit on the evil side compared to her pose and expression. That said, cartoon bats would be have been as adorable as she is, but setting that aside, she’s wonderful…

 

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Succubi Image of the Week 680

I don’t often share images of Succubi in the midst of nibbling on souls, but I came across an image that I found rather interesting. So, for this week’s image a Succubus in the midst of giving and at the same time, taking from the one she is with…

Your Soul Is Mine by pinkystick17

Your Soul Is Mine by pinkystick17

This work is by the artist pinkystick17 on Hentai Foundry and you can find the original page with this art here.

Overall, the art tells a story in a very clear way, but at the same time the questions of how, when and who are left to the imagination. She’s a bit different as a Succubus in her form, her tail is oddly interesting. That said, I’d have liked her “prey” to be a bit less drained overall. But, in this moment and expression of a Succubus feeding, she very much reflects a classic Succubus but still allows for the seduction leading to this moment to exist which I appreciate…

 

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Succubi Image of the Week 679

One of the thoughts that bemuses me is the question of what Morrigan Aensland was like when she was as young as Lilith looks… An interesting image this week of Morrigan in a younger form that I think is delightful…

Morrigan Childhood by Jaguare19

Morrigan Childhood by Jaguare19

I originally found this art on Pixiv and you can find the original page here.

This is just wonderfully fun and I think it really reflects what Morrigan’s personality would become in the future. The smile is right, the body language is just perfect and overall she’s a wonderful glimpse of Morrigan in a moment of her becoming herself…

 

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A Review of Lifeline by Kay David

Lifeline by Kay David

Lifeline by Kay David

Telling a story isn’t an easy thing. Sometimes the story just flies out, needing to be known and sometimes that leaves a part left behind that doesn’t quite make it to the page.

Perhaps the hardest thing is making the story flow, the interactions real, and, sometimes, that missing piece matters. Not all succubi are evil, some just need a reason to be more than they first seem to be. Finding the reason is a story in itself.

  • Title: Lifeline
  • Author: Kay David
  • Published By: Amazon Digital Services
  • Length: 123 Pages
  • Format: eBook
  • ASIN: B08T7KMT8B (Original), B08W4Z576Q (Reissue), B08XX28N8J (Reissue), B0947F73R8 (Reissue)
  • Publishing Date: January 15, 2021 (Original), February 7, 2021 (Reissue), March 2, 2021 (Reissue), May 4, 2021 (Reissue)
  • This work in Kindle Format at Amazon.com

The work tells of:

Kelly Mason and Craig Ronald met on a stressful, rainy day outside a local bar. They became acquaintances, then friends. Craig was a thirty-five year old man who had just been fired from his job at a factory. Kelly was a thirty-two year old store owner. His store had just been robbed.
Craig was already attracted to Kelly from the moment he saw the store owner. It did not take long for them to start having an affair. Meanwhile, Craig had found a job (the only one he could find) as a driver, making deliveries for a local drug gang. He was coerced and threatened into it. He did not need the threats though. His life was in shambles, and he needed the money. He had been on his own most of his life, and he believed no other person would look out for him. He did not inform Kelly. Besides, Kelly was safer without knowing these things.
Kelly begins to feel Craig pulling away, and he tries to get Craig’s attention. Eventually, he resigns because he and Craig were not dating in the first place. But he informs Craig that he would be available if Craig needs anything. Kelly, who is bisexual, begins to hang out with Patricia Duncan. Craig had introduced Patricia to Kelly, hoping they would become a couple. Craig did this because he felt he was the wrong type of company for Kelly.
One day, there is a major shakeup in the city. Bullets fly, people die, and the police are after the drug gang. Craig is a familiar face, and the police want him. But so do the gang who want to kill Craig, so he does not implicate them. Patricia and Kelly find themselves trying to help Craig find his way to the police and avoid being murdered by the gang. Will they succeed in saving their friend? Will the Succubus keep to its word and save their relationship?

Kelly and Craig are two lost souls in a world of disappointment and missteps. There’s a need within both, seeking to be made real. But that need needs a key and a succubus feeding her hunger might be the only choice they have.

The work is a mixture of mystery and coming of age story with a scattering of erotica. The main characters have a lot to figure out about themselves, and those around them, and this struggle is a bit painful at times for them both. Still there is hope on the edges of the story and it is satisfying.

The succubus character of the work, Astraroth, initially is somewhat stereotypically evil, really being focused on her needs more than anything else. But that changes and things happen to open her mind to possibilities. By the end of the story she’s on a path that’s somewhat redeeming of her and I liked that.

The heat in the erotica simmers, it’s not over the top or pushing the limits of what makes sense for the characters. It’s mainly to draw the main characters together and give them a reason for moving on and not becoming stagnant.

The work needs at least one more editing pass to clean up the dialogue and narration. Given that being done, I think it would help with what’s mainly missing here. Emotion. A side note, this work has been reissued a number of times by the author and so the link in this review might not work.

Two and a half out of five pitchforks.

It’s an interesting read, but the editing takes a lot from the work. Given more time in editing, in making the dialogue sound better, I think that would bring the story to be what it’s trying to be.

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