24th Mar 2010
kicking fandom’s ass since 2000
24th Mar 2010
I’m kind of ashamed to admit that I didn’t realize that this was book four in a series. I’m sure the first three volumes of Junior Escort are sitting somewhere in the mountain of To-Be-Read books that keeps threatening to take over my bedroom. I thought I had read the first book in the series, but as BL tropes can blend together - I’m not surprised that I really didn’t have a clue.
Oh well, on with the show! We’re visiting Pomeh, the singer for a ‘hip hop’ group and music producer Toya. Mr. Music Producer is brought in to write a new song for the group. Now, instead of writing the song for the lead singer, he writes it for, Koji who we were supposed to have met in Junior Escort, because he’s known true love, and Pomeh hasn’t.
Later we find Pomeh and Toya spending more and more time together. Toya even gives Pomeh a key to his house. Pomeh hopes that this key means that Toya wants something more than friendship, but Toya does little more than pat him on the head like an obedient puppy dog.
See, Toya doesn’t want to ruin Pomeh’s purity. And in the world of BL logic, this makes sense, somewhere. Pomeh being an average teen, just wants to fuck.
This leads to an argument, which leads to fucking. Pomeh for the win!
we also get a glimpse in to the events that changed Koji. His life as a rent boy, and the man that made him change his ways.
This was a fairly enjoyable piece of fluff. I don’t know if I’ll remember much of the plot in a week, and I’m not sure if it’s going to end up on my keeper shelf, but it did keep me amused while I was reading it, and I guess that’s all I can ask for.
I’ll be digging through the To-Be-Read pile to find the rest of Junior Escort, but if it’s along these lines, I’m pretty sure it won’t be staying on my keeper shelf, either.