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  1. Tales Along the Way

    Tales Along the Way is a series of three novellas loosely inspired by Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. The Knight's Tale tells of Lord Henry Sandringham, a British nobleman who is a secret agent for MI6. He is sent to Tehran to rescue the son of the Foreign Minister, who faces a death penalty for being gay. The Priest's Tale follows the struggle of Father Peter Ruxton, a Catholic priest who can no longer toe the party line about gay men being loved by God but forbidden to have intimacy in their lives. The Squire’s Tale introduces us to Keiran Bronson, an 18-year old gay soccer star who goes on a graduation trip to Peru and is kidnapped.

     


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  1. The Knight's Tale 1. Tales Along the Way

    By Tim Hobson, in Fiction. 03/26/2022 (Updated: 05/06/2022)

    Genres: Action/Adventure
    Sub-genres: Spy
    • adult
    • gay
    • suspense
    • friendship

    The Knight's Tale is the story of Lord Henry Sandringham, a gay British nobleman who is secretly an agent for MI6. He is sent to Tehran to rescue the son of the Foreign Minister, who faces the death penalty for being gay. Using a secret new drug called SOMNOS, the agent is assigned to conduct the young man to safety over the Alborz Mountains, across the Caspian Sea, and back to Britain.

    DEDICATION
    To Jeff, my first love - where are you today?

    • 16 Chapters
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    • 227 Comments
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  2. The Priest's Tale 2. Tales Along the Way

    By Tim Hobson, in Fiction. 05/07/2022 (Updated: 06/07/2022)

    Genres: Romance
    Sub-genres: Contemporary Romance
    • gay
    • love

    A young man enters the confessional. He tells Father Peter Ruxton that he is gay, in love, and filled with self-loathing because the Church teaches that what he is doing is a sin. The priest, who struggles with his own sexuality, tries to offer counsel that shows compassion and empathy, while remaining within the strictures of his Church’s position on homosexual behavior. It does not end well. The young man leaves filled with bitterness, and Peter faces the reality that he must leave the Church if he is to be true to himself. He begins his search to find himself and his authentic life.

    • 12 Chapters
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  3. The Squire's Tale 3. Tales Along the Way

    By Tim Hobson, in Fiction. 06/10/2022 (Updated: 07/12/2022)

    Genres: Action/Adventure, General Fiction, Thriller/Suspense
    Sub-genres: Suspense, Adventure, Coming of Age, Rich Boy
    • young adult
    • gay
    • south america
    • anal
    • oral
    • coming of age
    • 20th century

    The Squire’s Tale is the final episode in Tales Along the Way, a trilogy of stories told by three business men traveling together on a long-haul flight. As the title suggests, this is a tale about a young gay man who is drawn into a dangerous adventure and an international intrigue. This is a admittedly a complex story, with 25 scenes spread over nine chapters. The story moves between two continents, such that simultaneous events have to be described more than once from different points of view. There is also a flashback chapter, which is clearly identified. I hope I have made it clear enough where and when each scene takes place.

    • 10 Chapters
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