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She's Fleeing a Byronic Hero: 04/13/22
She's Fleeing a Byronic Hero by Lady Alana Smithee (one time pseudonym of Lilith Saintcrow) was inspired by a sample title used on a piece of potential cover art. Thus was born an extremely silly and utterly delightful novella.
It begins with our heroine feeling not on foot as the cover would suggest, but on "unicorn" back, across the moors. She is newly wed and has regrets. She's decided it's best to get away from her new husband as quickly as possible. Unfortunately she's not too good at navigating in the dark and ends up going in circles.
What unfolds is the literary mashup between a love square and a Benny Hill chase. The cast of characters are straight out of a Blackadder episode.
It's silly, full of deliciously terrible puns, and the perfect read for a brain fried weekend.