Pet to the Tentacle Monsters! by Lilia Ford

A story with a title like this just cannot be passed up. At least, I can’t pass up a short story involving human enslavement and tentacles.

Let’s break it down: earth has been overtaken by aliens. Benji is a headstrong youth who does something supremely stupid as a joke that endangers his entire community. When alien enforcers show up, Benji finds out he must be put up for adoption to tentacled aliens. This could be really bad for Benji…or as it turns out weirdly wonderful in a tentacled alien forced sex kind of way.

First off, one thing that really surprised me is that this book is very well written. The subject matter is a bit zany, I think it’s safe to say, but this book has a great flow and is written concisely. It has good action and is basically an enjoyable, though ew-inducing, read.

I know what you’re all thinking…what about the tentacles? Well, I think this is the appeal to the book. Selling point! I mean, why have normal, big eyed aliens that are going to sexually molest a young man? If you’re going to go for it, it may as well involve tentacles that can gag, spank and basically violate the hero in every way you’ve not yet imagined. I say the tentacles were a must.

I was a bit surprised that in such a short time I actually began to feel sorry for Benji. That’s why I say this is well written, because it’s a short story but you get involved in a way you probably wouldn’t expect from tentacle BDSM smut. Who’d have thunk it?

Overall, if you think you could even remotely be into reading something like this, then I say go for it. Surprisingly good and I would definitely look at this author’s other works and suction right on to those. That was my obligatory tentacle joke. You’re welcome. 4 stars.