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You are pretty much going to have to upend the master/salve relationship from its deepest core. His slaves are actually pretty much free. Just not on paper. As others have pointed out, slavery is a very deep rooted issue, especially in the US. One must be careful to not downplay this too much. It is generally accepted that if one is a slave, one cannot ...


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Play up the obstacle. He is royalty, she is a slave. That is pretty good barrier. As long as you use it properly you can freely show the attraction between them. Just have them deny it often enough for it to be obvious there is something to deny. Have them make clear there is nothing improper between them often enough that it is obvious there really might ...


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You can't This is not a romance. This is a master having sex with his slave. Or wanting to have sex. But he's going to free the slave! Is he now? But the person is still a slave when this all begins. This is an unequal relationship of exploitation. Is it possible for someone in a subordinate relationship to genuinely love someone above her/him? ...


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I have seen, IRL, a solution to this problem. I would say, make one (or both) of the characters unavailable; already coupled with or wanting a different romantic interest, and make it clear that to their future partner, at least, they seem unavailable. Under those circumstances, make them increasingly good friends. And then something changes, the attached ...


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