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"Missus Buck" on sale at Amazon.

If you liked "Slave Auction" and "Rock" from Trouble Down South and Other Stories, you're going to love to hate "Missus Buck," a 6850-word short story about an elderly woman, advanced in years, who fosters a spirit of hostility toward her daughter-in-law because she believes her to be a commoner. Their family descending from German aristocracy, Missus Buck believes her son has married beneath him when he weds Missus Julie, who feels the sting of her disapproval even from the first day she met her. Missus Buck shows no mercy towards Missus Julie's slaves and squares off with Missus Julie's favored slave, the feisty Rubeline.

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That character? Missus Buck! Yes. The same as the title. She was the most repulsive, disgusting, vile, vulgar, egotistical, self-absored, non-benign little twit I have ever come across in the reading world (And that's saying something!). I just couldn't stand this woman! Everything she did infuriated me! I hate her "high and mighty" attitude. I'd like to shove a stick down her throat just to shut her up! Her mouth only spewed out vulgarities that she felt she was in the right to say. How she belittled people! Absolutely belittled people for something as superficial as skin-color or one of commmon status. She's an awful human being and deserves everything bad that comes her way! (She was actually an excellent villian and brought out the emotions she was supposed to get from the reader! Amazing!) Another character I didn't really care for was Norris... because he listened to whatever "Mummy" wanted. *Scoffs* Weakling! Well, there's one part where he stands up for his wife... but he still annoys me. -_-"
 

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