Captive Prince is book one of the Captive Prince Trilogy, an m/m romance by C.S. Pacat. Originally published as a work in progress on the author's LiveJournal starting in May 2008, the first two novels in the trilogy, Captive Prince and Prince's Gambit, were self-published on Amazon Kindle in February 2013. The rights to the trilogy were later purchased by Penguin, which also published the third novel, Kings Rising.
Damen is a warrior hero to his people, and the rightful heir to the throne of Akielos. But when his half brother seizes power, Damen is captured, stripped of his identity, and sent to serve the prince of an enemy nation as a pleasure slave.
Beautiful, manipulative, and deadly, his new master, Prince Laurent, epitomizes the worst of the court at Vere. But in the lethal political web of the Veretian court, nothing is as it seems, and when Damen finds himself caught up in a play for the throne, he must work together with Laurent to survive and save his country.
For Damen, there is just one rule: never, ever reveal his true identity. Because the one man Damen needs is the one man who has more reason to hate him than anyone else…
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