By Cynthia Sax
Genine, my heroine in Dark Warlord, my story in the sexy Alien Alphas box set, is a warrior. Having fought against the oppressive Humanoid Alliance for most of her life, she is highly skilled in combat and now uses these skills to protect a community of female clones.
There have been plenty of female warriors in history who were just as fierce as Genine. These women fought for their people, for their homes, for their freedom.
Queen Boudicca, the widowed wife of a Celtic King, led the charge against the Roman invasion of her homeland. This was after being tortured in all the ways a woman could be tortured. She was so fierce; the Roman Emperor considered withdrawing from the area completely.
Artemisia I of Caria, the 5th century BCE Queen of Halicarnassus, was an esteemed naval commander, known for strategy and her intelligence. Once during battle, she steered her ship into one of her navy’s own vessels to convince the enemy she was part of their fleet. That strategy worked.
Nakano Takeko, a female samurai, distinguished herself during the Boshin War, a Japanese civil war, leading an all female unit (the ‘Women’s Army). After being shot in the chest, she asked her sister to cut off her head and bury it to prevent it from being taken as a trophy of war.
Grace O’Malley, a pirate Queen, and her crew would board ships that came too close to the shores she ruled, demanding a ‘tax’ be paid. If captains didn’t pay with goods or currency, they often paid with their lives. One story says she fought a battle on the same day she gave birth to one of her children.
These are four of the many, many fierce female warriors in history. Genine, my heroine, might not have always agreed with their causes but she would have admired their skill in battle.
Is there a female warrior in history who impresses you?
Alien Alphas blurb
Alien Alphas: Twenty-Three Naughty Sci-Fi Romance Novellas
Fierce warriors. Savage barbarians. Powerful warlords.
All ready to claim their mates.
Alien Alphas is a collection of panty-melting sci-fi romances featuring dominant alien heroes, penned by New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling authors. This decadently naughty box set includes twenty-three ALL-NEW, stand-alone novellas full of hot alien alpha males, breathless passion, and reluctant surrender. Take an exhilarating trip beyond the stars with this limited time only bundle that’s sure to leave you turning the pages late into the night.
Featured authors: Cari Silverwood, Cynthia Sax, Renee Rose, Lee Savino, Addison Cain, Kallista Dane, Maren Smith, Ava Sinclair, Sue Lyndon, Emily Tilton, Ashe Barker, Korey Mae Johnson, Grace Goodwin, Ivy Barrett, Jane Henry, Jaye Peaches, Katie Douglas, Lili Zander, Loki Renard, Maria Monroe, Megan Michaels, Myra Danvers, Sara Fields, and Sophie Kisker
Publisher’s Note: The stories featured in this collection involve MF and MFM pairings. They include spankings and sexual scenes. If such material offends you, please don’t buy this box set.
About Cynthia Sax
USA Today bestselling author Cynthia Sax writes contemporary, SciFi and paranormal erotic romances. Her stories have been featured in Star Magazine, Real Time With Bill Maher, and numerous best of erotic romance top ten lists.
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