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Best love scene in HF?

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Best love scene in HF?

Post by Catherine Delors » Fri October 31st, 2008, 4:40 pm

I vote for the scene between Something Delicious and Jade Doll in Aztec! :D

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Post by Ludmilla » Fri October 31st, 2008, 4:46 pm

Hmm... I'll have to think about love scene.

Best kiss, though, is without a doubt when Francis Crawford of Lymond finally kisses his wife.

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Post by Misfit » Fri October 31st, 2008, 5:17 pm

[quote=""Ludmilla""]Hmm... I'll have to think about love scene.

Best kiss, though, is without a doubt when Francis Crawford of Lymond finally kisses his wife.[/quote]

Oh yes indeed. For me it's got to be one of Jamie and Claire's but which one to chose????

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Post by EC2 » Fri October 31st, 2008, 5:58 pm

I've never been that struck with Jamie and Clare's love scenes - they're good but not WOW!
Some of SKP's. They're not long, but they pack a punch. The one in Here Be Dragons when Joanna and Llewelyn get together after an argument and she bites his thumb or something like that. Now that is hot.
Robert Gellis does some terrific ones in her Roselynde Chronicles that are totally realistic. Alinor resisting Ian before the wedding night where he holds out his hand and tempts her - cor!
And their wedding night itself. You can believe that these are real people making love and not just lovingly described body parts.
Or the scene in the stable in Great Maria where the hero and heroine are not perfect beings, but just an ordinary couple caught in the lust of the moment. Again, it's realistic.
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Post by LCW » Fri October 31st, 2008, 6:00 pm

One of my favorites is in one of the later Outlander books (can't remember exactly which one) but it basically involves Jaime and Clair making love while Claire is half hanging out a window staring up at the night sky! Yowza!!

My favorite non love scene love scene is the first time Llewellyn and Ellen meet in SKP's The Reckoning three years after Ellen was kidnapped by King Edwards pirates on her way to her wedding! Just pure sexy hot steam....with all their clothes on!! Now that is HOT!

ETA: One of the reasons I love Jaime and Claire's story so much is that they are so hot and sexy way into their 50's. It's a great perspective for me, being 20 years younger! And it's great to know that sex can be so hot....still!
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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Fri October 31st, 2008, 6:06 pm

I'm with EC -- I vote for the one in Great Maria. Maybe because J and I are no spring chickens either, but in the bedroom things keep getting better the more you know about each other.
SKP really does a good job in her books too.

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Post by Catherine Delors » Fri October 31st, 2008, 6:24 pm

[quote=""LCW""]Jaime and Clair making love while Claire is half hanging out a window staring up at the night sky!
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Wow! Isn't that dangerous? I suffer from vertigo, so maybe I won't try that...

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Post by LCW » Fri October 31st, 2008, 6:35 pm

[quote=""Catherine Delors""]Wow! Isn't that dangerous? [/quote]

Considering what Jaime and Claire have been through I'd say that was rather tame! ;)
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Post by Catherine Delors » Fri October 31st, 2008, 6:46 pm

And Jaime and Clair were doing that in their 50s! As for me, though I am a bit younger, I'll stay away from the windows.

So no one else loved the Aztec scene?

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Post by EC2 » Fri October 31st, 2008, 6:58 pm

[quote=""Catherine Delors""]And Jaime and Clair were doing that in their 50s! As for me, though I am a bit younger, I'll stay away from the windows.

So no one else loved the Aztec scene?[/quote]

I've read Aztec but I don't remember the scene - sorry!

I don't think I've read the window scene so I might not be far enough along in the series. I've got the books on my TBR if someone can direct me to the relevant one and where it ocurrs (approx?)

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