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Our guest blogger today is Pablo Michaels. Pablo is the author of MM #LGBT stories, such as this fantasy remake of "Jack and The Magical Beanstalk".
Author Pablo Michaels spins a tale of gay romance like no other!
Please enjoy this guest blog as we make our way into the story with this character series, written by Pablo Michaels. For those of you who aren't familiar with the book and the author, let's start out with the basics!
About The Author
Pablo Michaels disguised himself as a shy, friendly heterosexual during his adolescence, fantasizing other males. Falling in love with another man his first year in college, he followed him to another university to maintain their platonic love, while he continued in his in studies. When he had his first sexual encounter with another man, just before turning twenty-one, he exploded into gay life with lust and anger. He attempted to live his new life naturally, seeking love, ignoring the statistics of the books he read on homosexuality in high school, and proving what he had read was wrong. He wrote poetry and stories since third grade. When he turned twenty-one, he moved to San Francisco to work and write, experiencing more of gay life. In the 1980's he wrote every chance he had, trying and failing miserably at publishing mainstream fiction. He published his first story in 1986 in a literary magazine. read more...
In this adult fairy tale young, awkward, young Jack sells their prize cow Pearly White for magical beans to a strange man in a red bikini. Little does Jack’s mother, Lorene, know that the beans grow into a giant, magical beanstalk, high above the clouds?
Jack ascends the beanstalk to a land where a Giant Slave serves his larger Master, Jack begs Slave for food to satisfy his hunger from his long journey. But Jack finds Master hoarding treasures.
Attempting to escape the wrath of Master and Slave with the treasures, Jack encounters a handsome, engaging normal sized human man. Sam lives with others that live naturally without clothing deep in the forest. As Jack ages he becomes a handsome man, just like his father, attracting many men, including the two farmhands, Zeke and Adam.
Even though Jack has enabled the farm to prosper with the treasures he stole from Master and is met with increasing danger, he climbs the magical beanstalk again and again to find more treasures and pursue Sam.
And Now, without further delay...we present to you...
Our first character segment of meet the characters from "Jack and The Magical beanstalk", "Who Is Jack?" written by Pablo Michaels
Since Jack is the main character and our hero in Jack and the Magical Beanstalk, it is important to have his role well developed, someone who a reader will like, or even love, and believable as a person the reader can identify with. Jack’s main purpose in the story is to become a man, one who can be equal to the stature of his father. Physically, I portray him, as he grows up as a real man, transforming into a handsome, hairy chested, muscular man. In order to fulfill himself as the reincarnation of his father, he has to overcome the teasing and bullying he has endured, growing up early in life, to have, wit, speed, and wisdom to provide and care for his mother and manage the farm. His sexuality blossoms with pride and sell-confidence in a more ideal (fantasy) world, more accepting of his sexual orientation than in our real world. Ultimately Jack discovers love, fulfilling his role as a man. In my adult version of the fairy tale classic, Jack is born to parents Bill and Lorene. Jack is the sparkle in his father’ eyes, by his side until he dies. He takes him along while doing chores at a young age of three. Jack has a good foundation of memories embedded within, even though he loses his father when he was five. The reader might think the lasting memory of his father might be of finding him dead, after being struck by lightning, during a violent thunderstorm, at his mother’s side. But Jack has a photographic memory, recalling times when his father sang to him and his mother and the images of his mature, handsome father, making love to his mother. Jack is bullied as an adolescent, referred to as a wimp by the townsfolk at Market and at school. He is tall and gangly with a large frame but has the beautiful blue eyes, and soft, wispy, auburn hair, characteristics inherited from his father. He is gifted in the ability to draw pictures and write stories, applying his photographic memory in his creations. He serves to protect and help his mother, beginning with the death of his father. Probably two important aspects of Jack’s character is he is gay and believes in the good of people. He trusts others. When he is eighteen his mother relies on him to sell Pearly White at Market. He trades the prized cow for five magic beans from a strange, old man, relying on his instincts to trust the peculiar man. Despite his mother’s scorn, he believes in the magic, waking to a giant beanstalk, growing outside his bedroom window, just like the man predicted. Jack faces his first real danger in life, when he confronts the two Giants, Master and Slave. Asking for food, he trusts Slave but soon learns his life is in danger. With his quick speed he outwits Master, stealing his bag of gold coins. On Jack’s retreat back to the beanstalk, he discovers there is someone watching him, from a distance, a naked man his size. Something of this man attracts him more than he has experienced, before, but he has to flee down the beanstalk. With the acquisition of the gold coins, his mother trusts him to go to Market to hire two farmhands to increase the productivity of the farm. He hires the two best men, Zeke and Adam, observing something different about them. Upon returning to the farm, he barters with the peculiar, old man to trade one of his gold coins for Pearly White. Jack manages the crew and farm, and later has his first sexual experience with Zeke. By now Jack’s body is maturing into a muscular, handsome man like his father. When the gold coins have become depleted, Jack climbs the beanstalk a second time. Braving an encounter with Master, he asks Slave for food again. When Jack steals the Master’s chicken, that lays gold eggs, he escapes to the beanstalk. But he sees the naked man, who gestures for Jack to pursue him. He finally meets the naked man, Sam. Initiating a friendship, Jack discovers a feeling, not had before, love for the first time, but must leave for the farm, down the beanstalk. With the farm’s improving prosperity, Jack’s generosity extends to the farmhands, giving them a raise. On his twenty-first birthday, Zeke shares Adam in bed with him as a surprise. Despite Jack’s increasing sexual experience, he feels something is lacking. Jack is pursued by many men, but Jack is a man who must quench his thirst for love, drawn to the land high above, yearning for Sam. From his sense of intuition, sensing Sam in danger with Master, Jack must climb the beanstalk a third time. But more important is his desire to fulfill his love for Sam. Jack rescues Sam from being boiled for Master’s dinner, but not before he steals the giant’s gold harp that sings music. But when the harp cries out, “Master, Master, Master,” it is calling out to the person the legend stems from. The legend surrounding the harp is simple- the harp is loyal only to a man who loves. When the harp senses Jack’s loyalty and love for Sam, the harp stops yelling Master, Master, Master, and plays music, like it had for Master. Beyond Jack’s appealing physical attributes, he is man who provides for and loves his mother, trusts the good in people, extends generosity to others deserving, and is devoted to loving one particular man, Sam. He strives to fulfill being the man his father was, despite his father’s life being mostly a memory, supplemented by the man seen through his mother’s eyes. Jack is the man he saw in his father.
We hope you enjoyed this segment and will come back next Friday, the 11th day of March when we visit another character from the book, Jack and The Magical Beanstalk! Who will it be next week? You'll have to come back and find out!!!
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