A Sandrine Bessancort adapted and female-led tale from old Russia, "The Servant", by S.T. Semyonov, is Tale-Seven in the "Mistress of Antiquity" collection.
The one-time golden-boy of his small village finds the only position left open to him unless he wishes to starve is that of servant to a young woman from that village left wealthy after the death of her husband.
And she has VERY specific requirements.
CONTAINS ADULT MATERIAL