La Belle Eliza
La Belle Eliza is a story written by Koizumi Shinme. It ran in Issue 8 at http://s2b2.livejournal.com/35087.html, and is mirrored at http://www.shousetsubangbang.com/mirror/la-belle-eliza/.
From delicious.com: "The King has three wives and twenty-seven concubines. Eliza is called to the palace to be the twenty eighth one. With a dying father fighting for his breath every day, a degenerating household, and a farm to look after, sacrifice is inevitable."
- delicious.com: "Shorter than a lot of the S2B2, but I liked how the author handled the whole idea of the plot. I wish there was more detail, but that's because I don't pick up on subtle well and spent 3/4 of the story going "Is the author implying what I think he/she is implying?""