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He wants it to be easy. He wants it to be quick and quiet and to feel nothing but the urges of his body following…

Held, tightly.

Rosamund Queen of the Lombards, woodcut by F. Sandys (1866)

“You’re like a widow.” “Don’t be so dramatic.” “I’m not. That’s exactly what you’re like. Not a Catholic one, though – the Catholic ones are…

Jude – 2

It’s not that hard to spot a six-foot tall black woman in the centre of Saigon. I kept an eye out for her everywhere I…

Jude

The garden party was hosted by the Dutch Consulate, to celebrate Queen Maxima of the Netherland’s birthday. I didn’t know Holland still had a monarchy,…

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The Good Shepherd – Part 3

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“They’re such fucking sods,” said Melissa, the admin for Room 237. “Such fucking, fucking sods.” Tanya hadn’t really been listening. They were walking up Oxford Street, apparently against a tide of oncoming foot traffic. Tanya loved the flow of crowds. People moved differently in crowds. Like flocks of birds, heaving…

The Good Shepherd – Part 2

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Tuesdays were known as ‘Cluster Fuck Tuesdays:’ dedicated to assessing system-identified data clusters and strategizing changes to the algorithms when the system spit out nonsensical results. For Tanya, the morning started at five with a run around Regent’s Park. When she was satisfied that her blood was pumping, she purposefully…

The Good Shepherd – Part 1

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On her knees, face buried in her folded hands, Tanya waited for the flip of the switch that would shut off her brain and engage her body. But, no matter how hard the burly stranger fucked her, it just wouldn’t come.  It was a measure of her desperation to be…