By Bentley Little
Whatever quite unusual is going on to Dion, the recent boy at school. Odd-girl-out Penelope is familiar with thoroughly. anything is going on to her too. They have been made for every different. And jointly, they'll elevate hell.
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There were no serious men in any of their lives, and there never had been, at least not in her lifetime. Besides, her mothers were ... well, weird. She hated to admit it, but they not only seemed peculiar to outsiders. They often seemed strange even to her. Particularly Mother Janine. Of course, if that was the case, if they were lesbians, one of them had to be bisexual. Or had to at least have done it once with a man. Unless she had been adopted. No, she was not adopted. Of that she was certain.
Mother's bedroom. He sat on the red silk bedspread and picked up the leg chains attached to the tall wooden posters at the foot of the bed. He had not opened the windows since Mother died, and the room still smelled strongly of the mingled odors of wine and perfume and old sex. He breathed deeply, inhaling the delicious fragrance, at once sweet and sour, tangy and musky. He glanced around the room. The Oriental carpet was still stained with blood from the last time, dark red now faded to a. dusty brown which blended in with the multihued rococo pattern.
Dion blinked, held his breath. The resemblance was truly remarkable. The girl was wearing fashionable fall school clothes, and her hair was curled and hanging free rather than straight and tied up, but the similarity between the two was nothing less than amazing. His eyes followed the girl as she sat down in an empty seat in the second row. She was gorgeous, almost unbelievably gorgeous, and she had about her a reserved, almost shy quality that made her seem even more attractive and which immediately distinguished her from her dream double.
Dominion (1996) by Bentley Little