By Eric Jerome Dickey
A sharp-edged and uninhibited examine the l. a. singles scene that incorporates seduction, betrayal, heartbreak, revenge, or even real love.
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She wasn’t thrilled at the idea of living in a big city, but she was excited to escape Jesse, excited to begin her life at the age of twentyeight. It should have begun a very long time ago, but she wouldn’t dwell on that — she would focus on the here and now. She’d escaped. After checking into a cheap motel, Misty got to work. She took the contents from the bag she’d had stored in her trunk and began her transformation. A couple of hours later, when she looked at herself in the mirror, she was almost unable to recognize the woman gazing back at her.
Her struggles against the stranger increased as she got a hand free and punched him in the face. Her hand throbbed from the hit, but it didn’t seem to faze him in the least. “If you hadn’t used a damn stun gun on me, we wouldn’t be rolling around on this filthy floor. Who in the hell told you it was an effective weapon? The things only stun your attacker for a brief moment, and certainly not me. Not someone with training! ” She managed to lift her knee and slam it against his groin, though it wasn’t a direct hit — his thigh took the brunt of the impact.
She was close, so close. Inching a bit closer to the door, she kept her eyes on his hands. Those would tell her his next move. She’d become an expert at reading Jesse through his hands. The second they clenched she’d known she was in trouble. This man’s hands were sitting idly at his hips, just sort of hanging there. “Can I please sit down with you for a few minutes of your time? ” His voice, she was sure, was supposed to convey trustworthiness. That made her more suspicious. “Sorry. ” She took her chances and darted through the door, not looking back as she made her way to her locker.