Screaming neon bathes the room in hues of blue, but red abducts the breath. Lay down, young man. Torturous pleasure soothes Ego where she hides. Take it, tempered boy.
Man stands at the end of the bed, contemplating the sensuous mound beneath the white cotton sheet and draws with finality on his cigarette. He watches as she rolls over through the cloud of his exhalation. He readies silken crimson scarves, tying one to each of the four posts.
“What do you do for a living?” man asks unfastening the buttons of his shirt.
She laughs a dark, wicked divulgence and rises to her knees, facing him.
“I’m a nurse,” she says. “I help people to heal.”
Man grunts, deep in his throat. He inhales her naked refinement with his eyes.
“What happened here?” she asks, placing her fingertips delicately upon the hollow where his collarbone should be.
“It doesn’t matter,” man says.
He strips his shirt from each of his wrists and goes next for the buttons of his fly. He watches her watch him, her gaze steady, unfaltering, settled solely on his flesh.
When he reclines, bereft of his clothing, he surrenders his limbs.
“Do you trust me?” she asks as she ties him, wrists and ankles, like a martyr, to the bed.
“No,” man shivers.
She smiles as she slips one last scarf around his neck, tugging gently.
An exalted master in his own right, man succumbs.
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