Over the past few days, as I’ve posted from Berlin, people have asked whether I’ve ever written a story set in this city. Yes, I have. It’s titled Rent Boy and it has not been published yet. I thought you might enjoy reading an excerpt, so I will post it here. I hope you’ll enjoy it.
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That evening, I cooked dinner for Sebastian — linguine with clam sauce and a cucumber salad — and we shared two bottles of red wine. We dined on the balcony, seated at a circular table, while darkness fell upon the city. A candle burned and the flame reflected in Sebastian’s lips, in the lenses of his eyeglasses.
When I asked if he had friends in Berlin, he shook his head.
Sebastian shrugged. “All my pals are in Leipzig. Between school and my work, I’ve little time to form new friendships in Berlin.”
The wine had gone to my head and I thought, Go ahead, Dorian, ask him.
“Speaking of your work…”
Sebastian looked at me with arched eyebrows.
“Would it offend you,” I said, “if I offered to buy an hour of your time?”
His lips parted into a smile and his eyes glittered like gemstones. “Not at all, Dorian. Whenever you’d like.”
“How about tonight?”
He nodded, his gaze locked onto mine, and my cock stiffened when I thought about touching him.
We did the dishes first, Sebastian washing, me drying and putting away. Our hips and elbows touched as we worked and the physical contact got my pulse racing.
In my bedroom, in candlelight, I insisted on undressing Sebastian myself, taking my time with his shoes and socks, his T-shirt and jeans, teasing the pouch of his briefs till his cock swelled and bulged against the thin fabric. When I peeled off his underwear his penis bobbed before him, an uncut monster that twitched in time with his pulse. His pubic hair was dark, trimmed to a wispy crescent and his ball sac was shaved smooth.
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When Rent Boy is accepted for publication, I’ll let everyone know via this blog so readers can purchase a copy from the publishing house.
Update: Rent Boy was included in a three-story anthology released by Noble Romance Publishing in 2010. The book’s titled Boys Who Love Men. You can check it out by clicking on the cover in the sidebar at right.