He ordered. 1 He implored, barely audible. 2
Nina's expression doesn't change. 3 Would that turn you on, boob momma? 4 Because I am one horny motherfucker! 5
For another couple of minutes. 6 If you pay me enough. 7 And tell me that you love me. 8 For a bit. 9
Perfectly, he said. 10 Yeah. 11 By accident. 12
Stevie Nicks! 13 “HELL NO!” 14 “Man.” 15 Chorused a third. 16
ANY TIME. 17 Anytime. 18
1. Letters To Penthouse XXVII: The First Time Is the Hottest [source]
2. Pleasures of the Flesh, John Patrick [source]
3. The Way the [...]
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The word "comfortable" has been thrown around since the Middle [...]
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