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TITLE (EDIT)
Hunt Party
DESCRIPTION
A morality tale - old man seeks solace with younger woman.
[459 words]
TITLE KEYWORD
Fable
AUTHOR
Xero
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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[December 2003]
AUTHOR'S OTHER TITLES (1)
Welsh Rabbit (Poetry) Sweet nostalgia. [79 words] [Relationships]
Hunt Party
Xero


Hans Barkoff
Yes, it is possible for even an old man to fall in love. This is not ordinary attraction, the everyday easy attraction. There are plenty who can offer that. My driver just goes down into the city and collects one or maybe two for me when I feel like it. He knows the sort that satisfies, and I pay them well. No, this is different. She’s not even sexy in that short skirt tight top way of young women nowadays. It was the way she flicked her hair, her wry smile, her discreet femininity, that something special that reminds me of the old days.

Sonja
But the Baron looks so old, though he is really sweet. He has asked me to marry him, to stay with him for ten years, and he will then make me rich beyond my wildest imagination. But ten years, it is such a long time.

Hans Barkoff
And finally I raise my glass to my beautiful young bride and thank her for taking on such old bones as myself. Though there is life in the old dog yet, and this I am sure will be a fruitful union. Thank you all for coming.

Sonja
Eight years to go. It is not so bad, I do my duties, I give him what he wants, I even care for him. And he loves me, of that I am certain. He worries that I am without child, though that is hardly surprising. He is so old, he can hardly manage it. I work hard at it, but it is so frustrating.

Driver
And where would you like me to take you today Madam?

Sonja
Heaven, oh Heaven. Such thighs, so strong. So long. Goes on for ever until I scream “No more.”

Butler
And would Madam like afternoon tea served in her room today?

Sonja
The gentle giant, so tender. Lips so sweet upon me. Oh Butler you unbutton me.

Chef
Is this to your liking Madam?

Sonja
Oh chef, you are the best cook of all.

Hans Barkoff
I do not blame them. They are what they are. Driven by instinct. If that were not the case they would not be here. You cannot inject morality into dogs like them.

Sonja
He was angry at first, but I think he is beginning to forgive me. He has even invited me to the New Year hunt for the first time.

Hans Barkoff
Yes, a good days hunting. My congratulations to the chef for such exquisite preparation of such a fine quarry. I understand that you have frozen the breast for later, and I shall look forward to that. But for now the leg is so succulent, and the kidney and liver sauce so piquant. Driver, Butler, Chef, please raise your glasses. I think you will find this wine to your liking. A toast: to absent friends.

Driver, Butler, Chef
To absent friends.

 

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