by Anthony Thomas
Paperback: 189 pages
Master – A short essay where a boy contemplates his
situation, waiting to surrender his body for the first time, and to a man he
Big Sarge – The story of a boy very much into heavy, dirty,
use and abuse, but only as a part-time occupation. Always searching for another
high he finds himself in what could be a dangerous situation only to be rescued
by one of his tormenters and carried off, happily, to a life of service.
Karl’s Boy – This is another story of a boy seeking heavy use
who, like his author, could not submit 24/7. He is aware that occasionally such
use will enable him to fly but never quite attains real fulfilment.
I’ve only been lucky enough on a few occasions to enter that
state of mind through pain and use where you want to laugh and cry with joy
while writhing with pain, that merely being an adjunct to your condition.
Out of the blue, while being thoroughly misused, our boy meets Karl, a
supposedly heterosexual young man just seeking a quick release on a Saturday
night. The Gods have different ideas and over the next couple of weeks they
connect on the physical, emotional and mental plains and finally settle to, one
hopes, a long life together but more as partners rather than full master and