By Jerzy Kosniski
In a masterpiece of affection and loss by way of one of many world's maximum writers, Fabian travels in his VanHome from one finish of the rustic to the opposite, looking out, judging, and testing--himself such a lot of all.
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When he finished, he asked for a drink, and Fabian fixed it for him. They moved into the lounge. “Some home to have,” the man exclaimed. “Some have no home,” he mused, looking around. “In a pawnshop, any gizmo like this could keep my kind for a whole year,” he muttered, his eyes fixed on the TV console. “It’s a nice home, captain,” he said finally. “Really nice. ” “I fight for it,” said Fabian. ” Fabian nodded. The man moved closer. “Dangerous? ” Fabian nodded again. ” “Because of you,” said Fabian, pouring him another drink.
Coolidge was catching Latin Hustle’s fever. ” Fabian asked. “Then it’s all up to you. You might pass them on to a good neighbor,” Coolidge said slyly, “or call the police and have them deported. ” “Call me, and I will do it for you,” Latin Hustle volunteered. Fabian looked at the couple again. The ingratiating smiles faded from their faces as they sensed that they had been passed over. They seemed suddenly impassive, numb with indifference. “Let me sit on it,” Fabian said quietly. “Don’t sit too long,” Coolidge warned him brusquely.
He watched her in the mirror; their eyes met casually, then passed on to something else. The sight of her put Fabian’s sexual instinct on alert. He felt that he would pursue her in thought until, unable to dismiss her, but unwilling to contemplate her apart from that original impulse, he would enter again sexual foray. Yet he was alert to the workings of his mind and, after a moment, regarded the first onslaught of feeling as a momentary languor of senses, a substitute for desire, not strong enough to propel him into the world, again in quest.
Passion Play by Jerzy Kosniski