By Mickey Spillane
Tiger Mann is a veteran of the second one international warfare, having battled the Nazis and their collaborators in Europe. The struggle has been over for it slow and now he's scuffling with the communists and the folks he perspectives as their collaborators. Mann is uncompromising with humans on either side of the struggle, in lots of methods he reserves his maximum contempt for the "pinkos", those who don't reflect on communism that undesirable or that a lot of a threat.
Tiger additionally has a few critical emotional luggage left over from the conflict, the place his nice love grew to become out to be a ruthless Nazi collaborator that attempted to kill him. Her identify was once Rondine and now he thinks she has back from the lifeless in one other guise after vast cosmetic surgery.
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Rondine was scared silly. She had a right to be. " I grinned at her. "You thinking I'll jump you kid? Hell, I wouldn't throw a rock at you any more. I wouldn't give you another inch of myself. No, baby, I just want to see how far you went with the plastic surgery. Faces can be lifted, but women don't usually go all the way down to their shoes. the rest they can hide in the night so why bother. " Ten seconds ticked by slowly before she moved. Her teeth bit into her lip and she made her decision.
I was just coming out of the shower. " "I can't. " I laughed back at her. " "You know too much. How did you get my number? " "Mr. Mann, please. " "Just seeing an old friend. Edith and I have been buddies a long time. I feel a proposition coming on. " "So I've been told," I said. " "Who knows? Maybe some slop chute. " "You excite me, Tiger. " "I'm too far away. " "I'm a slow dresser," she said and hung up. The cab dropped me off on her corner and I waited until it had pulled away before I turned and started walking toward her building.
She let me unbutton the dress then shrugged out of it and stood in the soft light from the dresser and shed the black lace that was left. Slowly, she undulated across the room toward me, not dancing, but with the innate classic movement of every female who had ever lived and wanted just one thing. She was tall and sleek and stalked with the subtle grace of an athlete; breasts high and thrusting, swelled with excitement. Her belly was a concave region tense with excitement, merging with hips and thighs that were taut with demand.