From The Patralmador Paradox: Pendleton drew a deep breath and shifted uneasily in his chair, qI know you're going to think this is very strange but, please understand, this is not my idea. I have to ask about your, uh, sexuality.q qYou mean do I like boys or girls, or both? Or neither?q qI'm hoping you like boys.q He hurriedly added, qNot that it matters.q Sheila was laughing again, qYou sound like Seinfeld.q qWho?q qNever mind. Go on with your questions.q qDo you like boys and do you enjoy sexual intercourse?q qYes. And yes.q Her tone changed and her smile disappeared, qBoth of the above.q qGood, that's good. Have you had many partners?q qHow many is 'many'?q qTen?q qNo.q Sheila marveled at her own patience; the laughing had put her in a good mood but it was fading fast. qFive?q qNo.q qThree?q qOh, for God's sake! This sucks! What kind of job interview is this? Or is it a job interview? Are you hitting on me? Is that it? I've heard about a Hollywood casting couch but this is ridiculous!q Sheila rose again to leave. qNo, no, no. Please, please. That's not it at all.q He turned the APC toward her. qI'm just following instructions. I don't want to have sex with you.q She turned and her expression softened, qOh, you're gay?q She smiled and added, qNot that there's anything wrong with that q but he didn't get it. He answered seriously, qGay? Well, I'm reasonably content, most of the time. But I wouldn't say that I'm gay.q Sheila shook her head, qVery funny.qHe drove slowly and cautiously, commenting that he was glad the car had automatic transmission; hea#39;d had had some difficulty coordinating the clutch pedal and gear-shifting using manual transmission on the simulator. Sheila realized itanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Patralmador Paradox|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2005-08-01|