NEW YORK CITY’S TENDERLOIN DISTRICT
The dark-haired young man could scarcely believe his good fortune. He tried to slow his breathing, but the plush, deep carpet felt strange beneath his feet, keeping him off balance.
Between holding his breath so as not to fall over and trying not to hyperventilate, he was a trembling mess. He had to steady himself. This was the reward everyone coveted, and it had come to him.
He focused on the deep folds of the gold-fringed drapery that hung across the entrance. Intricate nets of transparent fabric laced the ceiling, muting the light and casting the place in an unearthly, beckoning dimness.
So many questions
What has this young man done to earn a reward and why should he be so surprised about it?
What kind of background does the young man come from, that carpet should make him feel so uncomfortable?
Why is such an opulent and well furnished place, kept in such dimness?
And that’s before I even start reading …..
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