(Continued from Back to the Hollow)
“Looks like you found me”, she said.
“I think you knew where I was the moment I stepped off my porch.”
“You think I followed you?”
“No-I think you led me here…”
Bent and exposed over the log as he was, he was talking to the leaves and dirt between his hands. Lifting his head high enough to see over his shoulder wasn’t in the cards. He looked for her feet and found them behind him.
“Led you here?” she laughed a young girl’s laugh. “I’ve done everything I could to chase you away. To caution you away…” the log moved as she sat on it facing away from him…”but here you keep winding up.” She slapped him lightly on this upturned rump for emphasis. “What are we going to do with you?”
He felt a presence larger that the girl beside him but he scoured the upside down woods behind himself and could see nothing. But he registered that he usually didn’t see her either.
“What’s your name”, he asked on impulse.
“Tabitha”, she answered easily as if waiting for the query.
“Take me back with you.”
“Where you live. Into the other woods. Through the keyhole.”
“Hah! There is no keyhole anymore.”
“Of course there is, you just moved it is all-or hid it. There’s always a way in.”
She went silent for a moment and he felt her fingers drumming on his butt as she mulled. She shifted into him slightly-he could feel a warmth against his hip.
“Daniel, Daniel….After we whipped you I was sure you wouldn’t be back. I branded you-left my mark” he felt her fingertip touch the tiny handprint on his cheek, “You came back. We came to your house, to whip you and actually do more…” She poked this time at his tight anus which twitched “and you came back….Makes us wonder if you’re coming back for more…”
“It’s not that I’m looking for more of that…”
“Mr. No again.” She slapped him harder on his ass. He yelped in surprise more than pain. “You’re denying what you want even while chasing it.”
“No. I want something different. This life out here is shot for me. I’ve lived out here for close to thirty years and it’s been no bargain, let me tell you.”
“I bet. You’ve already lived in the dark almost a decade longer than I did…”
“I’ve had enough of it.”
“Everything you’ve gotten before you’ll get more of back there-you realize that.” As if for emphasis she dragged her finger across his asshole again and down between his legs. “That won’t be all, you understand, but there will be that…”
“What do I have to do?” he asked, undeterred.
“Accept it. Accept yourself. Back here you have to say what you mean. What you want, you say. Get it? Back here you have to be who you are.”
They sat in silence her hand resting on the small of his back where he folded over.
“Are you going to whip me now?” he asked.
“I never whipped you…well maybe a few strokes. You wiggled so sweetly…”
“Are you going to fuck me? “
“What would I fuck you with Mr. No? Huh? You doubt that I’m a girl through and through.”
“You can get up you know.”
“Nothing’s holding you. They’ve all gone off.”
He pushed off the ground and sure enough lifted himself off of the log. Hearing for the first time birds and a soft breeze whispering through the branches he pushed off the log and stood to stretch.
“Now look at this,” Tabitha said from her seat before him. He didn’t need to look; his hard-on stood straight out as if seeking the girl’s face. She took it in hand and pulled him close.
“There is a lot I can give you back here Daniel…as long as you ask for it.”
He asked for nothing right now, just let his head loll back as she gently touched her tongue to the head of his cock…
“You won’t be over quick this time, I hope…”
It had been almost four years since a woman had taken him like this. Even had he remembered it clearly it wouldn’t matter. This was different. Her mouth was beyond warm. Beyond soft. It was melting marshmallow falling off a campfire stick and wrapping itself around him.
He held her head gently and pulled her into him pushing himself deeper into her mouth. Moaning quietly he felt a growing weakness in his legs.
Veronica Palmer had run ahead of her boyfriend. He was a gym athlete-great on the treadmill but the contours of running, or even walking, trails left him in the dust. He had stopped in the clearing below where she had taken off up the hill. He was about to follow when he heard-then saw-her running back down.
“Let’s go!” she said grabbing him by the arm as she passed.
“There’s someone here.”
“A guy. He’s…masturbating.”
“Am I….?” She pulled at his arm again. “He’s standing bare-ass, pants at his ankles pulling on his dick. Is that masturbating?”
“Shit. You want me to go say something to him?”
He had finally begun to yield to her pulling when a sound of clicking filled the air. Quietly at first but louder as it seemed to get closer. “Keep moving”, she said. It sounded like sticks or switches clattering together but there was no breeze-nothing was moving.
“Come on”, she hissed as he slowed to listen-to try to get a handle on the noise. Cicadas? As the sound seemed to blanket over them she felt something tingle deep inside of her. As if a seam was rubbing her down there. “Come oooon”, she pulled him by the arm and was just breaking into a jog when-
“Ouch!” She jumped and grabbed the left cheek of her ass.
“I got stung…or something. Come on!”
He watched her run in panic for a moment then felt a searing burn across his own ass. He yelped and jumped grabbing his behind.
“Bees!” he yelled, for what else could it have been? “Bees!”
She was faster than he but he did his best to catch up. He hated the fucking woods.