Short fiction (6795 words).
Jessica meets her old friend Marie for a drink, on one of Marie’s brief visits to town. Jessica and Marie had once been close, and had once been pretty wild, and Marie still seems to play that up around Jessica, as if she wants to remember the past.
Jessica doesn’t normally mind a little trouble as the price of having fun with Marie, and trouble begins almost immediately. Marie tries to sell Jessica for sex, as if it’s a joke, and Jessica, turned on by the game, lets Marie pay her to have sex with a stranger.
Then they meet Aaron and Steven, and Marie’s joke still isn’t over, and Jessica begins mixing flirtation and mercenary sales in a way that might quickly become complicated. Jessica, teasing, offers to let Aaron have her in ways she isn’t sure she will actually go through with, and is a little surprised to realize Aaron might actually be interested enough to pay her whatever she asks.
Contains adult content. Please be aware this story has a slightly darker ending than my other work.