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The Lying Game

by Jennifer Hanning
Originally published by on 12/10/2014

"Do I have the right number?" a woman's voice asked. "I was wanting to speak to my son, Ewen."

"He's in the Games Room," Sallie said. "I'll get him for you." She returned to the bedroom and handed Ewen the phone.

"Sallie's family must be well off to have a games room," his mother said, "but I thought you went to her place to study, not for entertainment."

"I am studying," Ewen said, scrutinising Sallie's naked form intently. "And yes, Mum, I'll pick up milk on the way home."

"Back to our horizontal entertainment." Sallie giggled as he hung up.

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