The Devil Went Down To Georgia
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by Pepper Espinoza
Category: Erotica/Gay-Lesbian Erotica/Dark Fantasy
Description: Hell has no limits, but neither does a friend's love...
Actor Simon Kidd can't believe his ears when he learns that his former costar, Alan Ricks, is part of a traveling theater company in Georgia. Just a year before, Alan had been one of the hottest names in Hollywood. What was he doing performing Doctor Faustus in a tent?
Simon decides to investigate, but when he finally tracks down Alan, he learns that hell is breaking loose in Georgia, and the Devil deals it hard.
What's the true value of a soul? And how much is Simon willing to risk in order to win Alan's freedom?
Genres: Gay / Nostalgic Contemporary / Dark Fantasy / The Arts
eBook Publisher: Amber Quill Press, 2010
eBookwise Release Date: July 2010
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Available eBook Formats: OEBFF Format (IMP) [133 KB]
Reading time: 84-118 min.
"They were dark days. And then...I met Grace. She was so beautiful, and I just felt drawn to her. I don't know what I would have done if she ignored me, but she never did. She was an extra on some television show. I don't even remember anymore. I asked her if she would go to LA with me because I had been offered a pilot. She drove across the country with me, and by the time we reached California, I knew I had to marry her. And so I did. No money, no real prospects, and I had to do some work I'm not very proud of to raise enough money to get us back to New York. I guess we were happy, then. But...when she told me she was pregnant, I knew I could never go back to that apartment. I couldn't do it, Simon."
"But by the time she was pregnant with Liza, you were opening a show on Broadway," Simon pointed out. "You weren't in danger of going back to that apartment."
"No, the fear came before the gig. That's when I...made my bargain."
"I still don't understand that. I mean, Doctor Faustus isn't real."
"I didn't call him to me, if that's what you're wondering. I didn't find any ancient spells or employ witchcraft or even pray to him. When Grace told me she was pregnant, I excused myself and I just...I broke down. I was so afraid. I had always wanted kids, but I couldn't stand the thought of my baby sharing a bedroom with rats. And then...I got a phone call."
"Lucifer contacted you over the phone?"
Alan shrugged. "That's not even the weirdest part of this story."