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Lilah: Part 1 (Short Story)

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We are happy to present to you a short story by author Tastee Thoughts.

"Lilah is an ambitious twenty-three-year-old dancer with a dream, a pair of high heels, and a room at her parents' house. Until she meets Alonzo. Alonzo is a wealthy man who gets what he wants and he has his eyes on Lilah. He invests in her business hoping to make it to her heart before his stops. However, Lilah is a young lady who is only about her business. After being single and abstinent for three years, Lilah doesn't see herself, giving herself over so easily. Or will she?

This short story has two parts. It is exclusively for the Pretty-ish blog. You will not be able to read it anywhere else. Enjoy!

( This short story does contain adult content and language)

 

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“Girl you will not believe this.” I enthusiastically say through the phone to my best friend.”

“What?” Stephanie says just as enthusiastic as I. “Give it to me bish.”

“So, yesterday I had to call Frank because I had a flat fucking tire.” Frank is my stepdad.

Okay.” She says impatiently.

“He said that I needed a new tire and that he would take me to get one. But first I had to go with him to this building so that he could check the wiring that he installed. We get to the building, which is more like a small shopping center and there are these two men standing outside.” I say barely breathing. “Frank gets out of the truck and walks over to the older guy and they shake hands with this half hug. Then he shakes the younger guy’s hand as they turn to go inside one of the stores. Five minutes later Frank comes back to the truck and says that the lights aren’t working right and that he has to climb into the ceiling.”

“You can get out,” he said as he closed the door.

I sighed as I opened the door and stepped out. I walked into the store to find Frank and the two men. The men were more handsome up close than from the distance I first saw them. I looked up at the ceiling then around at the gold trimmed floorboards.

“How much does a space like this rent for?” I asked directing my question to the older man as I noticed the younger man looking me over.

“This one will be rented for twelve hundred dollars.” He answered. “Who are you inquiring for?”

“Myself, but that’s too expensive for my pockets!”

“Is that right?” he asked. “What would you do with a space like this?”

“I’d open a dance studio.” I proudly said.

“Can you dance?” asked the younger guy.

“I can.” I blushed.

“Show me something.” Replied the younger man as he crossed his arms.

“Are you serious?” I said as I continued to blush.

“Show you what?” my stepdad asked as he walked up.

“She says she’s a dancer.” The older guy piped in.

“You should believe her.” My stepdad said. “The breaker box is fixed. Let me flick the switches.” The lights in the store flashed on as bright as the summer sun.

“That’s much better, thanks Frank,” said the older man.

“Okay, we have to go. I’ll call you in the morning when I get to the store on the end.”

“That sounds good see you tomorrow.” The older man said as Frank and I turned to walk to the exit.

We reached Frank’s truck and I take the passenger seat. “Who were those people?”

“That’s Carlos and his son Alonzo. Carlos owns the building and a couple more across town. Why were, they hitting on you?”

“I think Alonzo was trying to before you walked in.”

“He’s a great kid. Probably a player though.”

“Kid?”

“Shit he’s younger than me. He’s about twenty-five.”

“Oh.”

My stepdad took me to the tire shop where he talked me into buying a new tire for eighty fucking dollars. We get back to my car where he then changed my tire. “What time will you be home?” he said as I sat behind my steering wheel.

“I don’t know later,” I mumbled.

“You know your mom gets irritated when you come in after one o’clock.” He said with a side eye.

“Well, I might not even come home.”

“Suit yourself. She’ll be calling.” He chuckled.

“Yeah, I know” as I pulled off.

“Bitch, are you listening?” I ask my best friend.

“Yes, I am listening.

“I  go home and get ready for work. My set started at twelve. Tonight I danced to Skin by Rihanna.” I say before my bestie cuts me off.

“Okay now, that’s my song. You still won’t let those people see your naked body?” she giggles.

“Nope. I wore that new lingerie set that I got from Vicki’s the other day when you and I went to the mall. I had on some fishnet capris that stopped above my knee on top of my thong bottom. I took that off, hell they could see my pierced nipples through my bra and they saw that ass jiggle. I’m not gonna give them an inside view to my pussy. They better be glad I love to dance otherwise they wouldn’t see me.”

“How much money did you make?”

“I made sixteen hundred while on stage and another eight while doing bottle service.”

“Damn, you get that quick money and ain’t have to show yo pussy for it. That’s what I am talking about bestie.” Stephanie says to me.

“But that’s it, I made most of my money off one man, this is where the story gets interesting. While I was doing my set, I spotted the young guy that was at the space where Frank went to go fix the lights. He was standing at the bar watching me dance with his hands in his pockets. He just stood there, bestie. It turned me on so much, so I put a little oomph behind all my steps. My eyes were on him as I was rubbing all over my body. You know, teasing him and shit. By the time Rihanna got to singing the first part of no heels no shirt no skirt all I’m in is just skin, he was up to the front of the stage. He stood there until the end of the song then he threw this stack of money up in the air. I collected my money then went to the back to freshen up and change my clothes. When I got out on the floor and he was still there. He walked up to me and asked for a private dance. I told him I don’t do those. That I after my set I am a bottle girl.

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“Oh yeah?!” He replied. “What do you drink?”

“Hennessey.”

“Let me get a bottle of Hennessey.”

“These bottles are high as hell,” I said. “They are two hundred.”

“Let me get a bottle of Hennessey, thank you, Lilah.” He smiled.

“How do you know my name?” I said as he handed me two hundred and fifty dollars.

“Frank told me.” I walked off and got his bottle and pocketed my fifty.

“I’ve never had a stripper make me want her without her taking her clothes off.” He said as I sat his bottle down on the table.

“I am not a stripper. I am a dancer. Dancing is my craft, my passion. I guess that’s why I still have this job.” I said before he cuts me off.

“I can see that. I don’t want to count your pockets, but I think you made your first month’s rent for one of those spaces that my pops have available.” He said looking me over.

“Yeah maybe. Did you want a chaser for this liquor?” I asked him.

“What do you chase it with?”

“Sprite.”

“Bring me a jug of Sprite, Lilah. Thank you!” He said as he flashed his bright smile. I quickly get his jug of Sprite and ice. When I returned with the jug he asked me, “have a drink with me.”

“I am working,” I said as I attempted to walk off.

“I’ll pay you for your time.” He voiced.

I stopped then turned around. “What do you want from me?”

“I want you to come have a drink with me,” he said handing me two hundred dollar bills.

I took the money then sat down beside him.

“Shouldn’t you be sitting on my lap?” he asked. “I mean it doesn’t look like you are working, being that you are sitting so far from me.

I stood up with my hands on my hips and stared at him for a second. He patted his lap as I took a seat then crossed my legs.

“Your ass is nice,” he said giving it a rub.

“What is it that you want from me? Because I don’t have anything to give you.” I spat to him.

“So why are you in this club?”

“I am here to do what I love, then to pass out bottles to those who purchase them and get this money. Not to be sitting here on your lap talking about nothing.”

“Well get up then,” he said as he shifted his lap. “Go pass out your bottles then.”

I got up and walked away. I turned to look at him and he was staring at me while shaking his head. By the time I got behind the bar, he was there handing me his business card and two hundred dollars.

“Call me, when you are having a better day so we can talk business.” He said then walked out of the door.

“Wow,” Stephanie says.

“He didn’t even open the bottle.”

“So what’d you do with the bottle?”

“I got the money back duh.”

“So are you going to call him?” my bestie asks with a seriousness.

“I don’t know I might,” I say with my eyes at the ceiling and my nail in my mouth.

“Well you should, let someone dust that pussy off. How long has it been? Like fifty years?” she laughs.

“Ha ha, it’s only been three years. And I’m not just gonna hand that over to a man just because he throws his money at me. Or because he smells so good and looks better than he smells.”

“The man wants to talk business with you about your business, you better call him.”

“You’re right, but the way he looks at me. He wants more than just to talk business. When he won’t be able to get between my legs he may change his mind.”

“Don’t think like that, but if he does fuck him. Then it won’t be the opportunity for you. Just call him and see what’s up.”

“I will. Let’s meet up and get some food. I am hungry.” I say to my bestie.

“Okay, I am on the way. Call the man though.”

I sigh after my friend hangs up in my face.

“Yo,” he answers after I dial his number.

“Alonzo?”

“Lilah!” he replies. “I didn’t think you would call. How are you today?”

“I am okay. What’s up with you?”

“I am on my way to go get some food. Are you hungry?”

“I am, but I am about to meet my best friend for lunch.”

“She can come to. It is a girl, right?”

“Yes, Stephanie is a girl. I’ll have to call her and see. But uhm what about this business talk you were on?”

“We can talk over lunch. I am on my way downtown, to Yesterdays. Come through, let me feed y’all.” Alonzo says before we end the call.

I immediately call Stephanie back, “Bestie, meet me downtown at Yesterday’s.” I say as she answers the phone.

“I am right here riding through downtown right now. I’ll make it there before you.” She replies.

“We are meeting Alonzo there. He’s about 6’3 with long dreads and pretty white teeth.” I say as I look for my purse in my scattered bedroom.

“Okay bestie, hurry up.” she giggles.

“I’m coming,” I say then hang up the phone as I grab my purse. I grab my purse and feel the bottom to make sure I have my keys. I hit the light switch and I am out of the door.

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It takes me twelve minutes to get to Yesterdays. When I walk inside the restaurant, I hear my bestie laugh. I follow her giggle, to find her, Alonzo and this young guy that favors Alonzo sitting at a table.

“Hey, bestie.” She says when she sees me.

The men stand to their feet. “Hey, girl. I see you found him.”

“And this sexy ass man that’s with him.” She giggles.

“How are you doing Miss Lilah?” Alonzo smiles with a mouth full of gold. “This is my cousin, Brian.”

“Hello, nice to meet you.” He says shaking my hand.

“Nice to meet you too, Brian. Y’all look like brothers.” I say to Alonzo.

“His dad is my dad’s twin and his mama and my mama are cousins.” He chuckles.

“Wow!” both Stephanie and I say.

“Yep, crazy huh?” Replies Brian.

“Very,” I say.

“So, have y’all been here before?” Alonzo asks Stephanie and me.

“No,” I reply.

“Me neither,” Stephanie says. “What’s good to eat here?”

“I don’t know, I’ve never been here. That’s why I asked if y’all have.”

“So why did you want to come here?” I ask Alonzo as we all look over the menu.

“Someone told me that I should come.” He winks at me. “And I wanted to try it out with you.”

“is that right?” I ask.

“Yep,” he smiles. “See anything you like? Want some appetizers?”

“The deviled eggs look good,” Stephanie says.

“Yeah, they do, the dip too.” I smile at her.

“We’ll order some chicken wings too.” Alonzo chimes in as the waitress walk up with the drinks.

“Lilah I ordered you a sweet tea,” Stephanie says.

“Thank you, ma’am.”

“We’re going to order some appetizers while you’re standing here,” Alonzo says to the waitress. “The eggs, the dip, and some hot wings.”

“And some chicken tenders,” Brian adds.

“Same check?” the waitress asks Alonzo.

“Yeah.”

“Okay, I’ll go put this order in. I will be back.” She says before she walks off.

“Thank you.” Alonzo and I say in unison.

“So you’re shining today, huh?” I ask as I eyeball his gold mouth.

“Just a little bit. You don’t like it?” he asks.

“Your white teeth are nice. Now I can’t see them.”

“Oh yeah,” Alonzo takes his gold plates out of his mouth and wraps a napkin around them. He sucks his teeth then smiles. I smile back.

“Y’all are cute together.” My bestie says.

“What? I don’t even know this man, bestie.” I spat.

“But you will.” Alonzo spats back.

“I’m just saying though,” Stephanie says.

“Anyways, what’s this business talk?” I ask Alonzo.

“How do you plan to open a dance studio, keep it running and make a profit?” he replies.

“I want to be a choreographer. Host dance classes for young girls and women. I already have videos of me doing choreography. I can do more and have them meet me at my location to get signed up.”

“If you’re really serious about this. I will match every dollar that you put into this.” He replies.

“Why though? If you’re expecting something in return I’m just gonna let you know now, you aren’t getting it.” I say with an eye roll.

“What would I want?” Alonzo asks as he tilts his head and side eye’s me.

“My pussy.” I proudly say.

Alonzo stands up from the table. “Come to the bar with me,” he says extending his hand to me.

I look up at him then take his hand. He leads me over to the bar and pulls out a stool for me. I sit down and he takes the seat next to me. The bartender walks up to us as she places napkins in front of us. “What can I get you?” she asks me.

I look at Alonzo. “What do you want?” he asks me.

“I will take a shot of Hennessey,” I say to the bartender.

“Me too,” Alonzo says as the bartender walks off. “Why you talk to me like that?”

“You say you are willing to match every dollar that I spend on my business and you just met me yesterday. I’m just making sure we are on the same page and you know what it is and what it isn’t before you get my hopes up.”

“You’re very talented and your energy is unique. You’re vibrating just as high as me.”

“Oh yeah?!” I say. “Well I haven’t had sex in three years and I am not willing to give it to you because you want to go into business with me.”

“Well, first of all, I am just investing. Look at it as a sponsorship. And I haven’t said anything about sex. Your stepdad is a great dude, that and your talent makes me want to see you succeed.” He says grabbing my hand. “How old are you Lilah?”

“Twenty- three Alonzo. How old are you?” I reply as the bartender sit our shots down on the napkins.

“Twenty-eight. My birthday was last week.

“That makes you a Libra, huh? I love Libras.” I blush.

“Oh yeah, you must be an Aquarius?!” he replies.

I smile, “I am.”

“I haven’t had sex in eight months and your so damn sexy to me. I just want to eat a hole in your neck. I think you should stay away from me,” he says with a grin.

“Eight months yeah right.” I laugh.

“For real, my ex and I were together for five years and she cheated on me. Gave me fucking gonorrhea. I kicked her out of my house and haven’t had sex since.” He says shaking his head. “Why has it been so long for you?”

“Because people ain’t shit. Tired of giving this good pussy to men who aren’t going to love me forever.”

“I hear that shit. Let’s toast to that.” Alonzo says. We pick our shot glasses up and lightly tap them together.

I look at this man and for a second think that he would be the one that I give me to. Would I really get naked for him and give him my sex after not having any for the past three years? I shook my head to rattle my thoughts. “Come on let’s go back. I’m sure our appetizers have made it to the table by now.” I say standing up from the bar. I start to walk off then turn back to Alonzo who is still sitting and looking at me. He shakes his head then gets up and follow me back to Stephanie and Brian.

“I’m for real, I get it done once a month,” Stephanie says to Brian. “Tell him, Lilah.”

“Tell him what,” I ask.

“That I get my cat snatched once a month.” She says.

Alonzo chokes on his drink that he is sipping when my best friend kept it real with us. “Yes she does, Brian.”

“Oh shit,” Alonzo says. “What about you Lilah?”

“Wouldn’t you like to know.”

“I would.” He chuckles as he throws his beautiful locked dark brown hair behind his shoulder.

“Anyways, what are else are y’all going to order?” I ask as I pick up one of the chicken wings in front of Alonzo then dip it in his ranch dressing.

We order some more chicken wings and everyone got a shot of Hennessey. We talk and laugh as we all pass food around the table. Alonzo and Brian are cool and Stephanie and I are enjoying ourselves with them.    

As the waitress is handing Alonzo the ticket, a girl walks up to our table. “What the fuck is this Lonzo?” she says as her neck rolls. “You on a fucking double date or something?”

I look over this gorgeous woman wearing shades, a shirt, and sneakers all made by Gucci. Her hair is pulled back into a ponytail and she seems to have come ready for a fight with her bare face.

“Aja, what are you doing here?” Alonzo says standing up from the table. He hands the waitress some bills for the ticket as he didn’t take his eyes off Aja. He walks her off to the side.

“Well then,” Stephanie says.

“Say what,” Aja shouts over Alonzo’s shoulder.

“She said, well then.” I spat to Aja.

“Alright now,” Alonzo says throwing his hands up, as to separate us. “Aja, come on let me walk you outside.” As he and Aja walk off.

“Well, lunch was great. It was nice meeting, you Brian.” I say as I stand to my feet.

“You’re leaving?” Stephanie asks me.

“I am. I’ll call you later.” I leave five dollars on the table to contribute to the tip and I walk to the exit. I walk outside, Alonzo and Aja are standing by the door.

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“We are no longer together. I am single and can do what I want when I want.” I hear Alonzo calmly saying to Aja.

“Okay, Alonzo. I will talk to you soon.” I say with a hand wave to him as I walk away.

“Wait, you’re leaving?” he asks.

“Yeah, I gotta go,” I say before he cuts me off.

“No, not yet.” He says. “Aja, I’ll see you around.” He walks off from her and over to me.

“I wasn’t done talking though, Lonzo.” She pleads.

“But I am,” he says as he opens the door and gestures that I walk into the restaurant. I walk in and only stop beside the door. He follows me and lets the door close behind him. Aja stands there for a second then walks off.

“I’m serious, I have shit I need to do. Thanks for lunch, I left five dollars to contribute to the tip.” I say as I pat his shoulder.

“Oh shit, you did?” he asks looking confused.

“Uh yeah,” I giggle.

“I’ve never had a woman to pay the tip now.”

“Boy, stop.” I laugh.

“Nah for real.” He says.

“I have to go, Alonzo,” I say attempting to walk off.

“Hold up. Can I spend your day with you?” he asks.

“You want to spend my day with me?” I giggle placing my hand on my chest.

“Yeah, I’ll chauffeur you.” He smiles.

“What do you drive?” I ask with a smirk and my hands on my hips.

“Whatever you want me to drive,” he smirks.

“Come on. Now you’re playing.”

“I have a few cars.”

“What are you driving today?” I ask with an eye roll.

“I am driving my Challenger. Are we going to ride out or not?”

“I need to drop my car off at my house first,” I say as we exit the restaurant.

“Alright, I’m right behind you,” Alonzo says as he walks me to my car.

 

I get in my car turn the ignition and pull out of the parking space. I look in my rearview to see this man behind me. My phone rings and it is Stephanie.

“Where are you going?” she asks.

“I am going to drop off my car then Alonzo is going to take me to do the errands that I need to do,” I say.

“Oh yeah, that’s whats up. I’m ‘bout to go fuck his cousin.” She says.

“Are you serious?”

“Yes, ma’am. I’m gonna fuck the shit out of him. He can’t get this good sloppy toppy yet though.” Stephanie says.

“Well use a condom.”

“Duh!.” She says. “How ‘bout you give Alonzo some ass. I know you want to.”

“Hell no, I won’t. Alonzo and I are just cool and getting to know one another. This is all about business.”

“If you say so. Call me later bih.” My bestie says.

“Alright I will,” I say before our call ends.

I look in my review mirror and Alonzo’s white Challenger is right behind my Toyota Camry. I smile to myself as his bright smile crosses my thoughts. Ten minutes later I am backing my car into my mother and stepfathers’ front yard. Alonzo pulls his car directly in front of mine then exits his car. He grabs my door handle and pulls my door open. I shut off my car then get out with my purse and phone.

“Do you need to go into the house before we leave?”

“No, I’m good,” I say as I walk to the passenger side of Alonzo’s car. He skips, which puts him in front of me. He opens the door for me so I take my seat. He closes the door then walks over to the driver’s side as I lean over and open the door for him.

“I’ve seen that in so many movies and I’ve always wanted to do that,” I say to him when he takes his seat on the driver’s side.

“Oh yeah, can I kiss you?” he asks.

“No,” I say.

“Not right now?” Alonzo says as he puts the gear in reverse. As we slide our seatbelts on he asks, “Where to?”

I laugh, “I need to go pay the light bill and I need to sign a lease for your dad’s space so that I can start to get my shit together.”

Alonzo picks up his phone and dials a number, “Danielle I need you to draft a lease agreement for Lilah James. Do it for 1716 B at eight hundred a month.” He listens to her talk. “Nah, do it for a year. We’ll see how that goes. I’ll be by there in an hour to pick that up.” Alonzo says then looks at me.

“Thank you! But eight hundred? I want the space we were in the other day.”

“That space is not available. There’s another one the same size.” He says.

“But I thought it is twelve hundred?” I ask.

“Don’t worry about that,” he says.

“Why not,” I ask.

“Look, Lilah, it’s handled. Your rent for this space will be eight hundred and it is the same size as the one you saw yesterday. We’re gonna go pay your light bill, get your lease then go look at your new space. If you want it, it is yours, for eight hundred dollars a month. Okay?” Alonzo says as he opens the sunroof.

“Thank you,” I say. “I don’t know what your intentions are but I’ll figure it out.”

Alonzo chuckles as he makes a left turn towards SCE&G. We get in front of the building and he shuts his car off. “You’re coming inside?” I ask.

“You don’t want me to?”

“It doesn’t matter. I guess I didn’t expect you to.” I say as we climb out of the car.

 

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Inside of the electric company’s office, I find out that the light bill is a month behind. “Frank told me he gave y’all three hundred and forty dollars,” I say to the teller.

“He did, a month and a half ago.” She replies.

“I can’t believe this,” I say with a sigh.

“How much is it,” Alonzo asks the teller.

“Four,” she starts to say before I cut her off.

“No, thank you, Alonzo. But, I got it.” I say.

He ignores me and hands the lady five hundred dollar bills. The lady takes the money from Alonzo. “Noo,” I damn near yell.

“Girl,” the teller says with that look that only a black woman can give another woman.

“Alonzo,” I say as the teller hands me the receipt and the change from the bills Alonzo handed her.

“Thank you, ma’am,” I say as I walk off from her window.

Alonzo catches up to me as I reach the door. “Don’t do that again,” I say as I step outside while he holds the door open for me.

“What?” he asks with his shoulders rising.

“You’ve done enough. You tipped me enough money to take care of my business. Stop throwing your money around like that.” I say with an eye roll.

“That shit is sexy.” He says reaching out to grab my ass as I skip away from him.

“What is?” I giggle.

“That you're not impressed with my money nor are you trying to get as much as you can. I like that eye roll you do too. Do it for me again.” Alonzo requests.

I roll my eyes up in my head with a fanciness. He grabs my face and starts kissing my eyes. I close my eyes and attempt to wiggle away from him as he holds me steady. I start giggling so he lets my face go then grabs me around my waist. His eyes lock onto mine then he leans in to give me a kiss. I step back, lick my lips then gather myself. As much as I want to feel this man’s lips, I just can’t. I just met him. I am not gonna do something stupid, like give myself to him. He’ll fuck up then I’ll end up in my feelings then be left with my hurt. NO, thank you.

“Let’s go,” I say as I walk over to the passenger side. Alonzo attempts to walk behind me, “I got it.” I say as I open my door. I take a seat as Alonzo approaches his driver’s door. He gets in then pushes the ignition. He pulls out of the parking lot and out into traffic. We make our way through town as he turns the radio down.

“What happened to you?” he asks.

“What do you mean?”

“You have one hell of a wall built up around you. I’m going to guess it’s been there for three years.” He says looking over at me.

I don’t say anything nor do I look at him.

“It’s that bad? Who hurt you?” he asks.

“You don’t know what you’re talking about. And I’d rather not talk about my personal business anyway. Thank you.”

“Alright,” he says as he pats my hand that rests on my knee. He turns the radio up then drives us two blocks to his dad’s office.

“Just gonna give you a heads up. My dad’s assistant is my ex’s best friend.” Alonzo says as he holds the door open for me.

 

As we walk through the threshold, that best friend is the first person that I see. “Hi, Lonzo.” She greets him as she looks me up and down.

“This is Lilah. Do you have that lease prepared for her?”

“Hi, Lilah. I have your lease right here. You can sign where I placed the sticky labels.” She says handing me a pen.

“Oh, she’s not going to sign it yet. We’re going to go by there first.” Alonzo says.

“Is there a problem with the space?” Danielle asks.

“No, she just hasn’t seen it yet,” Alonzo replies.

“Oh,” she says as if she’s lost her breath.

“Alright, see ya later,” Alonzo says to Danielle as he grabs my hand and leads me out of the building and to his car. He opens the passenger door and I take my seat. He leans in and leaves a soft yet passionate kiss on my lips. He closes the door and walks around the car. I lean over and open his door. He starts the ignition then carries us to my potential dance studio.

The space that is being offered to me is two doors down from the store that we were in the day before. Alonzo takes some keys out of his glove compartment after we pull in front of the door. we climb out of the car and he unlocks the door. “This space is already ready. Frank’s been in here, the city has done their inspection and all. What do you think?”

The inside of me is filled with glee. I can’t believe what has transpired over the last twenty-four hours. “I love it. I will have this whole wall covered with mirrors. There will be removable stripper poles all through here. Thank you, Alonzo. This means a lot to me. I don’t even know how to thank you enough.”

“Just do your thing! That’s what I want you to do. Inspire these girls and women.” He says giving my shoulders a rub.

“I will, thank you,” I say looking up into his beautiful face. Contemplating on if I want to kiss him or not, but then he grabs my face and damn near slops my lips off my face. After a moment of enjoying his lips, I step back.

“Alonzo please stop. I don’t want the temptation nor the tease. This is business and I need you to keep it as such. We will stick to our agreement and it will be nothing more nothing less. I only need you to match me for two months then I should be able to handle my own. I thank you for your generosity, but I am drawing a line.” I say as I feel the puddle of moisture in my panties.

“Okay, Lilah.” Alonzo agrees.

I am an official entrepreneur now, a pretty one at that! I think to myself as I sign the lease for my new dance studio....

Stay tuned for Part 2

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About the Author:

Latavia Williams; best known as TasteeThoughts was born on January 30, 1986, in West Columbia, South Carolina. She is a single mother after the sudden death of her children's father of her twin boys and  baby girl. After the sudden death of their father on September 11, 2014. Tastee’s career as a writer started in 2009. Tastee started writing short stories and her thoughts which were more like poems on her Facebook page.  After having a conversation with her sister in 2011, about a business idea, she decided to write about that idea. TasteeThought’s first published book is about a woman, London Loyal. In 2017 on her birthday, TasteeThoughts self-published, ChristalBelle.  She started a publishing company 3Queens Publishing LLC, April 2017 and has been working to build her business ever since. She is also a member of The Professional Writers Alliance and America’s Writers & Artists Inc. TasteeThoughts’ dreams and goals are to inspire women through her writing to be unapologetic, and to be successful as an erotica writer, screenwriter, copywriter, playwright, and publisher.