‘Shtop teashing me,’ Toy whistled with the lisp she’d endured: taunted and jeered at since birth, ‘There ishn’t a fire. Or a coat. Jusht me in thith thilly thlip.’
‘Come to bed with me, Toy. I’m a big girl now!’
‘I know that, do you think I don’t know that?’
‘Well then, come to bed.’
Midnight, the Rutting Season. Pearl, a Clone, escapes from a secret research laboratory in the Highlands. First, she has to kill Lauren, her human Toy. An anti-animal testing story with emotional, disturbing, sensual overtones.