‘Moon Over’ Alert: Sex and airplanes

Ian and Dima are running from the KGB, desperate to help Dima’s dad and uncle back in Berlin. While they’re clearly in love, they haven’t quite admitted it. Or acted on it. Now, FINALLY, nature is having its way. And the two Soviet generals? They’ve got a midnight flight to Tripoli to arrange.

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The Soviet Army in Germany really did maintain an IL-76 milk-run network between East Germany and Libya. Midnight runs were uncommon (if not unheard of), but Libya was a close Soviet ally in 1989, trading heavily with Warsaw Pact states. Would a senior Soviet commander have been able to pop onto a flight and enjoy a few days of R&R in Tripoli? Without raising eyebrows from up the chain of command? Possibly. The author begs your suspension of disbelief.

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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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