‘Moon Over’ Alert: Snatched!

Dima says goodbye to his bejeweled, capitalist poodle friend, takes off his straw hat, and strides toward the KGB men trying to kidnap him. Meanwhile, Ian, Juliette, and Mark are sick with worry and arguing among themselves. Will they ever see Dima again?

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Author’s Notes:

My friends and I loved Mykonos, but it was a little exhausting. The girls always worried about fashion and how they looked. I did too, stressing about cruising and fitting in with other gay guys, which I had little experience with in my early and mid twenties. Ios was more our speed, with its more casual, spring-break, backpacker vibe. The hotel bartender and his son, who will soon play key roles in this story, are drawn from real life.

This is Ios. Pretty much all there is to it.

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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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