Friday, May 12, 2017


                It was a cold day on March 5, 2002, Deena and Holly Michael were at home.  Deena was a junior at Brecksville, High School and had shoulder length straight brown hair.  She was rather skinny and stood at about 5’7”.  Holly, was a Freshman at Brecksville with curly brown hair that stretched below her shoulders.  She was the same height and body as Deena.  They were watching TV when they heard a crash on their door.  They both got up and went to the window.  They saw four teenage guys throwing eggs.  They recognized them from their school.  They were a group of thugs that had no respect for anyone.  They would get their sites on girls and get on them.  Although Deena and Holly did not know who they were after they were both terrified.  They thought to call the police but the phones were dead.  They were about to use their cell phones when one of the thugs saw Deena and approached the window with a blowtorch in his hand.  He sprayed fire by the window and said, “If we hear sirens, your house will be burned down and we will run.  Even if we are arrested, you still don’t have a house.  The girls stayed in their house hoping they’d be safe.  They were trying to think who would help them.  They thought they lived too far from anyone that could help.  She called one her friends from her church George Sonos, who lived 25 minutes away, and asked him to help.  George said that he didn’t want to drive out there and they should just stay in their houses and call the cops.  After Deena informed him what happens if they do, George said to just stay in the house.  Deena slammed the phone down.  Holly then called their friend Damon, he was a very large kid and a black belt in Karate.  Lived approximately 20 minutes from them.  Damon said he didn’t like to fight and to call Larry because he’s crazy and loves to fight.  Damon had known Larry for his whole life, and knew that he loved to fight and would go crazy.  He was partially joking when he said this because Damon didn’t think Larry could fight too well since Damon would win when they would wrestle.  Holly took down his number.  The kids were now pounding on the door, yelling at them to open the door.  Holly was going to call Larry then Deena said, “Larry?! He’s a toothpick he can’t fight.”

“What choice do we have Deena, they’re going to get in eventually, let’s take a chance.”

  The girls’ parents weren’t there and Deena agreed that it was their only hope.  Holly called his cell phone; Larry picked up and said, “Hello.”

                “Larry?”

                “Yea?”

                “It’s Holly, me and Deena need your help, there’s four kids outside that are trying to break into the house.  They will rape us if they get through.  Please help us.”

                “Just tell me how to get there.

                Holly gave him elaborate directions and Larry jumped into his car and sped to the scene.  He knew that every second counted so he was going to speed.  She hung up and waited.  Deena said, “Is he coming?”

                “Yea”

                “Holly, I don’t think this will work, let’s try to think of some people to help Larry out, I mean there are four of them out there.”

                Nobody would help them.  The people at her school were afraid of the gang, and the other people figured it was too far away that by the time they got there, the girls could already be raped.  Plus they believed that if they stayed in the house the thugs wouldn’t get inside. 

Deena saw in the corner of her eye, the dead bolt turn toward the unlock position, someone was trying to pick the lock.  While two of them banged on the door, the others got more paper clips to help pick the locks.  They hadn’t anticipated the girls would catch him before they picked the lock.  Deena slammed the lock back so that it didn’t remove the dead bolt.  Little did they know that at the back door there was another thug picking the lock.  He succeeded.  He walked through the house to the front door.  Sound brought him there because as two were picking locks, the other two were banging on the house.  The kid came behind both of them and put his arms around both their waists.  He whispered in their ears, “Haven’t you seen enough horror movies to know to check all the doors?”

Deena and Holly froze in fear.  They wondered when Larry was coming, that is if he was.  The thug threw Holly and Deena back and unlocked the door to let the other members in.  They all smiled and came toward them, Deena and Holly were afraid to ask who they were after.  Even more afraid if the answer was both of them.  The door opened again and Larry stood there.  Deena and Holly were relieved but still a little worried.  Larry wasted no time and ran toward them.  He dove into the hamstrings of two of them and shot up.  He didn’t like his chances too much but he would try.  The other two turned toward him.  They bent their knees in a fighting pose.  Larry punched one in the nose and the other in the stomach.  He then jumped to the side because he anticipated that the previous two were getting up.  They were up and tried grabbing him but instead they grabbed the other two members.  Larry hopped onto a couch and leaped from it kicking the two kids that had previously gone down in the backs.  All four got up and faced Larry.  Larry then said, “So what are your names, so I can know who I’m kicking the shit out of.”

                They stared at Larry and one of the first two people he knocked down said, “It is our custom to tell our names to anyone that tries to defend for the bitches we rape.  So I’m George, the other kid you cheap shotted is Bruce, that’s Nick, and the last one is Dii, now what’s your name, because we know these bitches don’t have a brother.”

                “My name is Ouzo.” Larry wore a letter jacket from his school baring the name Ouzo so it was believable.  However, Ouzo is Greek liquor, but these kids didn’t know that.  All four charged at Larry in a group.  Larry was surprised at their stupidity, he ducked down, and as they approached he wrapped his arms around them as best as possible and lifted up.  This caused all four members to catapult up, flip over and land on their backs.  Some fell on other members.  Larry charged at Dii, who shot up, and tackled him to the floor, he then punched him in the nose.  Bruce grabbed Larry’s jacket, Larry moved forward, slipped his arms out of the sleeves and let Bruce tear the jacket right off.  He then ran forward and drove his knee into his solar plexus and began kneeing him in the face.  George punched him in the kidneys while he was doing it.  Larry had gotten careless, he knew he’d have to hit and move but he held one and paid for it. He threw Bruce down but Nick went for a punch in the face.  Larry moved out of the way and Nick hit George.  Larry punched Nick in the stomach, picked him up over his shoulder and drove him headfirst into a wall.  He turned around to meet Dii’s punch in the face.  Bruce was recovering and George came to help him.  Larry punched Dii back but George connected with another shot across his face.  George held Larry and Dii began letting punches fly.  He punched him all over the midsection, he then winded up and punched straight toward his nose, Larry moved his head because the wind up made it obvious which way he was punching.  Dii nailed George, who took a few steps back; Larry elbowed George in the solar plexus and tackled Dii.  Nick ran out and drove off in the car.  Deena was too afraid to move.  Bruce then kicked Larry in the stomach.  He straddled him and punched him in the face.  Bruce choked Larry while George slapped his face and Dii stomped at his legs.  Bruce’s face was covered in blood; George and Dii had a bloody nose from the shots they took.  Bruce eased his grip and got up, he began stomping at Larry’s solar plexus.  George called them all to stop.  He straddled Larry and said, “Did you honestly think you could take the four of us.  Do you really want to get this banged up for a couple of bitches, although I must admit it was fun kicking your ass.”

                George lifted Larry up and held him, Dii and Bruce both punched him across the face.  Holly and Deena got up and walked toward them.  Deena kicked Dii at the same time as Holly kicked Bruce in the hamstring.  Their knees fumbled and they turned around.  Deena and Holly backed off scared; they weren’t sure why they kicked them.  Bruce and Dii turned around and George threw Larry down and came after them.  Larry was a bloody mess but he made his way to his feet.  He darted forward just as Deena and Holly ran into a wall trapping them.  Larry jumped and grabbed two of their heads and kicked the one in the middle.  Deena and Holly ducked out of the way and all three thugs’ head was forced into the wall.  Dii and George remained on their feet.  He grabbed on to Dii and began slamming his head repeatedly into the wall.  George was initially shocked that Larry had gotten up after that.  Larry then punched Dii in the stomach, Dii had blood all over his face now and dropped unconscious.  George punched Larry in the face as Larry faced him knocking him down.    George pulled a metal chain out of his pocket and wrapped it around his fist set to strike.  Larry slowly got up and knelt down, George taunted him to get up so he could nail him with his fist, Larry threw the first punch and connected across George’s face.  George dropped to the ground and a huge cut formed on his cheek.  The reason was revealed because when Larry fell, he inserted his key in between his knuckles so when he punched the key sliced him.  Bruce got up and grabbed a hold of Deena putting his right arm around her neck.  Larry turned toward him and Bruce said, “Come any closer, I’ll break this chicken neck of hers.”

                Larry inched forward and said, “For one you’re holding her neck wrong to break it, two you’re a fucking idiot.”

                Bruce tightened his grip, Larry kept walking, he yelled out, “If you hit me, you could hit her.”

                “Hey dumbass, your taller than her” and Larry punched over Deena’s head and connected with Bruce’s nose.  Dii had woken up, and Deena had blood in her hair.  Dii picked Holly up and threw her at Larry, Larry caught Holly, let her momentum swing him around as he held her waist, spun with Holly and as he came around, Holly’s legs nailed Dii across the face.  Larry put her down and got hit by George in the kidneys.  George picked him up and threw him into the wall.  He still had the chain on when he punched Larry in the kidneys.  He motioned Larry to come on.  Larry charged forward and drilled his shoulders into his solar plexus and chopped at the back of his knees knocking him down.  Bruce then drove his shoulder into Larry’s chest and Dii kicked him in the face.  Larry landed on his stomach.  Bruce sat on his arms and Dii sat on his legs.  George took off his belt and folded it.  He then began whipping Larry in the back with it repeatedly.  This gave Holly and Deena an idea; they took off their belts and smacked Dii and Bruce with them.  Bruce and George got up and Larry rolled out of the way of the next shot.  Dii and Bruce stared down the girls, George said, “Forget about them, your way too bloody to be fucking those bitches today, let’s kick the shit out of this kid.  He’s just a skinny bitch.”

                Larry got up and said, “A skinny bitch that’s kicking your asses.”

Dii and Bruce ran at Larry, Larry bent down and catapulted them over his shoulders.  He then walked forward and punched George in the stomach.  George dropped the belt and bent over and Larry caught the belt before it hit the ground.  Larry began whipping George now.  Bruce and Dii were slowly getting up; they had taken a lot of abuse.  Larry consistently whipped George; He stood to the side so he could keep an eye on the other two.  They got up.  Larry gave the belt to Holly and told her to keep whipping.  Dii came at Larry; Bruce lurked behind waiting for Larry to turn his back.  Dii went for a punch, Larry ducked, and Dii’s momentum carried him around, Larry grabbed his right arm and extended it over his shoulder so that the elbow faced downward.  Larry then slammed the elbow over his shoulder as hard as he could so it bent the wrong way.  The elbow dislocated and Dii let out a scream.  Larry then grabbed the other arm at the elbow and interlocked his hands.  Dii was kneeling down with his arms bent up behind his back as Larry stood in front of him.  Larry lifted with all his might and heard the neck snap.  Larry learned that this move hurts the neck when he did it to his friend hoping to slam his knees into the ground but instead he heard his friend’s neck snap.  Dii lay on the ground motionless.  Larry turned toward Bruce.  Bruce was scared.  He had already wrapped a chain around his fist.

                After only a couple of whips, George rolled out of the way.  He grabbed Holly and threw her to the ground.  He threw her hands behind her back and tied them there with the belt.  George said, “We would have killed him by now if it wasn’t for you bitches interfering.”

He then looked up at Deena.  He grabbed Holly’s belt and ran after her.  Deena tried running but George caught up with her and tackled her.  Deena lay on her stomach and George landed on top of her, he tied her arms behind her back and then turned toward Larry just to see him perform the maneuver to Dii.  He came at Larry with his fist still wrapped.  He ran because he was coming from behind.  Larry moved out of the way since he heard the footsteps and George nailed Bruce in the face with the fist wrapped in a chain.  Larry grabbed his arm with the chain; (his right arm) extended it out and dislocated it against his shoulder.  He then grabbed his left arm and did the same.  All three members were knocked out now.  Dii made his way to his feet; Larry punched him in the stomach, wrapped his arm around his head and fell back slamming Dii’s head into the ground.  This put more pressure on the neck.  Dii rolled around grabbing his neck some more.  Larry stepped on his chest and Dii said, “Shit, I’m sorry man you win, don’t hurt me anymore, I’ll leave, I’ll never bother Deena and Holly again.”

                “Or their friends?”

                “Or their friends I promise, please, my neck kills, you win man I fucking give up.”

                George and Bruce woke up and heard his cries.  Larry looked at them.  They tried to get up, staggered a bit and fell to the ground again.  All four boys’ faces were covered in blood; Larry and George had additional cuts on their backs.  Larry had one at his lower back where his kidneys are.  George’s elbows were deformed along with Dii’s right elbow.  George then said, “How the fuck did you take that much of a beating and keep coming?”

                Bruce said, “Yea, I can’t even move.”

                Larry said, “So I take it neither of you want to fight this skinny bitch anymore.”

                They all nodded because they were panting.  Larry helped George to his feet as Holly and Deena looked up with disgust, they had made their way to their feet and were sitting on the couch watching.  Larry then said, “Unfortunately I don’t show mercy.”

He hoisted George over his left shoulder, brought his body around so that George’s body balanced on his right shoulder parallel with the ground and facing the wall.  He then ran forward and nailed George’s head into the door.  He opened the door and dragged George outside.  He then helped Bruce up and picked him up in the same matter.  He ran forward and slammed his head into the wall by the door.  Larry said, “Sorry, I missed, with all this blood, it’s hard to see” and dragged him outside. He then picked Dii up in the same matter and slammed him into the wall and dragged him outside.  All three kids lay there unconscious; Larry untied Holly and Deena and asked them to find rope.  He went outside and tied Bruce’s hands behind his back with his own belt.  Then he took off Dii’s belt and tied his arms behind his back.  Deena and Holly came back with rope.  Larry took George’s belt (that was used to tie Deena) and tied George’s arms behind his back.  He then had Deena and Holly help him tie each of their legs together and then their legs to the arms.  Deena had an idea, she asked Holly to get some newspaper.  Holly went in and grabbed a lot of newspapers and Deena put it in the back seat of her car.  Then Holly, Deena and Larry all helped get each of the three kids into the car.  They got in the car and Deena drove them to the main road that had huge ditches to the side.  She stopped the car and they dumped the bodies into the eight-foot ditches.  They drove back to the house.

Larry walked in with them but suddenly he felt really dizzy, his adrenaline was running out.  He used it to help transport the deadweight of the human bodies but now he didn’t use it.  He was in the house and collapsed to the ground unconscious.  Deena and Holly ran to his side and shook him to wake up but he didn’t.  They dumped water over his face.  Then they thought they would need to move him to a couch.  They put newspaper on the couch and put Larry on to it.  Deena and Holly both had blood on them that had rubbed off from the thugs.  They immediately ran to the shower and filled it with cold water and threw the clothes that had blood on them in the tub.  Deena then washed her hair since blood had gotten on it too.  They came downstairs with rubbing alcohol and gauze.  Larry had woken up but he was very weak.  Deena removed his shirt as he hissed in pain.  Larry rolled to his stomach and Deena and Holly saw the multiple strap marks made by the belt and the jagged cuts on his lower back.  Holly poured the rubbing alcohol on his back and Larry yelled in pain.  Deena and Holly used the gauze to apply pressure on his cuts.  Deena ran and got a pillow that they didn’t use.  She placed it over his back and turned him over.  This would apply pressure to the wounds but also alleviate the pain.  Holly wiped the blood from his face then she put alcohol on all his cuts.  There weren’t many but some existed.  Larry hissed to the pain.  Holly took off his pants to see if there were more cuts.  There were none on his legs.  They got covers and covered him up.  It was now 7:00 and Larry seemed way too hurt to go home any time that day.  They told him to sleep and call them if they needed anything.  Holly called up Damon and thanked him for picking Larry.  Damon was kind of surprised and asked what happened.  Holly told him the story and Damon was impressed.  Larry slept, as he did, Deena came up to him.  She looked at him and French kissed him.  Larry woke up to this and Deena said softly, “Thanks for saving us today, nobody else would help us, you did, I admit I had my doubts so that kiss is an I’m sorry and I thank you.”

Larry just smiled, and said faintly and warily, “It was my pleasure.” 

Deena leaned over and French kissed him again, that’s for Holly, she can’t do it because she has a boyfriend.  Deena tried her best to fight it, but somehow when a boy saves your life; it’s hard not to feel attracted to him.  She and Holly kept relaxing.  About a half-hour later, their parents came home.  They noticed Larry on the couch asleep.  They asked about it, and they said that some neighborhood thugs tried to break into the house.  We called up Larry since he was up here anyway visiting a friend.  He came and got in a fight with them.  He’s a little tired from it, can he spend the night?”

Her parents approached Larry.  They pulled the covers and saw him in his boxers.  Larry was still asleep.  Mrs. Michael said, “He’s got some cuts on his face, it’s not too bad.”

Holly said, “Turn him over.”

Mr. Michael did and saw the pillow duck taped to his back.  He removed it and saw the whip marks.  He yelled out, “Holy shit.”

Mrs. Michael gagged from the site.  Mr. Michael put the pillow back on and said, “Yea he can spend the night.”

Larry woke up when Mr. Michael screamed.  He thanked them and turned back over.  Mrs. Michael tucked Larry in and Larry stayed up a little longer to watch TV.  Later on they all went to bed.  Deena came downstairs a little later wearing pajama bottoms and no shirt or bra.  She pulled the covers from Larry and lay on top of him.  She began kissing his neck and lips.  Larry woke up and kissed back.  He couldn’t resist.  Deena rolled so that Larry was on top of her.  Larry began sucking and caressing her breasts.  Deena wrapped her legs around his waist and was making out with him.  Larry rolled to the side and Deena rolled with him dropping her legs.  Larry reached into her underwear and stuck two fingers inside Deena’s vagina.  Deena returned the favor by putting her hand down Larry’s boxers and stroking his penis.  Larry searched around and found the clitoris.  Deena pulled a pillow over her mouth as she screamed.  Larry eased a bit; Deena had achieved an orgasm.  They made out some more.  Deena got up and Larry got up only to sit back on the couch.  Deena straddled Larry and began thrusting her waist toward Larry as Larry sucked her breasts.  They made out simultaneously.  Deena got up and Larry pulled down her pajama pants.  He then began to caress her legs and follow it to her butt. Deena got on him once more and they lied on the coach.  They lied next to each other and began humping each other as Larry had his hands on her butt pulling as he thrusted his pelvis.  Larry climaxed and Deena got off.  She gave Larry one last kiss good night and went to her room and slept.

Larry was tired before the episode, now he was exhausted.  He immediately fell asleep.  The next day, Larry felt well enough to drive.  He ate breakfast and thanked them for their hospitality.  Neither Deena nor Larry felt weird for what happened the night before. Deena told Holly about it, and asked if it was bad.  Holly assured her that it wasn’t and she was thinking about it too.  The only reason she didn’t was because she had a boyfriend but without him, she would have gotten on him too.  Deena didn’t feel bad at all now.  They remained friends and nobody forgot that night.  Deena and Holly always wondered why people wouldn’t help them and also why Larry would.  They only knew him from GOYA and never hung out outside of it.  Dii, George, and Bruce got pneumonia from being in the cold so long.  They were found the next day at around 4:00pm.  Once they got over it, they attacked and hospitalized Nick.  They kept their promise and never bothered Deena, Holly or their friends.  Larry told his parents that he had spent the night at Damon’s house.  He told Damon to back up his story if asked.  Larry’s mom never asked nor found out what really happened.  Larry’s wounds eventually vanished and life was back to status quo for everyone but none of the parties involved would ever forget that day. 

Friday, May 5, 2017

STh Krhth kai sth Mani


                It was a glorious time on this particular day in Cleveland.  For it was Christmas day in 2001.  There was some snow on the ground that was left from Late December 23rd snow.  Whether it was a white Christmas or not is only in the eyes of the beholder.  Larry had spent his Christmas, from 3:00PM-8: 30PM at his grandmother’s house in Strongsville, Larry lived in Lakewood, which is about a half hour away from Strongsville. Larry was getting rather bored when he arrived home.  At 10:30 he was still bored so he decided to go for a drive.  He had no particular destination in mind but just to drive.  Although he was a second generation Greek, his patriotism for his country of descent was unfiltered.  Both his parents draw their roots from their parents, (Larry’s grandparents) from Mani, Greece.  This makes Larry 100% Maniatis. 

                Dimitra Petrakis also spent Christmas with her family as most families did.  Hers was unique because in the morning she had to work with her father at his restaurant in Rocky River, Ohio, which was also the city she lived in.  The restaurant was named after Dimitra’s father Michael.  He had emigrated from Crete to America and raised a family and opened a restaurant.  It was met with a lot of success.  Dimitra’s mother was also from Crete originally, making Dimitra 100% Cretan.  As almost all Greeks she was extremely proud of her heritage.  At around 9:00PM she was at home.  Christmas was over and now it was just a regular night.  She was getting kind of bored at around 10:15PM so she decided to go somewhere.  She took her little sister Xrisoula so she could have some company.  They were driving around Rocky River.  She was shooting the breeze with Xrisoula as they tried to find something to do.  After randomly driving for about a half-hour, she realized she was by her house again.  She looked down at the gas tank and realized it was low.  She pulled into a gas station near her house and began pumping.  Xrisoula went inside to get some snacks.  Dimitra stood watching the number of gallons rise rapidly.  She never looked at the price because she just charged it to her father’s gas card.  Xrisoula came back before the gas nozzle shut off.  As soon as it did, Dimitra returned it to its place and refused the receipt.  She got back into her car and had every intention of driving through Rocky River toward Lakewood, (she lived on the western most part of Rocky River, and Lakewood was the next city east of it).  Suddenly someone jumped from the backseat.  Nobody had seen him go in because he had entered when Xrisoula was inside and Dimitra was staring at the gas pump.  He held a knife to Dimitra’s throat and scooted into the middle section between the driver seat and the passenger seat.  He turned to Xrisoula, surprised to see someone else in the car.  He told Dimitra to keep driving, and Xrisoula to get out.  Xrisoula looked out the window to see the trees and sidewalks fly by.  The car was going forty miles-per-hour.  She looked back at the man horrified and confused what to do.  The man then reached across, pulled the handle to open the door and shoved Xrisoula out of the car into the street.  He then sat in the passenger seat and removed the knife from Dimitra’s neck.  He told her to keep driving; it was 10:45 now.  Dimitra obeyed and drove waiting for him to tell her where to go.  She was stopped at a red light and could see in her passenger side mirror that Xrisoula got up, she was relieved Xrisoula was okay, but she was unaware of her own status.

As Xrisoula was thrown out, a car immediately pulled over.  The driver got out and ran to help her.  Xrisoula got up slowly and when the driver grabbed her and asked if she was okay, she recognized the voice.  She looked up and saw the face of someone that went to her church and had seen him at Greek functions.  It was Larry Rozakis.  Larry and Xrisoula had not talked too much but they definitely knew what each other looked like.  Larry had seen Xrisoula thrown from the car but couldn’t make out her face, now that he knew, he was shocked.  He asked her what happened.  Xrisoula said, “Some guy hid in the car, took Dimitra hostage and threw me out, he’s at the red light now.”

Larry knew which car it was and also knew that he didn’t have much time before the light turned green.  He said while going toward his car  “Okay, go home I’m going to get your sister back.”

  Xrisoula was a little shocked but knew that Larry was known for his temper.  Still, she didn’t think Larry could get back her sister.  Larry jumped into his car and started it.  He then merged back into traffic with his eye on the car.  He was stopped three cars behind Dimitra’s at the light.  The light turned green and Larry was in pursuit.  He maneuvered between lanes until he was behind Dimitra’s car.  It didn’t take long, but he was being a very aggressive driver.  He followed the car always looking at the two figures in the front to see if one was trying to hurt the other.  Dimitra was still driving. 

                  Dimitra said to the man, “Who are you and what do you want with me?”

                  “Do you really want to know that?”

                  “Kind of, but I’m afraid of the answer.”

                  “You should be, but I’ll be honest with you, do you think you can handle the truth?”

                  Dimitra was scared out of her mind.  She wasn’t sure if she could hear that her fears were true but she still managed a faint “Yes.”

                  “Well you’re a very good looking girl, it’s Christmas, the time of giving, so I decided I’d give you a sexual experience.”

                  “So you’re going to rape me.”

                  “Not unless you let me fuck you.”

                  “Will you kill me afterwards.”

                  “If you give me a reason to.”

                  Dimitra was now scared and didn’t want this conversation to go on.  She was trying to think whether there was a point to resist.  She would only get hurt.  Then she realized that she would get hurt emotionally anyway and that was much worse than physically.  She had wished she stayed home bored now.  Dimitra drove in silence holding the steering wheel extremely tightly.  The man saw this and was amused by it.  He said to her, “So what’s your name?”

                  “You don’t know my name, and you’re raping me.”

                  “Why is that so hard to believe?  Why would you rape someone you know? Then they can recognize you and that would be bad.”

                  “But, why me?”

                  “I saw you at the gas station, and you looked hot, and I thought it would be great to fuck you.”

                  “Can’t you be like normal guys and just come up to me and talk to me, get my number, and go from there.”

                  “That takes an extremely large amount of time, this way, I got what I want with none of the commitment bullshit.”

                  Dimitra was disgusted, she felt defenseless, and there was nothing she could do.  She drove on and the man directed her to a place in the Metroparks (forest in Cleveland).  This place was unusual because it was not on the paved roads of the Metroparks but off in a path worn down by various bikers, and now cars. 

                  Larry contemplated turning off his lights when he saw the car turn onto a dirt path, but there are no streetlights in the Metroparks, and the moon was not bright.  Had he turned his off, he may hit the car, and that would blow his cover and possibly injure all three members. 

Dimitra noticed the headlights and sensed hope but then wondered skeptically whether it was just wishful thinking.  The guy only stared at Dimitra and thought about how he was going to force himself inside of her.  There was an old abandoned building that could be mistaken as a house at the end of the path.  The man told Dimitra to stop the car in front of the house.

Larry noticed the brake lights of Dimitra’s car and then turned his lights and car off and slammed his brakes taking his car to a rapid halt.  He wanted distance between him and Dimitra’s car so that when the man exited he wouldn’t immediately see Larry.  He slipped out of his car and barely shut the door minimizing the sound.  Had the car been on it would have complained that the door was ajar because it was not completely shut.  Larry inched forward waiting for the man to get out of his car.  He saw the passenger door open and the man walk out.  The man shut the door and headed toward the back of the car to circle around it.  Suddenly a body nailed him from the side and onto the car.  Larry had made his presence known.  He couldn’t see that well so Larry relied on moving figures.  Larry punched him in the nose and slammed his head into the car.  The man’s head bounced off and on to the ground.  Dimitra did not recognize who her protector was since it was dark.  She didn’t bother to stare while he was following because she didn’t want to reveal anything to the man by staring too long.  The man got up and moved away from Larry.  He had lost him now.  Larry walked around cautiously.  Dimitra had gotten out of the car, so he knew where she was.  All of a sudden he saw a figure moving at him and tackling him to the ground.  The kid began punching at Larry’s face.  Larry turned him around and threw down some punches at his face.  Both men had bloody noses now.  Larry got up and went to Dimitra, Dimitra had lost track of who was who, and the person approaching scared her.  The figure placed something into her hands and said, “Go into my car, start it, and turn the brights on by pulling the left knob in.”

Dimitra knew this was the protector, she also recognized the voice but was having difficulty putting a face with it.  Larry was tackled from behind.  He shot right back up and faced the figure.  Larry punched the man in the stomach and then threw him to the ground.  He was set to deliver more punches in the face when he felt a sharp whip in the side of the head.  The man took a stick and nailed Larry with it.  Suddenly there was light.  Dimitra had gotten into Larry’s car, started it and turned the high beams on.  Larry was happy the car was started because his battery died very quickly and this fight could last a while.  The man was fazed by the new change in environment since he was looking toward it, Larry was on the ground and when he arose, the light was behind him so he had the clear advantage.  He charged at the figure and kneed him in the stomach.  He put him in a headlock and was set to drive his head into his knees to create more damage to his face but the figure took out Larry’s legs and tripped him to the ground.

Dimitra had decided to remain inside of the car, just in case her protector lost.  She realized almost immediately when she put the high beams on that Larry was her protector.  She locked the doors and watched. 

The man began to stomp Larry.  He was very angry; Larry was ruining his plans to rape Dimitra.  He helped Larry to his feet and threw him into Dimitra’s car.  He slammed his head repeatedly into it.  The man picked Larry up over his shoulder and slammed him on the hood.  He dragged Larry to the top of the car.  He helped him up to a bent over position, stuck Larry’s head between his legs and lifted Larry’s chest so that he flipped over and his legs were on either side of his head and threw him off his shoulders on to the ground below.  He jumped off the car and landed stomach to chest on Larry.  The wind left Larry’s body as hope left Dimitra’s mind.  The man kicked Larry in the side a few more times.  He already felt he won this fight, now he just wanted to punish Larry.  Dimitra couldn’t help but watch.  The man stomped at Larry’s thighs just in case he did find the strength to stand.  He helped Larry to his feet again and punched him in the stomach.  He then drove him back and nailed him against the car.  He then alternated from punching him in the stomach and when Larry bent down, snapping his head back into the car.  The back of Larry’s head was now bleeding.  After a few sets of these he punched Larry across the face and watched him fall.  His knuckles hurt from it, and he rubbed them.  He then made his way toward Dimitra, she was about to put the car in reverse and attempt to drive backwards in a dirt trail when he saw the man collapse down.  Larry was not unconscious.  He tackled the man from behind and got up immediately.  Larry raised his arms taunting him to get him and face him.  The man got up and looked at Larry with shock, anger and frustration all mixed in.  He ran at Larry, Larry ducked down, as he approached he wrapped his arms around both the man’s legs, and lifted up simultaneously, catapulting the man over his shoulder doing a half flip and landing on his back.  The man was shocked for he was unaware how he ended up on the ground.  He had been taken completely by surprise.  Larry came over and stomped at his chest, solar plexus and stomach.  Larry lifted him up and punched him in the face knocking him down.  The man got up and shoved Larry into a tree.  He then threw a hard punch at Larry’s face but Larry moved his head and the fist nailed the tree cracking his knuckles on his pointer and middle fingers.  He grabbed his hand yelling in pain.  Larry punched him in the kidneys and tripped him.  Larry then stomped on his thighs.  He helped him up and held him against a tree by his left hand putting pressure on the man’s neck.  Larry delivered a punch squarely on the nose.  The man brought his arm under and punched Larry.  Larry shook it off quickly and punched the man back in the stomach.  Then he grabbed his head and snapped it back into the tree as the man had done to him on the car earlier.  Larry lifted him up over his shoulder and slammed him on to a log.  The man grabbed at his back.  Larry stomped on his stomach and as the man raised his head Larry kicked him in the face.  The man kicked Larry’s knee and watched as Larry fell.  He reached over and grabbed a small log.  They both got up at the same time but the man swung his log and cracked Larry on the side of the head knocking him down.  He then threw the log on to Larry’s solar plexus.  He searched for some more weapons.  He picked up a large stick and came at Larry.  Larry was up and he had the log.  He tossed the log toward him.  The man dropped the stick and caught the log.  After he threw it, Larry came running and jumped into the air and kicked the log with both feet as the man caught it.  The log flew back and nailed the man’s neck, knocking him over and then the log fell on to his forehead.  It had made it bleed.  Larry was also cut from the blow he sustained to the side of the head.  He went over and helped the man to his feet.  He contorted his body so that he leaned to the side and his left arm went around the left side of the man’s stomach and his right hand was on the man’s right side.  He then lifted up and rested the man on his shoulders parallel with the floor with the man’s head protruding past Larry’s body.  Larry then ran with him on his shoulders toward the house.  He slammed the man’s body threw a window of the house face first.  The man was instantly knocked unconscious.  Larry found some vines and ripped them off the plants and used them to tie the limbs of the man.  Dimitra exited the car as soon as she saw Larry drive him through the window.  She helped him gather the vines and tie him up. 

After they had tied up the man, Dimitra gave Larry a hug.  She squeezed very tightly and laid her head on Larry’s chest.  Larry hugged back warily for the fight had taken a lot out of him.  Blood was getting on Dimitra but she didn’t care at the moment.  She let go and said, “We need to clean you up Larry.” 

They found a bathroom but there was no soap or anything.  She thought Larry needed rubbing alcohol or hydro peroxide because logs in the woods are not exactly clean.  She asked Larry if he could drive.  Larry said he could, but doubted it himself.  Dimitra took off the man’s shirt, only untying the vines to get it off then immediately retying them.  The man was still unconscious.  Dimitra told Larry to lean his head back against that so that he didn’t get blood in his car.  Larry agreed but admitted he would need help setting it.  Dimitra placed the shirt just right and just told him to hold it there with his head.  She got into her car and started it.  Larry used his mirrors to go back to the main road.  He was surprised he succeeded but he did.  Dimitra followed and had to stop a few times and pull up.  Larry waited for Dimitra for about two minutes and then she came out.  Larry followed Dimitra back to her house. 

                While she was driving she was hoping Larry would be okay.  When she got on to the main road she called Xrisoula’s cell phone.  Xrisoula picked up and she said, “Xrisoula, it’s Dimitra, look, leave the door unlocked, I’m coming home with a guy, and I don’t want mom and dad to find out.”

“Is it Larry?”

“Yea how did you know?”

“He saw me be thrown out of the car and then he came to check on me.  When he realized who I was he asked what happened, I told him and pointed out your car, he got in his car and tried to follow."

“Yea he did follow very well, I’ll tell you all about it when I get home, just keep the door unlocked.”

“Okay.”

Dimitra got to her house, as she was about to turn into her driveway, she signaled so Larry would know, then shut off her lights and signal as she was making the turn into the driveway.  She hoped Larry would do the same, and he did.  Larry parked his car and stayed there resting.  He was still using some adrenaline to drive back, but now that driving was over he sat there with the pain of the fight that he had held back all hitting him at once.  He felt weak; Dimitra went over to him and helped him out of the car.  He put his arm around her neck and walked him inside.  The door was unlocked, and Xrisoula was waiting for them.  They went to a bathroom to clean Larry up.  Larry sat there half-conscious while Dimitra nursed his cuts and told Xrisoula the story.  She cleaned out the cuts and then bandaged them since they had long since stopped bleeding.  Part of the problem was some of the blood had dried and was black.  This made this not a pretty job.  Larry looked fine now, and all that blood was reduced to just one cut on the side of the head from the log.  Dimitra looked at Larry’s eyes, and then leaned in and kissed him on the mouth.  She went back again, more forcefully, Larry tilted his head to the side and opened his mouth.  They then French kissed.  Xrisoula felt awkward since she saw the whole thing.  Dimitra said to Xrisoula, “I’m sorry, he just saved me from being raped; I don’t know what came over me.”

“I do, he just took a beating to help you and he saved you from being raped like you said.”

“Yea you have a point.”

“I’ll give you two some privacy.”

Dimitra was about to protest but then she looked at Larry in a way she never had before.  She saw a protector, someone that put his body on the line for the sole purpose to help her.  He helped Larry to her bedroom and shoved him on the bed.  She kind of enjoyed that Larry was weak from battle and therefore easy to throw around.  She stripped him to his boxers, Larry did not appear to mind, and he didn’t at all.  Dimitra then stripped herself and put on a thong to stimulate Larry.  It worked, he was very turned on by it.  Larry looked up and smiled, he decided to say something stupid, “qeleis na pame sth Krhth kai sth Mani? 

Dimitra smiled and said, “wraia tragoudi.”

Egw nomizw, xereis to tragoudi?

nai

Dimitra then lied on top of Larry and began kissing him.  They made out profusely.  Larry was still very weak but that didn’t matter now.  He turned her over so that he was now on top.  He began caressing her breasts with his hands and subsequently maneuvering his mouth around her breasts.  Dimitra brought her legs, which were already around Larry, higher up on his waist so it was at his midsection.  Larry then caressed her smooth shaven legs with both hands.  Dimitra turned Larry back around; they were trying not to make too much noise because if Dimitra’s parents woke up they would be very angry.  Larry moved his hands down to her butt and squeezed it while making out with her.  She got up and Larry sat up as well.  He was disappointed but realized that this was just spur of the moment and she probably thought it was a mistake.  Before he could express his thoughts, Dimitra straddled Larry and sat on his thighs so that her breasts were level with Larry’s face.  She pulled him close while thrusting her pelvis forward.  With each one Larry sucked her breast.  She bent back, and Larry maneuvered his hand all over her chest and stomach.  She really was a good-looking girl.  They both lied down on their sides facing each other.  Larry slipped his hand into her underwear and massaged around a bit.  Dimitra then slipped her hand into Larry’s boxers and began fondling Larry’s genitals.  Not too long after, Larry stuck his middle finger inside of her vagina.  He immediately went for the clitoris.  After a couple minutes went by, Dimitra had an orgasm.  She covered her mouth with a pillow so as to minimize the sound.  Larry immediately stopped.  Dimitra also removed her hand from his boxers.  She embraced Larry in her arms and they began to alternate pelvic thrusts as Larry’s penis rubbed against Dimitra’s vagina.  After a little while, Larry achieved orgasm.  Then they had to stop; the semen was in his boxers so none of it got on the bed.  They were both worn out, Larry more so since he started worn out.  They lied down and were going to go to sleep.  Then Dimitra said, “Oh shit, your car is in the driveway, my dad will see it.” 

“What time does your dad wake up?”

“About 6:00”

It was 3:00AM now, Larry was used to only getting three hours of sleep but after a big fight and an experience sexual in nature, he didn’t know if he could do it.  Besides he would have to make it out earlier so Dimitra’s dad wouldn’t notice.  Larry said that he’d move his car to the street.  Dimitra wanted to protest but didn’t.  There was no way Larry could drive home, he was much too worn out.  He backed his car up and parked it in the street.  He went back into the house taking long blinks because he was so exhausted.  He shuffled up the stairs trying not to make too much noise.  He entered Dimitra’s room and lied down on the same spot he was on before.  Dimitra was already asleep when he came in.  She woke up when he situated himself in the bed.  She said warily and half asleep, “Thank you for saving me today.”

“Thank you for the reward”

They both smiled and went to sleep.  Larry woke up at 6:30.  He heard footsteps downstairs, so he didn’t leave.  He just got dressed.  Dimitra was still asleep.  He wondered if she would be mad if he left without saying good bye, but thought she would be mad if he woke her up. At 6:45 he heard a door slam.  Five minutes passed and the noise was gone.  He left the room and went downstairs.  He saw a car leave the driveway and head off.  He knew they were gone.  When they turned the corner, he left the house and got in his car and drove home.  He entered his house and went on as if it were a normal day; the whole house was sleeping when he arrived. 

Larry felt good that he saved someone and about the reward, Christmas had been good for Larry.  Dimitra and Larry remained friends with benefits but they didn’t hook up with anyone else so they were unofficially going out.  Both their parents never knew that Larry had spent the night that night, but both parents approved of their going out, after all both were 100% Greek and both sets of parents wanted their offspring to date and marry Greeks.  They were allowed to date non-Greeks but Greeks were always encouraged.  Xrisoula knew that Larry slept over but never snitched on her sister.  They never heard what happened to the guy in the Metroparks but still they refused to go back.    Soon afterwards they all forgot about the event because after all, the only thing that happened was a fight and the beginning of a relationship.   

Friday, April 28, 2017

Boyfriend's Dream


                The date is November 26, 2001, it is a cold day outside.  Recently Larry had lost his ex-girlfriend Katerina as a friend 13 days after they broke up.  Larry was naturally extremely upset with the situation.  He still can’t figure out why he did what he did on Saturday November 24, 2001.  He wonders but it will never come.  While he’s moping around the house he decides to go for a drive.  He doesn’t have any particular place to go but he’s just driving.  While driving he ends up in Kent, Ohio.  Interesting he ended up there because Katerina attends school at Kent State University located in Kent, Ohio.  Larry is rather curious how he ended up here, I guess since he consciously wanted to see Katerina but knew he couldn’t because Katerina specifically said she never wanted to talk to or see Larry again his subconscious guided him to Kent.  Larry turned out to be another asshole for her.  Interesting because Larry is normally a very nice kid.  You know I keep complaining for Larry about how much he wants to see Katerina.  I’ll get on with the story. 

                While Larry was driving he realized he was right around Kent State.  He made sure not to go to the campus and end up at Katerina’s dorm.  While driving he noticed a blond haired girl on a side street with a larger guy.  It was really late at night and Larry doesn’t know exactly how he saw her.  The girl’s hair made it kind of obvious it was dyed that color.  Larry thought this because he thought it was the color hair of Katerina because she had dyed her hair blond.  Larry turned around and passed it again to look.  He then saw clearly it was Katerina, he saw her as the larger man was hitting her.  Larry instinctively turned onto the street.  The guy picked Katerina up and dragged her in a building.  Larry realized the kid was Katerina’s old boyfriend Leshko.  Leshko was significantly bigger than Larry.  He had blond hair that ran a little past his shoulder and was shaggy looking.  Some of the hair on his chest was protruding from his shirt.  Larry was never intimidated from a fight so he ran out of the car and set to face Leshko, Larry realized he had absolutely no idea where he was but how many boyfriends have dreamt about beating up their girlfriend’s old boyfriends?  He came in and yelled, “Let go of her Leshko.”

                Leshko had just met Larry officially at the party Saturday-Sunday.  He didn’t know him that well but he knew that he recently went out with Katerina. He yelled back, “She ain’t your girlfriend anymore bitch.”

                “Maybe so, but she is a girl that just got punched and forced inside by a guy obviously upset that she rejected him.”

                “Larry, look at yourself, then look at me, do you honestly think you can beat me.”

                “Yes, but if you’re so sure I can’t then kick my ass now so I won’t bother you when you try to rape Katerina or whatever you’re planning on.”

                “She will lose her virginity to a Ukrainian, not to some Greek.”

                “Before that happens you have to beat a Greek or run and try again some other time.”

Leshko had enough of this; he came at Larry and shoved him back.  Larry came back at him and punched him in the nose.  Leshko grabbed his face as his eyes were beginning to tear.  Larry took the opportunity of an exposed midsection and ran forward jamming his knee into his chest.  Leshko bent over, he now realized he can’t take Larry that lightly.  He was in this predicament because he got cocky.  He sucked in the pain and grabbed Larry.  He then threw Larry into a wall.  Larry bounced off the wall and came right back at him.  He jumped up and went to knee him again in the stomach.  Leshko let out a punch, but hit Larry’s leg, which snapped back and Larry went spinning to the ground.  The punch skidded off the leg assuaging the blow to the stomach but Larry’s leg still got through and hit Leshko.  Larry was left with a major Charlie horse because the punch coinciding with the momentum Larry’s leg carried collided into a blow to his thigh.  Larry got up limping a little.  Leshko grabbed his stomach but again shook it off.  He ran at Larry, Larry ducked and as he approached he bent over, wrapped his arms around his legs and lifted up.  This sent Leshko catapulting over his head and landing on his back.  Leshko got up extremely angry.  He couldn’t believe that Larry was getting in some good shots in.  He walked at Larry, realizing that running is a mistake.  He punched Larry in the stomach and then lifted him over his shoulder.  He then drove his body to the ground.  Larry nailed the ground on the back of his head and shoulders.  He stumbled on to all fours and Leshko stomped his back knocking Larry down again.  He then stood on Larry’s back to indicate he had won.  Larry moved his back slightly and Leshko lost his balance and fell off nailing the ground.  Larry arose and Katerina saw blood on the back of his head.  Leshko got up and punched Larry in the solar plexus.  Larry grabbed his stomach in pain.  Leshko then put Larry’s head between his legs, picked him up by the solar plexus so that Larry straddled his head and then threw him hard to the ground on the back of his head and neck.  This exposed the wound more.  Larry got to one knee only to be punched across the face to the ground.  Katerina figured Larry was going to lose this fight and decided to try to get out of there.  She ran toward the door.  Leshko noticed this and scooped her up over his shoulder.  Larry was on both feet; he came from behind Leshko and dove into his hamstrings.  Leshko toppled over Larry and dropped Katerina.  Leshko got up before Larry did and Katerina ran to a corner.  There was only one exit and Leshko and Larry’s fight blocked it.  Leshko punched Larry in the stomach and then across the face knocking him down.  Larry turned onto his stomach and made his way to all fours.  Leshko kicked him in the chest; Larry dropped an arm but remained in the position.  Leshko took a few steps back, ran at Larry and kicked him in the chest again.  Larry flipped over as the wind left his body.  He looked at Katerina who had a concerned look on her face.  Larry liked this because that meant that Katerina really did care for Larry.  Leshko put legs on either side of Larry and slightly lifted his upper body by the shirt with .  Leshko wanted to finish him.  He delivered a big punch to the face knocking Larry’s head to the ground.  Leshko was going to do this until Larry was knocked unconscious.  Larry’s head bounced off the ground but he arose.  Leshko punched him again; again Larry rose; Leshko punched Larry again only this time, Larry moved his head and Leshko nailed the ground with his knuckles.  He jumped off of Larry and held his hand in pain.  Larry made his way to his feet rather quickly.  Leshko stared dumbfounded at him, he had given him a beating and the kid did not stay down.  Leshko dropped his hands but as he did, Larry let another punch fly with his right hand and nailed Leshko above the right eye.  Leshko dropped back.  Larry let another one fly with a left and nailed Leshko above the other eye.  Larry was going to an area of fighting that he wasn’t too good at, boxing.  Leshko shook it off and raised his arms to protect his face.  Larry then hooked his right hand and jammed Leshko in the stomach.  Leshko took a few steps back.. Larry came at him and Leshko punched him twice across the face leading with his left and ending with his right.  Larry fell back to the floor.  Larry got up, and Leshko threw another right hand, Larry turned his head, and Leshko nailed the back of it.  This is the hardest point of the head and Leshko cracked some knuckles after this punch.  Larry fell but he quickly rose again.  Both Leshko and Katerina were astounded by how Larry kept getting up.  Larry’s face was bloody along with the back of his head.  Leshko had some blood on his right hand and his nose.  Leshko punched Larry with his left hand but Larry turned his head again and took the shot in the back of his head.  He stumbled but didn’t fall.  Leshko cracked two knuckles on his left hand, which were already reddened.  He knew he was hitting Larry hard but apparently not hard enough.  He punched Larry across the face with his right hand, Larry spun around and when Leshko’s punched caused him to do a 180ยบ he let a leg back and nailed Leshko in the ribcage.  Leshko backed away.  Larry came running and drove his leg into the same spot on the ribcage.  Leshko grabbed his chest in pain.  Larry put him in a headlock from the side and jammed Leshko’s face into his knee.  Twice the knee hit Leshko, until he scooped Larry’s legs up and fell back nailing his head against the ground again.  Leshko slowly made his way to his feet.  Larry was two seconds behind him.  Leshko yelled, “Stay down bitch” as he came toward Larry and leveled him with a right. 

                Leshko was frustrated, and it didn’t help when Larry got up again.  Larry was running on full adrenaline and smiled at Leshko.  He dropped his arms and told Leshko to hit him in the face again.  Leshko threw the punch but Larry ducked and Leshko’s momentum twisted him around and Larry started punching both kidneys.  Leshko tried turning back around but Larry followed his back as his arms narrowed in at his kidneys.  Finally Leshko turned and took a punch to the stomach.  Leshko pushed Larry back.  Larry hit a wall and leaned against it for support.  Leshko came running, Larry took a few quick steps forward, slid on the ground, put his left foot in front of Leshko’s left, and his right foot came behind and hit his leg in the hamstrings.  Leshko tripped over Larry and slammed his face into the wall.  Larry got up took a few steps back and drove his knee into Leshko’s kidneys.  Leshko kneeled facing the wall.  Larry helped him up and slammed his face into the wall.  Leshko let back a weak elbow to the solar plexus but it was enough to back Larry up.  Leshko turned around his face now bloody.  Larry’s knuckles were bloody as well.  This is why boxer’s wear boxing gloves, it’s not to pad punches it’s to protect the knuckles.  Leshko was worn out.  He came at Larry. Larry punched him in the stomach again.  Leshko then punched Larry across the face.  Larry backed up, then shifted his feet perpendicular to Leshko leading with his left.  His right leg came at his left leg and stopped just in front as the left leg lifted.  It reached high and nailed Leshko in the chest.  Leshko stumbled but didn’t fall.  Larry then ran at Leshko, Leshko sidestepped him, grabbed his hair and threw him into the wall.  He came at Larry, but Larry threw an elbow back and nailed Leshko hard in the nose.  Larry then turned around and punched him in the stomach then the solar plexus he let go a lot of punches each hitting their mark. He turned Leshko around so he was against the wall.  He then began punching all over his chest, solar plexus and stomach.  He alternated going up and down until Leshko lost his footing and sat down against the wall.  Larry then began stomping at his chest and then backed up a bit.  Leshko grabbed his chest and spit some blood on the ground.  Larry stared at Leshko poised to strike.  Leshko lifted his head to rest it against the wall since he was so exhausted, Larry came running forward and jammed his knee into Leshko’s face.    Leshko’s head bounced off the wall and he fell sideways to the ground unconscious. Larry came at Leshko and straddled him lifting his upper body by the shirt and punched him in the face.  Larry realized Leshko was unconscious now.  He then got up and looked toward Katerina. When looking at the two competitors, neither looked worse than the other.  Leshko had blood on his face, the back of his head and knuckles.  Larry had blood in the exact same places.  Leshko’s nose was deformed due to it breaking during the fight. Larry walked over to Katerina slowly, the adrenaline was moving slower now but still pumping.  Katerina didn’t budge, after all she just started hating him.  As Larry approached, Katerina slapped him across the face.  Larry nailed the ground on his side and rolled on his back panting.  His adrenaline no longer was pumping and all the pain from the fight hit him.  Katerina put one leg on either side of him and stood over him looking down at his face.  Larry looked up with a glazed look in his eye.  Katerina smiled, leaned over and put both arms out for Larry to take.  Larry took her arms and she helped him up.  When Larry got up he hugged Katerina and used her body as support.  Katerina had never seen a street fight and she was kind of wondering how Larry could have stood and threw punches to knock out Leshko but now couldn’t stand at all.  As much as she wanted to believe it she knew it wasn’t because of the slap.  Katerina helped Larry to his car.  Larry reached into his pocket and gave Katerina the keys.  Larry was helped into the passenger seat as he lied against the back of the chair.  Katerina got into the car and adjusted the mirrors.  Larry then said, “I’m sorry for being such an asshole at monterinia.”

                Katerina smiled and said, “All I want to know is why.”

                Larry responded with obvious fatigue in his voice “I already told you everything I know about that.”

                Katerina smiled, “Well you just beat Leshko and that was your best guess.”

                Larry weakly smiled.  All the wind and energy was out of him.  Katerina then said, “God you really got your ass kicked.”

                Larry smiled and said, “But who won?”

                There was silence and then Larry asked, “Why didn’t you use your pepper spray on your keys?”

                “Leshko took my keys out of my purse before we left.”

                “So he came inside.”

                “Not exactly he asked me for dinner, so I went with him, and when we were on the street he asked to see my keys.  I gave them to him and he threw them aside and grabbed me.  I struggled a little bit and tried to knee him in the balls but I hit his leg, and then he punched me across the face and then you came.”

                Larry realized the first time he drove by, Leshko was getting rid of the keys.  He asked, “So they’re still on the street?”

                “No, they were right in front of your car, I picked them up on the way to the driver seat.”

                “Oh that’s cool.”

                Larry then lay back and closed his eyes.  Katerina got to her dorm and woke Larry up.  She invited him inside to get cleaned up.  Larry had some strength back and made it up the stairs to the third floor where Katerina’s dorm was.  She put down some newspapers and had Larry lie on them so as to not get blood anywhere.  She then began cleaning the blood and the cuts Larry had.  Larry then slept for he was extremely tired from the fight.  When Larry awoke they had a discussion about what happened at Montarinia.  They got back on speaking terms and continued their friendship.