Afflicted in Bond-age

It oozed from his gaping orifice without apology, nearly unbearable to witness.

I turned my head in disgust that he’d expect me to endure such an assault on my senses as this.

Yet, I found myself outlandishly drawn to the offense in the midst of my repulsion.

He would surely infect me if I allowed myself any nearer.

So why could I not resist?

I turned back toward him, conceding to the viral encircling of his open arms that were pulling me closer to my ill fated decision.

“Resisting my charm is useless, is it not, Ma chérie?” he teased in accented delight. “You cannot stay angry with me. My smile ruins you every time.”

That was the dreaded moment when I understood the deadliness of his affliction.


Written this week for the Trifecta challenge on:

1: to contaminate with a disease-producing substance or agent (as bacteria)
2a : to communicate a pathogen or a disease to
b : of a pathogenic organism : to invade (an individual or organ) usually by penetration
c : of a computer virus : to become transmitted and copied to (as a computer)
3a : contaminate, corrupt <the inflated writing that infects such stories>  
b : to work upon or seize upon so as to induce sympathy, belief, or support <trying to infect their salespeople with their enthusiasm>

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So do you have a preference in Bonds?


30 thoughts on “Afflicted in Bond-age

  1. Clever and creative take on the prompt Jody! Love this line: “I found myself outlandishly drawn to the offense in the midst of my repulsion” – wonderful!
    By the way, I was always a Connery-Bond fan until Daniel Craig came along and converted me. 🙂

  2. Love your writing! 🙂 And, I used to be a Roger Moore fan…then Sean Connery…and now Daniel Craig. I think he brings more of the reality of Bond’s character and issues to light (making him less of a two-dimensional womanizer and more of a person).

  3. Love it!!! “It oozed from his gaping orifice without apology” at first I thought Jame Bond had a tapeworm!!!
    Let me count the ways I love you Sean Connery….he is sexy as hell
    Although Roger Moore was so camp he cracked me up
    I don’t understand the lust for the current Bond he looks like a leprauchaun who just sucked on a lemon!!

  4. I’m slowly working my way through the Bond movies so this is a bit fitting (: Oh Bond…If he’s not seducing women, he’s punching them in the face or getting them killed lmao

  5. All men wish they were Bond and all women wish they were, too! Or, something along those lines. It is always fun talking Bond with people who have an appreciation for wordplay. Pussy Galore, indeed! 🙂

    • Bond was practicing safe sex before it was in vogue – it’s just that his version involved having a firearm close at hand. He didn’t seem too bothered by trust issues in relationships.

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