The Tower of the Antilles - Story 8: Superman Summary & Analysis

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The story opens with an omniscient narrator's recounting of when Enrique, who was also known as Superman, first learned that people "liked his dick" (111). His older neighbor, Osmany, had thrown Enrique into the water and been shocked when he saw the size of Enrique's penis through his wet shorts. Osmany then gave Enrique a hand job, and was impressed by how long it took Enrique to climax. He told Enrique afterwards, "That's gonna make you a lot of money, my friend, just you wait" (113). Osmany told his wife, Mercedes, about Enrique, and she becomes curious as well. The couple have Enrique come to their house and watch them have sex, but he does not let them touch him. Enrique's origins are unclear, and there are different accounts who what he did, and who his family love. All of the stories assert that he...

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