Real life (redux)
He bought damaged and used sex dolls online. So many they crowded his apartment, lying on all the furniture, taking turns in his bed. He didn’t have sex with them though. Instead he just held them and repaired their tears and dents and bought them new outfits. He was patient and listened to them talk without interrupting. They told him the secret things they’d done with their past lovers. He knew he wasn’t alone anymore.