From the book:
Antonia discovered Vinni's peephole the evening they returned
from the wedding and the twins had a lengthy, whispered conversation
about what to do about it. Initially they were angry and felt
they should tell Vinni's mother. However, the more they discussed
it, the more convinced they became that they could use it to
Even though Vinni had become more adult in his approach to
the twins, and the three of them had become reasonably friendly,
the twins remembered when Vinni stalked them, played jokes on
them, and was in general a real pain in the ass, and they still
carried vengeance in their hearts. They decided to put their
snotty neighbor in a bind, using his hormones to torture him
by raising his sexual desire as high as possible as often as
The twins had begun exploring their sexuality when they entered
puberty, first individually then together. They started sharing
the same bed, capping off many of their evenings with mutual
At his first opportunity, Vinni watched in horny awe as the
girls enjoyed their wanton pleasureson top of the covers
and in the glow of their dresser lamp.
And they knew that he was watching them.
One evening Vinni was in his living room watching television
when he heard the twins go up to their room earlier than usual.
He was suspicious and went upstairs to spy on them. He turned
off his light and carefully uncovered his peephole. Only blackness
greeted his enquiring eye. When he smelled the faint odor of
Juicy Fruit gum, he realized the twins had terminated his viewing
pleasure. He started to slide the picture back in place when
he heard Maria say in a stage whisper, "Let's fuck Vinni."
"She actually said that?" There was a strong note of
disbelief in Victoria's question. "Are you sure you're not
making all of this up?" She gave Vinni an 'I don't believe
"Why would I make something like this up," Vinni
responded seriously. "It's the way I remember it."
Vinni sounded a little embarrassed.
Victoria rolled over on her side, rose up on one elbow and
looked down at Vinni. "OK, I believe you. You certainly
were a clever young man. So, what happened next?"
Maria's statement uttered in jest crystallized in Antonia's
fertile brain to Why not?' The twins discussed the possibility
until it morphed into How to?' and became an obsession.
They were tired of candles, bananas and cucumbers and wanted
to experience the real thing. And with whom better than someone
they believed they could control. Vinni wouldn't (couldn't) tattle
on them without having to admit his culpability, so messing with
his mind would be an added bonus. Their seduction fantasies of
how, when, and where spiced up their sex-play but also increased
their desire for an actual encounter to a fever pitch.
There came a day when the fates conspired to make mischief
possible. Vinni's mother took his sisters to visit relatives
a three-hour drive away; Vinni pleaded a stomachache so he could
stay home. The twin's mother was out of town and not expected
back until late that evening.
Vinni was in his room reading a comic book when the twins
called to him from the foyer. Could they come up and see his
room? Vinni had no objection and the twins trotted up the stairs.
They stood in his doorway and immediately began to admire his
collection of airplane pictures, asking him about each one. As
he was explaining, the twins moved into his bedroom and Maria
pushed his door closed, then put her back against it. Antonia
approached a picture and asked Vinni to tell her about it. Standing
just behind Vinni, feigning interest in his description, Maria
began to undress. When Vinni finally noticed Maria, she was just
stepping out of her panties.
Vinni was startled, shocked, confusedand frightened.
"I've showed you mine, now show me yours," Maria
Vinni hesitated; an embarrassed flush quickly reddened his
Antonia joined Maria. "Yes it's only fair. Show us!"
In one smooth motion she pulled Vinni's trousers and underpants
down around his ankles. Freed of its restraining undergarment
his erection began to rise to the challenge in spite of Vinni's
effort to control its progress. Now really disconcerted, he bent
over to pull up his pants and suddenly found himself on his back
on the floor.