The Thirst by Eduard Joseph
Approx. 10,610 words.
Published on April 28, 2013.
PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED UNDER "THE MAN WHO REFUSED TO GROW OLD"
Benjamin was growing weary about not growing old gracefully. His approaching 40th birthday is almost unbearable and to make matters worse, he runs into a girl from his past who doesn't seem to have aged a day.
She tells him that she had help keeping her youthful looks... something that Benny finds extremely alluring.