A Slippery Slope in a Sales Pitch – Forced to Work in Girls’ Uniform


“A Slippery Slope in a Sales Pitch” is a “Forced in Work in Girls’ Uniform” series novella written by Yu Sakurazawa.

Eric Saldana/Primrose: is a 24-year-old car salesman. He is only about 5’6, slender and has a feminine face. He has brown eyes and hair. Eric’s success has enabled him to get married at age 22. He supports his wife and infant daughter. He doesn’t want his wife to work, but wishes to provide for her. Eric is a good, but unethical salesman. He manages to sell cars, but also tweaks showroom rules. He truly cares about the preferences of customers though. He loves his family so much that he makes many sacrifices for them. One of them is undergoing gender change and becoming Primrose.

Characters:

Eric Saldana/Primrose: is a 24-year-old car salesman. He is only about 5’6, slender and has a feminine face. He has brown eyes and hair. Eric’s success has enabled him to get married at age 22. He supports his wife and infant daughter. He doesn’t want his wife to work, but wishes to provide for her. Eric is a good, but an unethical salesman. He manages to sell cars but also tweaks showroom rules. He truly cares about the preferences of customers though. He loves his family so much that he makes many sacrifices for them. One of them is undergoing gender change and becoming Primrose.

Xavier D’Costa: is the 43-year-old antagonist of the story. He is 6’3, swarthy and heavily-built. Xavier sees a photo of Eric and is seized by a desire to feminize and possess him. He devises and executes an elaborate and protracted plan to do the same. Xavier manages to take Eric to the UK and make him live as a woman. He feminizes Xavier and calls her Primrose. Primrose becomes Xavier’s mistress.

Maria D’Costa: is Xavier’s 40-year-old wife. She is a small, fine-boned woman who is barely 5 feet tall. She has a sunny, cheerful disposition. She buys a car from Eric. Maria becomes so friendly with Eric that she even takes a picture with him. Later on, when Xavier accuses Eric of selling Maria a used, defective car, Maria remains quiet.

Sylvia Saldana: is Eric’s 24-year-old wife. She is dusky, with glossy black hair and eyes. Sylvia is a supportive wife. She wishes to go out and work, but Eric wants her to be a homemaker.

Pearl Saldana: is Eric’s 8-month-old daughter. She is a lively baby, who looks like her mother.

Carol: is one of Xavier’s employees. She is a fair, slim, beautiful 19-year-old girl. Apart from Konkani, Carol speaks only broken English. With the help of her friend Jessica, Carol helps Eric dress as a girl. Carol works in the plantation during the day and as a prostitute by night. She is super loyal to Xavier and complains to him if Eric steps out of line.

Jessica: is another employee of Xavier’s. She is a dusky, voluptuous and beautiful 19-year-old. Jessica too knows only broken English. She helps Carol dress Eric as a girl. Jessica too works in the plantation during the day and as a prostitute by night. She is super loyal to Xavier and complains to him if Eric steps out of line.

Xeno: is one of Xavier’s henchmen. He is in his mid-20s. He is tall and fair. Xeno is heavily tattooed and has multiple piercings. He helps Xavier take care of the cannabis plantation in the UK.

Pax: is another henchman of Xavier’s. He is wiry, dusky and possesses a mustache. Pax too is in his mid-20s. He helps Xavier take care of the cannabis plantation in the UK.

Ashok Patel: is the balding, middle-aged owner of the Orion Celesta showroom Eric works in. Ashok Patel admires Eric’s work. In order to honor him, Mr. Patel gives Eric his own personal office. Mr. Patel is unaware of the fact that Eric uses cars from the showroom. Later in the story, Mr. Patels reemploys Eric in spite of coming to know of his unethical side. Eric’s changed gender too doesn’t make a difference to Mr. Patel. All he wants is a good salesperson.

Carl Harrison: is a youth who newly shifts into a flat diagonally opposite Primrose’s house. Carl is tall, blonde and very handsome. He is about 25 years old. He is attracted by Primrose’s beauty and falls in love with her. Carl approaches Primrose and invites her home. Carl is so naïve that he doesn’t see the gravity of the situation that Primrose is stuck in. He makes fanciful plans to elope with Primrose and marry her. Carl doesn’t realize that Primrose is a genetic male, who is already married.

Walter Yeats: is Primrose’s 78-year-old neighbor. He is a friendly gentleman, who sometimes tries to speak with Primrose. However, Primrose doesn’t talk to Walter. She tacitly knows that Xavier disapproves of her talking to the neighbors.

Walter suspects that there is something illegal going on Xavier’s house. He enters it at midnight and discovers that Xavier is growing cannabis. Walter goes home and calls the police. The next day, the police raid Xavier’s house. They discover that the house also doubles up as a prostitution den.

Ali: is the mechanic who fixes Maria’s car. He is a friend of Eric’s and a competent mechanic.

Jay: is Eric’s junior college friend. He gets hooked to cannabis and starts suffering from hallucinations. Jay eventually drops out of college.

 

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