Old Cyril sees an 18-year-old boy sitting on a park bench. The boy has a black eye and looks like he's been crying. The old man discovers that the boy has been beaten up and tells the boy about a special remedy for black eyes, a certain cream you couldn't get from the chemist. All characters and terms including 'boy' 'lad' and 'girl' refer to people age 18 and over. This book contains explicit sexual material and is for adults only.