And yet, straight women do have desires. Lucy thought the encounter would be something different, that it would make her feel deliriously sexy and desired. They transgress the boundaries of what society traditionally demands from a male body. Women woke up one day to find that their husbands voted for Donald Trump and their sons have been shitposting on incel boards. So she takes two steps to address the situation: She tries not to let herself feel sad about how transparently he was using her to fulfill his fantasy while her own went entirely ignored.
Afterward, he leaves without telling her, stranding her alone at the hotel bar.
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What she wants is for even this one-time fling to care desperately about making her come, for his world to narrow around her pleasure, even for just a few minutes. We even see him having business-like, unromantic intercourse with his blonde, manicured wife. The primary antagonist, Colonel Strickland Michael Shannonis grotesque in his maleness. One seductive yet impossible fantasy might be the romantic attention of a man who lacks the exhausting baggage of male entitlement. They transgress the boundaries of what society traditionally demands from a male body. Suffering a certain measure of oppression and exclusion does not inoculate one against perpetuating it.