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Ma: Ma is a woman who was drugged and then locked in a shed by Nick. She then spends 7 years as his sex slave. He bones her all the time, and squirts little Jack into her. She is very protective of Jack, spreading her hairy legs for Nick and passively allowing him to bone her whenever he wishes without complaint.


Jack: Ma's five year old son born in captivity. He has lived in a tiny shed his entire life. He has no knowledge of the outside world or even that there is an outside world.


Old Nick: The guy who kidnapped and locked Ma up. He comes by nearly every night to bone her.

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