“I’ve seen bigger,” said Danny, but he hadn’t. None of them had. And it wasn’t just the length of it, but the thickness as well, that made them stare.
“Can I touch it?” Pete asked timidly.
But he didn’t move to do it. None of them would. They were too chicken-shit to even get close, even Vince, who was regularly a pretty ballsy guy. Eventually I just laughed and after that they all started laughing too. Tension relief, I guess.
“Here, lemme show you hold to hold it,” I said.
And I lifted the snake up onto my shoulders.