The Russian word for 'swallow' has a secondary meaning of 'seductive KGB woman trained to entrap Westerners'. There were schools for entrants. I would like to have lectured at one of those schools.
Were I to re-write it, I'd cut out most of the DMT and Rider Haggard spoof (usuccessful) about two thirds of the way through. But hey ho... I still like most of it.
'Wickedly funny, SWALLOW like its namesake possesses a darting shifting pattern in which identities flash and merge... Entrancing.'
--Los Angeles Times
'A brilliant free-range skit.'