"But of course she was not a racist. To the contrary (...) had she not tasted of what she thought of as the Dark Pleasures, with blacks, on more than one occasion? The epitome of such enjoyment was, for her, to be taken anally by such a Nubian brute. Privately, she thought of this act as 'going to Sévres-Babylone', as this was the deepest, darkest and most excitingly, enticingly
dangerous Métro station that she knew of."
Iain Banks, Transition