Jack McKinley hated night duty. He hated it even more when he was assigned to the radar room. Tonight, he was especially more irritated then usual about the posting because it was Valentines night and he'd arranged a romantic night out with a student he'd met in town. Now he was stuck watching the radar … Continue reading All Along the Watch Tower
Continuing in from The Master Staircase Krissy and Lady Midnight departed from the Boudoir and headed down the hall, lady Midnight fished a key from the small purse on her dress. Krissy smiled mischievously, how far could she push her ladyship before she snapped. "Was he any good?" "I beg your pardon?" replied Lady Midnight. … Continue reading FowC/WotD: Arrangements
"Where are we professor?” “We are in one of the 700 wonders of the Universe, the library of Lady Constance. It is the oldest and newest place in the Universe.” “How does that work?” “Words my dear,” “Words?” “They exist in a state of flux, they are well known yet brand new for someone to … Continue reading RDP: Welcome to the Library
Reposting an opening for the Word of the Day Challenge: Tea
“Good afternoon noon sir,” beamed the waiter. “Have you made a reservation?”
“Indeed I have, the name Kesten Grenville.” Grenville said coldly.
The waiter checked his list and located the name on the list. “Oh yes sir, I see you are booked in for afternoon tea. Your guest has already arrived and is seated.”
“So I see,” stated Grenville as he scanned the restaurant.
“My I take your jacket?” Queried the waiter.
“A £12,000 jacket in the hands of a man who styles his hair with brylcream?” Barked Grenville, “I think you know the answer to that. I’m grown man, I think I am capable of having afternoon tea and not spilling it down myself.”
“Very good sir,” said the waiter guiding Grenville to the table. “Is this meeting social or business?”
“Both.” Answered Grenville as he took his seat at the table. “I’ll take a pot of Earl Grey…
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I was nominated by Chris Hall for the Tell the Story Challenge, this is the picture I was given The rules: Write a story about the picture you’re given. Select 3 nominees. Give them a new picture. Say it with Flowers Katie and Jim were walking down the country lane very aware that they were … Continue reading Tell the Story Challenge #3
The corporal crumpled up the note and threw it to the flaw and stared at it as it came to a halt at the foot of the stairs. She'd read it five times and her reaction had been the same. Numbness. It wasn't shock or concern, she felt nothing. She rose from her chair and … Continue reading RDP: A Most Unwelcome Letter
Down in the valley sat in the centre of the meander of the river sits a small licensed cafe. From the outset it looks merely like another rustic venue but once inside the venue changes to a grandiose affair of amazing geometric shapes. At sunset the landlord offers a drinks promotion to waver people in … Continue reading 3TC: Sundown Mama
The Imperial Hotel from the outside looks like someone decided to join a number of shacks halfway up a hill together to make one large building and rumour has it, that is exactly what did happen. Certainly the individual features of each part of the hotel would support this theory but the lack of the … Continue reading The Imperial Hotel
Jubilation was rife in the air! Family's were out in force filling the central square, traders had set up stalls and Roasted Chestnuts, Mulled Wine, Beer and wooden toys were on sale. Those without children were linger near the beer tents and quaffing back tankards of beer and indulging in salty snacks. Slowly the Christmas … Continue reading Daily Writing Challenge 8th December
Continuing the Story Vicky walked down the dismal streets, night was falling fast now and it felt like there was a frost in the air. Why did her mysterious blackmailers want her to go to the canal lock? She kept her head down trying to ignore the world as she walked on, she wondered if … Continue reading Questions and Answers