Old Roles, Revisited

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28 August 2009

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Drabble Challenge #43

Prompt: take-off

part 4 of the Wilder Investigations series: Beware Ex-wives Demanding Favors

As the water-taxi caressed the dock, AJ grabbed Matt’s arm and hissed, “Do NOT take-off for the buffet and open bar and camp out there.”

Matt sighed and jumped from the boat to the dock and then held out his arm to AJ. She grabbed it and carefully crossed over to him and said, “You promised to be charming tonight.”

“There’s only so much I’ll do for money,” Matt countered as he watched the earlier couples glide up toward the manor. Their paleness in the moon-light raised the hair on his neck.

“Your ego is why you’re here,” AJ replied.



Alternate Drabbles

TitleDate Posted
Leaving9 June 2012
Knowing When to Leave2 September 2009


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