Your Collar

MjAxNC04ZjBlYTU5ZmNiZjdiZjY4Instead of playing Pokémon Go (much…  he just caught four in the yard, including another Eevee–we seem to have a lot of them here), the Boodle and I are having a bit of a home day.  Perfect for bringing you a WIPpet while I ponder revisions for my ROW80 sponsor post.

Once again I bring you another Unnamed Story snippet…  though I am moving forward again in the story finally.  This scene follows right on the heels of the last few.  Alanii and Atyr have parted company as Alanii has this awful thing called a job he has to do.  😉  He catches Valistii just as his friend enters the conference room…

Since this is the 13th of July (Happy Birthday, Grandpa, if you can still hear me), I am giving you 11 sentences.  7+1+3

“Atyriia is spending the rest of the day with Vantosa*, Captain.”

Valistii shrugged, giving the man only a brief sidelong glance in acknowledgment. Bastard hadn’t even bothered to fix his hair or change shirts. “I’d heard. There’s lipstick on your collar…my lord.”

Alanii checked quickly. Frowning, he rubbed at the stain before electing to hide it by pulling a hank of hair over his shoulder. “Thank you for telling me.”

The man really did look unkempt. True, he’d never been one for the made up appearances of the élite, but it wasn’t Alanii’s way to go in public with hair down and face unpainted. If only watching the man’s embarrassment was worth what it had cost him.

Happens to powerful men occasionally…

*her son

That’s all for me today.  If you enjoyed that, head over to our WIPpet linky and visit some our other awesome members.

Thank you, Emily Witt for maintaining the bloghop these days when I know you are busy, busy, busy!

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12 responses to “Your Collar

  1. I like these characters a lot!

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  2. Those two….*giggles.* Although I’m guessing ‘Listii isn’t happy about knowing who that lipstick belongs to…even if he condones it in theory.

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  3. Wonder why he’s so apparently sloppy on this particular day and why it’s an issue. Hm…

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  4. 😀 I got a giggle out of the lipstick comment.

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  5. I liked your snippet. It made me want to know more.
    Shalom aleichem,
    Patricia

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