Be My Valentine…Snack

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Here’s Christopher, Peter, ‘Brie, and Duessa, picking up where they left off Wednesday in ‘Be My Valentine…Snack’.

This is a little longer than six sentences, forgive me!


“Well, we can’t always be our true selves.” Gabrielle gave her words a sharp emphasis. She shifted her glance from Peter to Duessa’s hidden arms. “This said, I doubt you just came here to flirt with my boys.” ‘

Gabrielle moved forward in rustle of skirts to stand next to me. “What can I get for you, today, Duessa? Herbs? Candles? Information?”

“How about Christopher?” Duessa turned four of her eyes in my direction, two of them still hidden under lowered lashes. All of them roamed over me with predatory interest. “I would love to buy him.”





12 thoughts on “Be My Valentine…Snack

    1. Duessa comes from a land where males are essentially property. Asking Gabrielle for him is perfectly natural to her, just like a man asking another man to give him his daughter in certain patriarchal countries. Curiously, Christopher isn’t quite as offended by this as you or I would be. ‘Brie has seen a little too much of the arachnocratic lands to be surprised by this attitude, although she will protect those under her roof. If they choose to leave her roof, though…(stopped from speaking by the giant spoiler stomping foot from above :))


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