Saturday, August 14, 2010

Probably Bad News

The young woman paused half-way through a step, caught herself and turned. Her nostrils flared as she sought the source of the scent, her head turning this way and that until she zeroed in on the origin.

Dill pointed to Sam "Him, I think you're looking for."

"Well hello." Sam did his best Leslie Phillips impersonation. "Who might you be?"

"Amanda Brinkley." She held out her hand. "I couldn't help noticing your scent..."

"Distinctive, isn't it?" Sam tossed his head to one side. "I call it chair pourrissant. Do you like it?"

"Very much." Amanda took a step forward. "It reminds me of home."

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