Sequence of Events: Chapter Ten (seventh)

Rob answered with his pencil.  He treated Myrna and Anselm as though they hadn’t spoken; but began to drag each word across the paper, pressing hard, his elbow moving as though he’d switched to longhand (Rose supposed he had not otherwise overheard enough, to convert words into weaponry).  The lead snapped…and even from where she […]

Sequence of Events: Chapter Ten (sixth)

At those times when Myrna Armstrong Bevington’s husband was at home, his society could not be avoided.  Anselm was not a man to take himself off with a book, just because their lunch guest was really his wife’s friend…just because Myrna had summoned Rose with a purpose in mind.  As Myrna nursed her tea, the […]