Saturday, August 25, 2012

100 Odd Words #23 - Hospitality, Continued (WIP excerpt)


“He’s still there,” she said quietly.

“Is he?”  Claude turned to look.  “You’d think a magician of his level would have a little more sense than that.”

Delany felt that tensing in the air again, like thunderclouds building. Argentine turned and stalked away and the pressure slackened.

There’s a good boy,” he said.  “Let’s get you back up to Mr. James’ suite, shall we?  You are still staying there, I hope.”

“I am.  I was just . . . on my way back.”

“We always appreciate returning guests.  Well-behaved ones, at least.  Though you’ve been remarkably troublesome without even making an effort.”

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