- Bill Engleson | @billmelaterplea
- Tina Glasneck | @TinaGlasneck
- Silver James | @SilverJames_
- Sheilagh Lee | @SweetSheil
- Siren X Star | @sirenstar
- Daelyn Morgana
- Kelly Heinen | @Aightball
- Eric Martell | @drmagoo
- Siobhan Muir | @SiobhanMuir
- Cate Derham | @Cate_Derham
Eric Martell | @drmagoo
George says: I liked the setup and I liked the implied kinkiness to the tale. Great dialog in it, too.
Siren X Star | @sirenstar
George says: It was an interesting display of two different personalities for the lead characters, all based on their choice of "dinner."
George says: I really loved the compassion of this tale. You can see the remnants of the elderly woman's independence and in a moment it just disappears. And the sweetness of the son's willingness to just take what was offered. Great tale.
"Are you alright, mother?" he asked with concern, brow furrowed.
She waved a wrinkled hand then placed it over her chest, smiling lightly to him. "Of course, dear." His mother began to reach for the satchel of market goods they brought home, leaning her walking stick against her chair. "I best be getting supper started now. Don't want the children to be coming home without supper on the table."
He frowned, stopping her reach gently. "Mother... There's no children coming home. We're all grown up."
"Nonsense, they're all wee babes yet," she dismissed, shaking him off and reaching in the satchel to pull out wrapped parcels one by one. "Where's my eggs? I can't cook without them."
"We didn't buy them, remember?" he said softly, crouching to her level.
Puzzlement crossed her features, turning to peer at him. Once bright blue eyes where dulled and filmed over from old age and fragile mind. He noticed the way her lips pursed tight and sadness touched her features in a telltale sign. Then the sadness was replaced with confused wariness and all previous thoughts were forgotten.
"Who are you?" she asked quietly.
His heart ached, holding her hands. "I'm your son. Robin. You rest now, mother, I'll make supper. I love you."
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