Sunday, June 20, 2010

100 Drabble - Ball

Title: The Major’s Ball
Prompt: Ball
Characters: Alexandra Eames/Robert Goren
Rating: K+
Word Count: 109

Slowly he stepped aloft the enormous stairway. One last time, Bobby checked his appearance in the huge mirror – its golden frame reflected the lights of a thousand chandeliers. The black smoking jacket with the creamy silk shirt fit like a glove. He sighed relieved the bowtie was knotted perfectly.

Bobby’s nervous gaze caught the reflection of a familiar smile behind his shoulder.

“Where is your date?”

“I got stood-up.”

“What a shame.” Bobby’s eyes wandered over Alex’s ensemble. She wore a midnight-blue satin dress. Silver sandals set off her toned calves and antique Sterling jewels accented her flawless skin.

Bobby turned and offered his arm. “Let’s enter the ballroom…together.”


  1. Yeah, yeah. Perfect description of them both. Cheers Havers!!

  2. Thanks so much for your kind words.