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.”

3 comments:

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

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  2. Thanks so much for your kind words.

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