This snippet: Alice meets two "gentlemen."
The men looked at each other, at her, then back at themselves. She wasn't sure if they were befuddled, confused, or wanted to laugh. Finally, the older gentleman spoke. "Princess Alice is seven years old."
Alice bit the inside of her lip, realizing she had totally forgotten where she was due to the younger gentleman's attention. She slid her glasses back on. "Simply call me Alice -- Alice Windsor."
"And you may call me Prime Minister."****
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Interesting that he gives her his title instead of his name.ReplyDelete
You definitely showed the Prime Minister's personality in this snippet. I guess because this is a small snippet out of context so it's a little confusing - but you still did a good job of setting the tone.ReplyDelete
Oops, if she's back in time then she's going to have a hard time establishing her identity.ReplyDelete
Also, I'm not sure if the gentleman's response is genuine or sarcastic.