Nick Harrison had heard
enough horrible tales about Emma that he
fell in love with her sight unseen. Using his occupation as
an excuse, he
plots to meet the fascinating woman by renting her dilapidated cabin.
Another Man's Castaway...
Bronwic sat with his
elbows on the table's edge, certain he'd captured the attention of
everyone in the breakroom, the same as he always did while spinning his
tales. A stocky man of no great height, he took great pride in his
ability to design landscapes which would compliment new buildings. His
greatest pleasure, since being served with divorce papers, was to
belittle the woman he'd once vowed to love and cherish. Speaking with
humor in his tone, Mason tried his best to make certain his listening
audience would believe Emma was the incarnate of the Wicked Bitch of
He'd tell that she lived in
the last house, on a short street, at the edge of a crummy town, at the
base of a small wooded mountain, where she poisoned helpless rabbits
just for kicks. Her preference was for varmints, instead of standard
pets. He'd rattle off at great length about her crooked nose, warts,
pendulous boobs and piano leg ankles. He would describe her penchant
for making the lives of everyone around her miserable. And this was
just the first page in his volume of lies.
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