September 10th, 2015

Mule

Recovery Action

I wrote this from thoughts I had after reading the first stanza of ysabetwordsmith's poem "silkbag". The word count currently stands at 2,065. There is definitely more story there.


Briony clung to the safety of the shadows, feeling vastly underequipped. Her pursuit of the people who’d stolen the family’s textile patterns had led her to a warehouse on the Newcastle docks and she now found herself unexpectedly in a villain’s lair – or the import-export operation of a well-to-do businessman. If it was the latter, she didn’t think much of his ethics.

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This is now followed by Recovery Action 2.