• Prudence

    Prudence: Chapter 3i

    Flavia stands in the juncture, shivering, although her cheeks are flushed and sweat dries on her brow. She doesn’t know why she’s surprised. Of course, this is the way the business may still work. But for some reason, she expected LeBeau would be enamoured with her, and give her a shot for no explicable or deserved reason. Men have always fallen over her. LeBeau didn’t – at least not in the way she hoped. Amber is right. She’s a dreamer. She heads through the nearest entry and is surrounded by red – it’s the Red Lounge, filled with people, their attention fixed on the pianist. He sways on his stool,…