“You look beautiful,” Rowland said, kissing the top of her hand.
“Thanks,” Eliza blushed as they walked up the steps to the Barton Estate.
Mr. Barton was holding another one of his parties–a masquerade this time. Rowland told her this was his last night here. He would be leaving at midnight for his world. But Eliza still hadn’t made up her mind whether or not she would go with him.
Rowland looked dashing, as always. He wore a tux with a black mask covering his face. Eliza had taken her outfit one step further: a sparkling white dress, mask of course, and a pearly pair of fake wings extending from her back.
“They suit you nicely,” he said with a mischievous smile.
Eliza nodded, trying not to look at the clock counting down.
BlogFlash 2012 is a 30 Day challenge to write a 50-100 word post each day based on that day’s prompt. All my posts will be linked as a continuous story, a prequel to a series I’ve been writing.
Be sure to check out Terri Long’s BlogFlash 2012!