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Scary Movie – Victorian London Edition

Here is a little story I wrote for Mer for one of her blogs 🙂

That Retro Blog

Today, we have a special treat here on That Retro Blog. I persuaded my extremely talented, good friend Draliman into writing us a bit of flash fiction for our amusement.


“I say, Sophie, what absolute frolics!” smiled Cynthia. “What with the boys away for the weekend, and we girls, sisters all, in the house alone…”

“Yes, Cynthia,” said Sophie. “In the house, all alone, the servants given the night off!”

“All alone, on a dark and stormy night!” added Delilah.

“Sherry for all!” demanded Cynthia. The ladies, fine upstanding Victorian ladies of breeding, waited. No-one came.

“Of course!” laughed Delilah. “We’re here in the house all alone! We shall have to serve ourselves!” She went to fetch the sherry.

“Oh, I say, should we?” asked Sophie. “I mean, sherry, and us in the house all alone…”

Suddenly there was a clatter at the front door.

“I say, whatever was that?”…

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  1. October 25, 2015 at 7:49 pm

    You really got that “tone” right for the story. You’re very good at mimicking styles. It’s a real talent 🙂


    • October 26, 2015 at 8:04 am

      Thanks! Upper class Victorian is always fun to do. I don’t know if they really spoke like that, mind 🙂


  2. Lyn
    October 25, 2015 at 11:57 pm

    Palpable shot sir! Palpable!


  3. October 26, 2015 at 10:12 pm

    Rollicking good fun for chronically understimulated young ladies. One gets so bored of having nothing to do but needlepointing their drawers all day. 😀


    • October 27, 2015 at 7:56 am

      That can get boring (or so I’m told) and in the absence of Netflix what else is there to do but plot and scheme? 🙂

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