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quiet_curiosity ([personal profile] quiet_curiosity) wrote2007-02-20 10:37 pm

Girly Talk in the Underworld, for [livejournal.com profile] 31_days

Title: Girly Talk in the Underworld
Fandom: Dark Shadows
Characters: Jenny, Beth, Laura, and Charity
Warnings: None
Word Count: 141
Rating: PG
Disclaimer: Dark Shadows was created by Dan Curtis and is distributed by MPI Home Video. I receive no monetary benefit from this work.
Summary: Your exes will always get together and tell stories about you.

Written for [livejournal.com profile] 31_days, prompt February 20 - the false man

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“He told me that I would be mistress of the manor!”

“We all know what kind of lie that was, don’t we?” asked Beth.

“Besides, you wouldn’t have been mistress anyway. I already had that position.”

“You abdicated at one point,” said Charity.

“Then dear Judith would have taken over,” answered Laura. “He was giving away things he didn’t have access to.”

“So it seems.” Charity turned to Beth and asked, “What did he promise you?”

“Happiness,” she sighed.

The other women audibly cringed. “That may be the worst lie of all,” said Jenny.

“What were you supposed to get, Laura?”

“Children. Old Edward was as sterile as a burned out room. I needed someone to help me out.”

“Well, you did have the children to show for it,” said Charity.

“So Quentin kept one promise,” said Jenny. “I’m almost impressed.”