Title - For King and Country

Author - sholot

Disclaimer - not mine

E/O Challenge word - touch

Word count - 100

AN - Happy Birthday, Platinum Rose Lady! Hope you enjoy!

"Hello, ladies… I can interest you in a romp in the hay?"

Giggles and fluttering eyelashes.

"Excuse us."

"Ah, c'mon Sammy…"

"Dean, we're here on a job."

"Hey, you dragged us here. I wanted Florida, but no…"


"Man, we're at King Richard's Faire. Surrounded by knights, wenches, and ale. Get in touch with your classical side, Grumpy."

"A Renaissance Faire with a murder. Our kind."

"Yeah, bu - "

"We need to stay alert. Before someone else - "


Push through crowd.

Limp body, stained dress.

"Is that…"

"Blood? Looks like."

"Told you - "

"Shuddap. Let's go."

-= end =-

AN 2 - King Richard's Faire is (as said) a Renaissance Faire held in Carver, Massachusetts every September through October. Wikipedia has a link to their website, if you want more info.

A Massachusetts or New England setting was the theme challenge. I didn't know what to do until I stumbled on that tidbit in a book I was reading. Inspiration can come from the smallest things…