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A Damsel In Distress

The magnificent white horse burst into the forest glade and Daphne’s heart skipped a beat. She clutched the posie of wild primroses to her heaving breast as Vincent dismounted and approached, his thigh muscles rippling under the soft cloth of his tight britches.

“Daphne, I…” he breathed, laying his firm, calloused hands on her quivering shoulders.

“Oh Vincent,” she moaned, melting against his solid, manly chest.

He gathered her into his strong, weather-tanned arms, and laid her down gently on a bed of soft bracken. A pair of turtle doves began to bill and coo in the branches above.

The dappled sunlight played across the lovestruck couple as they entwined themselves in a fevered embrace.

Daphne raised her eyes to the heavens – her knight on a white charger had come. Pity he hadn’t managed to get his trousers off first.

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For the first Flash Fiction challenge of the year A blouse tearer in true Barbara Cartland style

I’ve never read any Barbara Cartland books (honest!!) so I’ll just have to wing it.

I paint watercolours and write short stories.

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  • Anne van Alkemade
    Anne van Alkemadealmost 4 years ago

    lmao, please, hand me some alkaseltzer

  • Glad it gave you a laugh Anne.

    – ian osborne

  • Lawford
    Lawfordalmost 4 years ago

    Ooo. Laughing, Laughing,Laughing.

  • Steady on!

    – ian osborne

  • Corinne Pouzet
    Corinne Pouzetalmost 4 years ago

    Ah ah ah !!

  • ’Allo Corinne.

    – ian osborne

  • Solar Zorra
    Solar Zorraalmost 4 years ago

    Oh yeah…..this is fantastic! Now this is what it’s all about, you nailed it Ian. :) Solar

  • Thanks Solar. I think I’ve found my niche at last.

    – ian osborne

  • IWML
    IWMLalmost 4 years ago

    that’s a white charger all right.

    damn you and your excellence!

  • Indeed! Thanks!!

    – ian osborne

  • Cathryn Swanson
    Cathryn Swansonalmost 4 years ago

    I’ve never read a Barbara Cartland either, but if they’re this funny…

  • might become a big fan.

    – ian osborne

  • Zolton
    Zoltonalmost 4 years ago

    ha ha ha… this is the best Flash Fiction challenge ever. That was great.

  • Thanks Zolton.

    – ian osborne

  • HamperRefuser
    HamperRefuseralmost 4 years ago

    Lol great stuff

  • Cheers mate.

    – ian osborne

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