Stories tagged “BLOND”

  • Shaken, Rattled, and Rolling

    You cruise to a gentle stop at the red light. It's the end of the work day. You're looking forward to leftover lasagna, two hours of Netflix, and if the heat sticks around, a shower before bed. Traffic has been lighter than normal for a Thursday which is …

    Posted 4 years ago
  • Tropes of the Trade: A Little Sweeter

    Jacqueline made a sour face. “You mean to keep an eye on me. I hate having someone watching over my shoulder.”

    “We're both in the industry, spying is what we do.” Emily replied.

    “I'd rather be the spy-er than the spy-ee.”

    Emily cocked an eye at her phr…

    Posted 5 years ago
  • Tropes of the Trade: Shaken With a Twist

    Jacqueline signaled the bartender for another mojito. “It's not obvious to me.”

    “Since your attack on Isla Quiribi, F.A.C.E. has split and some enterprising splinters are exploring a kind of freedom that didn't exist under Dr. Whitman.”

    “You need me to …

    Posted 5 years ago
  • Tropes of the Trade: Muddled Bitters

    “Don't be so sure of yourself. You killed a man and blew up a building, you did not kill F.A.C.E. Honestly, you did as much as you could have. Impressive work for a pair spies."

    Jacqueline felt the familiar punch to the stomach that happened every time s…

    Posted 5 years ago
  • Tropes of the Trade: Bottom of the Glass

    Jacqueline, never Jack or Jackie, swirled the ice around the dregs of her mojito. It was her favorite drink, she had ordered them all around the world, from Mexico, to London, to China. Hell, she'd even taken a couple of barrels with her through the Andes…

    Posted 5 years ago