Surprise in Store
She stretched her arms wide the moment she went past the hotel doorway. It was a fairly cold morning, but the sun was clear and she could feel the warmth on her arms. Her hunger for a great breakfast might've been satisfied, but her thirst for adventure wasn't. Kendra began her morning stroll with hopes of stumbling upon an incident. Thin snow covered the greenery and pavement, and not so much of the population wore thick clothing. Silently she felt relieved, because earlier she'd been deciding whether or not she should put on her winter attire lest the weather turns cold without warning. A storm was expected tonight, so she had to get back before it hits the town.
After several streets, Kendra stopped by an ice-cream stand to get a snack. Whilst she waited for her ice-cream to be topped, the Dove behind his cart conversed with her. "You're new in town?"
She nodded in reply, watching as he placed one scoop on top of another.
"Be careful if you're thinking of touring this town alone, mi
-OS- Daily NuisanceStatic television screen. That was the second thing Austin saw in the living room, the first being the crowd – consisting of Roslan, Munais, Devon, Tranquila, and Elsie – that had gathered at the doorway. He crossed his arms at the group of three surrounding the flat-screen television across the room. "What happened this time?"-OS- Daily Nuisance10 months ago in Short Stories More Like This
"Someone," stressed Curwen from behind the television, "forgotten to pull out the plug when there was a thunderstorm last night. A lightning bolt must've caused a short-circuit throughout the mansion, and... well, now I have to find out what's wrong with it."
"This sucks." Eliza scowled, leaning upon the corner of the television with her legs crossed. "Which one of you was the last one in the living room last night?"
"It wasn't me." Shrugged Charles from the other corner of the flat screen. "I was in my office with Elsie the whole of evening, rearranging our schedule for missions and stuff. Ask her if you don't believe me. Right, E