A Regency Mad-Lib-Poll-Thingy

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It was a fine day to be walking in the Cotswoalds and Miss

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was happy to be walking and to have her delightful dog at her side. She wore her finest

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secure in the knowledge that she looked smashing. She walked all the way to the edge of forest and there she stopped, for she knew Lord

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had a reputation for

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those who came too close to his demense. She shuddered with horror at the thought of such a fate. Suddenly, a shot rang out! A bird flew from a bush like a

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with her beloved dog in pursuit. She ran to the rescue of her pet, calling out ”

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! Here, my beloved pet! Oh dear, I mean, Come back, you VISCIOUS BEAST!” for what did she see but his Lordship

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Their gazes locked and she swooned.

When she woke up, she was ……

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About carolyn

Carolyn Jewel was born on a moonless night. That darkness was seared into her soul and she became an award winning author of historical and paranormal romance. She has a very dusty car and a Master’s degree in English that proves useful at the oddest times. An avid fan of fine chocolate, finer heroines, Bollywood films, and heroism in all forms, she has three cats and a dog. Also a son. One of the cats is his.
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7 Responses to A Regency Mad-Lib-Poll-Thingy

  1. Lil says:

    lying in the mud, her beloved pet yapping at her, and the angry lord vanished. Did he take mud-covered trespassers in disgust or had she simply been having another of her delusions?

  2. Lazaraspaste says:

    She woke in her own bed in 1945, realizing the whole episode had been not but a dream! (Newhart ending, yay!)

  3. Karenmc says:

    being doused with lukewarm tea. At least she thought it was tea.

  4. Kathy says:

    Had trouble recollecting precisely how many drops of laudanum she had imbibed last evening.

  5. AJH says:

    … subjected to the disdainful scrutiny of the elegantly, but unexpectedly, attired gentleman.

    “I hope,” he drawled in a voice of sex and satin appliques, “you have a damn good explanation for this. Yellow, my dear, is so last season.”

  6. carolyn says:

    You guys are hilarious.

    Yellow is so last season.

    lukewarm tea. omg. laudanum! delusions and newhart endings.

    ::snort::

  7. diane says:

    You are so clever, Carolyn!!!

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