In the veiled light he looks magnificent.
He stands out from the gathered well-off, ignoring the art around them.
She wills him to look her way.
For too long she has desired from afar. For too long he has ignored her.
Tonight he will not escape her web. She knows his fiancée is out of town. She knows the dress she wears is one that appeals to his taste.
She checks herself, a deep breath and moves towards him.
As she strides, the dappled light casts shadows across her face, her smile shifts from glowing to malevolent and back again.
Written as part of the Friday Fictioneers challenge hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields (more details HERE). The idea is to write a short story of 100 words based on the photo prompt (above).
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