The ridiculous habit made it difficult to clamber down the bush-covered arch into the cloister.
From there it was a sprint across the lawn to the door, where she knocked four times.
The door was opened. They paused at the gateway. Was this what they really wanted? Would the Lord be watching them?
No time to delay, it was now or never. Each of them de-robed, revealing modest everyday clothing.
With determined looks they stepped across the street.
This week the cinema was showing ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ and the secret Carmelite Nuns Film Society of Rome had heard it featured a Christian storyline.
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).
For those not aware – many Carmelite nuns live within their nunnery and as part of their strict religious vows never venture out into the rest of the world. ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ is a popular, preposterous erotic novel and film with a leading male character named Christian…
To read stories of 100 words based on this week’s prompt, visit HERE.
My first novel, ‘A Justified State,’ is available now
And finally, last week I managed to make a start to the sequel, which I hope to publish in the autumn!