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Still posting from that “Steampunk Thing.” The first draft isn’t done yet and I’m hoping that this will keep me motivated to keep at it.
This picks up from last week.
For all that I was in a strange place, I slept well that night. It was warmer than my shack, and the bed far softer than my own. Still, I woke early, not wanting to appear to be a lay-about, and, if truth be told, eager to start my new job.
Breakfast was warm porridge, sausages, and toast with jam, with Miss Madison joining us in the servants’ hall.
Afterward, James brought the coach around and I joined him in the driver’s box as Miss Madison entered the carriage and we were off.
The day was cold but bright and the horse trotted smartly through the streets. I hadn’t been able to see much the night before but it felt like we were heading in a different direction.
“Did we come this way last night?” I asked, puzzled.