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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.
“Something needs to be done,” she said, and even I could identify the stubborn tone of voice and set of her jaw.
“And just what might that something be?” James asked, amusement barely hidden in his voice.
“I haven’t decided yet,” she said, taking a bundle in my coat from me despite my protests. “But something has to be and something will be.”
With that she turned and marched back to the carriage, and placed my coat in the box.
James shrugged and followed in her wake and I followed him, puzzling over this turn of events as we tied my wet things to the back of the carriage with my bag of tools, the people from the neighborhood slowly drifting away in small groups, no doubt talking about the newspaper article.
And no doubt speculating on what the carriage was doing there and what I was doing with the carriage.