Perfection's BirthdaySeries: Reverend AlpertWord Count
: It was one year ago that Perfection met Alpert, and she wants something very special... Notes
: This story was prompted by Megan and rolodexaspirin, and sponsored by the Patreon crowd! Extra thanks go to Megan, who kindly let me play with her character Puck for a little while. (You can read Puck's first appearance here
, and see pictures of her here
.) Also, instead of an illustration, I gave this story the word-count it deserved. Happy birthday, Perfection! Further notes at bottom.
The letter burst into life outside the window, stuck to the Ace of Wands.
Alpert sighed. “Dorothy Ives. What could she want now...”
“Mine! It's mine!” Perfection cried, crawling over the back of her chair and taking a flying leap to the window so as to snatch the letter before Alpert could move to look at it.
Perfection was already shoving him out the door, letter clutched in her teeth. “Yup! Mine! Get out, go find a job or something!”
And Alpert found himself unceremoniously ejected from his own inn room, perplexed and a little indignant.( Read more... )