In Time: The Stranger
This immediately follows Amnesia.
Before she could ask any questions, Father Lee waved his wrist and the scenery changed. They were inside a small house she didn’t recognize. He held his fingers over her lips, making a shushing sound, as Nieve appeared in front of them.
“Take her to change, then show her her orders,” he said dismissively. Viola balked, but Nieve pushed her on knowing she had no strength to fight. Within moments, they entered a small dressing room. A large mirror gave Viola a glimpse of herself. Horror overwhelmed her when she realized she didn’t recognize the stranger looking back at her.
This week’s 100 Word Song was The Stranger by Billy Joel. There’s more to this story, but the rules are only 100 words, not 99 or 101, and certainly not the 400 or 500 it might take to complete this scene.
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