Tag: #mmromance

May 12, 2022

Timon of Bath

Almost there and it’s raining “No we didn’t: just a quick stop to swop drivers. I’ll phone Will up and suggest it,” Paris said. “Then we can get an update on how long we’ve got.” She had that annoying half a conversation and put her phone down. “At least another hour, Peter says, so he’s happy to stop for a quick drink. We’re getting off […]

May 5, 2022

MM story. Last stretch to Scotland to find an Uncle?

Gerard grinned and managed to look even more like a pirate: he just needed a rope in one hand and a sword in the other, Timonthy thought. At least he had recovered his composure. “I suppose we had better go downstairs then,” Gerard suggested. “Gerard,” Timonthy held out his hand to stop him leaving. “I don’t want you to think I’m going to try and […]

April 28, 2022

Timon of Bath and London; Scotland is on again!

He had his hand on the handle wondering whether he would get out if it had been locked from the outside, but the door handle moved just as he rested his hand on it. Gerard’s face peered round the opening with an unconcerned smile. “Hello,” he said. “You’re up, and ready?” Timonthy stepped back into the room and sat heavily on a nearby armchair. “I […]

April 7, 2022

The Night – Lizzie is trouble

He was trying very hard not to get his hopes up too much but as she said, it looked more likely than it had done in the last few days that they would find Stolid. No! He was trying to live in the present. His skin was warm next to the fire and his stomach was content and full. Gerard’s smile lay across him like […]

March 31, 2022

Still the Hotel

“I followed my employer out there. I thought it would be an adventure,” Gerard laughed. “And I was running away from God. Stupid really, I ended up in his playground. Anyway I didn’t mean to dwell on that. I didn’t mind it while it lasted. At least there seemed to be a point to life. I knew what my role was. It’s just since I […]

March 23, 2022

The Hotel – and Food

Peter’s eyes didn’t focus suddenly. Instead they closed and then quickly opened. He shook his head and laughed, “I am more tired than a man ought to be with another four or five hours of driving to go. What would you say to the idea of staying here tonight? I don’t want to disappoint you but at this rate Stolid will be well asleep by […]

February 24, 2022

Going to Scotland

“Can you carry on bringing everything over? I’ll get inside and try to arrange everything so it doesn’t get damaged on the journey,” Will said as he saw them. They worked quietly and efficiently, aware of Peter’s eyes upon them. After a while he seemed to shake off the thought that was absorbing him and he joined in the work. In spite of Will’s anticipation […]

February 17, 2022

Peter Arrives

Lizzie and Timonthy exchanged looks of caution. Gerard’s leg pushed against Timonthy’s. He thought it was a warning until he looked at Gerard’s face and saw it was more of an unseen embrace. Perhaps he was feeling a little tense too and in need of reassurance. Lizzie and Paris were distracted by the new arrival so his hand provided what reassurance it could in the […]

February 10, 2022

Peter is expected

His tone and enthusiasm reassured him that Paris was untainted with the misery of wrongdoing. This relief made him feel unbowed, able to enjoy the view, the meal and the company. “We ought to move everything around the front again when we’ve finished eating,” Will said to Gerard. “Do you think that Peter will be in a rush?” Timonthy said. “He is never in a […]

January 27, 2022

Extract 27

“I think I would prefer Timon,” Paris said pursing her lips as if debating the matter internally. “Well, classical names are probably more popular now than they were when I was a boy,” Timonthy mused. “But you see it seemed apt, when Lizzie and I were thinking of names, that we picked something classical too. Paris was a popular name then, so it fitted both […]