July 27th, 2005

Due South

Drabble: Lessons

I'm feeling significantly better today. I think it has something to do with how the weather finally broke. Low 20s, rain all earlier today that cleared now. The LCBO is NOT on strike (yay! Liquor!). All in all, a good day.

Title: Lessons
Word Count: 100
A/N: Written for the lessons theme over at Black Pearl Sails.

"Avast!" cried Captain Jack Sparrow. "Back ye scurvy dogs, or ye'll be seeing the briny deep of Davy Jones'--

"Miss Swann!"

Reality intruded. Elizabeth looked up guilty, hiding the adventure story underneath the chalkboard on her lap. Her tutor was too nearsighted to notice the chapbook, but had been teaching Elizabeth long enough to know when her pupil's attention was wandering.

Glaring suspiciously at her, but thankfully not walking for a closer look, Miss Barnes continued, "As I was saying."

Elizabeth sighed as Miss Barnes launched back into her lecture. Pirates would just have to wait until after her lessons.