Posts Tagged ‘time travel’

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He’d never understood the appeal…throwing balls at pins for a teddy bear, for Pete’s sake (or for Helen’s or Jane’s), cotton candy and other junk food, buying Chinese-made junk, gaggles of giggling girls pretending they weren’t glancing sideways at the slightly swaggering pseudo-studs. What a joke!

Spotting the subtle shimmer, he slipped into the space between the booths, felt the requisite chill. Amidst the yells of food hawkers, he almost stumbled over a dice game. A falconer flew his peregrine to the roars of crowd. If he hurried, he’d be just in time for the jousting, truly a manly sport.