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Your line for this week is:
People see what makes sense to them, reality notwithstanding,
and the photoprompt is this:
People see what makes sense to them, reality notwithstanding.
That is what he’d said, though Amelia never thought for one minute they’d get away with it.
Carefully, she applied makeup and put on the costume, then made her way to the jetty where she boarded the small vessel with the rest of the circus performers. She kept her eyes down trying not to attract attention, taking a place at the far end.
The boat sped off, and within five minutes, she felt her breath coming easier. As she looked into the sunray mirror, the reflection gazing back at her was unfamiliar.
It would be a few hours before her absence was noticed, by which time she would be well away with her chosen beau rather than become the bride to a dried old prune of a man chosen for her by her uncle.