By Mercedes Lackey
Kidnapping Persephone must have been a simple activity. yet within the Kingdoms, nothing's ever simple--and the inaccurate blonde goddess is stolen by way of mistake, leaving Prince Leopold with out his new bride. at the least until eventually he braves the world of the useless to get her back...
A story of the 500 Kingdoms novella. formerly released within the Harvest Moon anthology.
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Carl picked it up. "Mr. " he answered. " "I usually get a hundred and a half. " "But that's Ginsberg. " "Fine, Mr. Gantling. " "How about travel? " "Fine, Mr. " Carl walked about the room. He looked at the typewriter. He put a sheet of paper in there, then watched a girl in an amazingly short mini skirt walk past the window. Then he started to type: "Margie was going to go out with this guy but on the way over this guy met another guy in a leather coat and the guy in the leather coat opened the leather coat and showed the other guy his tits and the other guy went over to Margie's and said he couldn't keep his date because this guy in the leather coat had showed him his tits .
They had the beat but not the soul. Mozart, Bach and the Bee still made them look bad. I was going to miss those crap games and the good food. I ordered another drink. I looked around the bar. There were five men in the bar and no women. I was back in the American streets. PITTSBURGH PHIL & CO. This guy Summerfield was on relief and hitting the wine bottle. He was rather a dull sort, I tried to avoid him, but he was always hanging out the window half-drunk. " Well, he kept at it, hanging out the window half-drunk, so one day I said, "All right, for Christ's sake, come on .
I walked to the table then walked back to the cell door. He was a big son of a bitch, killer of two men. I gave him 15 cents. " Taylor and I sat down to the food. Everything was on plates. The coffee was good and hot, the meat -- the roast beef -- was tender. Mashed potatoes, sweet peas, biscuits, gravy, butter, and apple pie. I hadn't eaten that good in five years. "That cook raped a sailor the other day. He got him so bad the sailor couldn't walk. " I took in a big mouthful of mashed potatoes and gravy.
A Tangled Web (Tales of the Five Hundred Kingdoms) by Mercedes Lackey