My interpretation of the more erotic side of the incredible book Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters. One of the best writers out there. Join Christine Ray in these brilliant author prompts by checking at Whisper and the Roar daily.
“Watch me tonight won’t you?” she said like a little girl and I nodded my head as she walked through to the staff quarters of the club and I carried on straight ahead and showed my laminated membership card.
“How are you Lana?” the club’s cashier smiled a red lipsticked smile at me and gave me a kiss on the cheek “Doing good Josie, doing really well” I said, sounding more courageous than I felt, but at the same time, feeling every bit as good as I’d stated.
“Glad to hear it!” she chirped, her bauble earrings swinging, and I walked on through to the velvety darkness of the bar area, and found myself a corner table, close enough to the stage but set apart from other tables, where it was darkest.
“you always sat where it was most dark” a familiar voice said and I wheeled around to see…
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