Julia’s Troll

Julia couldn’t believe she was alone in the Norwegian woods, wearing only her coat and boots.  She felt a little ridiculous half dressed in the woods, but Bjorn insisted this was another important step in her training.

So she was alone, almost naked in nearly pitch black woods.  “How can it be so dark?” Julia muttered.  Tripping on another tree root, but this time she dropped the lantern.  “Damn it,” she hissed when she heard the tinkle of breaking glass and the light went out.
Read More »

Advertisements

By Candlelight

Julia lounged naked on the massive bed.  It had taken her some time to acclimate to the electricity free existence.  The cabin was heated by a wood stove and lit by candles. The ever present smell of wood smoke was shortly before replaced with the almost sweet scent of the candles, as Bjorn started lighting them.

She’d been staying in the cabin with Bjorn and Astrid for a couple of weeks.  Tonight she knew the couple had something new planned for her, but for now, she enjoyed lying next to Astrid watching Bjorn light the candles.

Read More »

Postcards

Vicki saw the “email” icon on her phone.  She knew that the message was from her best friend Julia.  Both of them were traveling, for different reasons, but both women continued their tradition of sending the other “postcards” – self-made, often self-taken photos, of their travels.

She was waiting in a New York airport for her connecting flight.  Her traveling companion Dr. Colin Bishara was asleep, resting his head on her shoulder.   She opened the email.

Read More »

Underdressed

Natalie self-consciously smoothed her dress down, tugging at the hem.  The dress, with its flared skirt, sat comfortably just above her knees, hardly immodestly short.  Nevertheless, she felt immodest.  She couldn’t believe that she’d agreed to this, but she admitted to herself that the daring of it had her already turned on.

The bar was loud and crowded for a weeknight.  Des was already there.  She wove her way through the crowded bar, dodging patrons and servers alike, to the booth where he waited.  She slid into the booth next to him, carefully tugging her dress down.  He noticed; she just knew that he noticed.

Read More »