Six Sentence Sunday, 6 November 2011 (Annie Brown and the Superhero Blues)

The Picture disturbed her because it hid the secret that none of them, not Apollo and Sunny, not Annie and Rafe, had wanted to go to prom. Their parents had had such a good time at their prom. For all that no one else spoke to them, they showed up to dance together with grave dignity and then to go out elsewhere and have the real good time. When it came their children’s turn, the Brown and Jackson parents insisted they attend. It was a Tradition, and now things were very much friendlier, so why not? Annie suspected her parents and Rafe and Sunny’s of planning a sort of Shakespearean comedy, where the cast was small and everybody got married to the one they were destined for.

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11 Responses to Six Sentence Sunday, 6 November 2011 (Annie Brown and the Superhero Blues)

  1. Vivien Dean says:

    But parents’ plans always go awry, lol. Thanks for sharing!

  2. Hey E.P.! Love the six! It’s great reading you, my friend! Hope you have a fantastic Sunday!

  3. Nina Pierce says:

    Hmm, parents with expectations that don’t fit with their children’s wants. Makes me wonder how the night turns out.

  4. A whole different generation with their own ideas. Surprise. Good six.

  5. Zee Monodee says:

    Love the ref to the Shakesperean comedy – it’s exactly what I was thinking as I started reading this excerpt. 🙂 Great job – very intriguing!

  6. Monica Enderle Pierce says:

    Gawd, those Shakespearean comedies ALWAYS go that way, don’t they? Hmm, I wonder which of the boys is the cross-dresser. 😉

  7. Cate Masters says:

    Love that title. Yep, parents never foresee the real outcome when plotting those Shakespearean comedies.

  8. I like the Shakespeare reference. 🙂 Too bad the parents have it so, so wrong.

  9. Sue says:

    very nice six – and love the title – parents never learn

  10. Alix Cameron says:

    Awesome six! I love your work!

  11. J.A. Beard says:

    Regardless of who they are, I guess all parents end up the same in a lot of ways. 🙂

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