Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Tuesdays Tales #61 - Palter

Oh Glitterlady! How I have missed your prompts! This one is just too delicious to resist.
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Secret Word:  Palter [PAWL-ter]-verb - To talk or act insincerely or deceitfully

Picture Prompt:

Here we go...

She looked the picture of innocence; blonde curls and open green eyes. His gaze moved downward, lighting on the artwork of vines and flowers adorning her legs. What a mystery, he thought as they ate dinner.
On the dark walk home he made his move. Before he had a good grip on her thigh, something grabbed his wrist.
“Careful. The more you struggle the tighter my vines get,” she hissed.
“Easy. I wasn’t going to hurt you,” he paltered. Then his eyes widened as the tendrils reached his neck. “What are you?” he choked out.
She leaned in close. “Vengeance.”

(100 words)