Lewis Hunter is desperately hoping that Lilly won't recognize him...
Disclaimer - this is sorta more than 6 sentences, but it was hard to break the thoughts and dialogue, so I left them together, and I would HATE to leave you all hanging LOL!
“Have you really been around since 1934?” she asked.
My smile faltered.
Her next sentences tumbled out in a rush. “The sign out front says…I mean, of course you haven't! Maybe a grandfather? Great-Uncle?” The words tripped over each other, left her cheeks flushed pink.
Do yourself a favor and check out the other Six Sentences from talented writers near and far. Click the logo to get the links!No questions! "My grandfather." I held my breath.
“Oh. That makes sense," she said, but continued to study me, her face a picture of perplexity. She leaned in, as if for closer inspection, and I stepped back, fearing what I'd do if she crossed that line I'd drawn - the one that kept her safe.
Oh, and happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there!
Next week: Things might get answered...or they might not!